The General’s four brands recorded 178,896 total sales in the U.S. market for the month of January 2011, representing a boost of 23 percent compared to their performance in January 2010 in total unit sales and a 36 percent gain in retail sales.
The following is the brief brand-by-brand sales breakdown:
- 13,269 total monthly sales, up 32 percent from a year ago. Sales were lead by the Regal which posted 2,290 sales.
- January marks the 16th consecutive positive sales month for the Trishield.
- Chevy posted 125,389 total sales for January 2011 – up 19 percent from last January with retail sales up 33 percent.
- Cruze accounted for 12,014 unit sales — up 125 percent from the late Cobalt it replaced.
- Chevy crossovers (Traverse, Equinox) posted a 36 percent gain over January 2010.
- Retail sales of Chevy trucks increased 32 percent over January 2010.
- 321 Chevrolet Volts were sold.
- 12,580 total sales for January 2011, a surge of 49 percent from last January.
- Sales for the CTS line climb 70 percent with 4,632 total sales, the SRX rises 31 percent with 4,236.
- 27,658 total unit sales for GMC in the month of January 2011, up 30 percent from January 2010.
- Sierra sales up 46 percent.