BMW Group in the US (BMW and MINI combined) sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 2,253 in June 2018, an increase of 20.2% from the 1,874 sold in the same month a year ago. BMW Group electrified vehicles accounted for 7% of US sales in June 2018.
BMW Group currently offers seven electrified models in the US, including the BMW i3, BMW i8, BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW 740e, BMW X5 xDrive 40e and MINI Countryman plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle.
Overall sales of BMW Group vehicles (BMW and MINI brands combined) in the US increased 0.5% in June 2018 compared to the same month last year. Year-to-date, BMW Group sales total 176,022 vehicles, an increase of 2.8% over the 171,291 vehicles sold in the first six months of 2017.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1.5% in June 2018 for a total of 29,407 compared to 28,962 vehicles sold in June 2017. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 2.9% on sales of 153,386 vehicles compared to 149,086 sold in the first six months of 2017.
BMW’s lineup of Sports Activity Vehicles accounted for 53 percent of BMW brand sales in June 2018. Most notably, the first-ever BMW X2 had its best sales month since its March launch (2,150 vehicles), sales of the BMW X5 remained strong (4,355 vehicles) and the BMW X3 had its biggest sales month of 2018 (5,366 vehicles, up 50.5 percent over June 2017).
For June, MINI USA reported 4,146 vehicles sold, a decrease of 6% from the 4,410 sold in the same month a year ago. MINI sales in June were led by the MINI Countryman (1,471 vehicles). Year to date, MINI sales remain up 1.9%.