U.S. car dealers celebrate after recording best February sales in 15 years.
The predictions of a bumper month were right with U.S. car dealerships selling more vehicles in February 2016 than any other February for fifteen years.
While we are still awaiting the final confirmed numbers for the month, however the car makers are staring to release their February 2016 new car sales data, here are some of the highlights:
- Volvo is reporting a 33.1% increase on February 2015 sales with 5,260 U.S. deliveries in the month.
- Kia say they have had their best February in the U.S. with sales up 13% with 49,737 deliveries.
- Porsche managed to delivery 3,561 cars in the month, 11.2% up on last February.
- Jaguar Land Rover U.S. February sales increased 25% for best February sales month since 2002.
- Hyundai reported its best February in company history, selling 53,009 units for the month, up 1%.
- Ford’s U.S. sales were up 20% with 217,192 vehicles sold.
- Toyota reported February 2016 sales of 189,852 vehicles, an increase of 5.2% from February 2015.
- Honda has claimed record February sales of 118,985 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 12.8%.
- Audi experienced a 2.3% increase in sales to 11,718 vehicles (the brand’s 62nd straight month of record U.S. sales)
- Nissan announced total U.S. sales for February 2016 of 130,911 units, an increase of 11% over the prior year and a February record.
- Subaru of America reported record sales totalling 42,011 vehicles, a 1.6% gain over February 2015.
- Mitsubishi achieved February 2016 sales of 7,870, an increase of 4.5%
- Mercedes-Benz USA claimed February sales of 22,941.
We will publish the Australian car sales data for February 2016 when confirmed by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries.