For Every Mazda 5 Sold In America In September,
Americans Registered 40 Grand Caravans & T&Cs
Not only did America’s minivan market slide 14.7% in an abbreviated September 2013, the daily sales rate for minivans fell 7.3%, as well.
The Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country – America’s third and fourth-best-selling minivans through the first three quarters of 2013 – topped the sales leaderboard in September. Grand Caravan volume was down 19%; Town & Country sales rose 4%.
The Chrysler twins owned 52.6% of the minivan category’s sales in September 2013. So far this year, their market share figure stands at 45.1%, down from 45.8% a year ago.
The Honda Odyssey continues as America’s best-selling minivan nameplate, although it can’t compete with the Chrysler duo. Odyssey sales fell 35% in September.
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Only the YTD second-ranked Toyota Sienna and September’s second-ranked Town & Country managed gains in a tough September.
You can click any model name in the table 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 minivans any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.