FCA Canada reported 11,923 vehicles sold for the month of December 2018. The Company continues its strategy of reducing sales to the daily rental segment.
For the year, FCA Canada reported total sales of 224,889 vehicles. Ram was the top performer for FCA Canada, with 89,562 sales. Jeep® sold 71,583 vehicles, representing the third-best sales year in the brand’s history and a sales increase of 2 percent compared with the year prior.
Jeep brand reported sales of 4,002 vehicles for the month of December. Leading the charge for the brand was Jeep Wrangler, setting a December record with 1,445 sales, an increase of 38 percent over December 2017 results. For the calendar year, Jeep Wrangler set a record with 24,615 vehicles sold, up 42 percent from 2017. Jeep Compass sales of 9,435 vehicles were up 46 percent for the year. Best selling nameplate of the year was the Wrangler, followed by the 2019 Jeep Cherokee.
Chrysler brand reported 219 sales for the month. For the calendar year, Chrysler brand reported sales of 9,511 vehicles. The Chrysler Pacifica was the best selling nameplate for the brand, only 1 vehicle short of having 6,000 vehicles sold for the year. The Chrysler 300 had 3,512 vehicles sold for the year.
Dodge brand reported 2,316 sales for the month. For the calendar year, Dodge brand reported sales of 52,186 vehicles. Dodge Durango full year sales of 6,951 vehicles were up 7 percent from 2017, while Dodge Challenger sales of 4,918 were up 1 percent. The Dodge Grand Caravan was easily the best selling nameplate for the brand with 33,253 vehicles sold in 2018. The second best selling nameplate was the Dodge Durango with 6,951 vehicles sold.
Ram Truck brand reported 5,325 sales for the month. Ram 1500 sales of 4,377 trucks are up 4 percent for the month, compared with December 2017. Ram ProMaster van sales of 247 vehicles are up 3 percent over December 2017. For the calendar year, Ram brand reported sales of 89,562 vehicles.
Alfa Romeo Brand:
Alfa Romeo brand reported 43 sales for the month. For the calendar year, there were 1,402 Alfa Romeo brand sales, up 26 percent from the year prior. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio was the best selling vehicle for the brand with 842 vehicles sold in 2018.