FCA Canada today reported sales of 15,652 vehicles for the month of July..
For the calendar year, Jeep brand sales of 48,083 vehicles are up 8 per cent compared with the same time, one year ago. Leading the way for the brand is Jeep Wrangler with 18,017 vehicles sold to date in 2018. These results represent the best Jeep Wrangler sales in the Company’s history at this point in the calendar year. Further, Jeep Compass sales of 6,425 are up 108 per cent compared with the same time last year.
The Windsor-built Chrysler Pacifica saw its sales increase in the month of July 2018 to 484 vehicles, up 53 per cent compared to July 2017 and setting a monthly record. For the second consecutive year, Chrysler Pacifica took the top spot among all minivans in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™.
Dodge brand reported total sales of 3,031 vehicles. Dodge recently announced a new Challenger Scat Pack 1320, a drag-oriented, street-legal muscle car designed with the grassroots drag racer in mind.
Ram Truck Brand
Ram truck brand reported sales of 5,798 vehicles for the month.
Alfa Romeo Brand
Alfa Romeo brand sales of 92 vehicles were up 12 per cent compared with the same month a year ago.
Here is a breakdown of sales for the month…
In July, FCA México recorded sales of 7,177 units.
“Our Jeep® and Ram brands continue their growth based on the the wide range of products we offer, positioning them in some segments as sales leaders,” said Bruno Cattori, President & CEO of FCA México. “In order to expand offerings in the minivan segment, of which we are creators, we have launched the Chrysler Pacifica Limited, the entry model to the most techonologically advanced vehicle of its segment.”
Alfa Romeo recorded sales of 28 units. Alfa Romeo Giulietta achieved best July sales ever. A few months ago, Alfa Romeo Stelvio joined the brand’s portfolio, consolidating in Mexico the iconic Italian style that has characterized Alfa Romeo thoughout its history.
Chrysler recorded sales of 32 units. Last month, the brand launched a new model in the awarded Pacifica lineup for the Mexican market: the new Chrysler Pacifica Limited, a model that represents the entrance step to Pacifica’s world. It integrates equipment aligned to the customer’s needs, including great design, multiple active and passive safety features, and a wide range of convienient elements.
For the second consecutive year, the Chrysler Pacifica took the top spot among all minivans in J.D. Power’s 2018 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™.
Dodge sold 2,356 units. Dodge Attitude sold 1,372 units. Dodge Durango showed a 4 percent sales increase. The iconic muscle car Dodge Charger reported sales of 355 units; best July since 2014. Dodge Charger ranked second in the Large Car segment in the J.D. Power 2018 APEAL Study™.
FIAT sold 703 units. Fiat Ducato achieved best July sales ever. Fiat Mobi registered sales of 355 units, while Fiat Uno sold 272 units.
Jeep achieved seven consecutive months of sales growth, up 3 percent versus July 2017 with 974 units. For eight consecutive months, Jeep Wrangler continued growing, reporting sales of 253 units, a 34 percent increase compared to July 2017. Jeep Compass sales improved 2 percent versus the previous month with 225 units, leading the Premium Compact SUV segment. Jeep Renegade achieved sales of 243 units, leading the Premium Small SUV segment. Jeep Grand Cherokee sold 220 units.
Mitsubishi Motors Mexico recorded sales of 1,127 units. Mitsubishi L200 achieved best July with 568 units. Mitsubishi Mirage sold 441 units. FCA’s Mexico division runs the brand and it’s sales.
Ram brand achieved best July sales ever with 1,957 units, up 9 percent versus 2017.
Ram ProMaster Rapid sales improved 17 percent versus 2017 with 364 units, maintaining its leadership in small commercial vans. Ram Crew Cab sales improved 48 percent versus 2017. Ram 700 placed 696 units in the Mexican market.
Source: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles