February Sales Report

One third of all brands reported a decrease in monthly sales when compared to February of 2012. However, Subaru announced its best ever February sales, with 28,163 units sold, an increase of 11 percent compared to 2012. Although there was a significant amount of decrease, the strength of the automotive market is on the rise, if continuous record-breaking is anything to go by. The record-breaking trend from last month continues, despite decreases in units sold. The Acura RDX has set its tenth consecutive monthly sales record with 2,795 units sold, which is a 177.6 percent increase from February of last year. Keeping with the trend, Toyota announced that the Avalon had its best month since November 2007 with 5,703 units sold this month. In spite of its 2.8 percent decrease, Mazda celebrates the Mazda5's best ever February with 2,260 units sold, a 44.8 percent increase from February of last year. The big leaders for overall sales continue to be Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota, with unit sales at 158,541, 190,939, and 149,038, respectively. Each brand has had an increase in sales from January to February 2013. Below are the numbers for February 2013.
Brand/Company January 2013 January 2012 Increase/Decrease Daily Sales Rate* Increase/Decrease Best-Selling Model
Acura 11,364 11,258 106 0.9% MDX
Audi 2,786 2,865 -79 -2.8% Q5
BMW 21,311 21,204 107 0.5% 3 Series
Buick 16,150 14,023 2,127 15.2% Enclave
Cadillac 13,845 11,505 2,340 20.3% SRX
Chevrolet 158,541 151,197 7,344 4.9% Silverado
Chrysler 25,083 27,008 -1,925 -7% 200
Dodge 55,639 42,692 12,947 30% Caravan
Fiat 3,302 3,227 75 2% 500
Ford 190,939 172,207 18,732 9% F-Series
GMC 35,778 3,581 3,197 9.8% Sierra
Honda 96,623 98,899 -2,170 -2.3% Accord
Hyundai 52,311 51,151 1,160 2% Elantra
Infiniti 9,147 9,239 -92 -1.0% G Sedan
Jeep 31,164 37,312 -6,148 -16% Wrangler
Kia 41,505 45,038 -3,533 N/A Optima
Lexus 17,339 16,682 657 8.3% RX
Lincoln 4,883 6,912 -2,029 -29.4% MKX
Mazda 24,936 25,651 -715 -2.8% Mazda3
Mercedes-Benz 24,051 19,679 4,372 22.2% C-Class
Mini 4,302 4,980 -678 -13.6% Cooper Hardtop
Mitsubishi 6,051 N/A N/A 27.8% Outlander Sport
Nissan 90,489 97,492 -7,003 -7.2% Altima
Porsche 2,805 2,149 656 31% Cayenne
Ram 23,827 23,282 545 2% Pickup
Smart 783 769 14 1.8% ForTwo
Subaru 28,163 25,374 2,789 11% Outback
Toyota 149,038 142,780 6,258 8.7% Camry
Volkswagen 31,456 30,577 879 2.9% Jetta
Volvo 4,867 5,263 -396 -7.5% S60
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