Chevrolet Sees Best February Retail Sales Since 2007; Bolt Continues to Gain Steam
Chevrolet brand sales totaled 164,095 vehicles in February, a 3.4% year-over-year increase good for the best February mark since 2008. Retail sales grew 2.8% year-over-year with 125,207 vehicles delivered, good for the brand’s best February retail performance in a decade. Retail sales of crossovers were also a record best for the month.
With no shortage of highlights to be found in February’s number, perhaps the most significant is the early success of the Bolt EV. Deliveries of the Bolt totaled 952 units in February as the rollout continues, bringing its sales to 2,114 units.
Volume-wise, Chevy’s biggest win came from the Silverado, which saw a 17.1% year-over-year increase with a total of 50,504 units delivered. After two months, Silverado sales have grown 6.2% with 86,057 units delivered.
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The Trax, Equinox, and Volt all set February records for total and retail sales. Trax sales totaled 6,606 units, up 37.2%; Equinox sales totaled 22,464 units, up 13.3%; and Volt sales increased 61.6% with 1,820 units delivered. Traverse sales also set a new February total sales record with 10,477 units delivered, up 14.4% year-over-year.
Additional highlights include 1.7% growth for the Colorado at 7,519 units, 18.2% growth for the Cruze at 15,367 units, 13.3% growth for the Equinox with 22,464 units, 21.5% growth for the Spark with 2,139 units, and 18% growth for the Tahoe with 7,660 units.
Two months into the year, Chevrolet’s retail sales are down 0.7% with 229,015 units delivered. Total sales, however, are up 1% at 299.265 units.
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