Global MINI sales increase their record pace with sales up over 10% for the month and 5.7% for the year.  The rest of the world is making up for the slow US sales.

From BMW Group PressClub Global:

Sales of MINI brand vehicles increased by 10.3% in August with a total of 22,575 delivered to customers worldwide. In the first eight months of the year, sales rose by 5.7% (223,913). The premium brand’s biggest growth drivers are the MINI Clubman, with 36,687 sold worldwide so far this year, and the new MINI Convertible – which achieved sales growth of 148.0% in August (2,153).

August 2016 August 2015 change year-to-date 2016 year-to-date 2015 change
22,575 20,471 10.3% 223,913 211,826 5.7%

See all MINI sales worldwide by month.