Subaru May 2016 Sales Up 1.1% with 50,083 Vehicles Sold

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Crosstrek is slowly closing in on the 10,000/month unit sales mark.

    [​IMG]Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – June 1, 2016

    2016 Subaru Crosstrek AWD Hybrid – 30/34 mpgUS city/highway rated and retails for $27,245 incl. the $850 D&H to start. TrueCar shows it can be purchased for approximately $2k less than retail on the East coast and $1,500 most everywhere else. Not much discounting on this one.

    Subaru May 2016 Sales Overview

    With two fewer selling days (24 vs 26 in May of 2015), Subaru’s May U.S. sales broke yet another May record with 50,083 sold, up 1.1 percent over the 49,561 sold in May of 2015. On a daily selling rate (DSR) basis, May sales were up a strong 9.5 percent. The result was the brands 54th consecutive month of month-over-month sales gains.

    May marked the 27th consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the company, while May 31st marked the best-ever reporting day with 10,530 vehicles sold. <-- I read it and I still do not comprehend it. WOW!

    Year to date sales of 232,860 was up 2.1 percent over the 228,083 sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis, YTD sales were up 2.9 percent.

    Subaru May 2016 Sales Highlights


    Subaru’s May results were highlighted by the 27th consecutive month where more than 10,000 Outbacks were sold and the 34th consecutive month in which more than 10,000 Foresters sold.

    Crosstrek sales were notably strong as the model achieved its best May ever with 8,467 vehicles sold. This was up 7.5 percent over the 7,876 sold in May of 2015. On a DSR basis, sales were up 16.5 percent. YTD sales of 35,624was up 2.1 percent over the 34,893 sold during the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis, YTD sales are up 2.9 percent.


    Market Share Detail

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    In May, Hyundai and Nissan each picked up 0.5 percent market share while GM took a hit losing 1.6 percent vs. April of 2016.

    On a volume basis, May sales of 1.53 million vehicles was down 6.1 percent below May of 2015s 1.63 million vehicles sold result. On a DSR basis however (24 vs. 26 days), May sales were up 1.7 percent.

    2016 YTD sales of 7.08 million is up 0.7 percent ahead of the 7.03 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. On a DSR basis (126 vs. 127 days), U.S. 2016 sales were up 1.5 percent.

    U.S. May 2016 Sales vs. May 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM May 2016 Sales Down 18.0% with 240,450 Vehicles Sold
    Ford May 2016 Sales Down 5.9% with 235,997 Vehicles Sold
    Toyota May 2016 Sales Down 9.6% with 219,339 Vehicles Sold
    FCA May 2016 Sales Up 1.1% with 204,452 Vehicles Sold
    Honda May 2016 Sales Down 4.8% with 147,108 Vehicles Sold
    Nissan May 2016 Sales Down 1.0% with 133,496 Vehicles Sold
    Hyundai May 2016 Sales Up 11.6% with 71,006 Vehicles Sold
    Kia May 2016 Sales Up 0.8% with 62,926 Vehicles Sold
    Subaru May 20165 Sales Up 1.1% with 50,083 Vehicles Sold
    BMW May 2016 Sales Down 8.8% with 33,612 Vehicles Sold
    Mercedes-Benz May 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 32,567 Vehicles Sold
    VW May 2016 Sales Down 17.2% with 28,779 Vehicles Sold
    Mazda May 2016 Sales Down 4.3% with 28,328 Vehicles Sold
    Audi May 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 18,728 Vehicles Sold

    In May, BMW moved back ahead of Mercedes-Benz. Ford was just 4,453 units off of overtaking GM as the number one OEM in the U.S. sales tally and Mazda was just 451 vehicles from taking over VWs 12th position.

    The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in May was approximately 17.0 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.2 million vehicles.
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  2. aem7

    aem7 Member

    Actually, the gas only Crosstrek gets 26/34 with the CVT (starts at $23,245), 23/31 with the 5 speed manual (starts at $22,445). Not bad mileage for AWD. The 30/34 refers to the Hybrid version, which you can no longer order for 2016 (rumor has it that it won't be available in 2017).

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