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BMW of North America Reports December 2019 and Year-End U.S. Sales.

January 3, 2020 GMT

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 3, 2020--

BMW sales totaled 35,746 vehicles in December 2019, an increase of 4.0 percent over the 34,357 vehicles sold in December 2018. For the full year 2019 BMW sales increased 4.4 percent on total sales of 324,826, compared to the 311,014 vehicles sold in 2018.

In 2019, BMW brand sales in the U.S. continued to rise on the strength of new model launches from the company’s ongoing product offensive, and the increased availability of its U.S.-built Sports Activity Vehicles, including the best-selling X3 and X5 and first-ever X7. The all-new, seventh-generation of the iconic BMW 3 Series launched in February and was a top performer in the premium sedan segment.

“We’ve talked a lot over the course of the past two years about having the right product mix for the market, and we believe that with all of our recent launches, we have just that,” said Bernhard Kuhnt, president and CEO, BMW of North America. “BMW currently has the youngest and most exciting product portfolio in the segment. We are very pleased with our results in 2019 and wish to thank both our customers and dealers for their tremendous support.”

Table 1: New Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, December 2019

 Dec. 2019 Dec. 2018 % YTD Dec. 2019 YTD Dec. 2018 %
i3 

214

 

356

 

40.0%

 

4,854

 

6,117

 

-20.6%

i8 

51

 

97

 

-47.4%

 

1,102

 

772

 

42.7%

2 Series 

765

 

718

 

6.5%

 

8,015

 

9,208

 

-13.0%

3 Series 

5,245

 

3,184

 

64.7%

 

47,827

 

44,578

 

7.3%

4 Series 

891

 

1,916

 

-53.5%

 

18,621

 

31,379

 

-40.7%

5 Series 

2,733

 

4,756

 

-42.5%

 

38,709

 

43,937

 

-11.9%

6 Series 

8

 

330

 

-97.6%

 

1,139

 

3,762

 

-69.7%

7 Series 

763

 

983

 

-22.4%

 

8,823

 

8,271

 

6.7%

8 Series 

1,066

 

223

 

378.0%

 

4,410

 

223

 

1877.6%

Z4 

233

 

0

 

0.0%

 

2,941

 

4

 

73425.0%

X1 

1,788

 

3,411

 

-47.6%

 

17,815

 

29,060

 

-38.7%

X2 

1,093

 

1,454

 

-24.8%

 

11,293

 

16,154

 

-30.1%

BMW passenger cars 

14,850

 

17,428

 

-14.8%

   

-14.4%

X3 

8,090

 

8,511

 

-4.9%

 

70,110

 

61,351

 

14.3%

X4 

1,333

 

612

 

117.8%

 

8,758

 

4,323

 

102.6%

X5 

7,757

 

7,323

 

5.9%

 

54,595

 

45,013

 

21.3%

X6 

557

 

483

 

15.3%

 

4,240

 

6,862

 

-38.2%

X7 

3,159

 

0

 

0.0%

 

21,574

 

0

 

0.0%

BMW light trucks 

20,896

 

16,929

 

23.4%

 

159,277

 

117,549

 

35.5%

BMW brand 

35,746

 

34,357

 

4.0%

 

324,826

 

311,014

 

4.4%

Cooper /S Hardtop 2 Door 

594

 

760

 

-21.8%

 

8,462

 

9,950

 

-15.0%

Cooper /S Hardtop 4 Door 

450

 

448

 

0.4%

 

6,065

 

6,450

 

-6.0%

Cooper /S Convertible 

247

 

134

 

84.3%

 

4,031

 

5,334

 

-24.4%

Cooper /S Clubman 

323

 

277

 

16.6%

 

3,565

 

4,385

 

-18.7%

Countryman 

696

 

1,178

 

-40.9%

 

13,969

 

17,565

 

-20.5%

MINI brand 

2,310

 

2,797

 

-17.4%

 

36,092

 

43,684

 

-17.4%

TOTAL BMW of North America, LLC 

38,056

 

37,154

 

2.4%

 

360,918

 

354,698

 

1.8%

MINI Brand Sales

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles

Table 2: Pre-Owned Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, December 2019

Dec.
2019

Dec.
2018

%

TOT 2019

TOT
2018

%

BMW CPO

11,516

9,858

16.8%

119,679

123,290

-2.9%

BMW Total Pre-Owned

23,242

21,388

8.7%

253,450

244,664

3.6%

 

MINI CPO

930

988

-5.9%

12,648

13,539

-6.6%

MINI Total Pre-Owned

2,341

2,461

-4.9%

29,760

31,867

-6.6%

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 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; technology offices in Silicon Valley and Chicago, and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is the BMW Group global center of competence for BMW X models and manufactures the X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7 Sports Activity Vehicles. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 348 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 149 BMW motorcycle retailers, 121 MINI passenger car dealers, and 38 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.

Journalist note: Information about BMW Group and its products in the USA is available to journalists on-line at www.bmwusanews.com and www.press.bmwna.com.

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CONTACT: Phil DiIanni

BMW of North America, LLC

(201) 571-5660 /phil.diianni@bmwna.com

Mariella Kapsaskis

BMW of North America, LLC

(201) 930-3166 /mariella.kapsaskis@bmwna.com

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