Jaguar Land Rover North American has reported May 2012 sales. During the month, Land Rover retailers managed to find homes for 3,438 new vehicles. This represents a 19 percent increase over May of 2011 when Land Rover sold 2,891 vehicles. The slow news cycle we're in obviously did not reflect the bustle of activity on North America's showrooms.
Two years of upward momentum continues for Land Rover in April. The brand as a whole was up 10 percent over April of 2011 with 3,292 sales. This brings Land Rover's 2012 running sales total to 13,951 units. Land Rover's April sales combined with the Jaguar brand put Jaguar Land Rover up only 3 percent for the month. However, JLR is up 22 percent year-to-date.
Land Rover continues its upward trend in the month of March by selling 4,199 vehicles, up 22 percent from March of 2011. Not only did Land Rover see a good month, but Jaguar saw its sales increase by an impressive 51 percent over March of 2011. Also related, Land Rover stated that it is chasing the Toyota Hilux with the DC100, which is good news for brand purists.
Jaguar Land Rover has reported U.S. sales for February 2012 and the growth trend continues for Land Rover, while Jaguar enjoys a later winter resurgence. Land Rover retailers sold 3,255 units in February, which is up 27 percent from February of 2011 when 2,555 vehicles found new homes. Total U.S. sales for Jaguar Land Rover North America is up 32 percent over February of last year.
Jaguar Land Rover North America has released final 2011 sales figures for the U.S. market. In total, sales for 2011 came in at 50,375 units, which is an 11 percent increase over the 2010 calendar year when the company sold 45,204 vehicles. For its part, Land Rover was up 20 percent for 2011. Jaguar sales were down 8 percent year-over-year at 12,276.