FCA US Reports April 2017 Sales
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
By: FCA

FCA US Reports April 2017 Sales  •Ram Truck brand sales up 5 percent; pickup sales increase 8 percent versus same month a year ago

•Jeep® Grand Cherokee sales up 6 percent, compared with same month a year ago

•Three Dodge brand vehicles post sales gains; Dodge Journey crossover sales up 72 percent

•All-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan sales up year over year and best sales month so far this year

May 2, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US today reported sales of 177,441 units, a 7 percent decrease compared with sales in April 2016 (190,071 units), which now include Maserati brand sales.

FCA US Reports April 2017 Sales   In April, fleet sales of 30,650 units were down 21 percent year over year as FCA US continues its strategy of reducing sales to the daily rental segment. Fleet sales represented 17 percent of total sales in April. Retail sales of 146,791 units were down 3 percent for the month, and represented 83 percent of total April sales.

Ram Truck brand sales were up 5 percent year over year in April, compared with the same month a year ago. The increase was driven by an 8 percent increase in Ram pickup truck sales. Three Dodge brand vehicles posted sales gains, led by the Dodge Journey crossover's 72 percent year-over-year increase. The Jeep Grand Cherokee posted a 6 percent sales gain in April. Sales of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan – the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017 – increased year over year in April, versus the same month a year ago and turned in its best sales month so far this year.

Ram Truck Brand

Ram pickup truck sales increased 8 percent in April, compared with the same month a year ago. Ram Truck brand sales – which also include the Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans – were up 5 percent for the month. The Fast Lane Truck (TFLtruck) in April honored the 2017 Ram 3500 with a Gold Hitch award for the heavy-duty segment. The 6.7-liter Cummins diesel-powered Ram 3500 Heavy Duty took top honors for outstanding pulling power, braking, fuel economy, comfort and handling under extreme towing conditions.

Jeep® Brand


Trending News
  • Chrysler Pacifica And Dodge Challenger Lead Segments In J.D. Power 2017 Apeal Study
  • Alcantara Returns As Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Partner In 2017
  • Nissan Altima Tops Midsize Car Segment, Murano Tops Midsize SUV Segment In 2017 J.D. Power Apeal Study
  • Astor Devotion Collection Crossing the Block at Russo and Steele Monterey!
  • 2017 Mid-Year: Far-Reaching Transformation In Readiness For The Launch Of The Next Generation Of DS Models In 2018

    Jeep Grand Cherokee sales were up 6 percent in April, compared with the same month a year ago. The brand's total sales for the month were down as the brand launches the all-new 2017 Jeep Compass and continues to reduce its fleet sales volume to the daily rental segment. The all-new Compass is now arriving in Jeep dealerships in greater numbers. The new Compass is the only compact SUV to offer a nine-speed automatic transmission, and is standard on all Compass 4x4 models. The Jeep brand unveiled the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk at the New York International Auto Show in April. The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the most powerful and quickest SUV ever. Powering the Trackhawk is a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine delivering 707 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque. Built in Detroit at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant, the Trackhawk will arrive in Jeep showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2017.

    Dodge Brand

    Three Dodge brand vehicles posted year-over-year sales increases in April, led by the Dodge Journey crossover's 72 percent sales gain. Sales of the Dodge Challenger coupe were up 5 percent, while Dodge Durango full-size SUV sales increased 17 percent in April, compared with the same month a year ago. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – the World's Fastest 0-60 Production Car and the Dodge brand's new ultimate performance halo – was unveiled in April during the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The limited-production Challenger SRT Demon is powered by an 840-horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Demon V-8, the world's most powerful factory-production V-8 engine.

    Chrysler Brand

    The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica – the most awarded minivan of 2016 and 2017 – posted its best sales month so far this year in April. Pacifica sales were up year over year, and increased 12 percent compared with sales in the previous month of March. In addition, the all-new Chrysler Pacific Hybrid minivan began shipping to Chrysler dealerships last month. The Pacifica continues to accrue awards and accolades in 2017, including the 2017 Crossover-SUV of the Year by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the best minivan in Popular Mechanics' annual Automotive Excellence Awards, and the best minivan of 2017 by the New York Daily News Autos team in the newspaper's second annual Auto Awards.

    FIAT Brand

    Fiat 124 Spider sales were up 11 percent compared with the previous month of March. April was the 124 Spider's best sales month so far this year. The 124 Spider was named Best Sports Car for the Money by U.S. News & World Report.

    Alfa Romeo Brand

    Alfa Romeo brand sales of 677 units increased 1,047 percent compared with the same month a year ago.

    Maserati Brand1

    Maserati brand sales of 1,265 units were up 19 percent versus the same month in 2016.

  • Photo credit: FCA
    posted on conceptcarz.com

    Recent News
    Chrysler Pacifica And Dodge Challenger Lead Segments In J.D. Power 2017 Apeal Study

    - Two FCA US LLC vehicles led their segments in J.D. Powers 2017 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™. For the fifth time in seven years, the Dodge Challenger ranked highest......

    Four FCA US Vehicles Win Quality Awards In Strategic Vision's 23Rd Annual Total Quality Impact™

    - Four FCA US LLC vehicles led their respective segments in total quality in Strategic Visions 23rd annual Total Quality Impact™ (TQI) report. In its inaugural year, the all-new 2017 Chrysler......

    Kia Optima And Kia Sportage Ranked Top 10 Most Awarded Vehicles Of 2017 By Kelley Blue Book's Kbb.Com

    – Kia Motors America (KMA) was honored when two of its popular models – the 2017 Kia Optima midsize sedan and 2017 Kia Sportage SUV – were named among the top 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2017 by Kelley Blue......

    2017 Hungarian Grand Prix - Preview

    We have reached the halfway point of the 2017 season and both championships are very much in the balance right now. The points tables show that we have a small buffer in the constructors race and......

    Mitsubishi Motors Partners The UK's First Multi-Brand EV Showroom

    Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has been announced as one of the founding partners of the UKs first multi-brand EV showroom. Located in a 4,000 sq ft state-of-the-art showroom at Milton Keynes centre:mk,......

    Hybrids And Compact Cars Drive Record Half – Year Sales For Kia In Europe

    Kia Motors has recorded its best-ever six-month sales period, with European* half-year sales surpassing 250,000 for the first time in the companys history, with UK sales representing 20 per cent......

    Toyota Recalls Certain Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid And Camry Hybrid Vehicles

    – Toyota Motor North America, Inc., announced that it is conducting a safety recall involving 671 Model Year 2016 Avalon Hybrid and Camry Hybrid vehicles in the U.S. Among these 671 vehicles, up to......

    Lexus LC 500 Showcased In Marvel Studios' Black Panther

    — Today, on the brink of the opening of Comic-Con International: San Diego, Lexus and Marvel have announced a collaboration to pair the first-ever 2018 Lexus LC with Marvels dynamic Black Panther character......

    2018 Audi RS 3
    2018 Audi RS 3  2018 Audi RS 3  2018 Audi RS 3  2018 Audi RS 3  2018 Audi RS 3  
    2018 Audi TT RS
    2018 Audi TT RS  2018 Audi TT RS  2018 Audi TT RS  2018 Audi TT RS  2018 Audi TT RS  
    2018 Ford F-150
    2018 Ford F-150  2018 Ford F-150  2018 Ford F-150  2018 Ford F-150  2018 Ford F-150  
    2018 Honda Accord
    2018 Honda Accord  2018 Honda Accord  2018 Honda Accord  2018 Honda Accord  2018 Honda Accord  
    2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
    2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid  2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid  2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid  2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid  2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid  
    2018 Hyundai Sonata
    2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  2018 Hyundai Sonata  
    2018 Infiniti Q50
    2018 Infiniti Q50  2018 Infiniti Q50  2018 Infiniti Q50  2018 Infiniti Q50  2018 Infiniti Q50  
    2018 Lexus LC 500
    2018 Lexus LC 500  2018 Lexus LC 500  2018 Lexus LC 500  2018 Lexus LC 500  
    2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport
    2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport  2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport  2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport  2018 Lexus LS 500 F Sport  
    2018 Lexus LS 500h
    2018 Lexus LS 500h  2018 Lexus LS 500h  2018 Lexus LS 500h  2018 Lexus LS 500h  2018 Lexus LS 500h  

    Vehicle information, history, and
    specifications from concept to production.

    Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook  Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

    Conceptcarz.com
    © 1998-2017 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.