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And here December and full year 2012 sales results in an easy to read table, data courtesy of  Automotive News [sub ].

December and Full Year 2012 U.S. New Auto Sales
.

Automaker Dec. 2012 Dec. 2011 Pct. chng. 12 month
2012
12 month
2011
Pct. chng.
BMW Group 43,887 32,576 35% 347,967 305,780 14%
    BMW division 37,399 26,834 39% 281,460 247,907 14%
    Mini 6,456 5,711 13% 66,123 57,511 15%
    Rolls-Royce 32 31 3% 384 362 6%
BMW Group 43,887 32,576 35% 347,967 305,780 14%
Chrysler Group 152,367 138,019 10% 1,651,787 1,369,114 21%
    Chrysler Division 25,513 23,974 6% 307,967 221,346 39%
    Dodge 52,391 41,548 26% 524,989 451,040 16%
    Dodge/Ram 83,276 68,143 22% 825,917 708,650 17%
    Fiat 3,707 2,325 59% 43,772 19,769 121%
    Jeep 39,871 43,577 –9% 474,131 419,349 13%
    Ram 30,885 26,595 16% 300,928 257,610 17%
Chrysler Group 152,367 138,019 10% 1,651,787 1,369,114 21%
Daimler AG 31,377 28,010 12% 305,072 267,016 14%
    Maybach 5 4 25% 50 39 28%
    Mercedes-Benz 30,376 27,296 11% 295,013 261,769 13%
    Smart USA 996 710 40% 10,009 5,208 92%
Daimler AG 31,377 28,010 12% 305,072 267,016 14%
Ford Motor Co. 212,902 209,447 2% 2,243,009 2,143,101 5%
    Ford division 205,518 201,044 2% 2,160,859 2,057,210 5%
    Lincoln 7,384 8,403 –12% 82,150 85,643 –4%
    Mercury –% 248 –100%
Ford 212,902 209,447 2% 2,243,009 2,143,101 5%
General Motors 245,733 234,351 5% 2,595,717 2,503,797 4%
    Buick 16,473 14,974 10% 180,408 177,633 2%
    Cadillac 18,248 16,259 12% 149,782 152,389 –2%
    Chevrolet 167,091 161,158 4% 1,851,646 1,775,802 4%
    GMC 43,921 41,960 5% 413,881 397,973 4%
General Motors 245,733 234,351 5% 2,595,717 2,503,797 4%
Honda (American) 132,774 105,230 26% 1,422,785 1,147,285 24%
    Acura 16,034 13,129 22% 156,216 123,299 27%
    Honda Division 116,740 92,101 27% 1,266,569 1,023,986 24%
Honda (American) 132,774 105,230 26% 1,422,785 1,147,285 24%
Hyundai Group 98,613 94,155 5% 1,260,606 1,131,183 11%
    Hyundai division 59,435 50,765 17% 703,007 645,691 9%
    Kia 39,178 43,390 –10% 557,599 485,492 15%
Hyundai Group 98,613 94,155 5% 1,260,606 1,131,183 11%
Jaguar Land Rover 6,223 5,880 6% 55,675 50,375 11%
    Jaguar 1,049 1,137 –8% 12,011 12,276 –2%
    Land Rover 5,174 4,743 9% 43,664 38,099 15%
Jaguar Land Rover 6,223 5,880 6% 55,675 50,375 11%
Maserati 333 238 40% 2,730 2,321 18%
Maserati 333 238 40% 2,730 2,321 18%
Mazda 27,253 22,353 22% 277,046 250,426 11%
Mazda 27,253 22,353 22% 277,046 250,426 11%
Mitsubishi 4,113 5,032 –18% 57,790 79,020 –27%
Mitsubishi 4,113 5,032 –18% 57,790 79,020 –27%
Nissan 99,290 100,927 –2% 1,141,656 1,042,534 10%
    Infiniti 12,627 10,990 15% 119,877 98,461 22%
    Nissan Division 86,663 89,937 –4% 1,021,779 944,073 8%
Nissan 99,290 100,927 –2% 1,141,656 1,042,534 10%
Saab Cars North America 270 –100% 5,610 –100%
Saab 270 –100% 5,610 –100%
Subaru 36,653 33,701 9% 336,441 266,989 26%
Subaru 36,653 33,701 9% 336,441 266,989 26%
Suzuki 1,945 2,565 –24% 25,357 26,618 –5%
Suzuki 1,945 2,565 –24% 25,357 26,618 –5%
Toyota 194,143 178,131 9% 2,082,504 1,644,660 27%
    Lexus 30,607 25,355 21% 244,166 198,552 23%
    Scion 5,522 4,159 33% 73,505 49,271 49%
    Toyota division 158,014 148,617 6% 1,764,833 1,396,837 26%
    Toyota/Scion 163,536 152,776 7% 1,838,338 1,446,108 27%
Toyota 194,143 178,131 9% 2,082,504 1,644,660 27%
Volkswagen 62,075 47,337 31% 615,281 473,203 30%
    Audi 14,841 12,655 17% 139,310 117,561 19%
    Bentley 237 317 –25% 2,315 1,877 23%
    Lamborghini 40 29 38% 480 340 41%
    Porsche 2,952 1,834 61% 35,043 29,023 21%
    VW division 44,005 32,502 35% 438,133 324,402 35%
Volkswagen 62,075 47,337 31% 615,281 473,203 30%
Volvo Cars NA 6,150 5,342 15% 68,117 67,240 1%
Volvo Cars NA 6,150 5,342 15% 68,117 67,240 1%
    Other (estimate) 239 229 4% 2,858 2,735 5%
TOTAL 1,356,070 1,243,793 9% 14,492,398 12,779,007 13%

 

 

VW, BMW, Honda lead gainers
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