U.S. Light Vehicle Sales, April 2015

   U.S. Market Light Vehicle Deliveries – April 2015
Final Results
Apr 2015 Apr 2014 %Chng. 2015 CYTD 2014 CYTD %Chng.
General Motors Corp. 269,056 254,076 5.9% 953,095 903,713 5.5%
  Total Cars 87,847 100,101 -12.2% 307,798 365,539 -15.8%
  Total Light Trucks . 181,209 153,975 17.7% 645,297 538,174 19.9%
Ford Motor Company 221,652 210,355 5.4% 813,552 790,615 2.9%
  Total Cars . 71,950 71,357 0.8% 261,757 267,850 -2.3%
  Total Light Trucks . 149,702 138,998 7.7% 551,795 522,765 5.6%
FCA US LLC 189,027 178,652 5.8% 694,881 654,616 6.2%
  Total Cars . 51,046 39,954 27.8% 192,472 168,830 14.0%
  Total Light Trucks . 137,981 138,698 -0.5% 502,409 485,786 3.4%
    memo: Alfa Romeo 38 0 NA 255 0 NA
    memo: Fiat 3,756 4,298 -12.6% 14,794 15,723 -5.9%
Tesla Motors, Inc. (U.S. Mkt. Est.) 1,500 1,400 7.1% 5,050 6,100 -17.2%
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. 203,329 199,660 1.8% 778,949 720,657 8.1%
  Total Cars . 105,768 110,811 -4.6% 407,685 396,265 2.9%
  Total Light Trucks . 97,561 88,849 9.8% 371,264 324,392 14.4%
American Honda Motor Co. Inc. 130,068 132,456 -1.8% 464,011 457,810 1.4%
  Total Cars . 68,491 71,329 -4.0% 237,085 247,156 -4.1%
  Total Light Trucks . 61,577 61,127 0.7% 226,926 210,654 7.7%
Nissan North America Inc. 109,848 103,934 5.7% 477,476 458,900 4.0%
  Total Cars . 61,042 64,276 -5.0% 275,364 284,286 -3.1%
  Total Light Trucks . 48,806 39,658 23.1% 202,112 174,614 15.7%
Volkswagen Group of America Inc. 47,175 46,715 1.0% 167,325 170,060 -1.6%
  Audi . 16,827 15,653 7.5% 56,925 50,881 11.9%
  Volkswagen. 30,009 30,831 -2.7% 109,248 118,154 -7.5%
  Bentley 242 209 15.8% 782 859 -9.0%
  Lamborghini 97 22 340.9% 370 166 122.9%
Mitsubishi Motors N. A., Inc. 8,216 6,542 25.6% 32,006 26,382 21.3%
  Total Cars . 4,288 2,775 54.5% 16,398 11,552 41.9%
  Total Light Trucks . 3,928 3,767 4.3% 15,608 14,830 5.2%
Mazda Motor of America Inc. 24,123 22,434 7.5% 102,167 100,491 1.7%
  Total Cars . 13,406 13,620 -1.6% 58,719 55,587 5.6%
  Total Light Trucks . 10,717 8,814 21.6% 43,448 44,904 -3.2%
Hyundai Motor America 68,009 66,107 2.9% 240,038 226,120 6.2%
  Total Cars . 53,935 53,148 1.5% 188,431 177,604 6.1%
  Total Light Trucks . 14,074 12,959 8.6% 51,607 48,516 6.4%
BMW of North America Inc. 32,498 29,657 9.6% 123,977 110,885 11.8%
  BMW . 26,952 25,202 6.9% 105,444 97,579 8.1%
  Mini . 5,476 4,390 24.7% 18,253 13,047 39.9%
  Rolls Royce . 70 65 7.7% 280 259 8.1%
Daimler AG 32,429 29,330 10.6% 117,677 108,805 8.2%
  Mercedes-Benz . 31,949 28,282 13.0% 115,664 105,520 9.6%
  Maybach. . 0 0 NA 0 0 NA
  Smart. . 480 1,048 -54.2% 2,013 3,285 -38.7%
Volvo Cars North America LLC 4,636 4,635 0.0% 18,358 18,333 0.1%
  Total Cars . 1,822 2,524 -27.8% 7,966 10,157 -21.6%
  Total Light Trucks . 2,814 2,111 33.3% 10,392 8,176 27.1%
Subaru of America Inc. 47,241 40,083 17.9% 178,522 152,471 17.1%
  Total Cars . 26,328 22,751 15.7% 99,892 82,521 21.1%
  Total Light Trucks . 20,913 17,332 20.7% 78,630 69,950 12.4%
Kia Motors America Inc. 53,282 53,676 -0.7% 194,382 186,682 4.1%
  Total Cars . 35,807 40,985 -12.6% 130,689 140,619 -7.1%
  Total Light Trucks . 17,475 12,691 37.7% 63,693 46,063 38.3%
Jaguar Land Rover N.A. LLC 6,390 5,568 14.8% 27,702 23,362 18.6%
  Jaguar. . 1,079 1,035 4.3% 5,415 5,750 -5.8%
  Land Rover. . 5,311 4,533 17.2% 22,287 17,612 26.5%
Porsche Cars N.A. Inc. 5,217 4,072 28.1% 16,647 14,208 17.2%
  Total Cars . 1,907 2,233 -14.6% 7,211 8,089 -10.9%
  Total Light Trucks . 3,310 1,839 80.0% 9,436 6,119 54.2%
Ferrari of N.A. Inc. 195 197 -1.0% 691 714 -3.2%
Maserati of N.A. Inc. 1,060 964 10.0% 2,989 3,331 -10.3%
  PASSENGER CARS 665,924 676,274 -1.5% 2,499,976 2,513,159 -0.5%
  LIGHT TRUCKS 789,027 714,239 10.5% 2,909,519 2,621,096 11.0%
TOTAL LIGHT VEHICLE SALES 1,454,951 1,390,513 4.6% 5,409,495 5,134,255 5.4%
    memo: Imp. Brand Car Total 457,375 467,760 -2.2% 1,747,948 1,720,563 1.6%
    memo: Imp. Brand Light Trucks 320,135 282,568 13.3% 1,210,018 1,074,371 12.6%
    memo: Imp. Brand Light Veh. 777,510 750,328 3.6% 2,957,966 2,794,934 5.8%
    memo: Imp. Sourced Car Total 179,719 197,698 -9.1% 680,438 722,028 -5.8%
    memo: Imp. Sourced Truck Total 102,777 80,810 27.2% 372,431 328,969 13.2%
    memo: Transplant Vehicles 496,877 469,067 5.9% 1,900,281 1,733,480 9.6%
    GM & Ford Heavy Truck Total 846 771 9.7% 3,609 3,269 10.4%
Percent change calculation based on numeric comparison, not adjusted for
selling days in period.
Revised: May 1, 2015  Source: Motorintelligence

 

Total U.S. Light Vehicle Retail Sales (SAAR, Mil. Units)
Observations from April 2014 – April 2015
*This analysis reflects the restated BEA seasonal factors as of August
1, 2014
Apr ’14 May ’14 Jun ’14 Jul ’14 Aug ’14 Sep ’14 Oct ’14 Nov ’14 Dec ’14 Jan. ’15 Feb. ’15 Mar. ’15 Apr. ’15
TOTAL S.A. ANNUAL RATE 16.05 16.73 16.90 16.48 17.53 16.43 16.46 17.20 16.92 16.66 16.23 17.15 16.50
TOTAL CAR SAAR 7.57 8.09 8.29 8.00 8.44 7.74 7.97 8.18 8.16 7.54 7.23 7.70 7.36
TOTAL TRUCK SAAR 8.49 8.64 8.61 8.49 9.10 8.69 8.49 9.03 8.76 9.12 9.01 9.44 9.14
DOMESTIC CAR 5.28 5.70 5.90 5.78 6.19 5.63 5.88 6.08 5.88 5.47 5.21 5.45 5.31
DOMESTIC TRUCK 7.47 7.58 7.49 7.38 7.89 7.54 7.41 7.88 7.69 8.07 7.92 8.24 7.86
TOTAL DOMESTIC SAAR 12.75 13.28 13.38 13.16 14.08 13.16 13.29 13.96 13.57 13.54 13.13 13.69 13.17
IMPORT CAR 2.29 2.39 2.40 2.21 2.24 2.12 2.10 2.10 2.27 2.07 2.02 2.26 2.06
IMPORT TRUCK 1.01 1.07 1.12 1.10 1.21 1.15 1.08 1.14 1.08 1.04 1.09 1.20 1.28
TOTAL IMPORT SAAR 3.30 3.45 3.52 3.32 3.45 3.27 3.17 3.25 3.35 3.11 3.11 3.46 3.34
Source: Autodata/Motorintelligence