U.S. Auto Sales run for record 17.5 Million in 2015

U.S. Auto Sales Alfa_Romeo-4C_Coupe_US-Version_2015

U.S. Auto Sales run for record 17.5 Million in 2015 as predicted by Focus2move research team. January started the year with a wonderful double digit growth. Strong US economy and falling fuel price are pushed sales up.

Falling fuel prices and a strong US economy pushed domestic new car sales back to near-record levels, as the latest figures for January surged past already optimistic expectations for most manufacturers.

In January 2015 according to data released by GoodCarBadCar, the total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold have been 1.152.480, up a robust 13.8% from the correspondent month last year and posting the 12th year-on-year increase in a row.

US Auto market is projected by focus2move Research Team above the all-time record level, hit in the 2000 at 17.4 million units. A great performance considering were it bottomed out in 2010 (at 10.4 million). Currently our projection at 17.5 million looks the more optimistic among the many recently released.

LMC Automotive and J.D. Power and Associates also predicted 2015 sales of 17 million. Kelly Blue Book predicted U.S. auto sales of 16.9 million in 2015.

Following a Q4 2014 with a low speed, Ford started fast the new year with 170.822 sales (+16.2%).

Chevrolet did further better with 142.882 sales (+20.0%) beating Toyota for just few units.

Remarkable performance had been posted by Jeep (6th with 51.523 units, +22.9%), Subaru (8th with 40.812 sales, +23.7%), GMC (10th with 35.671, +28.6%), RAM (12th with 31.392 units, +20.6%) and Lexus (16th with 23.131, +31.2%).

After years of absence, Alfa Romeo was back in the US starting the sales of the 4C.

As far as the car group’s performance and ranking, the General Motors was on top with 17.6% of share, followed by Ford with 15.0% and Toyota at 14.4%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Ford F-Series on top was sold in 54.370 units (+16.8%) followed by the Chevrolet Silverado with 36.106 (+24.8%) and Ram Pick-up with 28.618 (+14.1%).

Let us to point out the U.S. Auto Book 2015 just published by our Team:

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Jan ’15 Rank 2014 Brand Sales Jan ’15 Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15 Share Jan ’15 Sales F.Y. 2014 Share 2014
1 1 Ford 170.822 16,2% 14,8% 2.376.841 14,4%
2 2 Chevrolet 142.882 20,0% 12,4% 2.033.442 12,3%
3 3 Toyota 142.373 14,1% 12,4% 2.004.373 12,1%
4 5 Nissan 94.449 15,9% 8,2% 1.269.565 7,7%
5 4 Honda 90.202 11,6% 7,8% 1.373.029 8,3%
6 7 Jeep 51.523 22,9% 4,5% 692.348 4,2%
7 6 Hyundai 44.505 1,1% 3,9% 725.718 4,4%
8 10 Subaru 40.812 23,7% 3,5% 513.693 3,1%
9 8 Kia 38.299 3,5% 3,3% 580.234 3,5%
10 11 GMC 35.671 28,6% 3,1% 501.853 3,0%
11 9 Dodge 35.347 1,3% 3,1% 573.525 3,5%
12 12 Ram 31.392 20,6% 2,7% 469.139 2,8%
13 14 Mercedes 26.124 9,3% 2,3% 356.134 2,2%
14 13 Volkswagen 23.504 0,0% 2,0% 366.970 2,2%
15 17 Chrysler 23.393 10,8% 2,0% 308.785 1,9%
16 16 Lexus 23.131 31,2% 2,0% 311.389 1,9%
17 18 Mazda 20.271 7,7% 1,8% 305.801 1,9%
18 15 BMW 18.981 4,0% 1,6% 339.738 2,1%
19 19 Buick 12.553 -5,5% 1,1% 228.963 1,4%
20 22 Acura 11.982 10,7% 1,0% 167.843 1,0%
21 21 Cadillac 11.680 2,6% 1,0% 170.750 1,0%
22 20 Audi 11.514 14,0% 1,0% 182.011 1,1%
23 23 Infiniti 9.658 7,3% 0,8% 117.330 0,7%
24 24 Lincoln 6.619 10,8% 0,6% 94.474 0,6%
25 25 Mitsubishi 6.493 33,4% 0,6% 77.643 0,5%
26 29 Land Rover 5.281 13,0% 0,5% 51.465 0,3%
27 30 Porsche 3.937 27,2% 0,3% 47.007 0,3%
28 27 Volvo 3.794 0,1% 0,3% 56.366 0,3%
29 26 Scion 3.690 -8,0% 0,3% 58.009 0,4%
30 31 Fiat 3.255 1,0% 0,3% 46.121 0,3%
31 28 Mini 3.228 26,9% 0,3% 56.112 0,3%
32 32 Tesla 2.250 12,5% 0,2% 26.400 0,2%
33 33 Jaguar 1.266 -6,0% 0,1% 15.773 0,1%
34 35 Smart 492 -5,6% 0,0% 10.253 0,1%
35 34 Maserati 452 -20,4% 0,0% 12.942 0,1%
36 39 OTHERS 208 #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
37 37 Ferrari 177 -4,8% 0,0% 2.100 0,0%
38 39 Alfa Romeo 97 #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
39 36 Bentley 96 -50,0% 0,0% 3.003 0,0%
40 38 Rolls Royce 77 37,5% 0,0% 805 0,0%

Rank Jan ’15 Rank 2014 Group Sales Jan ’15 Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15 Share Jan ’15 Sales F.Y. 2014 Share 2014
1 1 GM 202.786 18,3% 17,6% 2.935.008 17,8%
2 2 Ford 177.441 16,0% 15,4% 2.471.315 15,0%
3 3 Toyota 169.194 15,6% 14,7% 2.373.771 14,4%
4 4 FCA 145.539 13,8% 12,6% 2.104.960 12,7%
5 6 Renault-Nissan 104.107 15,1% 9,0% 1.386.895 8,4%
6 5 Honda 102.184 11,5% 8,9% 1.540.872 9,3%
7 7 Hyundai-Kia 82.804 2,2% 7,2% 1.305.952 7,9%
8 9 Fuji Heavy Industries 40.812 23,7% 3,5% 513.693 3,1%
9 8 Volkswagen 39.051 5,9% 3,4% 598.991 3,6%
10 11 Mercedes Daimler 26.616 9,0% 2,3% 366.387 2,2%
11 10 BMW 22.286 6,9% 1,9% 396.655 2,4%
12 12 Mazda 20.271 7,7% 1,8% 305.801 1,9%
13 14 Tata 6.547 8,7% 0,6% 67.238 0,4%
14 13 Mitsubishi 6.493 33,4% 0,6% 77.643 0,5%
15 15 Geely Group 3.794 0,1% 0,3% 56.366 0,3%
16 16 Tesla 2.250 12,5% 0,2% 26.400 0,2%

Rank Jan Rank 2014 Model Sales Jan ’15 Jan Y.o.Y. Var. Share Jan ’15 Share 2014
1 1 Ford F-Series 54.370 16,8% 4,7% 4,6%
2 2 Chevrolet Silverado 36.106 24,8% 3,1% 3,2%
3 3 Ram pick up 28.618 14,1% 2,5% 2,7%
4 6 Toyota Corolla 27.357 20,2% 2,4% 2,1%
5 4 Toyota Camry 26.763 14,7% 2,3% 2,6%
6 7 Nissan Altima 26.408 17,3% 2,3% 2,0%
7 8 Honda CR-V 23.211 27,3% 2,0% 2,0%
8 5 Honda Accord 21.011 2,0% 1,8% 2,3%
9 11 Ford Escape 20.054 3,1% 1,7% 1,9%
10 13 Toyota RAV4 19.824 17,4% 1,7% 1,6%
11 10 Ford Fusion 19.694 -4,9% 1,7% 1,9%
12 14 Chevrolet Equinox 19.555 34,4% 1,7% 1,5%
13 9 Honda Civic 18.699 -14,3% 1,6% 2,0%
14 12 Chevrolet Cruze 18.693 11,1% 1,6% 1,7%
15 16 Ford Focus 18.478 53,9% 1,6% 1,3%
16 19 Ford Explorer 17.036 33,0% 1,5% 1,3%
17 21 Nissan Rogue 15.649 13,1% 1,4% 1,2%
18 25 Jeep Cherokee 15.154 44,3% 1,3% 1,1%
19 24 Nissan Sentra 14.395 57,7% 1,3% 1,1%
20 42 Chrysler 200 14.157 29,7% 1,2% 0,7%
21 23 Jeep Grand Cherokee 12.806 4,9% 1,1% 1,1%
22 18 GMC Sierra 12.621 13,5% 1,1% 1,3%
23 17 Hyundai Sonata 12.363 26,0% 1,1% 1,3%
24 44 Honda Pilot 12.315 97,9% 1,1% 0,7%
25 20 Toyota Prius 12.244 0,3% 1,1% 1,3%
26 15 Hyundai Elantra 12.240 -20,1% 1,1% 1,3%
27 22 Chevrolet Malibu 11.878 0,5% 1,0% 1,1%
28 26 Jeep Wrangler 11.683 22,3% 1,0% 1,1%
29 30 Toyota Tacoma 11.409 15,9% 1,0% 0,9%
30 36 Subaru Outback 11.351 37,9% 1,0% 0,8%
31 28 Subaru Forester 11.210 4,1% 1,0% 1,0%
32 31 Toyota Highlander 11.060 3,6% 1,0% 0,9%
33 35 Nissan Versa 10.546 23,7% 0,9% 0,8%
34 49 Chevrolet Traverse 10.151 89,1% 0,9% 0,6%
35 29 Kia Optima 9.394 -5,9% 0,8% 1,0%
36 34 Chevrolet Impala 9.214 -22,6% 0,8% 0,8%
37 27 Volkswagen Jetta 8.969 -8,2% 0,8% 1,0%
38 39 Toyota Sienna 8.933 16,1% 0,8% 0,8%
39 47 GMC Terrain 8.844 25,2% 0,8% 0,6%
40 63 Ford Mustang 8.694 124,0% 0,8% 0,5%
41 41 Toyota Tundra 8.197 3,9% 0,7% 0,7%
42 32 Kia Soul 8.142 0,6% 0,7% 0,9%
43 61 Dodge Dart 8.136 61,1% 0,7% 0,5%
44 48 Mazda3 7.896 26,7% 0,7% 0,6%
45 40 Honda Odyssey 7.870 -0,1% 0,7% 0,7%
46 45 Hyundai Santa fe 7.749 15,3% 0,7% 0,7%
47 43 Ford Edge 7.581 -19,4% 0,7% 0,7%
48 58 Jeep Patriot 7.563 35,6% 0,7% 0,6%
49 50 Kia Sorento 7.543 6,3% 0,7% 0,6%
50 62 Subaru Impreza 7.527 30,1% 0,7% 0,5%

 

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