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https://pressroom.toyota.com/release...2019-sales.htm

Toyota Motor North America Reports May 2019 Sales

  • RAV4 sales up 13.9 percent; marking its best-ever sales month
    • Tacoma up 6.8 percent; a best-ever May and the 19th consecutive month of increased sales
      • Hybrid sales up 44.7 percent for Toyota and 40.1 percent for Lexus


June 03, 2019



May 2019 Sales Chart

PLANO, Texas (June 3, 2019) – Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported May 2019 sales of 222,174 vehicles, an increase of 3.2 percent on a volume and daily selling rate (DSR) basis versus May 2018.

Toyota division posted May sales of 197,637 units, up 4.1 percent on a volume and DSR basis.

Lexus division posted May sales of 24,537 vehicles, down 3.4 percent on a volume and DSR basis.

May 2019 Highlights


  • RAV4 sales up 13.9 percent; marking its best-ever sales month
    • Tacoma sales up 6.8 percent; achieving 19 consecutive months of increased sales
      • Toyota light trucks achieved best-ever May, with 122,324 vehicles sold
        • Corolla Hatchback sales increased 10.0 percent; marking an all-time best-ever sales month
          • Mirai sales increased 143.1 percent; a best-ever May
            • Camry sales increased 20.8 percent
              • Avalon sales increased 21.8 percent
                • Sienna sales increased 13.7 percent
                  • Land Cruiser sales increased 10.4 percent
                    • Tundra sales increased 5.9 percent
                      • Total Toyota Hybrid sales up 44.7 percent
                        • ES sales increased 23.9 percent
                          • RXh sales increased 2.4 percent
                            • Total Lexus Hybrid sales up 40.1 percent





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Wow all Lexus SUVs dropped in sales. NVM the UX, it has no comparative data and even then the sales volume is pretty low outsold by the GX even.
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Ha. In terms of percentage-wise, most of the sedans and hatchbacks actually outperformed the trucks and SUVs in rate of sales-increase. So much for the B.S. notion that the sedan market is dying.
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https://acuranews.com/acura-automobi...-sales-results


American Honda Announces May Sales Results



Jun 3, 2019

  • Acura sales up 5.7% in May as truck sales remain on winning streak and ILX surges
    • Acura RDX sets new May sales record with gain of 15%, capping year of record sales since launch
      • Honda Civic continues utter dominance of compact sedan segment, topping 32,000 sales
        • New Honda Passport has best sales month yet, while Pilot and HR-V remain strong

American Honda

Total

145,532
-4.9%

Cars

67,876
-7.4%

Trucks

77,656
-2.7%

Total

131,985
-5.9%

Cars

64,169
-7.3%

Trucks

67,816
-4.5%

Total

13,547
+5.7%

Cars

3,707
-7.7%

Trucks

9,840
+11.8%



"We’re seeing growth opportunities in cars and light trucks for both Honda and Acura brands as the market continues to level off," said Henio Arcangeli, Jr. senior vice president of Automobile Sales at American Honda Motor Co. "Acura SUVs are leading the charge in luxury with RDX and MDX as consistent top sellers, while the Honda brand is extending its industry leadership in passenger car sales and building toward a full decade of SUV sales growth."








BRAND REPORT




Sales Highlights

Honda’s faith in cars continues to pay dividends, with Civic pulling down a nearly 30% share of the compact segment—helping the brand increase its lead in retail passenger car sales. On the truck side, Passport gained new sales momentum with its best month since launch of the new generation last year.








  • Civic sales topped 32,000 in May as it continues to dominate compact sedan sales, with Accord contributing another strong month on sales of over 23,000 units.
    • Passport had its best sales month since launch, 3,434 units, while its stablemate the Pilot posted solid sales of over 12,000 units and HR-V earned almost 9,000 new customers for the month.
      • Honda electrified vehicle sales topped 6,000 for the month, with Insight leading the way with 2,653 units sold.

Model Notes


Honda is growing its lead as the #1 retail passenger car brand in America, gaining the most share of any mainstream brand.




CR-V is extending its lead as the retail #1 SUV/CUV in America and continues to fend off new competition, beating the new RAV4 in a Car and Driver comparison test.





BRAND REPORT




Sales Highlights

May brought strong sales results for Acura, with another record month for RDX, an 8% increase for MDX, and a 21% gain for ILX, Acura's gateway model.











  • RDX set a new May record, its 11th out of the last 12 months, gaining 15.1% on sales of 5,415 units to further cement its status as #1 retail sales leader in segment and #3 model in all of luxury.
    • The refreshed ILX, which plays a critical role in conquesting buyers new to the Acura brand, gained a robust 21.1% on sales of 1,351 vehicles in May.
      • MDX showed a solid increase of 8% for the month on sales of 4,425 units.

Model Notes


Acura is showing strength this year with 7% retail growth, while major competitors are stuck in neutral or showing losses in retail sales.




The all-new RDX is completing its first year on the market with all-time record sales and now stands as the retail #1 model in luxury's largest segment and #3 model in all of luxury.









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Originally Posted by mmarshall View Post
Ha. In terms of percentage-wise, most of the sedans and hatchbacks actually outperformed the trucks and SUVs in rate of sales-increase. So much for the B.S. notion that the sedan market is dying.
Perhaps, but this is just one month from one manufacturer. The CUV/SUV trend has been going on for a number of years. Too early to claim B.S. notion.
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Originally Posted by mmarshall View Post
Ha. In terms of percentage-wise, most of the sedans and hatchbacks actually outperformed the trucks and SUVs in rate of sales-increase. So much for the B.S. notion that the sedan market is dying.
As LexBob said, one month blip for sedans, which have been hammered hard, hence potential for some big upticks with heavy incentives, vs SUVs which are nearly running at their peak.

And of course as more and more automakers exit the sedan market, the ones that remain can hopefully lure some of those customers over.

As more and more SUV hybrids come out, consumers may see less need for the fuel economy benefit that sedans hold. Look at how big of a mix RAV4 hybrid is now, it was 25% mix last month. That's huge, more than double last year's May.
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Nissan Group reports May 2019 U.S. sales


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group announced total U.S. sales for May 2019 of 131,983 units, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to the prior year.

Nissan highlights:


  • Sales of the Armada SUV set a May record with 4,490 units sold, up 103 percent.
    • Pathfinder SUV sales, at 7,751 units, were up 27 percent in May.
      • Frontier truck sales increased 8 percent to 7,497 units.
        • Altima sales climbed to 24,218 units, up 5 percent.
          • Nissan's commercial van models, NV and NV200, each set May records. NV van sales were 1,829 units (+8 percent); NV200 compact cargo van sales were 1,825 units, also up 8 percent.
            • Several key models have shown gains in 2019: Armada (+25 percent), Pathfinder (+11 percent) and Versa (+5 percent).

*INFINITI sales total included for reference. For more information on INFINITI's May sales performance, please visit INFINITINews.com.

NOTE: To ensure consistency in global sales reporting, Nissan North America calculates monthly variances on a straight-percentage basis, unadjusted for the number of selling days. May 2019 and May 2018 each had 26 selling days.
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FCA Reports May 2019 U.S. Sales


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  • Ram brand achieves 12th consecutive monthly record as May sales rise 29 percent
    • Jeep® Grand Cherokee notches best May ever as sales rise 18 percent
      • Dodge Charger reports highest May in six years as sales reach 9,296 vehicles


June 3, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC achieved three records in May, led by the Ram brand which notched its 12th consecutive monthly sales record as demand for both light-duty and heavy-duty pickup trucks remained strong.

It was the best May ever for the Jeep® Grand Cherokee and the highest level of May sales for the Dodge Charger in six years. Overall, total sales rose 2 percent to 218,702 vehicles. Fleet represented 31 percent of total sales during the month. On a year-to-date basis, fleet accounted for 22 percent of sales.

"On a year-over-year basis we have increased our average transaction prices by more than $3,000 a vehicle and still managed some notable sales increases," said Reid Bigland, U.S. Head of Sales. “In its first full month on sale, our all new Jeep Gladiator pickup truck delivered more than 2,500 vehicle sales, our Ram pickup truck sales soared 33 percent and the Jeep Grand Cherokee delivered its best May sales ever.”

See the attached table for the breakdown of brand and nameplate sales.

Method of Determining FCA US LLC’s Monthly Sales. FCA US’s reported vehicle sales represent unit sales of vehicles to retail customers, deliveries of vehicles to fleet customers and to others such as FCA US’s employees and retirees as well as vehicles used for marketing. Most of these reported sales reflect retail sales made by dealers out of their own inventory of vehicles previously purchased by them from FCA US. Reported vehicle units sales do not correspond to FCA US’s reported revenues, which are based on FCA US’s sale and delivery of vehicles, and typically recognized upon shipment to the dealer or end customer. As announced on July 26, 2016, FCA US has modified its methodology for monthly sales reporting as follows:
  • Sales to retail customers by dealers in the U.S. are derived from the New Vehicle Delivery Report (“NVDR”) system and are determined as the sum of (A) all sales recorded by dealers during the month net of all unwound transactions recorded to the end of that month (whether the original sale was recorded in the current month or any prior month); plus (B) all sales of vehicles during that month attributable to past unwinds that had previously been reversed in determining monthly sales (in the current or prior months).
    • Fleet sales are recorded upon the shipment of the vehicle by FCA US to the customer or end user.
      • Other retail sales are recorded either (A) when the sale is recorded in the NVDR system (for sales by dealers in Puerto Rico and limited sales made through distributors that submit NVDRs in the same manner as for sales by U.S. dealers) or (B) upon receipt of a similar delivery notification (for vehicles for which NVDRs are not entered such as vehicles for FCA employees).

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Mitsubishi Motors reports May 2019 sales /


June 03, 2019

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year*, today reported May 2019 sales of 9,750 vehicles. Calendar year-to-date sales through the end of May stood at 58,780 vehicles, representing a year-over-year increase of 4.6% compared to the same period in 2018.

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  • Sales of the distinctively designed Eclipse Cross were up 18.9% year-over-year.
    • 2019 remains the brand’s best calendar year-to-date sales since 2004.
      • MMNA has added 13 new dealer partners so far this year to its growing nationwide network.
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Originally Posted by mmarshall View Post
Ha. In terms of percentage-wise, most of the sedans and hatchbacks actually outperformed the trucks and SUVs in rate of sales-increase. So much for the B.S. notion that the sedan market is dying.
well camry and avalon were up, guess there was some big incentives...

but for lexus sedans... not so good.


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GS69, i took the liberty of adding the full Toyota/Lexus chart to your post. hope that's ok. thanks.
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Porsche Reports May U.S. Retail Sales



PR NewswireJune 3, 2019






First five months of 2019 up 2.1 percent to more than 25,000 sales year-to-date

ATLANTA, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, today announced record May retail sales of 5,010 vehicles. Overall sales for the first five months are up 2.1 percent from a year ago to 25,052 vehicles.


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May retail sales were driven by the redesigned Cayenne, which posted a remarkable increase of 213.4 percent compared to May 2018. Photo: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
"It's gratifying to see so many people excited by the thrill of driving a Porsche, whether an iconic 911 or one of our four-door models. Every model is the sports car of its segment," said Klaus Zellmer, President and CEO of PCNA. "Our customers should know they can continue to count on Porsche for emotional combustion engines, sporty hybrids, and soon for purely electric power with the new Taycan."

May retail sales were driven by the redesigned Cayenne, which posted a remarkable increase of 213.4 percent compared to May 2018. The 911 was up 1.1 percent year-to-date.

Porsche Approved Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) sales in the U.S. totaled 2,126 vehicles in May.


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http://media.subaru.com/pressrelease...-sales-outback

June 3, 2019 , Camden, N.J. -

Subaru of America Reports Best-Ever May Sales as Outback, Forester and Ascent Lead Consumer Demand

  • Best May sales – monthly sales increase 6.4 percent over May 2018
  • 90 consecutive months of yearly, month-over-month growth
  • Best May ever for Outback and Ascent
  • 63 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Outbacks sold
  • 70 consecutive months of more than 10,000 Foresters sold
Subaru of America, Inc. today reported 63,972 vehicle sales for May 2019, a 6.4 percent increase compared with May 2018, and the best May sales in the history of the company. The automaker also reported year-to-date sales of 278,014, a 5.7 percent gain compared with the same period in 2018.

May marked the 63rd consecutive month of 40,000+ vehicle sales for the automaker. Outback and Ascent sales were notably strong as each model achieved its best May ever. Outback posted a 7.9 percent increase, while Forester posted a 10.3 percent increase compared to May 2018. In addition, 7,509 of the all-new 3-row Ascent SUV were delivered in May.

“Coming off of a record-breaking April, we are excited to continue the momentum in May with a milestone 90th month of consecutive sales increases,” said Thomas J. Doll, President and CEO, Subaru of America, Inc. “We have a dedicated group of retailers who have made these results possible and are the true strength of our brand. While we are humbled by record May sales, we remain proud to deliver reliable vehicles with new, innovative technology in an increasingly competitive market.”

“We are thrilled to exceed 60,000 sales in May for the first time,” said Jeff Walters, Senior Vice President of Sales. “This month, Ascent, Outback, and Forester delivered strong results in a competitive marketplace. We’re confident our SUV line-up will continue to play a major role in our continued success.”




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Mazda Reports May Sales Results













June 3, 2019


IRVINE, Calif. (June 3, 2019) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported total May sales of 25,192 vehicles, a decrease of 16 percent compared to May 2018. Year-to-date sales through May saw a decrease of 15.5 percent, with 115,727 vehicles sold. With 26 selling days in May, compared to 26 the year prior, the company posted a decrease of 16 percent on a Daily Selling Rate (DSR) basis.

CPO sales totaled 5,531 vehicles in May, an increase of 15 percent compared to May 2018. Year-to-date CPO sales through May increased 19 percent, with 24,583 vehicles sold.

Mazda Motor de Mexico (MMdM) reported May sales of 4,642 vehicles, an increase of 8 percent compared to May last year. Year-to-date sales through May increased 16 percent, with 25,129 vehicles sold.





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Panamera sales back down to earth at 521.
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