North American BMW sales reached 75,619 vehicles in the U.S., an 8.7% increase compared to the same period last year. Despite production shortages, year-to-date, BMW brand sales total 243,613 vehicles, an increase of 35.4% increase over the first three quarters of 2020.
BMW’s U.S. manufacturing operations in Spartanburg, South Carolina have been a major contributor given that the plan is responsible for all SAVs for the US market – critical vehicles givens current sales levels. The plant produces both the BMW X3 and BMW X5, the two best-selling BMW vehicles in the U.S., as well as the BMW X4, BMW X6 and BMW X7.
“It has been a challenging year, but our dealers have done an incredible job managing through it, and driving success for our business,” said Sebastian Mackensen, president and CEO, BMW of North America. “We anticipate strong consumer demand through the remainder of the year and are managing inventory levels closely to continue our positive sales momentum.”