Commercial Van Sales In America – March 2017


2017 Chevrolet City Express

U.S. commercial van sales declined 8% in March 2017, continuing a slide that began at the beginning of the year.

U.S. Vehicle Sales By Model – April 2017 YTD

Through the first-quarter of 2017, commercial van sales are down 5%, with most of the blame cast upon small commercial vans such as the Chevrolet City Express, Ford Transit Connect, Mercedes-Benz Metris, Nissan NV200, and Ram ProMaster City. 

Come to think of it, that’s ever van in the segment.

USA commercial van sales chart March 2017
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Granted, the Ford Transit – America’s top-selling commercial van overall – is also in decline, unable to match the furious sales pace it recorded in 2016, its second full year on the market. Transit volume has decreased by nearly 6000 units already this year.

But there remains plenty of evidence to suggest that small commercial vans are not the way forward. Too much space is lost, too much money is paid, and not enough efficiency is gained.

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 • April 2017 • February 2017March 2016

Van
March
2017
March
2016
%
Change
2017
YTD
2016
YTD
%
Change
706
1170 -39.7% 1872 2614 -28.4%
5819
6291 -7.5% 15,399 13,515 13.9%
4769
5816 -18.0% 12,075 12,648 -4.5%
12,167
14,895 -18.3% 30,283 36,022 -15.9%
2760
3619 -23.7% 6960 10,068 -30.9%
3689
1244 197% 6767 4124 64.1%
464
543 -14.5% 1242 1378 -9.9%
2407
2529 -4.8% 6191 5862 5.6%
1863
1791 4.0% 4533 4517 0.4%
1897
2416 -21.5% 4495 5352 -16.0%
1 -100% 3 -100%
4048
3263 24.1% 10,047 8302 21.0%
1317
1886 -30.2% 3333 4551 -26.8%
Full-Size Commercial Vans ³
34,762
35,829 -3.0% 85,295 84,990 0.4%
Small Commercial Vans ²
7144
9635 -25.9% 17,902 23,966 -25.3%
Total
41,906
45,464 -7.8% 103,197 108,956 -5.3%

Source: Automakers

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