2006 Jeep Sales Flat

Date 2006/5/3 7:57:28 | Topic: Sales

The Jeep sales numbers for April, 2006 are in and the news is less than positive. Compared with April, 2005 sales of all Jeep models are way down. In addition, 2006 sales compared with 2005 sales through April are virtually unchanged.

Chrysler Group partially laid the blame on the exceptional sales of 2005:Against an exceptionally robust prior year comparison and in-line with overall industry performance, Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales for April 2006 of 190,095 units, a decrease of 4 percent (8 percent decrease unadjusted) over April 2005 sales of 206,546 units.

April 2005 vs. April 2006 Sales
                   Month Sales        DR%     Vol %
Model Curr Year Prev Year Change Change
Wrangler 6,154 7,882 -19% -22%
Liberty 9,924 14,229 -28% -30%
Grand Cherokee 10,506 18,436 -41% -43%
Commander 5,301 0 0% 0%
JEEP BRAND 31,885 40,547 -18% -21%


2006 Sales Year-To-Date
                   Sales CYTD         DR %  Vol %
Model Curr Year Prev Year Change Change
Wrangler 23,837 23,571 2% 1%
Liberty 45,348 55,138 -17% -18%
Grand Cherokee 51,073 65,550 -21% -22%
Commander 24,578 0 0% 0%
JEEP BRAND 144,836 144,259 1% 0%



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