Worldwide MINI sales continued their downward trend in September with a decrease of 9.2% compared to last year. For the year sales at MINI declined slightly in the first three quarters, with a total of 265,935 (-2.0%) vehicles delivered to customers worldwide.

MINI sales

What’s the reason for the downturn? Global instability due to tariffs and even Brexit are some of it. There’s also a global trend in key markets (China and the US) away from smaller cars and towards crossovers. Finally there’s the increased competition from all sides.

What are your thoughts? Dealers – are you feeling this as well? Let us know in the comments below.