Woodcliff Lake, NJ – July 1, 2014… The BMW Group in
the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported June sales of 35,577
vehicles, an increase of 5.7 percent from the 33,645 vehicles sold in
the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI
combined) is up 5.1 percent on sales of 181,534 in the first half of
2014 compared to 172,787 in the same period in 2013.
BMW Brand Sales - Best First Half Ever
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 11.5 percent in June for a
total of 30,201 compared to 27,074 vehicles sold in June, 2013.
Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 12.1 percent on sales of 157,382
compared to 140,431 sold in the first half of 2013.
“The June and first-half results prove again that customer demand is
solid and stronger than many have thought and we fully expect
confidence and demand to stay strong through the end of the year,”
said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “I am
particularly pleased with the results for our 2 and 4 Series models;
these are driving machines at the core of the BMW brand.”
BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles In June, sales of BMW
used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and pre-owned) increased
10.0 percent to 15,241 vehicles compared to the 13,859 vehicles sold
in June 2013. Year-to-date, BMW used vehicles (including certified
pre-owned) are up 13.1 percent on sales of 97,939 compared to 86,559
sold in the first half of 2013.
MINI Brand Sales
For June, MINI USA reported 5,376 automobiles, a decrease of 18.2
percent from the 6,571 automobiles sold in the same month a year ago.
Year-to-date, MINI USA reported a sales total of 24,152 automobiles, a
decrease of 25.4 percent from the 32,356 automobiles sold in the first
half of 2013.
MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles In June, MINI used
automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and pre-owned)
reported sales of 1,924 automobiles, an increase of 2.5 percent from
the 1,877 automobiles sold in June, 2013. Year-to-date, MINI used
automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned) reported sales
of 12,339 automobiles, an increase of 19.5 percent from the 10,324
automobiles sold in the first half of 2013.
Table 1: Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, June 2014
YTD June 2014
BMW passenger cars
BMW light trucks
BMW Motorrad Sales
BMW Motorrad USA reported sales of 1,327 motorcycles in June, a
decrease of 3.4 percent from the total of 1,374 motorcycles sold in
The R 1200 GS was the brand’s best selling model with 190 units,
helping drive growth of 7 percent in R-Series models with 517 boxer
deliveries in June compared to 482 in June of last year.
With 290 retails compared to 202 last year, S-Series performance
increased by 44 percent with the HP4 up 168 percent in the month with
58 deliveries compared to 22 in June of 2013.
BMW Motorrad continues to perform ahead of last year, up 8.2 percent
after 6 months.
Table 2: Motorcycle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, June 2014
BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since
1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in
2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include
marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW
brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and
the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; DesignworksUSA, a strategic
design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon
Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW
Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global
manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all
X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity
Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S.
through networks of 339 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity
Vehicle centers, 139 BMW motorcycle retailers, 120 MINI passenger car
dealers, and 35 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding
Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is
located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.