Best Selling Small and Midsize Luxury Cars in America for January 2018
Here you will find the Small and Midsize Luxury car sales leaders in the United States for January 2018. Each month we compile the Small and Midsize Luxury car model sales data and reports for North American markets and analyze it to create the best selling list below.
Our Take On The Small and Midsize Luxury Cars Sales Numbers
The market for small luxury cars in America grew by 1.2% on last January. For midsize luxury cars, the growth was sharper, at 5.4%. Notably, sales of small and midsize premium passenger cars seems to be growing, despite the broader passenger car market shrinking by 10% year-on-year.
But it was not all rosy for every nameplate in the below charts during January.
While BMW and Audi’s small luxury sedans the 3-Series and A4 both posted significant growth on their performance this time last year, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Infiniti Q50 reported notable drops in demand. In the Mercedes-Benz’s case that drop was over 31% year-on-year.
C-Class was outsold by its related GLC-Class compact SUV cousin in January, which was Mercedes-Benz leader in terms of sales volume in the first month of the year.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class and CLS-Class top the midsize luxury cars chart, even with a 1.3% drop they remain considerably ahead of the pack here.
The BMW 5-Series growth is sharp due to this time last year BMW preparing for the introduction of the G30 generation. It sits third in its sub-segment for January following a strong end to 2017.
Between the BMW and Mercedes-Benz sits the Lexus ES, which sold a fifth more volume in January 2018 as in 2017.
Best Selling Small and Midsize Luxury Cars Rankings
Top Small and Midsize Luxury Cars Sales Figures – This Month
This sales table of shows the top Small and Midsize Luxury car sales performers in the United States, including their year on year growth rates both for the most recent month and year to date figures. Note that this table is sortable and that it fees the chart below. You can easily change the chart by filtering and sorting the below table.
For reference US = United States Sales for the month, US LY = Last Year’s United States Sales for the month, US vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate, YTD = United States Sales Year to Date, YTD LY = Last Year’s United States Year to Date Sales, YTD vs LY = The Year on Year Growth Rate.