Mini USA Car Sales Charts – April 2013


Two of the seven available Minis accounted for three quarters of Mini USA volume in April 2013. Sales of the conventional Mini Cooper, which is known as the Hardtop, fell 6% in April and are down 6% through the first four months of 2013. Sales of the Mini Countryman shot up 22% and are up 18% this year.

April marked the Countryman’s 2013 monthly peak, but in its second month on sale, the Countryman’s two-door brother fell back to just 95 units. Availability is presumably a key factor in the Paceman’s slow start.

And the dreadfully ugly Mini Coupe continued its slide. If it were to ever have a second generation, which it probably won’t, the Coupe would need to not look stupid.

Click either of the accompanying charts for a larger view. Keep in mind the totals achieved by the Fiat 500 and Volkswagen Beetle: 3899 in April and 13,511 year-to-date for the Fiat; 3679 and 13,689 for the Beetle, including 1699 Beetle Convertible sales in April and 4389 so far this year. Fiat said Abarth sales rose 22% in April, but did not elaborate.

Click Column Headers To Sort – April 2014 – May 2013 – March 2013 – April 2012

Mini
April 
2013
%
Change
Year 
To 
Date
YTD

Change
Mini Cooper Hardtop
2469
– 5.8% 8859 – 6.2%
Mini Cooper Convertible
400
– 21.3% 1238 – 29.5%
Mini Cooper Clubman
507
– 2.7% 1226 – 18.4%
Mini Countryman
1864
+ 21.6% 6703 + 18.3%
Mini Coupe 
168
– 42.1% 613 – 40.3%
Mini Roadster
283
+ 9.7% 938 + 83.2%
Mini Paceman
95
—– 264 —–
Total
5786
+ 1.0% 19,841 – 0.4%

Source: BMW of North America


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