Midsize luxury car sales didn’t look good in 2019 and especially not in the month of December. The segment saw very few models that saw sales rise. In the month of December, only the Genesis G80 saw sales rise. When you look at 2019 as a whole, only four models saw sales increase.
In the month of December, there were about 19,000 fewer sales than it did in December of 2018. The year as a whole saw about 10,000 fewer sales than it did in 2018.
Leading the pack in terms of overall sales was the Tesla Model 3. However, that model has struggled the last several months to keep pace with its 2018 sales numbers. It’s up for the year, but we assume it won’t be, come 2020. The rest of the segment will likely struggle considerably in 2020. We expect the poor sales to keep going.
Two models that sold strongly in 2019 were the Audi A6 and A7. It will be interesting to see how these models fare in 2020. They could continue on for a while with strong sales, but we assume they will start to see sales fall off as well. The last couple months haven’t been so great, and we see the entire segment struggling in 2020.
Data will trickle in throughout the day with the numbers being finalized by EOD. GCBC is also happy to announce that we will be adding quarterly sales reports and comparisons in addition to monthly sales comparisons beginning this quarter. We will also be adding monthly sales tables and charts to the mix as well.
Note: FCA US LLC will end its practice of reporting U.S. and Canada sales on a monthly basis following June results. FCA US and FCA Canada will report monthly sales for May and June. The first quarterly report will occur on October 1, 2019, covering the months of July, August, and September.
US Best Selling Midsize Luxury Cars Last Month
This data table looks at last month’s total midsize luxury car sales volumes in the United States by model. We compare U.S market midsize luxury car model sales for last month with the same month last year. We also include the year to date sales numbers and compare with the same year to date numbers from last year. With both monthly and YTD sales numbers we have a growth rate column so you can better gauge an individual midsize luxury car models sales success in the U.S market.
This data table looks at quarterly sales performance for the midsize luxury car segment in the United States. It includes all major midsize luxury car models sold in the U.S market. We compare last quarter’s midsize luxury car U.S sales at the model level with the same midsize luxury car model sales quarter last year. We also include a growth rate too so you can see which midsize luxury car models are growing and which ones are declining. The quarterly view of midsize luxury car sales at the model level often gives you a better picture of what is happening than monthly because it takes out some of the month to month noise.
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US Midsize Luxury Car Sales by Month (All Models)
This sales data table looks at monthly sales performance for the midsize luxury car segment in the United States on a month to month basis for the entire year so far. It includes all major midsize luxury car models sold in the U.S market and you can see that the midsize luxury sales trends clearly. Seeing the individual midsize luxury car model sales performance in this way gives you a good sense of the momentum (good or bad).