F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2013 Sales
Extreme Power House
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-03-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
Jason
Administrator
Jason's Avatar
United_States
18357
Rep
18,700
Posts

Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Post BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2013 Sales

BIMMERPOST NEWS
BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2013 Sales
15
COMMENTS

BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2013 Sales

BMW sales up 1.7 percent – Best November ever
MINI sales down 12.8 percent
BMW Motorcycle sales up 5.7 percent


Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 3, 2013… Year-to-date, the BMW Group U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) is up 9.2 percent on sales of 331,801 in the first eleven months of 2013 compared to 303,728 in the same period in 2012. In November, BMW Group U.S. sales (BMW and MINI combined) totaled 36,327 vehicles, a slight decrease of 0.4 percent from the 36,461 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.

“Holiday shopping added fuel to our sales giving us the best November ever for BMW and the best year-to-date numbers ever for BMW, for MINI, for Pre-Owned, and for the BMW Group in the U.S.” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “With availability improving on some of our most popular new models, the X5 and 4 Series in particular, we are looking forward to a record finish for the year.”

BMW Brand Sales
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1.7 percent in November for a total of 31,752 compared to 31,213 vehicles sold in November, 2012. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 11.4 percent on sales of 271,891 compared to 244,061 sold in the first eleven months of 2012, making this BMW brand’s best year to date ever.

In November, best performing vehicles included the 3 and 4 Series, which are up 22 percent to 13,148 units; and the X1 is up 13.2 percent to 2,364 units, with a year to date total of 23,771 units.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In November, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and pre-owned) increased 25.1 percent to 15,838 vehicles compared to the 12,657 vehicles sold in November, 2012. January through November, BMW used vehicle sales are up 10.6 percent on volume of 163,476 compared to 147,796 in the same period of 2012.

MINI Brand Sales
MINI USA reported sales of 4,575 automobiles, a decrease of 12.8 percent from the 5,248 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are up 0.4 percent on volume of 59,910 compared to 59,667 in the first eleven months of 2012.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles
In November, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and pre-owned) reported their best month ever on sales of 1,936 automobiles, an increase of 46.8 percent from the 1,319 automobiles sold in November, 2012. January through November, MINI used vehicle sales are up 21.3 percent on volume of 20,079 compared to 16,552 in the same period of 2012.

Name:  Screen Shot 2013-12-03 at 10.58.10 AM.jpg
Views: 3102
Size:  60.4 KB

Name:  Screen Shot 2013-12-03 at 10.58.58 AM.jpg
Views: 3078
Size:  136.5 KB

Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 03:12 PM   #2
index1489
Colonel
index1489's Avatar
United_States
72
Rep
2,186
Posts

Drives: Out of warranty BMW
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Chino, CA

iTrader: (7)

How can the sales numbers not improve when a new model is released every quarter?
__________________
Gotta pay to play.
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 03:17 PM   #3
Rickiii_M4
Registered
Rickiii_M4's Avatar
0
Rep
1
Posts

Drives: No car yet
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

iTrader: (0)

Why are MINI sales down so much? Last month wasn't good either
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 03:38 PM   #4
W///
Lieutenant General
W///'s Avatar
2658
Rep
10,654
Posts

Drives: 08 E92 M3 /07 Z4MR / 99 E36 M3
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: SC

iTrader: (13)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rickiii_M4 View Post
Why are MINI sales down so much? Last month wasn't good either
Obviously because it's about to be replaced with new MINI. This happens every time a new model is about to be launched.
__________________
Current: E92 M3 Sparkling Graphite/Bamboo Beige/6MT. E36 M3 Techno Violet/Dove/5MT. E85 Z4MR Alpine White/Imola Red/6MT
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 04:03 PM   #5
bimmerjph
Colonel
bimmerjph's Avatar
United_States
66
Rep
2,024
Posts

Drives: 2002 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tennessee

iTrader: (0)

yikes
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
dwalls90
Lieutenant Colonel
United_States
122
Rep
1,719
Posts

Drives: F30 M Sport
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Washington, DC

iTrader: (0)

Part of me wouldn't mind sales decreasing. I don't mind having a "less common" car, not to mention, it'd force them to offer better financing deals. Then again, it's a testament to their quality of a company.
Appreciate 1
      12-03-2013, 04:39 PM   #7
krnnerdboy
Colonel
krnnerdboy's Avatar
United_States
112
Rep
2,438
Posts

Drives: v10 m6
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: so cal

iTrader: (10)

Glad I can help
__________________

F80 m3, 997 gt3, 14 ram ctd, f15 x5, drz400sm

Gone:z4m, boss 302, c6 z06, m6,z3m
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 05:04 PM   #8
Falafel Combo
I can't heel toe!
Falafel Combo's Avatar
United_States
2128
Rep
6,281
Posts

Drives: X5 xDrive50i
Join Date: May 2011
Location: New England

iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by index1489 View Post
How can the sales numbers not improve when a new model is released every quarter?

That's what they are about to learn.
__________________
2015 ZF8 f15 X5 M-Sport
2015 6MT f80 M3
2013 6MT f30 335i M-Sport
2012 6MT e92 M3 ZCP
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 05:07 PM   #9
Falafel Combo
I can't heel toe!
Falafel Combo's Avatar
United_States
2128
Rep
6,281
Posts

Drives: X5 xDrive50i
Join Date: May 2011
Location: New England

iTrader: (3)

Sales down sharply from Nov. 2012 on:

z4
5 series
6 series
7 series
x3
x5
x6


#bestnovemberever
__________________
2015 ZF8 f15 X5 M-Sport
2015 6MT f80 M3
2013 6MT f30 335i M-Sport
2012 6MT e92 M3 ZCP
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 05:35 PM   #10
kmarei
Major General
kmarei's Avatar
Egypt
270
Rep
6,638
Posts

Drives: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C LE
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Reston, VA

iTrader: (33)

Garage List
how can sales of the 1 series be up?
and why do they still make the Z4?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 06:01 PM   #11
Vervain
Colonel
No_Country
136
Rep
2,141
Posts

Drives: Mineral/Glacier White
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: -

iTrader: (0)

Jeepers this doesn't look good.
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 08:14 PM   #12
TheBingoBalls
Colonel
Canada
370
Rep
2,774
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Toronto, Ontario

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Looks like there will be no three-peat for BMW. Mercedes takes the sales crown this year.
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 10:14 PM   #13
jhv
Lieutenant General
jhv's Avatar
United_States
978
Rep
17,309
Posts

Drives: Every Day
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Los Angeles

iTrader: (1)

the F3x really is going to be their lifeline for a while, i think. i saw an F32 335 on the road first time today. i'm expecting them to become more ubiquitous through the new year
__________________
Appreciate 0
      12-03-2013, 10:23 PM   #14
TheBingoBalls
Colonel
Canada
370
Rep
2,774
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Toronto, Ontario

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by kmarei View Post
how can sales of the 1 series be up?
and why do they still make the Z4?
How can it be up? 600, to me, sounds like a realistic number of enthusiasts that want to grab one of the last BMW that still have some of that old BMW feel. You don't have to look no further than the forums here where some of the members have hinted or thought the same thing.
Appreciate 0
      12-04-2013, 02:32 AM   #15
Wolf
Captain
Wolf's Avatar
20
Rep
761
Posts

Drives: on hold
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Earth

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M235i View Post
That's what they are about to learn.
Yikes! I fear I agree with this

I am surprised by the MINI coupe and roadster... they are still relatively new and they just sold 91 and 109 units only??
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by bimmerjph View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
Appreciate 0
      12-04-2013, 02:46 AM   #16
Blipit_
Colonel
470
Rep
2,134
Posts

Drives: M
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: bmw

iTrader: (0)

BMW has to be scratching their heads. While Auto industry is booming right now, they are stagnant.


http://www.autoblog.com/2013/12/03/n...obble-edition/
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:53 PM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST