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CHRYSLER

Chrysler sold 100,077 units in September 2010, up 61.9 percent compared to September 2009 and up 1.1 percent from August 2010.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, Chrysler is below the industry average when it comes to selling 2011 model year vehicles, the industry average is 35% of sales stem from 2011 model year vehicles.

Although Sienna is the best selling nameplate, combining Town & Country together with Grand Caravan gives Chrysler the title of best selling minivan manufacturer.

 

 

FORD

Ford sold 157,300 units in August 2010, down 11.7%compared to August 2009 and down 4.6%from July 2010. August sales for Ford do not include Volvo for 2010, but comparisons to July 2010 and August 2009 do.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, Ford is tracking very well with the industry average for model year sales mix.

Ford continues to show complete dominance within the large truck category.

Ford can also take the claim of best selling compact SUV.

 

 

GENERAL MOTORS

GM sold 173,032 units in September 2010, up 11.5 percent compared to September 2009 but down 6.5 percent from August 2010.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, GM is outpacing the rest of the industry and will sellout of 2010 mold year vehicles much faster than last year when 2009 model year vehicles dragged on for months more than the norm.

In spite of being down a good amount from last year's sales Camaro win the muscle car segment.

 

 

HONDA

Honda sold 97,361 units in September 2010, up 27.3 percent from September 2009 but down 10.5 percent from August 2010.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, Honda is already providing high incentives on 2010 model year vehicles, and things might get better (for consumers) if the sell down doesn't speed up.

 

 

NISSAN

Nissan sold 74,205 units in September 2010, up 54.0 percent from September 2009 but down 3.4 percent from August 2010.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, Nissan has a long way to go before the 2010s are sold, in fact, out of all major automakers they have the lowest amount of 2011s being sold.

 

 

TOYOTA

Toyota sold 147,162 units in September 2010, up 17.0 percent from September 2009 but down 0.8 percent from August 2010.

Below is a graphic to display the current model year sales process, Toyotas sales mix is close the industry average and if Toyota begins to weight their incentives more towards the 2010 model year stock then the sell down should quicken.

Camry remains on top of the midsize car segment; Sonata is climbing the ranks but is still shy nearly 10K.

Another strong seller for Toyota was the Corolla totaling a little over 21K in sales.

 

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