Small Car Sales In America – January 2015

Compared to the previous year, in January 2015 the sales of small cars grew by 16 percent

The compact cars that have grown the most are Dodge Dart, Nissan Sentra, and Ford Focus. As for the subcompact cars, Versa, Fit, and Accent have gained, while the sales Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Sonic, and some others have decreased.

This month was marked by Mini selling many Coopers and Hardtop models. Besides, the Trax and Encore, the models by Chevrolet and Buick, were sold in the amount of 5,000, which also deserves to be mentioned.

 

Compact

January

2015

January

2014

%

Change

2015

YTD

2014

YTD

Change

Acura ILX *

992

 

1157 -14.3% 992 1157 -14.3%
Buick Verano

2776

 

3120 -11.0% 2776 3120 -11.0%
Chevrolet Cruze

18,693

 

16,828 11.1% 18,693 16,828 11.1%
Dodge Dart

8136

 

5051 61.1% 8136 5051 61.1%
Ford Focus

18,478

 

12,003 53.9% 18,478 12,003 53.9%
Honda Civic

18,699

 

21,824 -14.3% 18,699 21,824 -14.3%
Hyundai Elantra

12,240

 

15,326 -20.1% 12,240 15,326 -20.1%
Kia Forte

6422

 

4724 35.9% 6422 4724 35.9%
Mazda 3

7896

 

6234 26.7% 7896 6234 26.7%
Mitsubishi Lancer

1515

 

900 68.3% 1515 900 68.3%
Nissan Sentra

14,395

 

9127 57.7% 14,395 9127 57.7%
Subaru Impreza

7527

 

5785 30.1% 7527 5785 30.1%
Toyota Corolla/Matrix

27,357

 

22,753 20.2% 27,357 22,753 20.2%
Volkswagen Golf

4199

 

1712 145% 4199 1712 145%
Volkswagen Jetta

8969

 

9768 -8.2% 8969 9768 -8.2%
Total
158,294
136,312 16.1% 158,294 136,312 16.1%

 

Subcompact

January

2015

January

2014

%

Change

2015

YTD

2014

YTD

%

Change

Chevrolet Sonic

3521

 

6587 -46.5% 3521 6587 -46.5%
Ford Fiesta

3454

 

4162 -17.0% 3454 4162 -17.0%
Honda Fit

5802

 

3122 85.8% 5802 3122 85.8%
Hyundai Accent

4438

 

4240 4.7% 4438 4240 4.7%
Kia Rio

1572

 

3162 -50.3% 1572 3162 -50.3%
Mazda 2

112

 

907 -87.7% 112 907 -87.7%
Nissan Versa

10,546

 

8524 23.7% 10,546 8524 23.7%
Toyota Prius C

2614

 

2467 6.0% 2614 2467 6.0%
Toyota Yaris

1442

 

1005 43.5% 1442 1005 43.5%
Total
33,501
34,176 -2.0% 33,501 34,176 -2.0%

 

City Car

January

2015

January

2014

%

Change

2015

YTD

2014

YTD

%

Change

Chevrolet Spark

3170

 

1848 71.5% 3170 1848 71.5%
Mitsubishi Mirage

1705

 

1170 45.7% 1705 1170 45.7%
Scion iQ

77

 

166 -53.6% 77 166 -53.6%
Smart Fortwo

492

 

521 -5.6% 492 521 -5.6%
Total
5444
3705 46.9% 5444 3705 46.9%

 

Warm Hatches

January

2015

January

2014

%

Change

2015

YTD

2014

YTD

%

Change

Fiat 500 *

2386

 

2493 -4.3% 2386 2493 -4.3%
Hyundai Veloster *

1302

 

1821 -28.5% 1302 1821 -28.5%
Mini Cooper *

2401

 

1358 76.8% 2401 1358 76.8%
Scion tC *

1219

 

1107 10.1% 1219 1107 10.1%
Volkswagen Beetle *

1389

 

2034 -31.7% 1389 2034 -31.7%
Total
8697
8813 -1.3% 8697 8813 -1.3%

 

Tall Hatchbacks & Crossovers

January

2015

January

2014

%

Change

2015

YTD

2014

YTD

%

Change

Buick Encore *

3465

 

2366 46.5% 3465 2366 46.5%
Chevrolet Trax *
1839
1839
Fiat 500L

869

 

729 19.2% 869 729 19.2%
Kia Soul

8142

 

8092 0.6% 8142 8092 0.6%
Mini Countryman *

745

 

1074 -30.6% 745 1074 -30.6%
Mini Paceman *

82

 

111 -26.1% 82 111 -26.1%

Mitsubishi

Outlander Sport *

2267

 

1838 23.3% 2267 1838 23.3%
Nissan Cube

156

 

402 -61.2% 156 402 -61.2%
Nissan Juke *

2001

 

3442 -41.9% 2001 3442 -41.9%
Scion xB

1428

 

1225 16.6% 1428 1225 16.6%
Scion xD

220

 

592 -62.8% 220 592 -62.8%
Subaru XV Crosstrek *

6513

 

4801 35.7% 6513 4801 35.7%
Total
27,727
24,672 12.4% 27,727 24,672 12.4%

Source: Automakers & ANDC