BMW Celebrates Its 13th Month of Consecutive Sales Growth in November
BMW delivered 28,330 vehicles by the end of the month, a slight 1 percent increase over its sales performance last November
Most automakers have experienced sales declines throughout the majority of the year so far. BMW, on the other hand, has seen U.S. sales grow during that same period, achieving its 13th consecutive month of sales growth in November.
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By the end of the month, BMW had delivered 28,330 vehicles. That represents a 1 percent increase over the 28,049 vehicles it sold in the U.S. during November of 2017.
Fifty-six percent of BMW models sold last month belonged to its line of Sports Activity Vehicles. Sales for this segment were up 18.9 percent. Roughly one in three BMWs sold during November was either a BMW X5 model or a BMW X3 model.
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BMW’s passenger cars didn’t fare as well. Passenger car sales were down by 8.8 percent, with a total of 16,511 units delivered.
BMW’s electric vehicle segment also lost sales. 2,314 electric/hybrid BMW vehicles were sold in the U.S. last month, a decrease from the 2,725 electric vehicles BMW delivered in November of last year. Still, 7.7 percent of the vehicles BMW sold last month were electrified.
As for MINI, BMW delivered 3,528 MINI-branded vehicles last month. Overall, MINI sales were down by 12.6 percent last month.
BMW’s year-to-date sales performance is even more impressive than what it managed to accomplish last month. With one month left to go, BMW has delivered a total of 276,657 vehicles in the U.S., a 1.9 percent sales increase year-over-year.
If you’d like to see how those BMW sales were distributed among various vehicle segments, take a look at the chart below: