February 2006 BMW Group Sales Report
BMW Group vehicle sales this February were up a mere 2.4% when compared to last February. However, for the YTD BMW Group sales were up 7.2% over sales of the first two months of 2005.
Sales of the X Series were down 22.9% when compared to February, 2005 while car sales were up 15.9% as the 3 and 7 Series all had a good month.
Sales of the BMW brand were up 5.3% when compared to February, 2005.
This month BMW outsold Mercedes-Benz by only 1,972 units and still failed to out sell Lexus which sold a total of 21,127 units.
Last November I added a complete report for Lexus as I believe that the introduction of the new IS250 and IS350 models is going to give the BMW 3 Series a real challenge this year. February sales of the Lexus IS250 and IS350 were below 4,000 units while the new E90 3 Series sedans totaled 7,500 units. It will be interesting to see how the sales compare during this year.
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Please note that I only report the United States sales data.