Monthly Archives: August 2014


worldwide MINI sales by model for first half 2014

worldwide MINI sales by model for first half 2014

BMW just published its global sales figures by model for the first half of 2014.

From BMW Group Quarterly Report – Q2:

MINI sales volume influenced by model change
Due to the model change, sales of the MINI Hatch fell by 25.3 % to 47,056 units (2013: 62,958 units) in the first half of the year. The MINI Countryman achieved
sales volume of 53,363 units in the period under report (2013: 50,669 units; + 5.3 %).

[Source: BMW Group Quarterly Report to 30 June 2014]


worldwide MINI sales for July 2014

 

MINI F56

BMW Group had its best July sales ever and that includes MINI having its best July ever, as well. BMW is optimistic about the rest of 2014 despite the sale of 2015 MINI Hardtops being suspended until October in the US.

From BMW Group PressClub Global:

MINI sales figures are above last year’s level, making it the brand’s best July ever. A total of 24,259 vehicles were delivered to customers worldwide (prev. yr. 23,515 / +3.2%) and this positive trend is expected to continue in the second half of the year. Sales of the new third-generation MINI Hatch, the brand’s core model, are up 22.3% compared to the same month last year with a total of 11,970 delivered in July (prev. yr. 9,785). In the year-to-date, a total of 156,154 MINIs were sold (prev. yr. 172,314 / -9.4%).

July 2014 July 2013 change year-to-date 2014 year-to-date 2013 change
24,259 23,515 3.2% 156,154 172,314 -9.4%

See all MINI sales worldwide by month.


collectibles: MINI 2014 pocket brochure

MINI 2014 pocket brochure MINI 2014 pocket brochure (MINI Hardtop)

WELCOME TO MINI

The 2014 MINI brochure is out and it is again the stapled, pocket brochure.  The full-color, 32-page brochure is a mix of model year 2014 and 2015 vehicles including the discontinued Clubman.

Colors shown for the Hardtop: Volcanic Orange, Moonwalk Gray, Blazing Red, Midnight Black, British Racing Green, Deep Blue, Thunder Grey, Iced Chocolate, White Silver, Pepper White.

Colors shown for the Convertible, Clubman, Coupe, and Roadster: British Racing Green II, Lightning Blue, White Silver, Eclipse Gray, Midnight Black, Highclass Gray, Iced Chocolate, Spice Orange, Pepper White, Chili Red, Ice Blue.

Colors shown for the Countryman and Paceman: Absolute Black, Crystal Silver, Jungle Green, Cosmic Blue, Blazing Red, Brilliant Copper, Starlight Blue, Midnight Grey, Light White, Light Coffee, Chili Red.

The MINI USA catalog number is MINI-2505-119,750-F56, R57, R58, R59, R60, R61 (MY15) and R55 (MY14) for use 1/14-9/14.  36 USC 220506.

MINI 2014 pocket brochure (colors)


MINI USA sales for July 2014

MINI USA sales for July 2014

From BMW Group PressClub USA:

MINI Brand Sales

 

For July, MINI USA reports 5,811 automobiles, a decrease of 2.3 percent from the 5,950 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI USA reported a sales total of 29,963 automobiles, a decrease of 21.8 percent from the 38,306 automobiles sold in the first seven months of 2013.

 

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles – Best July Ever


In July, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and pre-owned) reported sales of 2,115 automobiles, an increase of 7.1 percent from the 1,974 sold in July, 2013. Year-to-date, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned) reported sales of 14,454 automobiles, an increase of 17.5 percent from the 12,298 automobiles sold in the first seven months of 2013.

 

July 2014 July 2013 change year-to-date 2014 year-to-date 2013 change
5,811 5,950 -2.3% 29,963 38,306 -21.8%

See MINI sales in the USA by month.