FCA Mexico reports best October sales since 2010
FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,648 units during October, the highest figure for this month since 2010 and an increase of 1 percent versus same month 2015, according to a press release.
“Last month, we unveiled the new Jeep® Grand Cherokee Summit and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, both changed their exterior appearance and offer more luxurious interiors. Jeep brand offers one of the most versatile lineups, attracting and satisfying our customers,” said Bruno Cattori, President & CEO of FCA Mexico in the statement. “Our dealers are receiving more clients and our sales are increasing thanks to customer response to our new products. These results reinforce our commitment to work harder to continue on this path.”
Alfa Romeo brand achieved a sales increase of 54 percent, posting sales of 40 units for the brand’s best October ever. Sales were fueled by gains in Alfa Romeo MiTo and Alfa Romeo Giulietta, both reported best October ever.
October sales for the Chrysler brand were 155 units.
The Dodge brand posted sales of 3,615 units, a 42 percent increase over October 2015. The Dodge Attitude improved 55 percent to 2,037 units sold; best sales month ever. Dodge Vision weighed in with a significant sales increase in October. Dodge Charger sales rose 15 percent versus the previous year.
Last month, the 2017 Dodge Challenger and 2017 Dodge Charger earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
FIAT brand reported sales of 737 units, up 6 percent. Fiat Palio Adventure sales improved 71 percent, while Fiat Uno sales increased 40 percent; both recorded best October ever. Fiat 500X and Fiat 500L continue to perform well.
Jeep brand sold 993 units. Last month, the revamped Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT were launched, boosting brand sales. The revamped vehicles have improved features, such as a new design fascia, grille and headlights that will distinguish them from the range.
Mitsubishi Motors Mexico reported 1,196 units sold during October. Mitsubishi Outlander reported sales of 273 vehicles, up 56 percent over prior year. Mitsubishi L200 sold 430 units, an increase of 25 percent for best October ever. 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage continues the success story of this vehicle in the Mexican market, reporting sales of 445 units.