Nov09 Sales: Lexus up 14%, Cadillac up 10%, BMW up 3%

General Motors announced today that Cadillac US sales for November were mixed again:

GM Vehicle Deliveries by Marketing Division
2009 2008 %Chg Volume %Chg per S/D 2009 2008 %Chg Volume
Buick Total 8,627 7,516 14.8 24.8 90,069 128,288 -29.8
Cadillac Total 9,721 8,815 10.3 19.9 94,347 147,924 -36.2

GM/Cadillac have not released the vehicle by vehicle report yet, or commented on its availability.

Car sales were off 9%, while Truck / SUV sales were up 34%; net for Cadillac is 10% sales growth.

GM Car Deliveries by Marketing Division
2009 2008 %Chg Volume %Chg per S/D 2009 2008 %Chg Volume
Buick Total 5,571 5,220 6.7 16.0 52,322 86,201 -39.3
Cadillac Total 4,447 4,879 -8.9 -0.9 56,487 98,079 -42.4
GM Light Truck Deliveries by Marketing Division
2009 2008 %Chg Volume %Chg per S/D 2009 2008 %Chg Volume
Buick Total 3,056 2,296 33.1 44.7 37,747 42,087 -10.3
Cadillac Total 5,274 3,936 34.0 45.6 37,860 49,845 -24.0

The likely star for Cadillac November sales is the 2010 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX 2010

Cadillac SRX 2010

BMW meanwhile reported mixed results, pulled down mainly by poor Mini Sales:

BMW Group also reported a November U.S. sales decline of 7.6 percent although the sales of its sports activity vehicles increased 11.5 percent. The X5 sports activity vehicle soared 41 percent during the month while the advanced diesel model accounted for a quarter of all the X5 sales during the month.

The X5 and X6 sports activity coupe, which experienced an increase in sales of 7.8 percent, are produced by BMW Manufacturing Co. at its Greer facility. The X3 SAV sales plummeted 64.2 percent in November. Production of the first generation of that vehicle is phasing out and production will be moved to the Greer facility next year.

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 3.2 percent to 15,709 in November compared with 15,217 a year ago. The Mini brand, however, sank 43.6 percent for the month.

Other US Sales reports for Luxury / Performance Cars Nov 2009:

Lexus: 18,500 up 14%

GM Luxury Sales: 8,627 Buick + 9,721 Cadillac: 18,348

Daimler AG: 16,797 up 19%

BMW: 15,709 up 3%

Lincoln: 6,409 down 20%

Porsche: 1,626 up 18%

October Sales Report

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