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MINI USA Sales up 1% for April

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MINI USA reported small sales growth for April, with sales only rising 1% over April of 2012. Year-to-date sales are also flat, actually down slightly at -0.4%. MINI’s official statement and sales chart follow after the jump, but one word of clarification: BMW has transposed the Hardtop and Clubman numbers.

Official news: MINI USA reported sales of 5,786 automobiles in April, an increase of 1.0 percent from the 5,731 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, MINI sales in the U.S. are down 0.4 percent on volume of 19,841 compared to 19,911 in the first four months of 2012.

MINI USA Sales 4-13

Source: BMW

Written By: Nathaniel Salzman

  • heli_guy

    Coupe is not doing so well it seems. Roadster is gaining, but the convertible is still tops in the roofless category (although not by much). I hope that means they won’t kill it in the future.

    • AMS

      IIRC the Roadster outsold the Convertible a few months ago. January, maybe? Clearly the Convertible rebounded.

  • Grahame

    Woohoo, I was one of the 168 Coupes (although it might only count delivered cars as sales, not ordered cars in which case I’ll be on May’s sales)

    • http://www.nathanielsalzman.com/ Nathaniel Salzman

      Nicely done!

    • Ryan

      Woohoo, I was one of the 1800 Countrymen. Guess you’re in far more exclusive company.

  • AMS

    I had no idea that the Clubman was such an overwhelming favorite, sales-wise. I would have guessed the Hardtop.

    I ordered a Roadster this month. Despite the numbers above, in my town it is THE most rare MINI to see on the road. I’ve seen three Coupes out driving and a grand total of ZERO Roadsters.

    • http://www.nathanielsalzman.com/ Nathaniel Salzman

      As it says in the article, I believe the table provided by BMW is in error and has transposed the hardtop and clubman numbers.

      • AMS

        I can’t be bothered with your silly “facts” or things like actually reading a very short article before commenting on it!

        • http://www.nathanielsalzman.com/ Nathaniel Salzman

          Ha!

  • CoastalMotoring

    I am Proud to be one of the 507 hardtop S’s, Ordered mine Apr 13th!!

  • Charlie Victor

    One of those Clubman is mine!


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