Fiat Chrysler Automobiles keeps sales winning streak going in April

(May 4, 2016) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — FCA has reported U.S. sales of 199,631 units, a 6 percent increase compared with sales in April 2015 (189,027 units), and the group’s best April sales in 11 years.

The Jeep and Ram Truck brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in April compared with the same month a year ago. The Jeep brand’s 17 percent increase was the largest sales gain of any FCA US brand during the month.

“Consumer preference for SUVs and pickup trucks continued unabated in April and helped to propel us to our strongest April sales in 11 years,” said Reid Bigland, senior vice president — Sales. “Both our Jeep and Ram Truck brands recorded strong year-over-year sales gains last month.”
Seven FCA US vehicles set records in April, including the Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass, each posting their best monthly sales ever. In addition, the Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Patriot, Ram pickup truck, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City each recorded their best April sales ever. On the brand side, the Jeep brand continues to set records with its best April sales ever.
FCA US finished the month with an 84-day supply of inventory (619,800 units). U.S. industry sales figures for April are internally projected at an estimated 17.9 million units Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR).