Commercial Van Sales In America – January 2017


2017 Ford Transit Connect black van

U.S. sales of commercial vans slid 4% in January 2017 despite growth from the larger commercial van sub-sector. Full-size commercial vans rose 3% on the strength of Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz, and Ram sales. 

U.S. Vehicle Sales Rankings By Model – January 2017

But small commercial vans, dragged down by the Ford Transit Connect’s 39% drop and declines reported by the Chevrolet City Express, Nissan NV200, and Ram ProMaster City, plunged 27%, a loss of nearly 1800 sales.

USA commercial van sales chart January 2017
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Small commercial van market share consequently dropped to just 17% in January 2017, a sharp drop from the 23% result one year ago.

Small commercial van sales dropped 9% in 2016 as full-size commercial van sales jumped 15%.

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 • February 2017 • December 2016January 2016

Van
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016
%
Change
2017
YTD
2016
YTD
%
Change
482
710 -32.1% 482 710 -32.1%
4322
2913 48.4% 4322 2913 48.4%
3290
2959 11.2% 3290 2959 11.2%
7770
9631 -19.3% 7770 9631 -19.3%
2098
3411 -38.5% 2098 3411 -38.5%
1235
1500 -17.7% 1235 1500 -17.7%
2049
1899 7.9% 2049 1899 7.9%
1234
1292 -4.5% 1234 1292 -4.5%
1264
1273 -0.7% 1264 1273 -0.7%
2 -100% 2 -100%
3351
2342 43.1% 3351 2342 43.1%
925
1156 -20.0% 925 1156 -20.0%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
23,251
22,536 3.2% 23,251 22,536 3.2%
Small Commercial Vans ²
4769
6552 -27.2% 4769 6552 -27.2%
Total
28,020
29,088 -3.7% 28,020 29,088 -3.7%

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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