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Big X3 April sales is highlight in decreased BMW brand sales

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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The Greer produced BMW X3 had a  32.3 percent increase in April sales, to 3,204 vehicles.
 
 

The Greer produced BMW X3 had a  32.3 percent increase in April sales, to 3,204 vehicles.

 

 

The Greer produced BMW X3, with its 32.3 percent increase in April sales, to 3,204 vehicles, (2,422 in April 2016) was a highlight in a slow month of BMW brand sales.

The X3 showed a 32.8 percent increase in year-to-date sales with 16,773 vehicles compared to 2016 with 12,533 vehicles sold.

• BMW brand sales decreased 9.3 percent, total of 22,464 vehicles (down from 24,951 vehicles sold in April 2016.

• Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 1.3 percent in the U.S. on sales of 94,306 vehicles compared to 95,564 sold in the first four months of 2016.

• Total U.S. group sales declined 12.2 percent.

Other Greer-produced BMW models sales:

•X4 sales down 20.1 percent to 291 units compared to 364 in April 2016.

•X4 year-to-date sales down 35.8 percent (1,179 vehicles) compared to 2016 (1,837 vehicles)

• X5 sales down 9.8 percent to 3,400 vehicles compared to 3,771 in April 2016.

• X5 year-to-date sales increased 12 percent (15,472 vehicles) compared to 2016 (13,814 vehicles).

• X6 sales down 7.7 percent to 451 units in April compared to 608 in April 2016.

• X6 year-to-date sales down 7.2 percent (2,089 vehicles) compared to 2016 (2,252 vehicles).

“For BMW, tight supply of key models had a strong effect in April” said Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Our very popular new 5 Series is still ramping up production as the latest variants are making their way to our dealerships. Our Sports Activity Vehicles are still in high demand with the X1 and X3 turning in good results.”

 

 

 

 

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