GM Posts Strong April SalesMay 5th, 2014
A Healthy Month for GM Canada
General Motors Canada delivered 25,435 vehicles through its four brands (Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Buick) in the month of April.
The company posted positive sales growth for the month with a 6 per cent increase in retail sales and a 1.5 per cent increase in total vehicle sales.
“Canadian customers continue to recognize the value, performance and technology of Chevrolet’s new vehicle line-up, with total Chevrolet sales up more than 5 per cent for the month of April,” said John Roth, vice president, sales, service and marketing, GM Canada. “Sales of the Chevrolet Cruze were up over 19 per cent in the same month as The Diesel Driver named the Cruze 2.0L Clean Turbo diesel the Diesel Car of the Year.”
Plus, with a raft of new SUV’s on the way including the new Cadillac Escalade, GMC Yukon, and Chevrolet Tahoe as well as a score of new trucks including the Sierra HD, Silverado HD, GMC Canyon, and Chevrolet Colorado, the company plans for more strong months ahead.
Here’s a more detailed look at the months’ sales:
– Sales of the Chevrolet Equinox, recently named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, were up over 23 per cent, and the all-new Silverado were up 5 per cent
– Sales of the Buick Enclave were up 32 per cent
– Sales of the GMC Acadia were up over 38 per cent and the all-new 2015 Yukon and Yukon XL combined were up almost 38 per cent
– Cadillac retail sales were up almost 17 per cent, the 19th consecutive month of sales growth, driven by ATS (up 13 per cent) and SRX (up over 52 per cent)