Sporty Car Sales In America - July 2017


Popularity of the new-shape Audi A5 continues to rocket as the German coupe looks set to have its best year ever. Though sales dropped in July over the previous month for the first time in 2017, the A5 will break the 10k mark easily next month if this trend continues.

Cheaper roadsters the MX-5 Miata and Fiat 124 Spider, which share a platform, both continue to show strong growth over 2016 despite falling sales across the Sporty Cars segment. 





More Ford Mustangs left showrooms than Dodge Challengers in July, though the Challenger remains the only American Muscle car to have sold more cars in 2017 than 2016 YTD. The Camaro briefly caught up with itself in May, but has sales have since slipped and the Chevy is now over 1,000 sales behind 2016 figures.

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. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank sports cars, coupes, and GTs any which way you like. Mobile users can thumb across tables 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 • June 2017July 2016

American Muscle
July 2017
July 2016
% Change
2017 YTD
2016 YTD
% Change
47135520-14.6%4128042354-2.5%
53335588-5%41243401813%
62069565-35.1%5081472530-29.9%
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Total
1625220673-21.4%133337155065-14%

Euro Sports Cars
July 2017
July 2016
% Change
2017 YTD
2016 YTD
% Change
2243-49%265340-22%
181211-14%13181689-22%
14124-88.7%495675-26.7%
232354-34%254023608%
199238-16.4%18151975-8.1%
167344-51.5%14041723-18.5%
164388-57.7%14012371-40.9%
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Total
9791702-42.5%923811133-17%

Misc. Sporty Cars
July 2017
July 2016
% Change
2017 YTD
2016 YTD
% Change
2255744203%8994507877%
13311708-22.1%664610765-38.3%
422433-33.3%38774704-17.6%
19302159-10.6%1563716827-7.1%
450480-6.2%2950481516%
50272-81.6%5981477-59.5%
765621133.9%6703747797.3%
522977-46.6%36216269-42.2%
99788113.2%7970626527.2%
441722-38.9%29303702-20.9%
3723535.4%26692760-3.3%
29333288-10.8%1911819294-0.9%
655682-4%43914465-1.7%
0
00%1387-99.7%
17472417-27.7%1248013269-5.9%
158222-28.8%24842792-11%
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Total
1502815400-2.4%101069992821.8%

Premium Sporty Cars
July 2017
July 2016
% Change
2017 YTD
2016 YTD
% Change
302142.9%308231239.1%
7688-17%55435058%
4397-55.7%522535-2.4%
55166-66.9%275786-65%
215-86.7%16511-96.9%
564914%45835130%
80---290---
31300%115800
100%16-83.3%
43121-64.5%536800-33%
17957214%716735-2.6%
154279-44.8%16042077-22.8%
000%000%
3052-42.3%4033679.9%
587806-27.2%49825833-14.6%
000%010%
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Total
15741751-10.1%1156212375-6.6%
Source: Automakers & ANDC * indicates a vehicle which is also shown in another GCBC segment breakdown ^ BMW USA, not GoodCarBadCar, has chosen to combine sales figures of the 1-Series and 2-Series. Clearly GoodCarBadCar is not suggesting that the cars in the tables above are all direct competitors. Establishing categories among cars as unique as even the Audi TT and Porsche Boxster has never pleased a single reader, so cars have been lumped together so you can simply see how buyers looking for sports cars, roadsters, hot hatches, convertibles, GTs, and wanna-be sports cars spend their money. Greater categorization of cars would only lead to problems that automakers create by not isolating model-specific sales figures: we don't know how many M3s BMW has sold or how many Civics are Si models, for example. The numbers we do have are listed above. The BMW 6-Series has been removed from the premium list because we don't use this space as a showcase for sedans (unless automakers release data for high-end sporting models like the Lexus ISF, as Toyota Canada does) and the 6-Series lineup now relies heavily on a sedan variant. GoodCarBadCar is always open to hearing about the ways you would break down segments, so feel free to get in touch. You can always find the sales results for EVERY vehicle and form your own competitive sets by using the All Vehicle Rankings posts. Sales data for brands such as Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus, Rolls-Royce etc. are unfortunately not broken down by model. ANDC estimates say sales for Aston Martin and Lotus in the first three months of 2017 were ___, respectively. Figures through the first three months of 2017 for Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Rolls-Royce were:  

RECOMMENDED READING 

Sporty Car Sales In America - June 2017 
Sporty Car Sales In America - July 2016 
Top 20 Best-Selling Cars In America - July 2017 
U.S. Auto Sales Brand Rankings - July 2017

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