DamilerChrysler announced today that 12 sales records were set in April, including new records for the number of Jeep Grand Cherokees, Jeep Wranglers, and Jeep Cherokees sold for the month of April. Among the Jeep record-setters were the Jeep Cherokee, with sales of 14,544, a 30 percent leap versus April 1998's 11,225, and the Grand Cherokee, which posted sales of 21,583, an eight percent rise over last April and the fourth month running in which Grand Cherokee sales set a monthly record.
DaimlerChrysler Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, James P. Holden says, ``We're riding the wave of on an incredibly successful product line-up, our dealers are out there in the marketplace riding the same wave, too, supporting us in every way possible, from keeping the order pipeline full and vehicles in front of our customers, to improving customer service with efforts like Five Star.''
Here are the numbers:
Month Sales DR % Sales CYTD DR % Sales MYTD DR % Model Curr Pr Change Curr Pr Change Curr Pr Change Yr Yr Yr Yr Yr Yr Wrangler 8292 7798 6% 26738 23392 14% 45887 40778 13% Cherokee 14544 11225 30% 52674 43942 20% 91634 80390 14% Grand Cherokee 21583 20035 8% 89853 75695 19% 152733 147918 3% JEEP BRAND 44419 39058 14% 169265 143029 18% 290254 269086 8%