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USA April 2014: Jeep up 52% to break record thanks to Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee USA April 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comJeep is up 52% year-on-year in April.

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 260 models, Top 15 groups and Top 40 brands! *

New light vehicle sales in the USA are up a beautiful 8% year-on-year in April to 1,390,513 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 5,134,255 units, up 3% on 2013. Below Ford (stable) and Chevrolet (+5%), Toyota sales are up 12%, Nissan is  up 18%, Subaru and Ram up 22%, Lexus up 28% and Audi up 19%. The Fiat Chrysler Group extends to 49 consecutive months of year-on-year gain at +14% thanks to another massive 52% jump at Jeep, breaking the brand’s all time monthly volume record at 59,754 sales and delivering a 6th month in a row above 30% year-on-year gain.

Chevrolet Suburban USA April 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.com2015 Chevrolet Suburban

In the models ranking, the Ford F-Series keeps the lead by far thanks to 63,387 sales (+7%) ahead of the Chevrolet Silverado at 42,755 (+9%) while the Toyota Camry climbs back onto the podium with 38,009 sales (+20%). Other great year-on-year gainers this month include the RAM Pick-up at #4 (+17%), Toyota Corolla at #6 (+20%), Hyundai Sonata at #13 (+27%, without a doubt due to running out the current model), Ford Explorer at #19 (+30%), GMC Sierra at #20 (+21%), Nissan Rogue at #23 (+27%) and Dodge Grand Caravan at #30 (+36%).

GMC Yukon USA April 2014. Picture courtesy of motortrend.com2015 GMC Yukon

Further down, notice the Chevrolet Tahoe up 21 spots on March to #43, the Chevrolet Suburban up 40 to #82, GMC Yukon up 137% year-on-year to #100, Chevrolet Corvette up 261% to #106 and the Audi A3 now boosted by the arrival of the sedan, up 97 ranks on March and 3825% year-on-year (!) to #131 with 2,159 sales.

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Full April 2014 Top 260 models, Top 15 groups and Top 40 brands Ranking Tables below.

USA April 2014 – groups:

PosGroupApr-14/13Mar2014/13PosFY13
1General Motors254,0767%1903,7130%11
2Ford Motor Co210,355-1%2790,615-2%22
3Toyota199,66013%3720,6572%33
4Fiat Chrysler Group178,65214%4654,61612%44
5Honda132,4561%6457,810-2%65
6Hyundai-Kia119,7838%7412,8023%76
7Nissan103,93418%5458,90013%57
8Volkswagen Group50,7650%8184,279-5%88
9Subaru40,08322%9152,47122%99
10BMW Group29,5922%10110,8512%1010
11Daimler AG29,32912%12108,8047%1111
12Mazda22,43413%11100,4912%1212
13Mitsubishi6,54247%1326,38229%1314
14Jaguar Land Rover5,56819%1423,36213%1413
15Volvo Cars NA4,6354%1518,333-6%1515

USA April 2014 – brands:

PosCarmakerApr-14/13Mar2014/13PosFY13
1Ford203,5520%1762,209-3%11
2Chevrolet181,6485%3634,331-1%22
3Toyota171,10912%2612,5641%33
4Honda118,3341%5405,740-3%54
5Nissan94,76418%4418,50913%45
6Hyundai66,1074%6226,120-1%66
7Jeep59,75452%8205,59346%79
8Kia53,67613%9186,6827%98
9Dodge53,4630%7198,687-6%87
10Subaru40,08322%10152,47122%1011
11GMC39,31413%12143,7823%1110
12Ram39,17022%11140,16326%1213
13Volkswagen30,831-8%13118,154-10%1312
14Mercedes28,28111%16105,5197%1414
15BMW25,2029%1597,57911%1615
16Lexus23,16528%1788,25018%1818
17Mazda22,43413%14100,4912%1517
18Chrysler21,967-21%1894,450-12%1716
19Buick19,21412%1972,11211%1919
20Audi15,65319%2250,8817%2222
21Acura14,1222%2052,0707%2121
22Cadillac13,9005%2153,488-4%2020
23Infiniti9,17017%2340,39115%2323
24Lincoln6,803-11%2528,40621%2424
25Mitsubishi6,54247%2426,38229%2527
26Scion5,386-5%2619,843-10%2625
27Volvo4,6354%2718,333-6%2728
28Land Rover4,53328%2917,61210%2829
29Mini4,390-24%3113,047-34%3126
30Fiat4,29810%2815,72316%2930
31Porsche4,0721%3014,2084%3031
32Tesla (e)2,050n/a338,066n/a3232
33Smart1,04857%353,28515%3534
34Jaguar1,035-9%325,75022%3333
35Maserati964373%343,331342%3436
36Bentley2091%3685910%3637
37Ferrari1971%377143%3738
38Rolls Royce65210%38259205%3840

USA April 2014 – models:

PosModelApr-14/13Pos2014/13PosFY13
1Ford F-Series63,3877%1236,7454%11
2Chevrolet Silverado42,7559%3150,502-4%22
3Toyota Camry38,00920%4132,2920%43
4Ram Pick-up36,67417%2133,58023%35
5Honda Accord32,682-3%7109,089-11%64
6Toyota Corolla29,06120%8106,7982%79
7Honda CR-V28,4857%1096,1335%108
8Honda Civic27,6114%1198,7070%96
9Ford Fusion26,435-1%6104,013-3%811
10Nissan Altima25,00414%5114,2895%57
11Ford Escape24,579-5%995,884-3%1110
12Chevrolet Cruze21,752-1%1286,93712%1212
13Hyundai Sonata20,49527%2060,748-4%2017
14Chevrolet Equinox20,315-3%1576,388-4%1314
15Hyundai Elantra20,225-17%1473,462-7%1413
16Chevrolet Malibu19,944-8%2168,080-4%1718
17Ford Focus19,104-15%1371,007-16%1615
18Toyota RAV418,8342%1671,89820%1516
19Ford Explorer18,47930%1864,5473%1919
20GMC Sierra17,24621%2259,4598%2120
21Jeep Grand Cherokee15,6524%2456,49017%2221
22Jeep Wrangler15,38914%2750,06311%2828
23Nissan Rogue15,06627%1765,51442%1823
24Jeep Cherokee15,007new3251,103new25132
25Kia Optima14,589-1%2352,104-3%2427
26Kia Soul14,40327%3047,07117%3141
27Nissan Sentra14,08031%1954,86925%2329
28Chevrolet Impala13,91527%3550,773-8%2626
29Toyota Tacoma13,8717%2849,100-6%2924
30Dodge Grand Caravan13,35236%2945,37725%3335
31Ford Econoline13,2395%4040,8462%3734
32Chrysler Town & Country12,96816%3341,96210%3538
33VW Jetta12,934-1%2650,302-1%2722
34Toyota Highlander12,50728%3448,25423%3032
35Toyota Prius12,039-8%3740,853-19%3625
36Honda Odyssey11,639-2%4439,4714%4031
37Subaru Forester11,54723%3146,93754%3236
38Toyota Sienna11,13412%4337,221-5%4239
39Subaru Outback10,66322%3939,5897%3942
40Nissan Versa10,48146%2545,084-3%3443
41Toyota Tundra10,21723%4137,61918%4144
42BMW 3 & 4 Series9,79419%4734,19918%4440
43Chevrolet Tahoe9,7598%6425,462-1%6459
44VW Passat9,3153%4233,598-4%4545
45Chevrolet Camaro9,04314%5828,6115%5961
46Hyundai Santa Fe8,99730%5032,43723%5054
47Chevrolet Traverse8,9917%5131,353-10%5351
48Honda Pilot8,765-17%5530,796-21%5533
49Mazda38,58621%4632,642-10%4947
50Kia Sorento8,536-4%5731,542-10%5246
51Jeep Patriot8,33944%5928,81316%5867
52Subaru Impreza8,14231%6128,37613%6066
53Lexus RX8,13015%4929,3623%5648
54Dodge Charger8,0904%4533,046-3%4750
55Dodge Journey7,84616%5330,8704%5458
56GMC Terrain7,791-2%5433,210-4%4649
57Chevrolet Sonic7,655-6%4831,88813%5157
58Kia Forte7,62446%6724,90921%6572
59Ford Edge7,374-29%3640,612-3%3830
60Chevrolet Express7,371-6%8321,556-8%7464
61Dodge Avenger7,324-32%5629,064-32%5752
62Ford Mustang7,243-7%5226,8397%6265
63Mazda CX-56,8359%3833,04137%4863
64Ford Taurus6,79115%7321,385-6%7662
65Hyundai Accent6,41936%7922,42720%6876
66Toyota 4Runner6,30064%6621,98230%7185
67GMC Acadia6,283-6%6026,865-6%6153
68Nissan Pathfinder6,105-6%6225,674-11%6355
69Mercedes E Class6,05637%7421,92821%7271
70Lexus ES6,03618%6921,139-4%7768
71Dodge Dart6,024-26%7522,098-29%7060
72Ford Fiesta5,824-4%7121,422-3%7569
73Toyota Avalon5,807-8%7719,102-20%8370
74Chevrolet Captiva Sport5,79434%9218,64812%8489
75Nissan Frontier5,69711%6523,55936%6673
76Subaru XV Crosstrek5,67828%7222,55349%6781
77Dodge Durango5,6084%7021,82115%7374
78Jeep Compass5,36720%8619,12416%8284
79Acura MDX5,18080%8019,77770%7883
80Dodge Challenger5,1227%9116,156-16%8886
81Mercedes C Class5,114-30%8222,143-27%6956
82Chevrolet Suburban4,84031%12211,564-12%11287
83Chrysler 3004,79516%8517,795-12%8577
84Buick LaCrosse4,74510%10815,267-3%8988
85Buick Enclave4,637-3%7819,351-6%8175
86Cadillac SRX4,54731%8419,45019%7979
87BMW X54,39328%9814,153-8%97103
88Acura RDX4,3446%9414,56510%9591
89Buick Encore4,31748%8815,04091%92121
90Chrysler 2004,204-66%6334,693-30%4337
91Honda Fit4,197-2%9714,641-7%9482
92BMW 5 Series3,973-24%10114,925-14%9378
93Hyundai Tucson3,9626%9315,0782%9199
94Chevrolet Spark3,87324%8913,41413%101114
95Mercedes M Class3,83117%9913,96512%99100
96Mazda63,81730%8116,66420%8793
97Nissan Juke3,79555%6819,37768%80108
98Lexus IS3,780110%9015,238119%90112
99Ford Expedition3,76435%10312,45316%104106
100GMC Yukon3,733137%11610,24921%120129
101Ford Transit Connect3,57329%12111,004-17%115104
102Toyota Prius C3,5692%10512,402-7%10597
103BMW X33,54485%9513,97453%98126
104Kia Sportage3,53024%10712,35720%106115
105Audi A43,516-3%10412,203-9%10896
106Chevrolet Corvette3,514261%10911,693199%110159
107Buick Verano3,4091%11514,290-3%9690
108Audi Q53,2932%11112,0676%109102
109Cadillac CTS3,27036%12410,9297%116119
110Kia Rio3,214-29%10612,780-11%102101
111Mercedes GLK3,14416%11211,41512%114117
112Subaru Legacy3,126-5%11811,670-20%11195
113Lincoln MKZ3,054-24%10012,27258%107118
114Toyota Venza3,053-7%11910,608-26%119109
115Fiat 5003,041-22%11411,514-15%113110
116Hyundai Veloster2,759-12%1259,4450%123125
117Cadillac ATS2,7370%12310,055-19%122107
118VW Beetle2,647-28%11010,814-21%11794
119Infiniti Q502,626new10212,645new103155
120Mitsubishi Outlander Sport2,61924%11710,06933%121133
121GMC Yukon XL2,506-9%1576,185-21%151123
122Toyota Prius V2,403-29%1298,404-29%126113
123Mercedes Sprinter2,39429%1487,01823%142142
124Nissan Murano2,384-1%8713,757-4%10092
125Infiniti G / Q602,371-32%1277,619-54%135105
126Infiniti QX60/JX2,281-12%11310,70513%118122
127Hyundai Genesis2,264-12%1407,500-30%137120
128Mercedes GL Class2,253-9%1417,671-24%134128
129Nissan Maxima2,206-18%7616,6670%8680
130Mini2,176-43%1616,122-52%15298
131Audi A32,1593825%2283,022279%191252
132Audi A62,13212%1387,56821%136141
133Ford C-Max2,111-41%1377,677-42%133111
134Buick Regal2,10621%1338,16440%127150
135Nissan LEAF2,0888%1307,27233%139139
136Mini Countryman2,04510%1516,350-5%148144
137Range Rover Sport2,00654%1556,82931%145164
138VW Tiguan1,998-20%1358,109-22%128127
139Cadillac XTS1,958-32%1437,838-22%129116
140Mercedes S Class1,90973%1367,27874%138172
141Porsche Cayenne1,8395%1506,1193%153152
142Lincoln MKX1,8285%1288,92914%125136
143VW Golf1,798-31%1467,148-36%140124
144Volvo S601,78615%1347,070-6%141137
145GMC Savana1,75515%1477,81277%130161
146Acura TL1,694-43%1456,546-33%147135
147Acura ILX1,659-12%1595,800-23%155145
148Ford Flex1,649-9%1317,7757%131131
149Lexus GX1,639150%1496,546135%146179
150Scion tC1,60314%1525,9337%154149
151Toyota FJ Cruiser1,593508%1685,50552%159174
152Audi A51,579-13%1655,070-13%164151
153Mercedes CLA Class1,575new1567,704new132169
154Chevrolet Volt1,54819%1705,154-7%162138
155Lexus GS1,50021%1326,85829%144147
156Audi Q71,46224%1625,55136%158163
157Toyota Yaris1,450-30%1545,594-40%157143
158Scion FR-S1,445-11%1724,870-22%168153
159Mitsubishi Lancer1,432-6%1266,274-19%149148
160Nissan Xterra1,430-28%1426,8750%143156
161Scion xB1,411-11%1665,468-11%160154
162Honda Crosstour1,374-9%1854,692-15%171160
163Nissan NV1,36753%1604,75614%170176
164Mitsubishi Mirage1,331new1675,116new163234
165Honda Ridgeline1,328-15%1645,172-11%161157
166Cadillac Escalade1,327-24%1774,975-27%167140
167Mazda CX-91,314-22%1536,210-42%150134
168Range Rover1,30694%1924,19021%179178
169Volvo XC601,263-13%1585,052-19%166146
170Ram Cargo Van1,26377%1903,04023%190190
171Fiat 500L1,257new1734,209new178198
172Ram ProMaster1,233new1823,543new184230
173Mitsubishi Outlander1,148125%1714,76137%169177
174BMW X11,130-27%969,09831%124130
175Lexus CT1,054-10%1695,05414%165167
176Smart Fortwo1,04857%1943,28515%188188
177Toyota Sequoia9913%1793,889-11%182171
178Nissan Quest989-10%1634,308-5%176175
179Porsche 9119608%1863,495-3%185186
180Nissan Titan956-8%1764,274-31%177165
181VW CC946-43%1803,920-32%181166
182Infiniti QX80/QX5694326%1784,3175%175173
183Nissan NV200938369%1833,3611261%187220
184Nissan Armada90817%1754,357-7%174168
185Kia Cadenza8951367%1873,3905457%186191
186Acura TSX880-46%1813,803-34%183158
187Range Rover Evoque8674%1744,0434%180181
188Subaru BRZ8201%1882,88611%193193
189Audi A781627%1892,9227%192194
190Lincoln MKS7959%1843,235-7%189184
191Nissan 370Z79139%1932,52530%199204
192Mazda275233%1394,56012%173180
193Scion xD7314%1912,7852%195189
194BMW 1 & 2 Series72716%2081,631-15%212199
195Lexus LS7122%1982,679-25%197185
196Hyundai Azera701-50%1952,819-32%194182
197BMW 7 Series674-23%2002,556-20%198183
198Lincoln Navigator674-1%1972,235-11%200192
199Mazda5664-13%1445,652-24%156170
200Kia Sedona6256844%2022,164284%202201
201VW Touareg5973%2072,162-30%203195
202Mercedes SL Class570-39%2131,715-29%211202
203Mercedes CLS Class562-12%2032,045-12%204196
204Mercedes SLK53018%2141,525-4%217218
205Porsche Panamera5173%2151,9835%205213
206BMW 6 Series483-36%1204,61063%172187
207Mazda MX-5465-24%1961,721-7%209209
208Volvo V60457new2041,716new210 –
209Lincoln MKT4520%2091,735-11%208208
210Audi A8443-5%2121,617-16%213206
211Honda Insight44113%2171,507-3%218217
212Volvo XC70436-1%2201,346-14%222216
213Porsche Boxster428-14%2261,361-27%221221
214Jaguar XF418-41%1992,7144%196197
215Volvo XC90412-16%2111,778-17%207203
216Infiniti QX70/FX369-33%2062,215-18%201205
217Jaguar XJ36914%2101,5781%215212
218Honda CR-Z369-9%2221,308-18%224222
219VW Eos365-25%2271,073-27%229223
220Nissan Cube356-24%2161,604-34%214211
221Infiniti Q70/M355-9%2011,9480%206214
222Acura RL/RLX353-12%2191,531104%216215
223BMW X6342-3%2211,442-11%219210
224Porsche Cayman328-17%2311,250174%225228
225Lexus LX309-12%2181,365-1%220219
226Chevrolet Caprice PPV28824%2351,06717%230225
227Hyundai Equus2859%2251,20312%227226
228Chevrolet SS283new2231,148new228258
229Mercedes G Class27446%23088210%235236
230Toyota Land Cruiser27125%2331,0439%231233
231Land Rover LR226081%2241,31227%223229
232Kia K900260new245365new245 –
233VW Routan2317600%2371,02845%232240
234Infiniti QX50/EX225147%22994270%234239
235Scion iQ196-49%234787-44%237224
236Audi TT1732%241556-12%242241
237Mini Paceman16978%239575118%241231
238Volvo C70168-25%242584-29%239232
239Jaguar XK15643%2365805%240247
240BMW Z4142-38%20599116%233237
241Nissan GT-R12319%2443874%244248
242Volvo S80112-9%23872413%238242
243Subaru Tribeca107-8%243460-26%243244
244SRT (Dodge) Viper9762%249255298%247254
245Land Rover LR494-84%2401,238-48%226200
246Jaguar F-Type92new232878new236238
247Audi R88013%24830528%246253
248Cadillac ELR61new246241new248270
249Mercedes CL Class395%251115-40%250255
250Mercedes SLS AMG28-39%253107-35%251256
251Acura ZDX12-77%25448-68%254259
252Mitsubishi i-MiEV12-91%25240-95%255250
253Chevrolet Colorado5-99%25622-99%256227
254Lexus LFA5-17%2579-40%257265
255Chevrolet Avalanche3-100%25571-99%252162
256Mercedes R Class2n/a –6-70%258263
257Volvo C301-99%25063-91%253246
258Honda FCX1-50% –1-50%262267
259Mazda Tribute1n/a –1n/a263276
260Mitsubishi Galant0-100%247122-85%249245

Source: Wall Street Journal, GCBC

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