Posted by mike on 2005/9/2 20:31:32 (1155) reads
DaimlerChrysler recently reported their August, 2005 sales and Jeep sales are up across the board. From an official press release:
Sales of Jeep Grand Cherokee surged 27 percent to 17,931 units compared to August 2004 sales of 13,563 units, while sales of the original SUV descendant, Jeep Wrangler, increased 11 percent to 7,079 units. Previous year sales of the Jeep Wrangler totaled 6,123 units. Jeep Liberty posted sales of 15,649 units, an increase of 8 percent year-over-year compared to August 2004 when 13,874 units were sold.
The all-new Jeep Liberty Common Rail Diesel (CRD) posted year-to-date sales of 5,096 units, exceeding full-year sales projections of 5,000 units while delivering 25 percent improved fuel economy for their enthusiastic new owners.
The Jeep lineup of vehicles will expand by one row to accommodate the all- new Jeep Commander, the first Jeep with three rows of seats. Excitement for the Jeep Commander is high as orders for the vehicle exceed 40,000 units. Arriving at dealerships daily, the Jeep Commander is a fully capable Jeep while delivering the refinement expected by customers.
Month Sales DR % Vol % Sales CYTD DR % Vol %
Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Change
Wrangler 7,079 6,123 11% 16% 59,234 58,155 2% 2%
Liberty 15,649 13,874 8% 13% 118,878 117,361 2% 1%
Cherokee 17,931 13,563 27% 32% 149,796 122,363 23% 22%
BRAND 40,659 33,560 16% 21% 327,908 297,879 11% 10%
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Posted: 2005/9/2 21:38 Updated: 2005/9/2 21:38
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Re: Jeep Sales Up Across the Board
I find it amusing that it seems every other night on the evening news there is some comment about people dumping their SUVs because of gas prices. Yet, the figures above prove the opposite is true, at least at Jeep.