Jeep Had Highest-ever June 2018 Retail Sales
Jeep Cherokee, Compass and Wrangler catalyzed FCAs success last month with 86,989 vehicles compared to last year’s 73,153.
FCA US LLC today reported June 2018 sales of 202,264 vehicles, an eight percent increase compared with sales in June 2017 of 187,348 vehicles.
Overall sales were bolstered by both Jeep and Ram Truck, which reported significant increases for the month. FCA retail sales came in at 155,208, marking the best June sales since 2004 when sales reached 155,663 vehicles. Fleet accounted for 23 percent of total sales, a one percent decline from the previous year.
Record-shattering Jeep Sales
Jeep brand notched its best month of June sales ever with 86,989 vehicles sold compared with 73,153 in June 2017. Driving the results were the Cherokee, Compass and Wrangler nameplates. Cherokee and Compass sales nearly doubled, with Cherokee reporting 22,433 vehicle sales compared with 11,895 in June 2017. Compass sales were 15,142 compared with 8,311 in June 2017. Wrangler sales increased to 23,110 vehicles compared with 18,839 in June 2017.
Overall Brand Sales
Ram Truck scored a variety of records as sales increased six percent to 51,729 vehicles, making it the best June sales ever. Ram brand retail sales also had their best June ever, rising four percent to 36,750. Driving the increase was Light-Duty pickup truck retail sales, which rose 11 percent to 24,036 vehicles. Total sales of the Ram ProMaster van nearly doubled to 6,996 vehicles.
Chrysler brand total sales declined 32 percent in June to 13,484 vehicles compared with June of the previous year.
Dodge’s total sales rose nine percent to 46,387 as Charger sales rose four percent to 6,640 vehicles compared with 6,379 vehicles in June 2017. Sales of Fiat declined 36 percent to 1,426 vehicles. Alfa Romeo’s sales of 2,249 vehicles were up significantly compared with the same month a year ago. Stelvio led the brand with 1,231 vehicle sales, followed by Giulia at 979 vehicles.