Cadillac Crossovers & SUVS Race Ahead in June

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The first-ever 2017 Cadillac XT5 is a comprehensively upgraded luxury crossover and the cornerstone of a new series of crossovers in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The XT5 further builds on Cadillac’s trademark attributes of distinctive, sophisticated and agile vehicles. Pictured: 2017 Cadillac XT5 Platinum; Exterior paint shown in in Red Passion Tintcoat; Interior environment shown in Maple Sugar with Jet Black accents and Satin Rosewood wood trim. Image (c) Cadillac

Cadillac sales were up in June 2016 by 5.5% versus June 2015 on strong Crossover and SUV sales.

  • ATS sales were down 15% as sales continue to struggle, although the month raised the average for the year
  • CT6 showed a good early month for a $50K+ luxury vehicle at 962 – see more under XTS
  • CTS sales held steady.at 1,516, a quite good result
  • ELR has been cancelled for 2017 but moved 94 more, about average for 2016
  • Escalade was up nicely at 2,960 total
  • SRX+XT5 sales were at 5,667 so about even with SRX sales in 2016; a very strong showing for Crossovers
  • XTS sales continued at 1,184, or down 18%, although XTS + CT6 sales together were up nicely 2,146 vs 1,447 last year or 48%.  Although quite different cars, the XTS and CT6 in some ways fit the same part of the market — larger luxury.

Cadillac sales are down for the year to date, but June was a promising inflection.

  June (Calendar Year-to-Date)
January – June
  2016 2015 %Change Volume   2016 2015 %Change Volume  
ATS 1,880 2,211 -15.0   9,764 12,507 -21.9  
CT6 962 0 ***.*   1,979 0 ***.*  
CTS 1,516 1,535 -1.2   7,906 9,689 -18.4  
ELR 94 62 51.6   496 593 -16.4  
Escalade 1,779 1,522 16.9   10,464 9,910 5.6  
Escalade ESV 1,181 992 19.1   6,553 6,401 2.4  
SRX 1,482 5,746 -74.2   19,074 30,207 -36.9  
XT5 4,185 0 ***.*   7,208 0 ***.*  
XTS 1,184 1,447 -18.2   9,787 11,590 -15.6  
Cadillac Total* 14,263 13,515 5.5   73,231 80,899 -9.5

Press Release:

Cadillac

  • Escalade up 21 percent

  • Launch products off to a strong start — 3,844 XT5’s and 958 CT6’s were sold in June

  • ATPs were approximately $55,000, the highest in the luxury segment

 

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