June 2016 US car sales data shows healthy increases for Ford, Kia and Nissan

Ford, Kia and Nissan enjoy rise in popularity in US

June 2016 US car sales data shows healthy increases for Ford, Kia and Nissan

There was plenty in the US June car sales data to make executives from Ford, Kia and Nissan smile with sales up strongly in the month.

On the other side of the coin, Toyota and GM suffered sales downturns, going backwards 5.6% and 1.6% respectively, when compared to their result from the same month last year.

Overall, US car sales in June 2016 hit 16.67 million, 2.5% more than the same month in 2015.

Car buyers in the US also following the trend of turning away from passenger cars, sales were down 8% from a year earlier.

While demand for light trucks and SUVs continued to gain with light trucks accounting for 58.9% of June sales, up from 54.2% a year ago.

June US Car Sales Top Six Manufacturer Results:

  • General Motors - 255,210 (down 1.6%)
  • Ford – 239,096 (up 6.4%)
  • Toyota – 198,257 (down 5.6%)
  • FCA – 197,073 (up 6.5%)
  • Nissan – 140,553 (up 13.1%)
  • Honda – 138,715 (up 3.2%)

Selected other car brands in June 2016:

We will bring you Australian June 2016 Car Sales numbers shortly.

About Kate Richards 647 Articles
Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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