Commercial Van Sales In America – May 2016 YTD


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As the U.S. auto industry struggled in the face of a shorter sales month, the commercial van sector posted a 5% year-over-year sales increase worth 2072 additional sales in May 2016.

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – May 2016 YTD

Small commercial vans failed to gain any market share, however, as the real growth in the commercial van segment came from the Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster. The duo combined for 2330 more sales in May 2016 than in May 2015.

USA commercial van sales chart May 2016
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Through the first five months of 2016, the Ford Transit owns 33% of the commercial van market. The Ford brand has earned 53% of all U.S. commercial van sales so far this year. 

FCA grew Ram’s share of the American commercial van market from 9.4% in the first five months of 2015 to 11.4%

You can click any model name in the tables below to find historical monthly and yearly U.S. auto sales data. You can also select a make and model at GCBC’s Sales Stats page. This table is sortable, so you can rank commercial vans any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • April 2016May 2015

Van
May
2016
May
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
174
772 -77.5% 4557 3211 41.9%
6588
5994 9.9% 26,762 21,459 24.7%
3985
4364 -8.7% 22,163 23,074 -3.9%
13,640
11,715 16.4% 64,043 45,509 40.7%
4390
4576 -4.1% 17,768 19,781 -10.2%
2341
2636 -11.2% 9877 11,362 -13.1%
410
2236
2438
2769 -12.0% 10,441 11,092 -5.9%
1465
1447 1.2% 7578 6575 15.3%
1411
1631 -13.5% 8503 6980 21.8%
1
191 -99.5% 1 2996 -99.9%
2946
2541 15.9% 14,175 9854 43.9%
1833
914 101% 8264 2634 214%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
33,403
31,466 6.2% 155,039 128,925 20.3%
Small Commercial Vans ²
8219
8084 1.7% 41,329 35,602 16.1%
Total
41,622
39,550 5.2% 196,368 164,527 19.4%

Source: Automakers
Sprinter & Metris sales combined by Mercedes-Benz, not GoodCarBadCar, and displayed with full-size commercial vans for the time being.

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