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.
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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.
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