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SalesJeep Sales Up 55% in May! (holy cow!)
Posted by mike on 2011/6/2 3:30:44 (1431) reads

(From a Chrysler press release)

The Jeep brand posted a 55 percent sales increase in May. All five Jeep brand models contributed to the increase by posting year-over-year sales gains. The all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee posted a 192 percent sales increase in May, compared with the same month in 2010. It was the largest year-over-year sales gain of any Chrysler Group model.

Accolades continue to mount for the Jeep brand’s premium SUV as the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee received the highest spot in vehicle satisfaction for the “Premium Mid-size SUV” category in AutoPacific’s 15th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. The Grand Cherokee has captured 30 awards since introduction last summer, including the prestigious Ward’s “10 Best Interiors” award.

The new Jeep Compass posted a 92 percent sales increase in May versus last year, and is up 12 percent compared with sales during the previous month of April. The new Compass offers the Jeep Freedom Drive II® Off-Road package. This available four-wheel-drive system delivers Jeep Trail Rated® capability for the first time in Compass form.

- Jeep brand sales (35,573 units) increased 55 percent compared with the same month last year (22,948 units)
- Jeep Grand Cherokee sales (9,484 units) improved 192 percent versus May last year (3,246 units)
- Sales of the new 2011 Jeep Compass (4,555 units) were up 92 percent compared with May 2010 (2,373 units)
- Jeep Wrangler sales (10,008 units) increased 4 percent compared with May 2010 (9,634 units)
- Jeep Liberty sales (6,048 units) increased 47 percent versus May last year (4,105 units)
- Jeep Patriot (5,470 units) posted an 80 percent year-over-year sales increase

Full sales figures after the jump...

Jeep U.S. Sales Summary Thru May 2011


     Month Sales

Vol %

     Sales CYTD

Vol %

Model

Curr Yr

Pr Yr

Change

Curr Yr

Pr Yr

Change

Compass

4,555

2,373

92%

15,998

8,749

83%

Patriot

5,470

3,040

80%

23,313

13,080

78%

Wrangler

10,008

9,634

4%

41,946

37,226

13%

Liberty

6,048

4,105

47%

26,048

18,319

42%

Grand Cherokee

9,484

3,246

192%

45,401

22,550

101%

Commander

8

550

-99%

104

6,116

-98%

JEEP BRAND

35,573

22,948

55%

152,810

106,040

44%

TOTAL CHRYSLER GROUP LLC

115,363

104,819

10%

519,538

434,737

20%








         TOTAL CAR

32,258

33,597

-4%

131,911

127,784

3%

         TOTAL TRUCK

83,105

71,222

17%

387,627

306,953

26%

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