This year continues to be the strongest ever for BMW Motorrad, with sales for November totaling 9,375, up 19.5% compared with the same month last year. Year-to-date sales rose by 5.4% with a total of 136,393 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers in the first eleven months of the year.
BMW Motorrad Canada reported 60 units sold in November, an increase of 20% compared to November 2015. Year-to-date, the brand has sold 1,818 units, resulting in a decrease of 8.2% over the same period last year. The R1200RT and R1200GSA continued their strong performance in November. BMW Motorrad USA once again did not report motorcycle sales figures.
Sales of BMW Group vehicles achieved a new record for November with total of 209,743 units, an increase of 6.2% on the same month last year. This result brings the year-to-date sales total to 2,152,393, an increase of 5.8% compared with the same period last year.
To the end of November, 1,824,490 BMW brand vehicles were sold around the world, 5.6% more than in the same period last year. In November, a total of 177,740 BMW brand vehicles were delivered to customers, an increase of 5.9% year-on-year. Sales of MINI brand vehicles increased by 7.9% in November with a total of 31,593 delivered to customers worldwide. In the year-to-date, a total of 324,417 MINIs were sold, an increase of 7.4% on the previous year.
Combined monthly sales of BMW and MINI in Europe totaled 95,079 in November, up 10.6% compared with the same month last year. Year-to-date sales in the region are up 10.0%, with a total of 992,580 vehicles delivered. All markets in the region have contributed to this year’s strong growth with many achieving double-digit increases including the UK (228,698 / +10.4%), Italy (76,306 / +17.5%) and Spain (50,197 / +19.9%).
Sales of BMW and MINI vehicles in Asia also saw strong growth last month with a total of 69,520 vehicles delivered to customers in November (+14.8%). In the first eleven months of the year, a total of 680,540 BMW and MINI vehicles were sold in Asia, an increase of 9.5% compared with the same period last year. The region’s biggest market, mainland China, achieved an 11.2% increase compared with the first eleven months of last year, with a total of 472,705 vehicles sold so far in 2016. Year-to-date sales in many other markets in the region also show strong growth: Japan (67,096 / +10.0%) and South Korea (53,962 / +10.0%) are just two examples.
Sales of BMW and MINI in the Americas decreased 13.5% in November compared with the same month last year: a total of 39,051 vehicles were delivered to customers in the region. Year-to-date sales of BMW and MINI vehicles in the region total 412,873, which is down 7.7% compared with the same period last year. While year-to-date sales are up in Canada (41,326 / +5.8%) and Mexico (30,871 / +13.2%), the exceptionally competitive market in the USA has seen deliveries decrease by 10.2% (327,711)
BMW Group sales in / ytd November 2016 at a glance
|In November 2016||Compared with previous year||YTD 11/2016||Compared with previous year|
|BMW Group Automotive||209,743||+6.2%||2,152,393||+5.8%|