Year-to-date sales of MINI automobiles have surpassed the 36,036 reported for the entire calendar year 2004. For the first eleven months of 2005, MINI USA reported sales of 38,384 cars, compared to 32,222 cars in the same period a year ago, an increase of 19 percent. The division also reported monthly sales of 3,171 cars compared to 3,363 cars sold in November of 2004, a decrease of 6 percent.