Best-selling auto brands in the USA in February 2015

Car manufacturing companies believed that February will be very good in terms of sales. However, their expectations were not fully satisfied because of the problems with weather in some parts of the country.If were compare the amount of sales this February with February 2014, we will find out that the total amount of sales has grown by 64,000 autos or 5%. Mini auto brand was the quickest one in terms of growth, but the growth of Jeep was substantial too. The sales of Maserati and Smart declined the most, and Dodge went through the worst decrease among volume brands.
As for the top-selling automaker in the US, General Motors, its Cadillac and Buick brands have experienced a significant drop in sales, while two other brands, GMC and Chevrolet, have grown. During this February, more than 69,000 GMC trucks were sold.
Although the sales Dodge and Fiat have decreased, the overall sales of FCA increased by 6%. Jeep appears to be the brand that allowed achieving the general growth; it had become the biggest seller among all FCA brands.
Toyota managed to make it to the second place in the list of the best-selling cars in the USA in February 2015. It is the first time Toyota outsold Ford since August 2014.

Rank
Automaker

February

2015

%

Change

2015

YTD

%

Change

February

2015

Market

Share

YTD

Market

Share

#20
Acura
12,992
12.5%
24,974
11.7%
1.0%
1.0%
#36
Alfa Romeo
47
144
0.1%
0.1%
#23
Audi
11,455
5.3%
22,996
9.6%
0.9%
1.0%
#35
Bentley
196
10.1%
292
-21.1%
0.1%
0.1%
#17
BMW
25,201
14.5%
44,182
9.7%
2.0%
1.8%
#19
Buick
17,418
-9.2%
29,971
-7.7%
1.4%
1.2%
#21
Cadillac
11,739
-12.6%
23,419
-5.7%
0.9%
1.0%
#2
Chevrolet
159,788
3.8%
302,670
10.9%
12.7%
12.6%
#13
Chrysler
28,502
13.0%
51,895
12.0%
2.3%
2.2%
#10
Dodge
42,115
-15.3%
77,462
-8.5%
3.3%
3.2%
#30
Fiat
3289
-5.1%
6544
-2.1%
0.3%
0.3%
#1
Ford
173,509
-1.8%
344,331
6.2%
13.8%
14.3%
#9
GMC
42,433
19.3%
78,104
23.4%
3.4%
3.2%
#5
Honda
92,474
4.1%
182,676
7.7%
7.3%
7.6%
#7
Hyundai
52,505
7.1%
97,010
4.3%
4.2%
4.0%
#22
Infiniti
11,659
19.8%
21,317
13.8%
0.9%
0.9%
#32
Jaguar
1410
-9.1%
2676
-7.7%
0.1%
0.1%
#6
Jeep
55,642
21.0%
107,165
22.0%
4.4%
4.4%
#8
Kia
44,030
6.8%
82,329
5.2%
3.5%
3.4%
#26
Land Rover
4917
22.7%
10,198
17.5%
0.4%
0.4%
#18
Lexus
22,995
22.0%
46,126
26.4%
1.8%
1.9%
#25
Lincoln
6164
-7.5%
12,783
1.2%
0.5%
0.5%
#33
Maserati
481
-42.5%
933
-33.6%
0.1%
0.1%
#15
Mazda
25,650
5.4%
45,921
6.4%
2.0%
1.9%
#16
Mercedes-Benz
25,291
5.2%
51,415
7.3%
2.0%
2.1%
#29
Mini
3720
51.3%
6948
38.9%
0.3%
0.3%
#24
Mitsubishi
7533
26.0%
14,026
29.3%
0.6%
0.6%
#4
Nissan
106,777
1.1%
201,226
7.5%
8.5%
8.3%
#31
Porsche
3202
-0.9%
7139
12.8%
0.3%
0.3%
#12
Ram
33,991
11.5%
65,383
15.7%
2.7%
2.7%
#28
Scion
3864
-14.7%
7554
-11.5%
0.3%
0.3%
#34
Smart
458
-51.3%
950
-35.0%
0.1%
0.1%
#11
Subaru
41,358
18.5%
82,170
21.0%
3.3%
3.4%
#3
Toyota
153,608
13.0%
295,981
13.6%
12.2%
12.3%
#14
Volkswagen
25,710
-5.2%
49,214
-2.8%
2.0%
2.0%
#27
Volvo
4012
0.5%
7806
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
 —
General Motors
231,378
4.2%
434,164
10.3%
18.4%
18.0%
Toyota Motor Corporation
180,467
13.3%
322,840
5.6%
14.3%
13.4%

Ford

Motor Company

179,673
-2.0%
357,114
6.0%
14.3%
14.8%
FCA/Chrysler Group
163,586
5.6%
308,593
9.4%
13.0%
12.8%
Nissan Motor Company
118,436
2.7%
222,543
8.1%
9.4%
9.2%
Honda Motor Company
105,466
5.0%
207,650
8.1%
8.4%
8.6%
Hyundai-Kia
96,535
7.0%
179,339
4.7%
7.7%
7.4%

Volkswagen 

Group

40,563
-2.0%
79,641
1.7%
3.2%
3.3%
BMW-Mini
28,921
18.2%
51,130
12.9%
2.3%
2.1%
Daimler
25,749
3.1%
52,365
6.0%
2.0%
2.2%
Jaguar-Land Rover
6327
13.8%
12,874
11.2%
0.5%
0.5%
Total
1,258,570
5.3%
2,411,050
9.2%

Source: Automakers & ANDC