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The U.S. new car market was up strongly in January.  GM and Ford surprised analysts with double digit sales rates. Toyota, up 26.6 percent  also surprised.

GM is up 16 percent on very strong sales of the Equinox and its Silverado and Sierra pickups.

Ford prints a 22 percent increase, powered by the Fusion. Lincoln sales are down 18 percent while customers wait for the MKZ to arrive in quantity at their dealers.

Chrysler was up 16 percent, but jaded analysts expected more.

Detroit OEMs and analysts  expect the SAAR to be in the mid 15 million range

Final table (data courtesy Automotive News)

January U.S. New Auto Sales

Automaker Jan. 2013 Jan. 2012 Pct. chng. 1 month
2013
1 month
2012
Pct. chng.
BMW Group 20,233 19,771 2% 20,233 19,771 2%
    BMW division 16,513 16,405 1% 16,513 16,405 1%
    Mini 3,682 3,334 10% 3,682 3,334 10%
    Rolls-Royce 38 32 19% 38 32 19%
BMW Group 20,233 19,771 2% 20,233 19,771 2%
Chrysler Group 117,731 101,149 16% 117,731 101,149 16%
    Chrysler Division 20,696 17,604 18% 20,696 17,604 18%
    Dodge 43,227 31,454 37% 43,227 31,454 37%
    Dodge/Ram 64,214 49,924 29% 64,214 49,924 29%
    Fiat 2,503 1,911 31% 2,503 1,911 31%
    Jeep 30,318 31,710 –4% 30,318 31,710 –4%
    Ram 20,987 18,470 14% 20,987 18,470 14%
Chrysler Group 117,731 101,149 16% 117,731 101,149 16%
Daimler AG 24,059 21,725 11% 24,059 21,725 11%
    Maybach 4 –100% 4 –100%
    Mercedes-Benz 23,578 21,225 11% 23,578 21,225 11%
    Smart USA 481 496 –3% 481 496 –3%
Daimler AG 24,059 21,725 11% 24,059 21,725 11%
Ford Motor Co. 165,863 136,294 22% 165,863 136,294 22%
    Ford division 161,672 131,173 23% 161,672 131,173 23%
    Lincoln 4,191 5,121 –18% 4,191 5,121 –18%
Ford 165,863 136,294 22% 165,863 136,294 22%
General Motors 194,699 167,962 16% 194,699 167,962 16%
    Buick 13,463 10,208 32% 13,463 10,208 32%
    Cadillac 13,116 8,924 47% 13,116 8,924 47%
    Chevrolet 137,304 123,864 11% 137,304 123,864 11%
    GMC 30,816 24,966 23% 30,816 24,966 23%
General Motors 194,699 167,962 16% 194,699 167,962 16%
Honda (American) 93,626 83,009 13% 93,626 83,009 13%
    Acura 9,489 8,381 13% 9,489 8,381 13%
    Honda Division 84,137 74,628 13% 84,137 74,628 13%
Honda 93,626 83,009 13% 93,626 83,009 13%
Hyundai Group 80,015 78,211 2% 80,015 78,211 2%
    Hyundai division 43,713 42,694 2% 43,713 42,694 2%
    Kia 36,302 35,517 2% 36,302 35,517 2%
Hyundai Group 80,015 78,211 2% 80,015 78,211 2%
Jaguar Land Rover 5,229 4,190 25% 5,229 4,190 25%
    Jaguar 1,029 985 5% 1,029 985 5%
    Land Rover 4,200 3,205 31% 4,200 3,205 31%
Jaguar Land Rover 5,229 4,190 25% 5,229 4,190 25%
Maserati 172 154 12% 172 154 12%
Maserati 172 154 12% 172 154 12%
Mazda 21,319 23,996 –11% 21,319 23,996 –11%
Mazda 21,319 23,996 –11% 21,319 23,996 –11%
Mitsubishi 4,659 4,711 –1% 4,659 4,711 –1%
Mitsubishi 4,659 4,711 –1% 4,659 4,711 –1%
Nissan 80,919 79,313 2% 80,919 79,313 2%
    Infiniti 7,126 6,796 5% 7,126 6,796 5%
    Nissan Division 73,793 72,517 2% 73,793 72,517 2%
Nissan 80,919 79,313 2% 80,919 79,313 2%
Subaru 27,663 22,807 21% 27,663 22,807 21%
Subaru 27,663 22,807 21% 27,663 22,807 21%
Suzuki 1,486 1,505 –1% 1,486 1,505 –1%
Suzuki 1,486 1,505 –1% 1,486 1,505 –1%
Toyota 157,725 124,540 27% 157,725 124,540 27%
    Lexus 16,211 12,274 32% 16,211 12,274 32%
    Scion 4,893 3,535 38% 4,893 3,535 38%
    Toyota division 136,621 108,731 26% 136,621 108,731 26%
    Toyota/Scion 141,514 112,266 26% 141,514 112,266 26%
Toyota 157,725 124,540 27% 157,725 124,540 27%
Volkswagen 42,666 39,273 9% 42,666 39,273 9%
    Audi 10,056 9,354 8% 10,056 9,354 8%
    Bentley 188 118 59% 188 118 59%
    Lamborghini 46 43 7% 46 43 7%
    Porsche 3,358 2,550 32% 3,358 2,550 32%
    VW division 29,018 27,208 7% 29,018 27,208 7%
Volkswagen 42,666 39,273 9% 42,666 39,273 9%
Volvo Cars NA 4,875 4,461 9% 4,875 4,461 9%
Volvo Cars NA 4,875 4,461 9% 4,875 4,461 9%
    Other (estimate) 253 246 3% 253 246 3%
TOTAL 1,043,192 913,317 14% 1,043,192 913,317 14%

 

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