Porsche Continues To Set Sales Records As July Sales Are Up A Bit
Though July sales slowed somewhat for its parent, Porsche sales set a record. Selling 3,901 vehicles in July, the automaker posted a 0.6 percent increase over last year. Year-to-date deliveries are also up 2.9 percent to 31,469 vehicles. Porsche sells the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, as well as the Cayenne and Macan crossovers.
12th Consecutive Month Of Sales Increases
“For the 12th consecutive month, we have topped previous-year results. This is an excellent outcome,” Klaus Zellmer, president and chief exec of Porsche Cars of North America, said. “In addition, we are pleased to see the new Panamera continues to be so well received.”
Macan led all model sales with 1,600 deliveries. The increase represented a 71.9 percent increase compared to last year. For the year to date, Macan sales are up 35.1 percent to 12,238 vehicles. Panamera deliveries registered a 49.2 percent increase over last year with 510 models delivered. On a year-to-date basis, Panamera sales are up 38.2 percent with 3,511 vehicles sold.
Porsche Certified Pre-Owned vehicle sales in the U.S. scored a 2.2 percent increase, compared to July 2016. Year-to-date CPO sales are up 6.3 percent to 10,408 for the first seven months of 2017.
Some Porsche Lines Report Sales Off During July
Meantime, other Porsche lines were off a bit in July. For the July:
- 911 sales were 587 vehicles, compared to 806 in July 2016. Year-to-date sales results were also off with 4,982 vehicles sold through the end of July versus 5,833 last year.
- Boxster/Cayman sales were 311 vehicles, compared to 732 in July 2016. Year-to-date sales results were also off with 2,805 vehicles sold through the end of July versus 4,094 last year.
- Cayenne sales were 873 vehicles, compared to 1,067 in July 2016. Year-to-date sales results were also off with 7,933sold through the end of July versus 9,058 last year.