- 12th consecutive month of sales increases
- Chrysler is second highest selling manufacturer in Canada
- Sales climb 2.6 per cent in July
- Fuel efficient compact vehicles sales increase 25 per cent for month
and 84 per cent for the year
- Dodge Ram and Jeep(R) brand set new July sales records
WINDSOR, ON, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Chrysler Canada sales increased 2.6 per cent
in July 2007 marking the company's 12th straight month of sales increases.
Total sales for the month were 19,122 units compared to 18,642 units in 2006.
On a year to date basis, the company has sold 142,359 vehicles versus 133,301
last year for a 6.8 per cent increase, making it the number two seller of cars
and trucks in Canada.
"Canadian consumers are taking advantage of our diverse product lineup
and compelling values resulting in 12 consecutive months of sales increases,"
said Dave Buckingham, Vice President - Sales for Chrysler in Canada. "With the
continuation of our Employee Price Discount and Save on Gas For One Full Year
Event, we fully expect the momentum to continue."
Total Jeep brand vehicle sales increased 68.4% for a new July monthly
high, driven by strong performance of Grand Cherokee, Compass, Patriot and the
new Wrangler. Dodge pickup trucks continue to be popular in Canada with Dodge
Ram sales increased 7.2% for a new July record and Dodge Dakota increased
New vehicles to the lineup had a major impact in July with added sales
coming from Chrysler Sebring (1,170 units), Dodge Avenger (649 units), Dodge
Nitro (671 units).