Lone Jeep Sales Bright Spot: Grand Cherokee Sales Up

Date 2005/4/5 0:00:00 | Topic: Sales

Liberty and Wrangler Sales Remain Flat (at best)
(from a DaimlerChrysler press release)

Jeep® brand sales continued their monthly sales acceleration by posting sales of 40,491 units in March, an increase of 1 percent over February 2005 sales.  Sales of the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee improved 6 percent to 18,828 units compared to March 2004 sales of 17,105 units.  Jeep Liberty sales declined 3 percent on an adjusted basis, but unadjusted sales increased to 14,915 units for March 2005.  Year ago sales totaled 14,818 units.  Jeep Wrangler sales continued their monthly improvement pace by posting sales of 6,748 units, an increase of 15 percent over February 2005 sales.

        DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru March 2005
                                              Month Sales       DR %   Vol %
                    Model                   Curr Yr    Pr Yr  Change  Change
    Wrangler                                 6,748     8,044   -19%   -16%
    Liberty                                 14,915    14,818    -3%     1%
    Grand Cherokee                          18,828    17,105     6%    10%
    JEEP BRAND                              40,491    39,967    -2%     1%


      DaimlerChrysler Corporation U.S. Sales Summary Thru March 2005
                                               Sales CYTD     DR %   Vol %
                    Model                 Curr Yr    Pr Yr   Change Change
    Wrangler                                15,689    20,395   -22%   -23%
    Liberty                                 40,909    42,951    -3%    -5%
    Grand Cherokee                          47,114    48,899    -2%    -4%
    JEEP BRAND                             103,712   112,245    -6%    -8%




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