Commercial Van Sales In America - October 2016 YTD

2017 Ford Transit Connect van black
U.S. sales of commercial vans dropped 7% in October 2016, but the segment-wide decline masked a significant uptick among full-size vans.


U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model - October 2016 YTD


Led by the Ford Transit, full-size van sales jumped 5%, a gain of 1839 units. Transit volume rose 9% to 10,202 units, 30% of the full-size sector. 

Ford's share of the small commercial van category, however, fell to 42% from 64% a year ago because Transit Connect volume plunged 62% in October 2016, hampered by a recall. 

USA commercial van sales chart October 2016
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The Transit Connect wasn't the only van to sell far less often in October 2016 than in October 2015. 

Chevrolet City Express sales tumbled 70%. 

GMC Savana volume was down 45%.

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. Mobile users can now thumb across the table for full-width access. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.

Click Column Headers To Sort • September 2016October 2015
Van
October
2016
October
2015
%
Change
2016
YTD
2015
YTD
%
Change
286
958-70.1%6036 8362 -27.8%
5459
6442-15.3%55,210 50,650 9.0%
4592
403613.8%44,787 43,072 4.0%
10,202
93619.0%122,809 95,446 28.7%
2265
5877-61.5%36,018 42,704 -15.7%
760
1380-44.9%14,656 17,772 -17.5%
558
------4712 --- ---
2166
2799-22.6%23,168 23,073 0.4%
1360
1391-2.2%14,743 13,929 5.8%
1243
1409-11.8%15,62214,343 8.9%
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9 -100%21 2155 -99.0%
4500
234991.6%31,044 21,574 43.9%
1052
92513.7%13,701 6294 118%
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Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
29,039
27,7584.6%306,417 265,516 15.4%
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Small Commercial Vans ²
5404
9178-41.1%76,110 73,858 3.0%
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Total
34,443
36,936-6.7%382,527 339,374 12.7%
Source: Automakers
This post was updated on the afternoon of original publishing with Metris/Sprinter breakdown.

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