Cadillac Global Sales Rise 13.5 Percent in August

Cadillac globally sold 32,084 units in August 2017, maintaining a 15-month run of consecutive growth. The brand is on pace to surpass last year’s total of 308,718 vehicles sold. Year-to-date, sales are up 39,354 units compared to August 2016, totaling 221,566 units.

The first-ever 2017 Cadillac XT5 luxury crossover is the cornerstone of a new series of crossovers in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The first-ever XT5 premieres in November 2015 at the Dubai and Los Angeles auto shows and begins production in the U.S. and China in spring 2016.
The first-ever 2017 Cadillac XT5 luxury crossover is the cornerstone of a new series of crossovers in the brand’s ongoing expansion. The first-ever XT5 premieres in November 2015 at the Dubai and Los Angeles auto shows and begins production in the U.S. and China in spring 2016.
  • 15 consecutive months of global sales growth
  • 89,111 XT5 vehicles delivered worldwide, year-to-date

Cadillac globally sold 32,084 units in August 2017, maintaining a 15-month run of consecutive growth.  The brand is on pace to surpass last year’s total of 308,718 vehicles sold. Year-to-date, sales are up 39,354 units compared to August 2016, totaling 221,566 units.

“The transformation of Cadillac continues to accelerate with the globalization of our commercial footprint,” said Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen. “The market share expansion in international markets and the escalation of transaction prices in the United States creates a strong foundation for sustainable growth.”

China sales were up by 51.4 percent, accompanied by significant gains in Canada, the Middle East, Israel and South Korea.

The XT5 luxury crossover continues to lead sales for the brand with 89,111 units delivered worldwide so far in 2017, and August was its second-best month in the U.S. with 7,236 units sold. Globally, sales of the ATS model grew 8.9 percent for the month, driven by market share gains in the U.S. and Canada, while XTS rose 9.8 percent for the month.

In August, the brand’s average U.S. transaction price remained around $54,000, maintaining the second-highest U.S. average transaction price among major luxury automotive brands.

Cadillac sales in key regions appear in the table below.

SALES BY REGION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17-August

16-August

 % Change

YTD-17

YTD-16

 

% Change

United States

15,016

16,346

(8.1)

98,316

103,918

 

(5.4)

China*

15,014

9,914

51.4

107,377

64,489

 

66.5

ROW

2,054

1,996

2.9

15,873

13,805

 

14.98

Total

32,084

28,256

13.5

221,566

182,212

 

21.6

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