RAM and Jeep once again… Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Mar. 1, 2015 2016 RAM 1500 Tradesman 4X2 with an 8' Box and equipped with the 240 hp and 420 lb-ft. of torque 3.0L EcoDiesel - $32,100 to start incl. the $1,195 D&H Charge provides a 20/28 mpgUS city/highway rating. #TrueCar shows that this real work truck as equipped including the 3.0L EcoDiesel mated to an 8-speed AT can be picked up for just over $24k on the East Coast. Why would a perspective buyer consider any other real work truck? FCA February 2016 Sales Overview 71st consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains FCA reported U.S. sales of 182,879 vehicles, up 11.8 percent over the 163,586 vehicles sold in February of 2015, the brands best February sales result in 10 years. Year to date sales of 337,916 vehicles is up 9.5 percent over the 308,593 sold through the same period of 2015. And this is with two fewer selling days during that same period! Jeep, Dodge and Ram Truck brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in February compared with February of 2015. Ram Truck brand’s 27 percent increase was the largest sales gain of any FCA brand during the month and extended the company’s streak of year-over-year sales gains to 71 consecutive months. Overall, FCA US realized its best February sales in 10 years and our 71st consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases. 2016 RAM 1500 Tradesman with the 3.0L EcoDiesel Where have you driven your RAM EcoDiesel today? FCA US finished the month of February with a slightly high 88-day supply of inventory (673,494 units). FCA February 2016 Sales Highlights Ram Truck sales were up an incredible 27 percent in February, the brand’s best February sales since 2002. Ram pickup truck sales were up 23 percent, its best February sales in history. 2016 RAM 1500 Tradesman with the 3.0L EcoDiesel – Feb. 16 #TrueCar Price Report Regarding that price, I bet you did not believe me. Jeep sales were up 23 percent in February, the brand’s best February sales in history and its 29th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. Jeep has set a sales record in every month dating back to November 2013. The Jeep Cherokee, Wrangler, Patriot and Compass each recorded their best February sales ever. The Compass’ 54 percent increase was the largest year-over-year percentage gain of any Jeep vehicle in February. The Grand Cherokee’s 12 percent increase marked its best February sales since 2005. Dodge sales were up 12 percent, the brand’s best February sales result since 2014 and its third consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. Sales of the Journey was up 3 percent, the crossover’s best February sales ever. The Challenger also turned in its best February sales in history. FIAT sales were down 9 percent in February, compared with the same month a year ago. Chrysler sales were down 26 percent in February, compared with February of 2015. Town & Country minivan sales were up 16 percent in February, the minivan’s best February sales in eight years. In February GM and especially Chrysler picked up significant market share while Kia's rise is coming out of Hyundai's hide. U.S. February 2016 Sales vs. February 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM February 2016 Sales Down 1.5% with 227,825 Vehicles Sold Ford February 2016 Sales Up 20.1% with 209,153 Vehicles Sold Toyota February 2016 Sales Up 4.1% with 187,954 Vehicles Sold FCA February 2016 Sales Up 11.8% with 182,879 Vehicles Sold Nissan February 20165 Sales Up 10.5% with 130,911 Vehicles Sold Honda February 2016 Sales Up 12.8% with 118,985 Vehicles Sold Hyundai February 2016 Sales Up 1.0% with 53,009 Vehicles Sold Kia February 2016 Sales Up 13.0% with 49,737 Vehicles Sold Subaru February 2016 Sales Up 1.6% with 42,011 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz February 2016 Sales Down 0.5% with 25,632 Vehicles Sold BMW February 2016 Sales Down 12.4% with 25,337 Vehicles Sold VW February 2016 Sales Down 13.2% with 22,321 Vehicles Sold Mazda February 2016 Sales Down 16.0% with 21,544 Vehicles Sold Audi February 2016 Sales Up 2.3% with 11,718 Vehicles Sold In February, notice how Nissan is increasing the sales gap over Honda and Kia not only overtook Subaru but is quickly coming up on Hyundai’s heels. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in February was 17.7 million vehicles.