U.S. auto demand roared ahead in July 2014 thanks to robust summer sales rebates.

U.S. auto demand

U.S. auto demand roared ahead in July 2014 thanks to robust summer sales rebates, with top auto makers posting near double-digit increases over last year on top of already-high levels in the U.S. FCA Group at highest since 2005.

In July 2014 accordingly with data released by GoodCarBadCar , the total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold have been 1.435.805, up a robust 9.3% from year ago. In the first seventh months of the year sales have been 9.600.757, up 5.1% from year ago.

The auto industry’s sales have continued to fare well even after a spate of recalls. After better-than-expected sales in June, sales have projected auto makers to post bigger sales gains for July and persistent growth the rest of this year amid steady, if tepid, economic growth and continued low interest rates.

Ford sold 203.604 vehicles, up 9.4% from the correspondent month last year. Cumulative sales were 1.422.868 with share at 14.8% down 0.6 points from last year. The F-Series sales were flat on last year at 63k while Fusion increased volume by 4% at 23.942 units and Escape was flat at 26.558.

Toyota advanced in second place retailing 183.345 cars with share at 12.8%, up 0.6 points from the previous month with cumulative sales at 1.179.644 and share at 12.3%, up 0.2 points from last year. The Camry ranked in third – best-selling car – with 39.888 sales while Corolla ranked 6th retailing 30.833 units.

Chevrolet slipped in third selling 175.155 units with 12.2% of share, down 1.1 points from June. Year to date sales were 1.203.063 with 12.5% of share, flat from year ago. Chevy best model – the Silverado – was flat on last year volumes with 42.097 retails while Equinox was up 0.9% at 25.321.

Honda was fourth with 123.428 sales and 8.6% of share, up 0.3 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 784.913 with 8.2% of share, down 0.5 points from 2013. The Accord ranked 5th with 35.073 units (up 0.3%) while the Civic was 7th with 30.038.

Nissan in fifth sold 112.914 with 7.9% of share, up 0.8 points from the previous month. Cumulative sales were 758.050 with 7.9% of share. The top model was the Altima in 10th place with 26.654 units

Hyundai was stable in sixth with 67.011 with share flat at 4.7% Cumulative sales were 431.445 with share at 4.5%. The top model was the Sonata in 14th place.

Fiat Chrysler Group recorded a 20% year-over-year rise in sales, pulling the figure up to 167.667 vehicles. Chrysler witnessed a year-over-year increase in monthly sales for 52 consecutive months, which is impressive. Moreover, this is the best July sales for the group since 2005.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models:

Rank Jul Rank Ytd Brand Jul 2014 Ytd Jul 2014 Jul YoY Var. Share Q1 Share June Share Jul Share Ytd
1 1 Ford 203.604 1.422.868 9,4% 14,9% 15,1% 14,2% 14,8%
2 3 Toyota 183.342 1.179.644 11,7% 11,8% 12,2% 12,8% 12,3%
3 2 Chevrolet 175.155 1.203.063 7,7% 12,1% 13,3% 12,2% 12,5%
4 4 Honda 123.428 784.913 -2,3% 7,7% 8,3% 8,6% 8,2%
5 5 Nissan 112.914 758.050 11,5% 8,7% 7,1% 7,9% 7,9%
6 6 Hyundai 67.011 431.445 1,5% 4,3% 4,7% 4,7% 4,5%
7 7 Jeep 59.588 392.390 40,9% 3,9% 4,0% 4,2% 4,1%
8 8 Kia 52.309 349.722 6,7% 3,6% 3,6% 3,6% 3,6%
9 11 GMC 48.081 280.452 22,2% 2,8% 3,1% 3,3% 2,9%
10 10 Subaru 45.714 283.721 27,0% 3,0% 2,9% 3,2% 3,0%
11 9 Dodge 43.118 349.412 2,7% 3,9% 3,5% 3,0% 3,6%
12 12 Ram 37.699 252.056 17,5% 2,7% 2,5% 2,6% 2,6%
13 13 Volkswagen 30.553 209.697 -14,6% 2,3% 2,0% 2,1% 2,2%
14 14 Mercedes 29.406 192.513 14,9% 2,1% 2,0% 2,0% 2,0%
15 15 Mazda 29.238 184.668 17,1% 2,1% 1,8% 2,0% 1,9%
16 17 Lexus 27.333 166.022 18,7% 1,7% 1,7% 1,9% 1,7%
17 16 BMW 26.409 183.791 9,8% 1,9% 2,1% 1,8% 1,9%
18 18 Chrysler 23.455 164.523 17,4% 1,9% 1,7% 1,6% 1,7%
19 19 Buick 17.683 131.155 7,9% 1,4% 1,5% 1,2% 1,4%
20 21 Cadillac 15.241 97.358 -2,6% 1,1% 1,0% 1,1% 1,0%
21 20 Audi 14.616 98.965 11,9% 0,9% 1,2% 1,0% 1,0%
22 22 Acura 12.480 90.432 -17,6% 1,0% 0,8% 0,9% 0,9%
23 23 Infiniti 8.538 67.879 10,0% 0,8% 0,6% 0,6% 0,7%
24 24 Lincoln 7.863 52.385 13,6% 0,6% 0,5% 0,5% 0,5%
25 25 Mitsubishi 6.349 46.021 21,4% 0,5% 0,4% 0,4% 0,5%
26 29 Mini 5.811 29.963 -2,3% 0,2% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3%
27 26 Scion 5.127 35.763 -18,1% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4%
28 27 Volvo 4.894 34.224 -17,2% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4%
29 28 Land Rover 4.643 30.829 14,6% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
30 31 Porsche 4.300 27.219 12,6% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
31 30 Fiat 3.807 28.779 0,6% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
32 32 Tesla 1.800 14.566 2,4% 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,2%
33 35 Smart 1.351 5.998 57,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1% 0,1%
34 33 Jaguar 1.187 9.504 -26,4% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 34 Maserati 1.132 6.574 324,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%

Rank Jul Rank Ytd Model July 2014 Ytd 2014 Jul YoY Var. Share Jul Share Ytd
1 1 Ford F-Series 63.240 429.065 0,30% 4,40% 4,50%
2 2 Chevrolet Silverado 42.097 282.766 -0,70% 2,90% 2,90%
3 3 Toyota Camry 39.888 262.428 8,30% 2,80% 2,70%
4 4 Ram pick-up 35.621 239.481 18,80% 2,50% 2,50%
5 5 Honda Accord 35.073 219.005 0,30% 2,40% 2,30%
6 6 Toyota Corolla 30.833 205.187 11,90% 2,10% 2,10%
7 8 Honda Civic 30.038 197.135 3,10% 2,10% 2,10%
8 10 Honda CR-V 28.522 183.214 5,90% 2,00% 1,90%
9 14 Toyota RAV4 26.779 143.731 19,00% 1,90% 1,50%
10 7 Nissan Altima 26.654 203.107 2,90% 1,90% 2,10%
11 11 Ford Escape 26.558 179.448 0,30% 1,80% 1,90%
12 13 Chevrolet Equinox 25.321 146.152 0,90% 1,80% 1,50%
13 9 Ford Fusion 23.942 189.440 4,30% 1,70% 2,00%
14 18 Hyundai Sonata 22.577 128.924 5,80% 1,60% 1,30%
15 17 Hyundai Elantra 22.213 134.710 -10,30% 1,50% 1,40%
16 12 Chevrolet Cruze 20.926 166.264 4,50% 1,50% 1,70%
17 19 Toyota Prius 20.673 126.033 -12,20% 1,40% 1,30%
18 16 Ford Explorer 19.006 136.387 26,20% 1,30% 1,40%
19 15 Ford Focus 17.724 138.680 -8,50% 1,20% 1,40%
20 22 Nissan Sentra 17.579 111.477 43,10% 1,20% 1,20%
21 23 GMC Sierra 17.488 110.679 6,20% 1,20% 1,20%
22 21 Nissan Rogue 16.618 115.920 20,70% 1,20% 1,20%
23 25 Jeep Wrangler 16.388 102.125 10,80% 1,10% 1,10%
24 33 Nissan Versa 15.630 83.570 14,80% 1,10% 0,90%
25 24 Jeep Grand Cherokee 15.169 104.782 9,40% 1,10% 1,10%
26 27 Jeep Cherokee 14.827 95.259 #DIV/0! 1,00% 1,00%
27 28 Kia Soul 14.709 89.708 22,60% 1,00% 0,90%
28 30 Subaru Forester 14.524 88.924 46,80% 1,00% 0,90%
29 26 Kia Optima 13.588 96.401 -0,80% 0,90% 1,00%
30 20 Chevrolet Malibu 13.537 117.042 -5,30% 0,90% 1,20%
31 31 Toyota Tacoma 13.249 88.398 -7,00% 0,90% 0,90%
32 29 Volkswagen Jetta 13.142 89.449 -5,50% 0,90% 0,90%
33 42 BMW 3 Series 12.497 69.154 17,10% 0,90% 0,70%
34 37 Ford Econoline 11.790 78.695 4,00% 0,80% 0,80%
35 38 Subaru Outback 11.768 74.523 3,80% 0,80% 0,80%
36 40 Toyota Sienna 11.661 73.952 1,10% 0,80% 0,80%
37 36 Chrysler Town & Country 11.370 81.246 20,50% 0,80% 0,80%
38 34 Toyota Highlander 11.357 83.495 14,90% 0,80% 0,90%
39 44 Honda Pilot 10.933 61.613 -18,70% 0,80% 0,60%
40 39 Honda Odyssey 10.906 74.203 -6,90% 0,80% 0,80%

 

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