USA July. Auto sales dropped 7%

USA Vehicles Sales 2017 Chrysler-Pacifica-2017

USA Vehicles Sales in July has lost 7% – more than predicted – despite improved rebates and still positive economic environment. Toyota is gaining terrain compared with the archrivals Ford and Chevrolet, while Jeep is losing in double-digit.

U.S. economy remains on track to expand at a faster clip in Q2 after a bleak Q1 performance. The ISM manufacturing index firmed up in May following two consecutive months of decline thanks to a faster pace of job creation and resilient output growth. In addition, the unemployment rate inched down to a 16-year low in May, further shoring up households’ disposable income at a time of meager wage growth and tightening financial conditions

The automotive industry was expected to struggle this year, after the impressive last sixth years run and having achieved its historical record in the 2016. Indeed the market has clearly changed direction while the decline reported in the first half was quite moderate with ales down only 2.2%.

The second half outlook is negative with sales expected to fall in the range of 3-5% despite still positive economic environment.

The start was worse than expected with July down 7.0% at 1.415.000 sales and Year to Date figures at 9.869.000, down 3.0%

At brand-wise, the market leader Ford has sold 1.428.000 vehicles (-4.6%) with 14.5% of market share.

In second place Toyota with 1.214.000 units (+2.2%) ahead of Chevrolet with 1.120.000 (-5.5%).

In fourth place Nissan with 858.000 sales (+0.3%) followed by Honda with 854.000 (+0.3%), Jeep, with 475.000 (-13.1%), Hyundai with 388.000 (-13.4%), Subaru with 360.000 (+8.7%), Kia with 351.000 (-9.4%) and in 10th place, Ram with 323.000 (+7.5%).

At a model wise, the Ford F-series sales had been 499.000 (+8.3%) while the Chevrolet Silverado with 308.000 was down 5.8% and risks to be overtaken by the third, the Ram Pick , actually at 290.000 sales (+7.0%).

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Rank 2017 Rank Jul Brand Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul Share 2017 Share Jul
1 2 Ford 1.428.503 190.443 -4,6% -7,6% 14,5% 13,5%
2 1 Toyota 1.214.559 193.155 2,2% 7,4% 12,3% 13,6%
3 3 Chevrolet 1.120.384 151.502 -5,5% -15,3% 11,4% 10,7%
4 5 Nissan 858.000 117.455 0,3% -4,1% 8,7% 8,3%
5 4 Honda 854.818 136.803 0,3% -1,7% 8,7% 9,7%
6 6 Jeep 475.642 69.351 -13,1% -12,5% 4,8% 4,9%
7 9 Hyundai 388.860 52.419 -13,4% -30,1% 3,9% 3,7%
8 8 Subaru 360.513 55.703 8,7% 6,9% 3,7% 3,9%
9 7 Kia 351.779 56.043 -9,4% -6,5% 3,6% 4,0%
10 11 Ram 323.685 44.090 7,5% 0,0% 3,3% 3,1%
11 10 GMC 310.587 47.412 1,6% -7,3% 3,1% 3,4%
12 12 Dodge 292.244 31.264 -4,9% -12,0% 3,0% 2,2%
13 14 Mercedes 206.427 28.667 -1,9% -9,8% 2,1% 2,0%
14 15 Volkswagen 188.329 27.091 5,9% -5,8% 1,9% 1,9%
15 17 BMW 171.051 21.965 -4,6% -14,8% 1,7% 1,6%
16 16 Mazda 168.713 27.089 -2,6% -3,0% 1,7% 1,9%
17 13 Lexus 162.659 28.902 -9,4% 3,6% 1,6% 2,0%
18 19 Buick 126.282 15.966 -0,7% -30,5% 1,3% 1,1%
19 18 Audi 121.795 18.824 6,0% 2,5% 1,2% 1,3%
20 21 Chrysler 115.398 13.303 -26,2% -30,3% 1,2% 0,9%
21 23 Infiniti 89.983 10.840 20,1% 9,0% 0,9% 0,8%
22 20 Acura 88.048 14.177 -5,0% 3,7% 0,9% 1,0%
23 22 Cadillac 83.300 11.227 -4,9% -21,7% 0,8% 0,8%
24 24 Lincoln 65.212 8.875 4,5% -2,5% 0,7% 0,6%
25 25 Mitsubishi 62.601 8.025 4,6% 1,7% 0,6% 0,6%
26 27 Land Rover 41.754 5.915 -2,3% -2,6% 0,4% 0,4%
27 26 Volvo 41.072 6.967 -8,9% -18,8% 0,4% 0,5%
28 29 Porsche 31.469 3.901 2,9% 0,6% 0,3% 0,3%
29 31 Tesla 27.007 3.130 38,5% 39,1% 0,3% 0,2%
30 28 Mini 26.600 4.398 -11,1% -7,9% 0,3% 0,3%
31 30 Jaguar 23.831 3.166 65,6% -6,8% 0,2% 0,2%
32 32 Fiat 16.926 2.244 -17,4% -18,5% 0,2% 0,2%
33 33 Genesis 11.563 1.644 322,6% 320,5% 0,1% 0,1%
34 35 Maserati 8.116 1.063 35,0% 31,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 34 Alfa Romeo 4.944 1.225
36 37 Smart 2.165 182
37 36 Ferrari 1.514 216
38 38 Bentley 1.303 155

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Group Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul Share 2017 Share Jul
1 1 General Motors 1.640.553 226.107 -3,8% -15,4% 16,6% 16,0%
2 3 Ford 1.493.715 199.318 -4,3% -7,4% 15,1% 14,1%
3 2 Toyota 1.377.218 222.057 -2,5% 3,7% 14,0% 15,7%
4 4 FCA 1.238.469 162.756 -7,6% -10,4% 12,5% 11,5%
5 6 Renault-Nissan 1.010.584 136.320 2,0% -2,9% 10,2% 9,6%
6 5 Honda 942.866 150.980 -0,2% -1,2% 9,6% 10,7%
7 7 Hyundai-Kia 752.202 110.106 -10,5% -18,7% 7,6% 7,8%
8 8 Fuji Heavy Industries 360.513 55.703 8,7% 6,9% 3,7% 3,9%
9 9 Volkswagen 343.417 50.049 5,8% -2,3% 3,5% 3,5%
10 10 Mercedes D. 208.592 28.849 -2,3% -10,7% 2,1% 2,0%

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Model Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul
1 1 Ford F-Series 499.327 69.467 8,3% 5,8%
2 2 Chevrolet Silverado 308.906 45.966 -5,8% -15,1%
3 4 Ram pick-up 290.151 39.708 7,0% -0,3%
4 7 Nissan Rogue 228.114 32.425 25,2% -2,6%
5 3 Toyota RAV4 226.570 41.804 14,6% 31,2%
6 8 Honda CR-V 219.017 31.761 12,3% -11,8%
7 5 Honda Civic 212.446 36.683 -4,6% 11,3%
8 6 Toyota Camry 210.724 33.827 -9,9% -0,9%
9 11 Toyota Corolla sedan 192.473 27.000 -9,0% -14,9%
10 9 Honda Accord 190.994 30.903 -5,1% -3,3%
11 10 Ford Escape 184.672 27.716 1,7% 5,5%
12 13 Nissan Altima 168.598 22.314 -14,7% -10,6%
13 14 Ford Explorer 157.080 21.529 5,9% 12,2%
14 12 Chevrolet Equinox 156.978 23.524 9,6% 7,5%
15 16 Jeep Grand Cherokee 135.403 19.024 15,3% 13,9%
16 18 Nissan Sentra 131.298 18.724 -7,2% 1,0%
17 24 Ford Fusion 121.111 13.886 -29,1% -42,2%
18 17 Toyota Highlander 118.992 19.017 22,5% 25,0%
19 15 GMC Sierra 118.846 19.963 -7,8% -11,0%
20 19 Jeep Wrangler 117.620 18.698 -1,2% -0,2%
21 28 Chevrolet Cruze 117.466 12.278 16,9% -10,5%
22 25 Hyundai Elantra 113.539 13.287 -2,9% -35,6%
23 21 Toyota Tacoma 111.968 17.372 0,3% 4,8%
24 20 Subaru Outback 103.834 17.581 12,8% 19,6%
25 23 Subaru Forester 103.240 15.283 8,5% 2,9%
26 22 Ford Focus 99.226 16.505 -15,3% 18,1%
27 39 Chevrolet Malibu 94.448 10.549 -28,5% -10,8%
28 30 Jeep Cherokee 93.186 11.818 -21,1% -23,5%
29 57 Dodge Grand Caravan 87.370 7.503 4,0% -25,4%
30 38 Hyundai Sonata 86.963 10.648 -30,4% -48,4%

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