July 2014 Car Sales: Five Of The Big Six Surge Page 2

August 1, 2014

Hyundai: The South Korean automaker reported preliminary June sales numbers via Twitter: "Best July sales ever at 67,011 units, up 1.52% YOY. Best all-time month for Sonata Hybrid. More details to come."

Kia: Kia reported sales of 52,309 units in July, a 6.7-percent increase over the same period last year.

SubaruSubaru had its best sales month ever in the U.S. It sold 45,714 vehicles, up 27 percent over July 2013, and broke a record it held since...March.

BMW / MINI: BMW says it sold 32,220 vehicles in July, a gain of 7.4 percent from the year-ago period. BMW tallied 26,409 sales, up 9.8 percent, while MINI was off 2.3 percent at 5,811 units.

Mercedes-Benz: Mercedes-Benz says it sold 30,757 units across its Mercedes-Benz, Sprinter and smart brands, up 16.4 percent from July 2013. Some 27,192 of those sales were for Mercedes-Benz vehicles, a gain of 15 percent. Sprinter tallied 13,697 units, and smart, 5,998 units.

Volkswagen: Volkswagen's sales of 30,553 units were off 14.6 percent from the year-ago period. Sales of its U.S.-built Passat sedan were off 13.8 percent.

Mazda: Mazda sales soared in July. The brand moved 29,238 vehicles, up 17.1 percent versus last year. On the year, sales are up 9.3 percent.

Audi: Audi sells 14,616 vehicles in July, up 11.9 percent; it's up 13.3 on the year, at 98,965 vehicles. Audi sold 2,164 A3s in July.

Mitsubishi: Mitsubishi sold 6,349 vehicles in July, for a 21.4-percent gain.

Volvo: Volvo says it sold 5,908 units in July, off 17.1 percent.

Jaguar / Land Rover: Jaguar Land Rover sold 5,830 vehicles in July. Jaguar sales of 1,187 units were off 26 percent from the year-ago period, while land Rover sold 4,643 vehicles, up 15 percent.

Porsche: Porsche sold 4,300 cars in July, up 12.6 percent over July 2013.

Maserati: Maserati sold 1,135 vehicles in July, up 315 percent over the same period in 2013.

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