BMW USA reported the 23rd consecutive year-over-year 3-Series sales increase in March 2015, a 47% jump to nearly 15,000 units and the third occasion in five months that 3-Series sales have shot beyond 14K.
The 3-Series, including its 4-Series offshoot, outsold its next two-best-selling rivals combined.
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class sales jumped 35%; the Lexus IS was down 8%. 3-Series/4-Seriesvolume increased by more than the Lexus IS’s total.
BMW also generated a significantly improved 5-Series sales month. Overall BMW car volume grew 37% in March. BMW’s cars are up 28% in the first-quarter of 2015 while the brand’s five SAVs are down 20%.
That’s in stark contrast to the overall U.S. auto industry, where car sales are flat and SUVs and crossovers are up 12%.
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