US sales of BMW i3 EV average almost 5% of BMW car sales, 3.9% of BMW brand sales over last three months
US sales of BMW’s battery-electric i3 (earlier post) have averaged almost 5% (4.93%) of BMW US passenger car sales over the past three months, and 3.85% of all BMW brand sales in that country. Deliveries of the i3 began in May, with 336 units. Sales proceeded approximately at that level for the next two months (June, 358; July, 363), then shot up to 1,025 in August; 1,022 units in September, and 1,159 units in October.
|Data: BMW monthly sales reports. Click to enlarge.|
In October, the i3 outsold the 1/2 Series (672 units); the Z4 (198 units); and the 6 Series (740 units). The 3/4 Series is still dominant in US sales, with 13,621 units in October, followed by the 5 Series, with 4,914 units.
Combined light truck sales (X3, X4, X5 and X6) were 5,341 units for the month, with the X5 (3,355 units) in the top spot.