Q1 2019 sales

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    #1 Ace, Apr 5, 2019
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    Haven't seen the numbers here yet, so here they are (% = compared to Q1 2018):

    Mustang 16,917 (-11.7%)
    Challenger 13,431 (-24%)
    Camaro 12,083 (+2.5%)


    The numbers are copied from "the other forum" :angel:
     
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    #2 edco, Apr 5, 2019
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    Using Ace's numbers and data from: http://carsalesbase.com/us-car-sales-data/ford/ford-mustang/
    for Mustang and Challenger monthly numbers.
    I built this monthly chart for the quarter.

    __________________JAN_________FEB______MAR______Total
    Camaro_________4027_______4028_____4028______12083 (All I could do is divide Camaro Q1 total by 3)
    Challenger_____3230_______3639______6562 _____13431
    Mustang________5420_______4025_____7472______16917

    So what does it say? It says the polar vortex in Jan/Feb suppressed muscle car sales.
    It says Mustang 1, Challenger 2, Camaro 3. It says that March madness stimulated cars sales.
    That's about it.
    There is a forum the mods closed about the V6 Mustang. Some like it, some don't,
    but if there was that third engine option I think Mustang would be over 20,000 units sold.
     
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    Not having a N/A V-6 option does hurt sales.
     
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    Seeing Camaro sales go up from last year is interesting - a pretty good showing compared to previous years, even for still being in 3rd place.
     
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    And it didn't have its nuts chopped off with no options.
     
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    For me March Madness was the 0% / 72 month financing. Could not pass the "free" money.
     
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    Good observation. I think the 2019 Camaro front end refresh has something to do with that.
    The more it looks like a Mustang the better it sells

    2020C6G_i.jpg
     
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    Bottom line is the Crapmaro looks like shit. :cwl::crackup:
     
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    Only one way to go but up when the numbers are so bad.
     
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    Chevy faithful know this is the last gen so there getting one before there gone
     
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    :crackup::cwl::thumbsup:
     
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    Did my part for March, had to go to MO from MN and that dealer had to get it from Wichita, KS to get it. Velocity Blue, Auto, 401A and PP1 being a rare bird I guess.
     
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    I’ve actually seen quite a few v6 Camaros lately. I’m not sure if sales to rental companies are within those numbers or not but I’m guessing that’s a big part of the camaros sales especially with the v6 looking better than the ss. As for challengers I don’t know how many of those I see a day. They’re selling like crazy.
     
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    Our local barber shop had a special: 'Get a mullet, get a free Camaro!'
     
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    Agree! There is a negative stigma that goes along with turbo charged engines. I personally don't have problems with the current turbo's but because of many poor designs back in the day a legit stereotype on dependability was developed.
     
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