This past July Ford sold 9,565 Mustangs, up 12 percent from the 8,482 Mustangs sold in July of 2015. No doubt, sales of the company’s iconic pony car continue to remain strong, likely in part due to the newest generation’s versatile range of offerings, including a more economical V6 powered model, an all-American V8, as well as the 2.3 L 4-cylinder powered EcoBoost option.
Ford Mustang – 9,565 units
Dodge Challenger – 5,619 units
Chevrolet Camaro – 5,520 units
Chevrolet Camaro Sales Decline
Meanwhile, sales of the popular Chevrolet Camaro continue to decline. In all, Chevrolet reports having sold 5,520 of the cars in July, down 26 percent from the 7,469 Camaros sold in July of 2015.
As part of its retail-focused strategy, GM continues to reduce daily rental deliveries, as planned. Through July, GM’s daily rental deliveries are down 38 percent from a year ago.
Dodge Challenger Going Strong
As for the Challenger, Dodge reports having sold 5,619 of the cars in July, placing it above the Camaro in overall sales for the month. The Dodge Challenger posted year-over-year increases in July versus the same month a year ago. Sales of the Challenger muscle car increased 7 percent in July. For the fourth year, the Challenger won AutoPacific’s Ideal Vehicle Award in the Sporty Car segment, having the “Most Ideal Sporty Car” in its segment.
Sources: Ford Motor Company, General Motors, FCA US LLC