Minivan Sales In America – 2007 Year End


2005 Chevrolet Uplander

For the third consecutive year, sales of minivans declined in the United States. The 16% year-over-year drop in 2007 equalled a loss of 155,338 sales during a year in which overall new vehicle sales declined by a little more than 2%, a drop of 407,000 sales. 

The Chevrolet Uplander produced meaningful gains, but GM’s total minivan volume shrunk by 13,578 sales, a 15% decline, as GM’s minivan market share slid to 9.4%. 

Complete U.S. Minivan Market Sales Figures – 2006 Year End
Complete U.S. Minivan Market Sales Figures – 2008 Year End

The Dodge Caravan continued to be be America’s top-selling minivan, although its margin of victory over the second-ranked Honda Odyssey was only slight. The Chrysler Group’s market share in the category nevertheless grew to 37.7% from 37.5%.

Overall, minivans accounted for just 5.2% of the new vehicles sold in the United States in 2007, down from 6.0% in 2006. Meanwhile, America’s six best-selling SUVs and crossovers accounted for 6.0% of the new vehicles sold in 2007.

Click Column Headers To Sort Minivans By Volume Or % Change

Minivan
2007
2006

Change
Buick Terraza
5,569
11,948
-53.4%
Chevrolet Astro
25
386
-93.5%
Chevrolet Uplander
69,885
58,699
19.1%
Chevrolet Venture
25
196
-87.2%
Chrysler Town & Country
138,151
159,105
-13.2%
Dodge Caravan/Grand Caravan
176,041
211,140
-16.6%
Ford Freestar
2,390
50,125
-95.2%
GMC Safari
13
56
-76.8%
Honda Odyssey
173,046
177,919
-2.7%
Hyundai Entourage
17,155
12,206
40.5%
Kia Rondo
26,020
594
4280%
Kia Sedona
40,493
57,018
-29.0%
Mazda 5
13,717
17,109
-19.8%
Mazda MPV
125
11,600
-98.9%
Mercury Monterey
700
4,467
-84.3%
Nissan Quest
28,590
31,905
-10.4%
Oldsmobile Silhouette
10
-100%
Pontiac Montana
26
388
-93.3%
Pontiac Montana SV6
1,359
13,100
-89.6%
Saturn Relay
1,474
7,171
-79.4%
Toyota Sienna
138,162
163,269
-15.4%
Total
832,966
988,411 -15.7%

Source: Automakers & ANDC