November 3, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 195,545 units last month, a 15 percent increase compared with sales in October 2014 (170,480 units), and the company’s best October sales since 2001.
 
The Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in October. The Jeep brand’s 33 percent increase was the largest sales gain of any FCA US brand during the month. The company extended its streak of year-over-year sales gains to 67 consecutive months.

“October marks our 67th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales growth and our best October since 2001,” said Reid Bigland, Head of U.S. Sales. “Last month’s sales strength continued to be broad based for the company with eight FCA vehicles setting October sales records across three of our brands.”
 
Of the eight FCA US vehicles setting records in October, the Jeep Patriot’s 56 percent increase was the largest sales gain of any FCA US vehicle during the month. In addition, the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Journey, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Compass, Jeep Wrangler and Ram ProMaster each recorded their best October sales ever.
 
FCA US finished October with a 90-day supply of inventory (625,092 units). U.S. industry sales figures for October are internally projected at an estimated 18.5 million units Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR).
 
Jeep® Brand
Jeep brand sales increased 33 percent, the brand’s 25th-consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains – a streak that dates back to November 2013. Four Jeep brand vehicles set records last month. The Patriot’s 56 percent increase was the largest year-over-year percentage gain of any Jeep brand model for the month. In addition, the Cherokee, Compass and Wrangler each posted their best October sales ever.
 
Dodge Brand
The Charger, Challenger and Journey all posted their best October sales ever. Charger sales were up 24 percent. Challenger sales were up 31 percent as the muscle car logged its ninth sales record this year. Journey sales increased 37 percent, the mid-size crossover’s seventh sales record this year. Dodge brand sales were up 12 percent in October, compared with the same month a year ago.
 
Ram Truck Brand
Ram Truck brand sales, which include the Ram pickup truck lineup, Ram ProMaster, Ram ProMaster City and Ram Cargo Van, were up 3 percent in October, the brand’s best October sales since 2003. Sales of the pickup truck lineup increased 3 percent. ProMaster sales were up 19 percent, its best October sales ever.

FIAT Brand
Sales of the all-new 2016 Fiat 500X increased 92 percent in October compared with the previous month of September, marking the model’s fourth-consecutive month of sales increase since launch. FIAT dealers sold 2,178 units of the new crossover last month. FIAT brand sales, comprised of the Fiat 500, Fiat 500L and 500X, were up 1 percent in October compared with the same month a year ago. 
 
Chrysler Brand
Sales of the Chrysler brand, which covers the Chrysler 200, Chrysler 300 full-size sedan, and the Chrysler Town & Country minivan, were up 1 percent compared with the same month a year ago. Town & Country sales were up 4 percent, its best October since 2007. The Chrysler brand continues to celebrate its 90th year by producing a limited run of 90th Anniversary edition vehicles that offer more standard equipment and value for customers. The anniversary packages are being offered on the volume models, adding value for the customer who will most appreciate it.
 
                 FCA US LLC Sales Summary October 2015
             
  Month Sales Vol %       CYTD Sales Vol %
Model Curr Yr Pr Yr Change Curr Yr Pr Yr Change
Compass 6,101 4,301 42% 52,987 52,219 1%
Patriot 10,191 6,524 56% 98,910 76,482 29%
Wrangler 15,751 13,665 15% 173,264 147,733 17%
Cherokee 17,673 15,715 12% 178,785 143,848 24%
Grand Cherokee 16,050 14,993 7% 157,899 151,303 4%
Renegade 7,795 0 New 44,626 0 New
JEEP BRAND 73,561 55,198 33% 706,471 571,585 24%
200 11,905 11,675 2% 158,978 86,817 83%
300 4,564 4,935 -8% 44,321 44,519 0%
Town & Country 11,332 10,936 4% 73,302 119,276 -39%
CHRYSLER BRAND 27,801 27,546 1% 276,601 250,612 10%
Dart 6,152 7,202 -15% 74,471 67,965 10%
Avenger 23 1,347 -98% 1,179 50,710 -98%
Charger 8,673 6,967 24% 79,373 79,108 0%
Challenger 5,409 4,140 31% 57,358 42,516 35%
Viper 60 80 -25% 563 626 -10%
Journey 9,525 6,935 37% 88,920 77,621 15%
Caravan 12,094 9,986 21% 76,313 114,057 -33%
Durango 4,676 4,855 -4% 50,782 52,866 -4%
DODGE  BRAND 46,612 41,512 12% 428,959 485,469 -12%
Ram P/U 40,931 39,834 3% 371,574 359,702 3%
Cargo Van 10 942 -99% 3,180 8,232 -61%
ProMaster Van 2,055 1,723 19% 21,312 11,713 82%
ProMaster City 753 0 New 6,171 0 New
RAM BRAND 43,749 42,499 3% 402,237 379,647 6%
Alfa 4C  65 0 New 562 0 New
ALFA BRAND 65 0 New 562 0 New
500 1,286 2,806 -54% 22,615 29,422 -23%
500L 293 919 -68% 7,327 9,804 -25%
500X 2,178 0 New 5,634 0 New
FIAT BRAND 3,757 3,725 1% 35,576 39,226 -9%
             
TOTAL FCA US LLC 195,545 170,480 15% 1,850,406 1,726,539 7%
             
          TOTAL CAR 38,137 39,152 -3% 439,752 401,683 9%
          TOTAL TRUCK     157,408   131,328   20% 1,410,986   1,324,856   7%
 
 

About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles under the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as well as the SRT performance designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler Corp., established in 1925 by industry visionary Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an international automotive group listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FCAU” and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol “FCA.”

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