Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – January 2015


Although its U.S. sales volume was chopped in half in January 2015, falling from a paltry 232 units in January 2014 to 115 last month, the Chevrolet SS did not rank among America’s 20 worst-selling vehicles in 2014. 

How come?

Precisely 20 other vehicles saw their sales decline at an even faster rate. 

• U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – January 2015

Many of those vehicles are defunct or about to be replaced – the Chevrolet Captiva Sport and Audi TT as examples – but many others were simply not as successful in January 2015 as they were one year earlier.

Not that Kia was selling boatloads of Cadenzas in early 2014; not that the Acura RLX was an outright hit in January of last year. 

You can always select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page to find historical monthly and yearly sales figures from both Canada and the United States. Pertinent links are clickable at the bottom of this post, but you can also find related links at the Best Sellers page.

January 2016 • February 2015 • December 2014January 2014

Rank
Worst-Selling Vehicle 
By Percentage Decline
%
Change
January
2015
January
2014
#1
Chevrolet Captiva Sport
-99.7% 10 3765
#2
Acura TSX
-99.3% 6 893
#3
Acura TL
-98.7% 18 1368
#4
Audi TT
-97.3% 3 113
#5
Dodge Avenger
-95.0% 242 4795
#6
Volvo XC90
-91.7% 38 459
#7
Land Rover LR2
-90.1% 36 363
#8
Mazda 2
-87.7% 112 907
#9
Toyota FJ Cruiser
-86.4% 158 1162
#10
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
-85.7% 5 35
#11
Honda Ridgeline
-81.6% 214 1163
#12
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
-66.7% 11 33
#13
Scion xD
-62.8% 220 592
#14
Nissan Cube
-61.2% 156 402
#15
BMW X1
-61.1% 518 1332
#16
Jaguar XK
-61.0% 46 118
#17
Kia Cadenza
-58.7% 383 927
#18
Acura RLX
-58.1% 176 420
#19
Audi A7
-54.3% 285 624
#20
Scion iQ
-53.6% 77 166

Rank
Worst-Selling Vehicle
By Volume
January
2015
January
2014
%
Change
#1
Lexus LFA
2
T2
Audi TT
3 113 -97.3%
T2
Mitsubishi i MiEV
3 1 200%
#4
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
5 35 -85.7%
#5
Acura TSX
6 893 -99.3%
#6
Chevrolet Captiva Sport
10 3765 -99.7%
#7
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
11 33 -66.7%
#8
Acura TL
18 1368 -98.7%
#9
Porsche 918 Spyder
34
#10
Land Rover LR2
36 363 -90.1%
#11
Volvo XC90
38 459 91.7%
#12
Jaguar XK
46 118 -61.0%
#13
Audi R8
49 81 -39.5%
#14
Dodge Viper
61 47 29.8%
#15
Scion iQ
77 166 -53.6%
#16
Mini Paceman
82 111 -26.1%
#17
BMW i8
85
#18
Cadillac ELR
92 41 124%
#19
BMW Z4
94 166 -43.4%
#20
Alfa Romeo 4C
97

Source: Automakers & ANDC
Vehicles which sold at least once in January 2014 but not at all in January 2015: Mercedes-Benz R-Class, Chevrolet Avalanche, Acura ZDX, Hyundai Veracruz, Mazda RX-8, Mitsubishi Galant, Subaru Tribeca, Volkswagen Routan, Volvo C30, Volvo C70.
Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Rolls-Royce do not release monthly sales data. Bentley and Maserati do not report model-specific sales data.

RECOMMENDED READING
Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – January 2016
Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – February 2015
Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – December 2014
Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – 2014 Year End
Top 20 Worst-Selling Vehicles In America – January 2014
U.S. Auto Sales Brand Rankings – January 2015