1999 Model Year Record

Date 1999/10/4 0:00:00 | Topic: Sales


DaimlerChrysler's Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and Jeep® brands had their best model year in history in 1999, selling 2,651,090 vehicles in the U.S., an 8 percent increase compared to 1998's record model year sales of 2,446,951 vehicles. Third quarter sales of 639,301 were also at an all-time high, a 9 percent increase over sales of 590,109 during the same period in 1996, and the fourth consecutive quarter in which those brands have posted record sales.

Dodge, Chrysler, Plymouth and Jeep set 16 model year records, 15 quarterly records and 13 monthly records for the period ended in September. Among the model year records: sport utility vehicles, with sales of 731,251, up 24 percent from last year's 590,759; Jeep, with sales of 539,602, up 16 percent from last year; Jeep Grand Cherokee, 288,264, up 21 percent from 1998; and Jeep Wrangler, 88,908, an 8 percent increase compared to last year.

       DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary, Thru September 1999                   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   6789   7060    -4%   69759   64712    8%   88908    82098    8%      Cherokee  13173  14347    -8%  123470  107338   15%  162430   143786   13%      Grand Cherokee                27529  11283   144%  225384  166255   36%  288264   238478   21%      JEEP       BRAND    47491  32690    45%  418613  338305   24%  539602   464362   16%  




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