MINI USA reported June sales of 3,556 automobiles, off 1.4 percent from the 3,607 cars sold in June 2005. Year-to-date, the division reported sales of 20,026 automobiles, a drop of 8.9 percent, compared to the 21,979 cars reported in the first six months of 2005.

The BMW Group in the U. S. (BMW and MINI brands combined) reported strong first-half sales of 157,246 vehicles, an increase of 8.6 percent, compared to 144,843 vehicles in the same period of 2005. The BMW Group also reported an increase of 2.7 percent in June sales for 27,735 vehicles over the 26,999 vehicles reported in June 2005.

Source: MINI USA Press