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Sunday, 3 July 2016

USA SALES JUNE - FCA produces the best june month in Eleven years at nearly 200,000 units.

  • Jeep® brand sales up 17 percent; best June sales ever
  • Four Jeep brand vehicles record their best June sales ever
  • Ram Truck brand sales up 14 percent; best June sales in a decade
  • Dodge brand sales up 3 percent for best June sales in two years
FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 197,073 units, a 7 percent increase compared with sales in June 2015 (185,035 units), and the group’s best June sales in 11 years.


The Jeep®, Dodge and Ram Truck brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in June compared with the same month a year ago. The Jeep brand’s 17 percent increase was the brand’s best June sales ever, while Ram achieved its best June sales in a decade.


“Strong Jeep and Ram Truck brand sales fueled our best June sales in 11 years,” said Reid Bigland, Senior Vice President – Sales, FCA – North America. “In spite of some severe stock market volatility in June, the American consumer stayed focus on buying new vehicles and propelled FCA to six vehicle sales records last month.”
Four of the six sales records in June were set by Jeep brand models. The Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade each posted their best June sales ever. The Jeep brand continues to set records by logging its best June sales ever. In addition, the Ram ProMaster City van and the Fiat 500X each turned in their best June sales ever.

Jeep® Brand
Jeep brand sales were up 17 percent for its best June sales ever and its 33rd-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The Jeep brand has set a sales record in every month dating back to November 2013. Four Jeep brand vehicles set June sales records. The Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Patriot, Jeep Compass and Jeep Renegade each posted their best June sales ever. Sales of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were up 9 percent for its best June sales since 2005. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Grand Cherokee each won their segments last month in Strategic Vision’s annual Total Quality Impact™ (TQI). The Grand Cherokee won in the Mid-size SUV category while Wrangler Unlimited topped the Entry SUV classification.
Ram Truck Brand
Ram Truck brand sales, which include the Ram pickup, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City, were up 14 percent for its best June sales in a decade. Ram pickup truck sales increased 14 percent in June, the pickup’s best June sales since 2004. In addition, the Ram ProMaster City van recorded its best June sales ever. Last month, the Ram Truck and Mopar brands introduced the Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel, the most recent limited-edition vehicle created using a unique selection of performance parts and accessories from the service, parts and customer-care brand of FCA US. The Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel will feature a limited production of just 500 vehicles, upgraded with Mopar Custom Shop options. Additional parts and accessories are available at the dealership for even further customization.

Dodge Brand
Dodge brand sales were up 3 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago. Sales of the Dodge Grand Caravan were up 79 percent last month for the minivan’s best June sales since 2008. In addition, sales of the Dodge Durango increased 38 percent for the full-size SUV’s best June sales in a decade. The Dodge brand is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper with five limited-edition models that commemorate the final year of Viper production and highlight several of the most iconic special edition Vipers of the past. Also last month, the Dodge Challenger led the Specialty Coupe segment for total quality in Strategic Vision’s Total Quality Impact™ (TQI).
FIAT Brand
Sales of the 500X – in its second month of year-over-year comparisons – were up significantly in June compared with the same month a year ago. FIAT brand sales, which include the Fiat 500, Fiat 500L and 500X, were down 19 percent in June, compared with the same month a year ago. For the second-consecutive year, the 500 was tops in total quality in the Micro Car segment in Strategic Vision’s annual Total Quality Impact™ (TQI).

Chrysler Brand
The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica continues to gain momentum in the marketplace. In its third month on sale, the Pacifica minivan posted sales of 7,207 units, up significantly from its sales in the previous month of May.U.S. News & World Report recently announced the Pacifica as the No. 1 ranked minivan in the industry, highlighting Pacifica’s innovative features and technology. Chrysler brand sales were down 20 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago.

FCA US LLC Sales Summary June 2016
Month Sales
Vol %
CYTD Sales
Vol %
Model
Curr Yr
Pr Yr
Change
Curr Yr
Pr Yr
Change
Compass
8,840
3,885
128%
48,033
26,667
80%
Patriot
12,050
9,691
24%
64,117
59,635
8%
Wrangler
20,060
19,159
5%
100,355
102,450
-2%
Cherokee
16,243
18,472
-12%
102,652
105,426
-3%
Grand Cherokee
16,810
15,464
9%
100,737
93,080
8%
Renegade
9,688
4,858
99%
52,237
14,431
262%
JEEP BRAND
83,691
71,529
17%
468,131
401,689
17%
200
7,817
18,560
-58%
40,981
106,569
-62%
300
3,669
3,965
-7%
30,754
24,715
24%
Town & Country
6,054
8,284
-27%
55,448
38,964
42%
Pacifica
7,207
0
New
10,189
0
New
CHRYSLER BRAND
24,747
30,809
-20%
137,372
170,248
-19%
Dart
3,305
6,702
-51%
29,079
49,055
-41%
Avenger
0
113
-100%
0
1,011
-100%
Charger
6,223
7,703
-19%
50,324
50,761
-1%
Challenger
5,479
6,845
-20%
34,607
37,011
-6%
Viper
57
62
-8%
298
351
-15%
Journey
9,785
9,827
0%
47,208
51,283
-8%
Caravan
13,473
7,512
79%
71,523
36,876
94%
Durango
6,497
4,693
38%
38,701
30,794
26%
DODGE  BRAND
44,819
43,457
3%
271,740
257,142
6%
Ram P/U
38,126
33,332
14%
231,405
212,716
9%
Cargo Van
0
79
-100%
1
3,075
-100%
ProMaster Van
2,113
2,223
-5%
16,288
12,077
35%
ProMaster City
997
444
125%
9,261
3,078
201%
RAM BRAND
41,236
36,078
14%
256,972
230,946
11%
Alfa 4C 
36
25
44%
309
320
-3%
ALFA BRAND
36
25
44%
309
320
-3%
500
1,113
2,283
-51%
7,932
15,390
-48%
500L
274
530
-48%
2,338
6,076
-62%
500X
1,156
324
257%
7,464
332
2148%
Spider
1
0
New
1
0
New
FIAT BRAND
2,544
3,137
-19%
17,735
21,798
-19%
TOTAL FCA US LLC
197,073
185,035
7%
1,152,259
1,082,143
6%
    Total Car & MPV
54,707
62,584
-13%
333,782
367,099
-9%
    Total UV's
101,129
86,373
17%
561,504
484,098
16%
    Total Truck & LCV
41,236
36,078
14%
256,972
230,946
11%