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Cadillac Climbs 13% in October as SRX, Escalade Make Gains

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2015 Cadillac SRX
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Cadillac sales rose 13% in the United States last month on the strength of impressive sales months from the SRX, Escalade, Escalade ESV, bringing the luxury brand to 362 vehicle sales off the sales pace set through 10 months in 2014.

Cadillac’s sales in October totaled 15,391 units, a significant improvement over the 13,615 units sold in October 2014. Cadillac’s biggest gainer and volume leader for the month, unsurprisingly, was the SRX, which was up 65.4% with 6,020 units delivered. Through 10 months, sales of the SRX are up 25% with a total of 56,732 units sold.

Also improving greatly during the month was the Escalade and Escalade ESV, which were up 32.2% and 74.4% respectively. Cumulatively, Escalade sales are up 11.4% in the 2015 while Escalade ESV sales are up 36.5%. Also gaining in October was the XTS, which was up 3.4%.

Sales of the ATS, CTS, and ELR were all down; the ATS was just 80 units off its October 2014 performance and the ELR was off by 70 units, but sales of the CTS were almost half of what they were during October of last year.

To date, Cadillac has sold 141,090 vehicles in the United States, putting them just 0.3% behind their 10-month pace last year.