February marked the 11th consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth for the Chrysler Group with a 13% sales increase, topping out at 95,102 units.
In taking a look at the overall U.S. Market Sales data provided by Autodata Corp. — Chrysler Group came in as the #5 automaker with 9.6% of sales in February 2011.
In looking at light truck sales, Chrysler Group ranked #3 with 15.4% of the U.S. market share.
In the minivan segment, the Grand Caravan sold 10,555 units—a 12% increase over February 2010. The Chrysler Town & Country had February 2011 unit sales of 7904, up nearly 21% from January.
The Grand Caravan was the #1 selling minivan in the U.S. — besting #2 by about 1700 units. The Town & Country is #4 in the U.S.
New 2011 models started hitting dealer showrooms and were well-received. The Dodge Durango sold 2731 vehicles and Chrysler 200 racked up 2319 units sold.
While those vehicles showed promise, it was the Ram and Jeep brands that lead the way with huge sales increases from February 2010, while Dodge remained steady. The Ram pickup was tops among vehicles with 18,644 trucks sold, up 82% from February 2010, and up 53% from January.
Source: Chrysler Group LLC