Both Jeep and Chrysler Had a Record-Breaking May
Jeep is celebrating its best sales month ever, with a 14 percent increase in sales. The Jeep brand has held a record of hitting monthly sales records since November 2013 (FCA US). The Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass both had increases in monthly sales. Also, Patriot and the Renegade both had record selling months in May.
The Renegade is the newest addition to the Jeep line, the first model year being 2015. The 2016 Renegade was awarded as one of the top ten coolest cars for $18,000 by Kelley Blue Book. It was a great month for Jeep.
Chrysler also had a great month. Both the Chrysler 300 and the Town & Country had large sales increases in comparison to May sales from previous years. Sales of the Chrysler 300 were up 38 percent, making May 2016 its best sales month since May 2012. Chrysler Town & Country sales were up 48 percent, having its best May sales since May 2014.
While The great sales of the 300 and Town & Country are impressive, the real star in May 2016 was the all-new Pacifica, which was just released in April 2016. By the end of May, the total number of Pacifica’s sold was 2,495, which is up from just 487 units sold in April. Additionally, the minivan was also named Family Car of Texas at TAWA’S Texas Roundup. The minivan also took two other awards home from the TAWA’s as well included: Best New Interior and Best New Feature. The Pacifica’s sales are expected to keep increasing over summer months.