October Sales Projected To Be Up More Than 10 Percent
October 25th, 2012 12:45 PM Share
TrueCar, Kelley Blue Book, and Edmunds have submitted their sales projections for October. They agree (as far as they supply numbers) that the market should be up by more than ten percent in October, that Ford and GM will underperform, that Chrysler will continue to be strong, and that Volkswagen and Toyota will continue delivering stellar growth numbers.
En detail, the forecasters’ views differ slightly, or sometimes (such as with Nissan) more than slightly. Edmunds is taking a dimmer view of GM.Market Share Projection, October 2012TrueCarKelleyEdmundsManufacturerOct’12Oct’11Oct’12Oct’11Oct’12Oct’11Chrysler11.60%11.20%11.80%11.20%11.40%11.20%Ford15.50%16.40%15.30%16.40%15.30%16.50%GM17.60%18.30%18.00%18.30%17.30%18.30%Honda9.80%9.60%10.20%9.60%10.20%9.60%Hyundai/Kia9.00%8.80%8.80%8.80%––Nissan7.60%8.10%8.10%8.10%7.70%8.00%Toyota14.40%13.10%15.00%13.10%14.70%13.10%Volkswagen4.20%3.70%4.40%3.70%––
At the market share front, Chrysler is seen adding slightly to its share, Ford and GM are expected to lose, Volkswagen and Toyota are projected to gain.
Disclainmer: These are forecasts, the end results will be different.
Published October 25th, 2012 11:13 AM
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How is subaru doing? I remember that during the car-pocalypse they were growing, as well as Hyundai and KIA. now the Koreans are basically treading water..... also, any word on mazda?
Bertel, any thoughts on what these numbers would be if they were normalized to remove the impact of the tsunami?
Those who said 'Honda has lost it' will eat their words.
I agree with Warren Buffet, watch for a huge GM resurgence. I'm starting to see new Cadillacs and they are stunning. GM has bunch of new high volume products on the way such as Silverado/Sierra, Tahoe/Yukon/Suburban/Escalade, Impala, Encore and a new compact truck. I also predict that the Escape will start to challenge the Camry for top seller at least until the new Cherokee comes out.