The BMW Group (BMW and Mini) experiences 89,750 automobile gross sales in the US throughout the first quarter of 2023 (up 11 % year-over-year).
- BMW: 82,466 (up 12% year-over-year)
- Mini: 7,284 (up 6% year-over-year)
- Whole: 89,750 (up 11% year-over-year)
In line with the German producer, deliveries of BMW battery electrical autos (BEV) in Q1 amounted to six,588 (in comparison with in all probability only a few hundred models a yr in the past). That is about 8 % of the entire quantity.
The model experiences that its complete plug-in automobile gross sales reached almost 17 %, which might be roughly 14,000 models. Out of that, almost 9 % or roughly 7,400 can be PHEVs.
Sadly, the numbers for the Mini model will not be accessible.
- BMW BEV gross sales: 6,588
- Mini BEV gross sales: N/A
By way of fashions, BMW affords within the US three all-electric automobiles – the i4 and iX (launched in March) and the i7 (launched in late 2022). The i3 has been retired. Earlier than the top of this yr, BMW intends to launch additionally the BMW i5 mannequin.
On prime of that, there are plug-in hybrids: X5 xDrive45e, BMW 330e, and BMW 530e plus the XM, which “recently begun arriving in showrooms”.”
The corporate reveals that the BMW iX gross sales in Q1 amounted to 2,351, however stays silent concerning the different outcomes (different plug-in fashions are counted along with non-rechargeable variations). Cumulatively, iX gross sales exceeded 8,000.
Sebastian Mackensen, President and CEO, BMW of North America mentioned:
“We are happy to report that the momentum of 2022 has carried over into the start of 2023. And we are confident that sales of our fully electric vehicles will only grow as our lineup expands. All the while we will continue to offer the variety of drivetrains that U.S. consumers want. From electric and hybrid, to our U.S.-built Sports Activity Vehicles, incredible sedans, and new products from BMW M, we are well positioned for a great year.”
On prime of that comes the Mini model and its plug-in hybrid Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 and all-electric Mini CooperSE, however as soon as once more, with none information about its gross sales outcomes.