July Liberty Sales Set New Record

Date 2002/8/6 0:00:00 | Topic: Liberty

July's Jeep Liberty sales set a new record for the vehicle.

Chrysler Group reported U.S. sales of 185,602 units for July 2002. Jeep(R) Liberty sales remained strong, setting a July sales record, up 23 percent from last July. Chrysler PT Cruiser had a solid month, selling 11,735 units. Chrysler Group's overall car sales were up 17 percent, with most models reporting double-digit increases. Total Chrysler Group sales declined four percent compared to last July when calculated on a day-rate basis. (July 2002, 25 days - July 2001, 24 days.)

Jeep sold 13,586 Liberty vehicles in July. "In the mid-sized sport- utility vehicle segment, consumers continue to recognize the quality, styling and capability that Jeep Liberty has over its competition," said Gary Dilts, Senior Vice President - Sales. Jeep Grand Cherokee reported a solid sales performance with 20,167 units sold, up four percent compared to last year and the second-best sales month of 2002.

DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru July 2002
                              Month Sales    DR %      Sales CYTD     DR %
  Model                     Curr Yr   Pr Yr Change  Curr Yr    Pr Yr Change
Wrangler                     5782    6068    -9%    37690    42871   -12%
  Cherokee                        0    6208  -100%        0    66793  -100%
  Liberty                     13586   10562    23%    87228    21048   314%
  Grand Cherokee              20167   18627     4%   123465   126158    -2%
  JEEP BRAND                  39535   41465    -8%   248383   256870    -3%

 





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