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 ’15Rank 2014BrandSales Jan ’15Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15Share Jan ’15Sales F.Y. 2014Share 2014
11Ford170.82216,2%14,8%2.376.84114,4%
22Chevrolet142.88220,0%12,4%2.033.44212,3%
33Toyota142.37314,1%12,4%2.004.37312,1%
45Nissan94.44915,9%8,2%1.269.5657,7%
54Honda90.20211,6%7,8%1.373.0298,3%
67Jeep51.52322,9%4,5%692.3484,2%
76Hyundai44.5051,1%3,9%725.7184,4%
810Subaru40.81223,7%3,5%513.6933,1%
98Kia38.2993,5%3,3%580.2343,5%
1011GMC35.67128,6%3,1%501.8533,0%
119Dodge35.3471,3%3,1%573.5253,5%
1212Ram31.39220,6%2,7%469.1392,8%
1314Mercedes26.1249,3%2,3%356.1342,2%
1413Volkswagen23.5040,0%2,0%366.9702,2%
1517Chrysler23.39310,8%2,0%308.7851,9%
1616Lexus23.13131,2%2,0%311.3891,9%
1718Mazda20.2717,7%1,8%305.8011,9%
1815BMW18.9814,0%1,6%339.7382,1%
1919Buick12.553-5,5%1,1%228.9631,4%
2022Acura11.98210,7%1,0%167.8431,0%
2121Cadillac11.6802,6%1,0%170.7501,0%
2220Audi11.51414,0%1,0%182.0111,1%
2323Infiniti9.6587,3%0,8%117.3300,7%
2424Lincoln6.61910,8%0,6%94.4740,6%
2525Mitsubishi6.49333,4%0,6%77.6430,5%
2629Land Rover5.28113,0%0,5%51.4650,3%
2730Porsche3.93727,2%0,3%47.0070,3%
2827Volvo3.7940,1%0,3%56.3660,3%
2926Scion3.690-8,0%0,3%58.0090,4%
3031Fiat3.2551,0%0,3%46.1210,3%
3128Mini3.22826,9%0,3%56.1120,3%
3232Tesla2.25012,5%0,2%26.4000,2%
3333Jaguar1.266-6,0%0,1%15.7730,1%
3435Smart492-5,6%0,0%10.2530,1%
3534Maserati452-20,4%0,0%12.9420,1%
3639OTHERS208#DIV/0!0,0%0,0%
3737Ferrari177-4,8%0,0%2.1000,0%
3839Alfa Romeo97#DIV/0!0,0%0,0%
3936Bentley96-50,0%0,0%3.0030,0%
4038Rolls Royce7737,5%0,0%8050,0%

Rank Jan ’15Rank 2014GroupSales Jan ’15Y.o.Y. Var Jan ’15Share Jan ’15Sales F.Y. 2014Share 2014
11GM202.78618,3%17,6%2.935.00817,8%
22Ford177.44116,0%15,4%2.471.31515,0%
33Toyota169.19415,6%14,7%2.373.77114,4%
44FCA145.53913,8%12,6%2.104.96012,7%
56Renault-Nissan104.10715,1%9,0%1.386.8958,4%
65Honda102.18411,5%8,9%1.540.8729,3%
77Hyundai-Kia82.8042,2%7,2%1.305.9527,9%
89Fuji Heavy Industries40.81223,7%3,5%513.6933,1%
98Volkswagen39.0515,9%3,4%598.9913,6%
1011Mercedes Daimler26.6169,0%2,3%366.3872,2%
1110BMW22.2866,9%1,9%396.6552,4%
1212Mazda20.2717,7%1,8%305.8011,9%
1314Tata6.5478,7%0,6%67.2380,4%
1413Mitsubishi6.49333,4%0,6%77.6430,5%
1515Geely Group3.7940,1%0,3%56.3660,3%
1616Tesla2.25012,5%0,2%26.4000,2%

Rank JanRank 2014ModelSales Jan ’15Jan Y.o.Y. Var.Share Jan ’15Share 2014
11Ford F-Series54.37016,8%4,7%4,6%
22Chevrolet Silverado36.10624,8%3,1%3,2%
33Ram pick up28.61814,1%2,5%2,7%
46Toyota Corolla27.35720,2%2,4%2,1%
54Toyota Camry26.76314,7%2,3%2,6%
67Nissan Altima26.40817,3%2,3%2,0%
78Honda CR-V23.21127,3%2,0%2,0%
85Honda Accord21.0112,0%1,8%2,3%
911Ford Escape20.0543,1%1,7%1,9%
1013Toyota RAV419.82417,4%1,7%1,6%
1110Ford Fusion19.694-4,9%1,7%1,9%
1214Chevrolet Equinox19.55534,4%1,7%1,5%
139Honda Civic18.699-14,3%1,6%2,0%
1412Chevrolet Cruze18.69311,1%1,6%1,7%
1516Ford Focus18.47853,9%1,6%1,3%
1619Ford Explorer17.03633,0%1,5%1,3%
1721Nissan Rogue15.64913,1%1,4%1,2%
1825Jeep Cherokee15.15444,3%1,3%1,1%
1924Nissan Sentra14.39557,7%1,3%1,1%
2042Chrysler 20014.15729,7%1,2%0,7%
2123Jeep Grand Cherokee12.8064,9%1,1%1,1%
2218GMC Sierra12.62113,5%1,1%1,3%
2317Hyundai Sonata12.36326,0%1,1%1,3%
2444Honda Pilot12.31597,9%1,1%0,7%
2520Toyota Prius12.2440,3%1,1%1,3%
2615Hyundai Elantra12.240-20,1%1,1%1,3%
2722Chevrolet Malibu11.8780,5%1,0%1,1%
2826Jeep Wrangler11.68322,3%1,0%1,1%
2930Toyota Tacoma11.40915,9%1,0%0,9%
3036Subaru Outback11.35137,9%1,0%0,8%
3128Subaru Forester11.2104,1%1,0%1,0%
3231Toyota Highlander11.0603,6%1,0%0,9%
3335Nissan Versa10.54623,7%0,9%0,8%
3449Chevrolet Traverse10.15189,1%0,9%0,6%
3529Kia Optima9.394-5,9%0,8%1,0%
3634Chevrolet Impala9.214-22,6%0,8%0,8%
3727Volkswagen Jetta8.969-8,2%0,8%1,0%
3839Toyota Sienna8.93316,1%0,8%0,8%
3947GMC Terrain8.84425,2%0,8%0,6%
4063Ford Mustang8.694124,0%0,8%0,5%
4141Toyota Tundra8.1973,9%0,7%0,7%
4232Kia Soul8.1420,6%0,7%0,9%
4361Dodge Dart8.13661,1%0,7%0,5%
4448Mazda37.89626,7%0,7%0,6%
4540Honda Odyssey7.870-0,1%0,7%0,7%
4645Hyundai Santa fe7.74915,3%0,7%0,7%
4743Ford Edge7.581-19,4%0,7%0,7%
4858Jeep Patriot7.56335,6%0,7%0,6%
4950Kia Sorento7.5436,3%0,7%0,6%
5062Subaru Impreza7.52730,1%0,7%0,5%

 

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