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Chevy Sales Rise 11% in September; Retail Records Set

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2016 Chevy Equinox

2016 Chevy Equinox
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Chevrolet sales in September were up 10.9% with 170,675 Chevys sold across America. Chevrolet benefitted from year-over-year growth from a number of key models, and a 19% uptick in retail sales pushed the brand to its sixth straight month of retail sales and market share gains.

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The heavy-hitters for Chevrolet in September include the Malibu, Equinox, and Tahoe, all of which delivered months of record at retail. The Malibu experienced its best September in 10 years, Equinox had its best September ever, and Tahoe had its best September in four years.

Other major contributors to Chevy’s success were the Colorado (7,334 units sold), Traverse (8,857 units sold), Trax (6,140 units sold), Silverado (53,725 units sold), and Corvette (2,572 units sold). Truck sales were up 17%, giving Chevrolet its 18th month of year-over-year growth in the pickup segment, and crossovers were up 49% for the 10th straight month of growth for utilities.

Through the third quarter of 2015, Chevrolet sales in the United States total 1,596,182 vehicles delivered, a 3.5% year-over-year increase.

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