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Jeep Recorded 19 Percent Hike in Global Sales In 2012

By Motortrend India Staff   |   16 January,2013

The Jeep® brand has reported a 19 percent hike in its global sales in 2012 as compared to 2011. The Jeep has sold 701,626 vehicles in 2012 globally, out of which 474,131 units were sold in United States which depicts a 13 percent hike in sales in United States in 2012 as compared to the sales in 2011.

Mike Manley, President and CEO - Jeep Brand, Chrysler Group LLC said, “The Jeep brand has achieved double-digit percentage sales increases in each of the past three years, both globally and in the U.S. market. In late 2009, we set out on a course to quickly renew our entire vehicle lineup, with a focus on legendary Jeep capability combined with improved on-road driving dynamics, fuel efficiency and world-class craftsmanship. Clearly customers have appreciated the unique combination of attributes that Jeep vehicles offer. We expect to continue our sales momentum in 2013 with the introduction of an all-new mid-size Jeep SUV, as well as the new 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which will be available with a new, clean-diesel engine.”

The auto maker has reported increase in sales in all the major global regions in 2012, as compared to that in 2011. There has been 94 percent increase in sales in the Asia-Pacific region, 29 percent increase in European markets, 18 percent rise in Latin American markets and 107 percent in China. In the SUV segment in United States, Jeep occupies number one position.

The motor vehicle brand has sold 223,196 units of Grand Cherokee, 194,142 units of Wrangler and 103,321 units of Compass across the globe.

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