U.S. sales of commercial vans jumped 23% in December 2015 and ended 2015 up 19% compared with the 2014 calendar year. The overall category improved by 66,284 sales in 2015 and grew far faster than the overall new vehicle industry, which produced gains of less than 6%.
Full-size vans, led by the overall leader, Ford’s Transit, posted a 14% year-over-year improvement in 2015. The Transit and its E-Series predecessor/partner owned 51% of the category.
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The smaller Ford Transit Connect, meanwhile, fended off new challengers from Ram and Chevrolet to produce a 21% year-over-year increase to 52,221 sales in 2015, the sixth consecutive year of growth for the Transit Connect. 55% of the small commercial vans sold in America in 2015 were Transit Connects.
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 now sortable, so you can rank commercial vans any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.