With sharp declines from the Acura TLX, Audi A4, BMW 3-Series and 4-Series, Infiniti Q50, Lexus IS, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and CLA-Class, small and entry-level luxury cars posted a sharp 18% year-over-year sales decline in the United States in November 2015.
Combined sales of the 3-Series, C-Class, TLX, and IS were down 24% to 21,722 units in America in November 2015, a loss of 6855 sales compared with November 2014.
It won’t surprise you to learn that America’s small and entry-level luxury utility vehicles in November posted a 34% collective year-over-year gain equal to an additional 8106 sales compared with the same period a year ago.
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Consumers are undeniably veering away from cars to SUVs, not all that slowly but very surely. This doesn’t mean all cars are suffering the same plight.
Audi A3 sales continue to rise. BMW 2-Series sales continue to rise. Infiniti Q70 sales continue to rise.
Granted, none of those cars are particularly high-volume players.
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. These tables are now sortable, so you can rank luxury brand cars any which way you like. Suggestions on how GCBC should break down segments can be passed on through the Contact page.