Cadillac sales reached 21,460 vehicles in February 2017 globally, an increase of 18.6 percent. This marks the ninth consecutive month in which Cadillac has registered double-digit percentage growth.
Cadillac sales in the midsize luxury crossover category — the industry’s strongest segment — grew 46 percent in February and 49.3 percent so far in 2017. Cadillac’s new XT5 luxury crossover launched in mid-2016 and has quickly become one of the U.S. market’s best-selling luxury models.
Cadillac’s growth in China, the world’s largest market, was a robust 89.6 percent in February. For the year to date, Cadillac sales in China are up 106 percent and global sales are up 32.3 percent.
Cadillac sold 37,310 vehicles globally in December, bringing its total for 2016 to 308,692 — the most since 1986. The year-end total marked an increase of 11.1 percent from the previous year.
In December 2016, the seventh consecutive month of double-digit percentage increases for Cadillac, global sales rose 15.5 percent over December 2015. The all-new XT5 had its largest sales since launch. Cadillac sales in the midsize luxury crossover category — the industry’s strongest segment — grew 29.1 percent in December. Escalade sales rose 21.2 percent in December and 8.95 percent for the year. The XTS luxury sedan saw sales increase 14.7 percent for the month and 15.8 percent for the year.
Growth in Cadillac’s top three regional markets drove the overall increase in December. Sales in the U.S. grew 3.2 percent, while Cadillac completed its record year in China with a 45.4 percent increase. Sales in Canada rose 23.1 percent.
Cadillac sales topped 30,849 cars and SUVs around the world in November. This is an increase of 32.8% and the sixth month in a row of double-digit percentage improvements for the brand. To note, the previous five months had surpassed 20%. The CT6 and XT5 continue to please as customers voice their approval throughout social media. Numerous positive reviews can be found at independent publications around the internet.
Expansion in each of the biggest markets accounted for Cadillac’s overall improvement. Purchases in the United States increased 14.5% altogether and 17% among retail buyers. In the U.S., Escalade purchases increased 24%, reaching the highest November number since the introduction of the third generation back in 2007. The brand new XT5 crossover SUV had its most successful month since its introduction earlier this year.