Chevy Bolt Boasts Industry’s Fastest Days-to-Turn Rate in January; Brand Sales Down 2%
Chevrolet delivered a total of 135,170 vehicles in January, down 1.9% year-over-year from its sales in January 2016. Retail sales totaled 103,808 units, down 4.6% year-over-year.
Despite the decrease, a number of Chevrolet vehicles saw significant sales gains overall. Sales of the Cruze rose 38.9% at 19,949 units; sales of the Traverse increased 17.2% at 8,218 units; sales of the Colorado increased 16.4% at 6,413 units; sales of the Suburban increased 72.3% at 5,634 units; sales of the Trax increased 40.3% at 25,257 units; sales of the Express increased 48.4% at 4,322 units; sales of the Spark increased 51.2% at 1,695 units; and sales of the Volt increased 61.7% at 1,611 units.
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Sales of the Silverado were down 6.1% at 35,553 units, sales of the Equinox were down 5.4% at 17,574 units, and sales of the Malibu fell 43.2% at 8,377 units.
Sales of the new Bolt EV were also strong at 1,162 units delivered overall. At retail, they boasted the industry’s fastest days to turn rate at seven days.
Tahoe, Suburban, and Silverado HD—with respective increases of 8%, 11%, and 32%—all experienced their best retail performances for January since 2008. Colorado sales were up 9%, good for its best retail performance since 2005. Equinox sales were up 4%.
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