U.S. Light Vehicle Sales, December 2014

U.S. Market Light Vehicle Deliveries – December
2014
Final Results
Dec 2014 Dec 2013 %Chng. 2014 CYTD 2013 CYTD %Chng.
General Motors Corp. 274,483 230,157 19.3% 2,935,008 2,786,078 5.3%
  Total Cars 85,592 79,077 8.2% 1,085,104 1,066,934 1.7%
  Total Light Trucks 188,891 151,080 25.0% 1,849,904 1,719,144 7.6%
Ford Motor Company 219,369 216,592 1.3% 2,471,315 2,485,236 -0.6%
  Total Cars 60,557 61,516 -1.6% 804,714 836,433 -3.8%
  Total Light Trucks 158,812 155,076 2.4% 1,666,601 1,648,803 1.1%
Chrysler LLC 193,261 161,007 20.0% 2,090,639 1,800,368 16.1%
  Total Cars 44,857 37,749 18.8% 498,990 551,104 -9.5%
  Total Light Trucks 148,404 123,258 20.4% 1,591,649 1,249,264 27.4%
    memo: Alfa Romeo 67 0 NA 91 0 NA
    memo: Fiat 3,784 3,745 1.0% 46,121 43,236 6.7%
Tesla Motors, Inc. (U.S. Mkt. Est.) 1,600 1,550 3.2% 18,750 19,351 -3.1%
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. 215,057 190,843 12.7% 2,373,771 2,236,042 6.2%
  Total Cars 108,217 98,465 9.9% 1,288,177 1,258,711 2.3%
  Total Light Trucks 106,840 92,378 15.7% 1,085,594 977,331 11.1%
American Honda Motor Co. Inc. 137,281 135,255 1.5% 1,540,872 1,525,312 1.0%
  Total Cars 69,802 71,728 -2.7% 838,521 833,020 0.7%
  Total Light Trucks 67,479 63,527 6.2% 702,351 692,292 1.5%
Nissan North America Inc. 117,318 109,758 6.9% 1,386,895 1,248,420 11.1%
  Total Cars 72,431 64,429 12.4% 855,161 758,300 12.8%
  Total Light Trucks 44,887 45,329 -1.0% 531,734 490,120 8.5%
Volkswagen Group of America Inc. 53,837 51,533 4.5% 552,720 569,419 -2.9%
  Audi 19,238 17,013 13.1% 182,011 158,061 15.2%
  Volkswagen. 34,058 34,015 0.1% 366,970 407,704 -10.0%
  Bentley 412 442 -6.8% 3,003 2,964 1.3%
  Lamborghini 129 63 104.8% 736 690 6.7%
Mitsubishi Motors N. A., Inc. 6,545 6,423 1.9% 77,643 62,227 24.8%
  Total Cars 2,694 2,776 -3.0% 33,521 24,965 34.3%
  Total Light Trucks 3,851 3,647 5.6% 44,122 37,262 18.4%
Mazda Motor of America Inc. 24,808 22,964 8.0% 305,801 283,946 7.7%
  Total Cars 14,579 13,538 7.7% 176,569 165,888 6.4%
  Total Light Trucks 10,229 9,426 8.5% 129,232 118,058 9.5%
Hyundai Motor America 64,507 63,005 2.4% 725,718 720,783 0.7%
  Total Cars 50,998 51,042 -0.1% 570,505 589,858 -3.3%
  Total Light Trucks 13,509 11,963 12.9% 155,213 130,925 18.6%
BMW of North America Inc. 48,202 44,047 9.4% 396,655 376,252 5.4%
  BMW 41,526 37,389 11.1% 339,738 309,280 9.8%
  Mini 6,615 6,592 0.3% 56,112 66,502 -15.6%
  Rolls Royce 61 66 -7.6% 805 470 71.3%
Daimler AG 38,270 36,690 4.3% 366,588 343,614 6.7%
  Mercedes-Benz 37,297 35,835 4.1% 356,135 334,344 6.5%
  Maybach 0 0 NA 0 6 -100.0%
  Smart 973 855 13.8% 10,453 9,264 12.8%
Volvo Cars North America LLC 4,920 4,888 0.7% 56,366 61,233 -7.9%
  Total Cars 2,303 2,174 5.9% 28,045 29,741 -5.7%
  Total Light Trucks 2,617 2,714 -3.6% 28,321 31,492 -10.1%
Subaru of America Inc. 49,923 40,172 24.3% 513,693 424,683 21.0%
  Total Cars 29,269 21,275 37.6% 282,052 245,752 14.8%
  Total Light Trucks 20,654 18,897 9.3% 231,641 178,931 29.5%
Kia Motors America Inc. 45,587 33,631 35.6% 580,234 535,179 8.4%
  Total Cars 29,604 23,121 28.0% 420,202 389,486 7.9%
  Total Light Trucks 15,983 10,510 52.1% 160,032 145,693 9.8%
American Suzuki Motor Corp. 0 0 NA 0 5,949 -100.0%
  Total Cars 0 0 NA 0 1,602 -100.0%
  Total Light Trucks 0 0 NA 0 4,347 -100.0%
Jaguar Land Rover N.A. LLC 7,437 7,308 1.8% 67,238 66,962 0.4%
  Jaguar. 1,683 1,544 9.0% 15,773 16,952 -7.0%
  Land Rover. 5,754 5,764 -0.2% 51,465 50,010 2.9%
Porsche Cars N.A. Inc. 3,275 3,246 0.9% 47,007 42,324 11.1%
  Total Cars 1,477 1,867 -20.9% 23,561 23,817 -1.1%
  Total Light Trucks 1,798 1,379 30.4% 23,446 18,507 26.7%
Ferrari of N.A. Inc. 247 180 37.2% 2,145 2,053 4.5%
Maserati of N.A. Inc. 1,412 1,053 34.1% 12,942 4,768 171.4%
  PASSENGER CARS 678,154 632,612 7.2% 7,918,601 7,780,710 1.8%
  LIGHT TRUCKS 829,185 727,690 13.9% 8,603,399 7,819,489 10.0%
TOTAL LIGHT VEHICLE SALES 1,507,339 1,360,302 10.8% 16,522,000 15,600,199 5.9%
    memo: Imp. Brand Car Total 489,399 456,465 7.2% 5,557,255 5,350,124 3.9%
    memo: Imp. Brand Light Trucks 333,078 298,276 11.7% 3,495,245 3,202,278 9.1%
    memo: Imp. Brand Light Veh. 822,477 754,741 9.0% 9,052,500 8,552,402 5.8%
    memo: Imp. Sourced Car Total 199,495 208,718 -4.4% 2,239,232 2,296,853 -2.5%
    memo: Imp. Sourced Truck Total 99,973 93,014 7.5% 1,088,477 1,082,130 0.6%
    memo: Transplant Vehicles 520,995 451,097 15.5% 5,694,810 5,141,486 10.8%
    GM & Ford Heavy Truck Total 1,302 1,466 -11.2% 9,627 8,682 10.9%
Percent change calculation based on numeric comparison, not adjusted for
selling days in period.
Revised: January 5, 2015. Source: Motorintelligence

 

Total U.S. Light Vehicle Retail Sales (SAAR, Mil. Units)
Observations from December 2013 – December 2014
*This analysis reflects the restated BEA seasonal factors as of Augus 1, 2014
Dec ’13 Jan ’14 Feb ’14 Mar ’14 Apr ’14 May ’14 Jun ’14 Jul ’14 Aug ’14 Sep ’14 Oct ’14 Nov ’14 Dec ’14
TOTAL S.A. ANNUAL RATE 15.52 15.29 15.41 16.49 16.05 16.73 16.90 16.48 17.53 16.43 16.46 17.20 16.92
TOTAL CAR SAAR 7.74 7.31 7.36 7.81 7.57 8.09 8.29 8.00 8.44 7.74 7.97 8.18 8.16
TOTAL TRUCK SAAR 7.79 7.98 8.04 8.68 8.49 8.64 8.61 8.49 9.10 8.69 8.49 9.03 8.76
DOMESTIC CAR 5.29 5.14 5.20 5.49 5.28 5.70 5.90 5.78 6.19 5.63 5.88 6.08 5.88
DOMESTIC TRUCK 6.76 7.03 7.03 7.58 7.47 7.58 7.49 7.38 7.89 7.54 7.41 7.88 7.69
TOTAL DOMESTIC SAAR 12.05 12.17 12.23 13.07 12.75 13.28 13.38 13.16 14.08 13.16 13.29 13.96 13.57
IMPORT CAR 2.44 2.18 2.16 2.31 2.29 2.39 2.40 2.21 2.24 2.12 2.10 2.10 2.27
IMPORT TRUCK 1.03 0.95 1.02 1.10 1.01 1.07 1.12 1.10 1.21 1.15 1.08 1.14 1.08
TOTAL IMPORT SAAR 3.47 3.13 3.18 3.42 3.30 3.45 3.52 3.32 3.45 3.27 3.17 3.25 3.35
Source: Autodata/Motorintelligence