FCA Canada has reported sales of 17,698 vehicles for the month of September. The Jeep brand is looking at setting a new sales record for the year in Canada. Sales for the Jeep brand are up 25% over last year thus far.
The Jeep brand remains on pace for another stellar year with sales of 59,052 vehicles, a 9% increase compared with the same time last year. For the month, Jeep brand sales of 5,033 were up 25%. Leading the charge for Jeep was the iconic Wrangler with 1,535 sales, marking a 62% jump from September 2017 results. Jeep Grand Cherokee also saw a significant increase from the prior year with sales of 956, up 31%; while Jeep Compass sales of 702 vehicles were up 28% during the same timeframe. There was 1 left over Jeep Patriot in inventory which was sold during the month.
Ram truck brand reported sales of 7,249 vehicles for the month. That was down 11% compared to the same time last year. Ram pickup sales were 6,903 for the month. Ram ProMaster City sales dropped a whopping 62% to only 18 units for the whole country. ProMaster City sales are down 51% at current moment over the same period last year.
Chrysler brand reported sales of 532 vehicles for the month. Chrysler 300 sales of 341 vehicles were up 210% compared with the previous year. Sales of the Chrysler Pacifica were down with by 57% this past month, versus last September. Only 191 Pacifica models were sold in Canada for the month. However, sales for the Pacifica are 15% higher so far this year over the same time period last year.
Dodge brand reported sales of 4,717 vehicles for the month. Dodge Charger sales of 626 were up 422% from the prior year; while Dodge Durango sales of 1,121 were up 161%. Grand Caravan sales were down 35% in September, versus the prior year. However, Grand Caravan did sell over 13 times as many units as the much newer Chrysler Pacifica. There was also 1 Dodge Viper in left over inventory sold during the month of September.
Alfa Romeo brand reported sales of 107 vehicles for the month. Stelvio led the way for Alfa with an increase of 61% over the prior year with 61 vehicles sold. Last month, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio earned a pair of accolades: it was named Performance SUV of the Year by the Automotive Video Association (AVA) at their second annual Automotive Video Awards competition, and the 505-horsepower SUV was named the Northwest’s Most Fun-to-drive Vehicle and Most Fun SUV by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) at their 12th annual “Run to the Sun” media drive event.
The Fiat brand struggled throughout the entire month of September. The brand as a whole was down 61% compared to the month of September last year. Sales of the Fiat 500 fell 73% with only 22 units for the month. The 124 Spider also only sold 22 units for the month. While only 15 people took home a new 500X in September. Fiat dealers only managed to sell 1 500L model across the country for the month, compared to 7 units during the same time last year.
|Month Sales||Vol %||CYTD Sales||Vol %|
|Model||Curr Yr||Pr Yr||Change||Curr Yr||Pr Yr||Change|
|Town & Country||0||0||NA||0||5||-100%|
|TOTAL FCA CANADA||17,698||18,444||-4%||185,931||213,133||-13%|