Maxima, Rogue and Murano prove beautiful design and outright value sell automobiles. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug, 2, 2016 2016 Nissan Maxima S - $33,565 to start incl. mats and $835 D&H charge offers up an easy to achieve 22/30 mpgUS city/highway rating. TrueCar is showing this trim can be picked up for as much as $6k off retail on the East and West Coast and $5k off retail in the West. Nissan July 2016 Sales Overview Nissan’s U.S. July sales result of 132,475 vehicles was up 1.2 percent over the 130,872 sold in July of 2015. With that many Nissan’s reaching new owners drives, it was also a July record for the hard charging and modern styling lead Japanese brand. YTD sales of 930,589 vehicles is up a healthy 7.3 percent over the 867,355 sold through the same period of 2015. Nissan on its own sold 122,530 vehicles in July, up 1.7 percent over the 120,439 sold in July of 2015. This result was a July sales record for the brand. YTD sales of 855,666 is up 8.0 percent over the 792,642 sold through the same period of 2015. Nissan July 2016 Sales Highlights The Nissan Versa continues to dominate B-segment sales with 11,856 sold in July. This is an almost unbelievable 68.2 percent higher than its nearest competitor and this has been going on for years! The beautifully penned Maxima achieved July sales of 5,990 vehicles, up 43.5 percent over the 4,175 vehicles sold in July of 2015. Year to date reveals an even bigger story with sales of 36,743 vehicles, up 96.7 percent over the 18,680 sold through the same period of 2015. 2017 Nissan Maxima The first 300 hp car we have driven to > 40 mpg. Way above 40 mpg! When driving this one a few months back, it grabbed attention like few sedans do today. On the CUV front, the Rogue achieved its best monthly sales result in history with 33,298 reaching new owners, up 32.8 percent over the 25,081 sold in July of 2015. Being the 6th best seller of all cars, trucks and CUVs in the U.S. during July probably explains its popularity even more. YTD sales of 182,181 vehicles is up 13.5 percent over the 160,478 sold through the same period of 2015. Market Share Detail In July, GM and Ford market share were both down a significant 0.5 percent. Honda on the other hand experienced an uptick of 0.4 percent while Hyundai and Kia share were up both 0.2 percent. On a volume basis, July of 2016 US Auto sales of 1.52 million vehicles was up 0.6 percent over July of 2015s 1.51 million vehicles result. 2016 YTD sales of 10.11 million is up 1.0 percent above the 10.01 million vehicles sold through the same period of 2015. U.S. July 2016 Sales vs. July 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers GM July 2016 Sales Down 1.9% with 267,258 Vehicles Sold Ford July 2016 Sales Down 2.8% with 216,479 Vehicles Sold Toyota July 2016 Sales Down 1.4% with 214,233 Vehicles Sold FCA July 2016 Sales Up 1.3% with 180,727 Vehicles Sold Honda July 2016 Sales Up 4.4% with 152,799 Vehicles Sold Nissan July 2016 Sales Up 1.2% with 132,475 Vehicles Sold Hyundai July 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 75,003 Vehicles Sold Kia July 2016 Sales Up 6.5% with 59,969 Vehicles Sold Subaru July 2016 Sales Up 3.1% with 52,093 Vehicles Sold Mercedes-Benz July 2016 Sales Up 7.2% with 32,288 Vehicles Sold BMW July 2016 Sales Down 5.0% with 30,551 Vehicles Sold VW July 2016 Sales Down 8.1% with 28,758 Vehicles Sold Mazda July 2016 Sales Up 2.8% with 27,915 Vehicles Sold Audi July 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 18,364 Vehicles Sold In June, Toyota moved within 2,246 vehicles of overtaking Ford for the 2nd position, Honda overtook Nissan for the 5th spot, Mercedes-Benz overtook BMW for the 10 position, and VW moved ahead of Mazda to occupy the 12th spot. The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in July was 17.9 million vehicles. On a YTD sales basis, light-vehicle SAAR was 17.3 million vehicles.