BMW Group sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the US decreased 52.3% in April 2019 vs. April 2018.
Model changeover has limited the current BMW Group electrified lineup to five models including the BMW i3, BMW i8 and i8 Roadster, BMW 530e, and MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.
Plug-in hybrid variants of the BMW X5, the all-new BMW 3 Series and updated BMW 7 Series recently debuted at the Geneva International Motor Show. These models and a plug-in-hybrid variant of the BMW X3 will begin sales in the US at a future date.
Overall, sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 1.4% in April 2019 for a total of 23,816 over the 23,482 vehicles sold in April 2018. BMW Sports Activity Vehicles continue to drive sales growth in the US, led by the BMW X3, BMW X5 and the BMW X7, which sold 2,291 units in its second full month of availability. The all-new BMW 3 Series sedan also performed particularly well, with an increase of 2.6 percent over April 2018, while the BMW 5 Series sedan remains the leader in its segment.