October 2017: BMW sales figures in the United States decline once again

After it in September, shortly after a slight recovery in the US market looked like, reported the BMW Group for the October decline in sales. Cross-brand, the BMW sales figures in the important American market by 3.9 percent to 26.877 vehicles. Looking at the brands individually, so the Mini suffers particularly: 3.669 vehicles sold correspond to a decline of 7.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

The undisputed Top Seller in October was as expected, the new BMW 5-series, whose sales rose a whopping sum of 132.3% to 3.396 vehicles. Similar to the successful BMW 4 series (coupe, Gran coupe, convertible) with nearby 3,181 copies and an increase of at least 11.5 percent. In the area of the SUV, especially the BMW must have X3 springs: 1,194 vehicles, sales of the popular mid-size SUV fell by almost 67 percent compared to October 2016. With the upcoming model changes and the market introduction of the new Generation, the planner is expected in November, with significantly increasing demand.

Also interesting is the breakdown of the individual BMW’s sales figures for electric and hybrid vehicles. For example, almost 20% of all BMW sold 5-series in October as a Plug-in Hybrid. Also, the futuristic BMW i3 was able to win in spite of the already presented, not in the sale are Facelifts clear, with a growth of 55.2 percent.

With the significantly improved range of electrified vehicles, including the relevance of the sales statistics is growing: currently, 5.5 percent of BMW Group sales are to E-models, and the trend is rising. In addition to the i3, especially the iPerformance models of BMW 330e up to the BMW X5 xDrive 40e in the US is becoming more and more important.

[resources : bimmertoday.de]
by : klonr.com

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