Sales of BMW-brand vehicles increased 12.9 percent in July, selling a total of 24,043 compared to 21,297 vehicles sold this time last year. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 11.3 percent on sales of 164,474 compared to 147,801 sold in the first seven months of 2012. The best-selling cars include the 1 Series, the 3 Series, the Z4 Roadster, and the X5 SAV. The 1 series was up 60.7 percent (609 units); the 3 Series, was up 29.2 percent (9,890 units); the Z4 Roadster was up 25.4 percent (217 units); and the X5 SAV was up 17.1 percent (2,674 units).
The MINI-brand sales in the U.S. also had record-setting sales for July 2013. Year-to-date, the MINI sales are up 1.0 percent, selling 38,306 cars compared to 37,914 in the first seven months of the previous year.