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YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars #4774769
06/01/18 06:30 PM
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E365 Offline OP
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I found it very interesting that through May 2018, Jeep has sold more SUVs than the entire car lines of Toyota and Lexus combined.

408,033 vs. 389,951

This time last year Toyota/Lexus cars were up by about 85,000 units over Jeep.

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/fca-us-reports-may-2018-sales-300658091.html
http://corporatenews.pressroom.toyota.com/releases/tmna+may+2018+sales+chart.download


Whatever's on sale...
Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774773
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It appears people like them, a lot. We're happy with both of our Jeeps and sooner or later be buying another one.


God Bless Our Troops

Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774785
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Successful even with Sergio at the helm. Impressive!


2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.
Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774786
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Plus the new Wrangler is out ... those sales are going well.


I use the overseas manual to choose my oil viscosity.

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 149k, SS5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 55k, OE5w30/Wix

Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: mrsilv04] #4774805
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Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Successful even with Sergio at the helm. Impressive!


I thought Sergio turned them around?

*

That is crazy though. I'm hesitant to read the tea leaves and predict the death of the sedan, but it sure ain't looking good. First Ford bails, now Toyota sedans are falling behind Jeep sales. Who would have thought?


2011 Toyota Camry, base, 2.5L/6MT, 185k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra DC, 4.6L/6AT, 150k, ours
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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774811
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hard to believe, few Jeeps on my street


These products are all new every year?? They are a revolution!!! Razor blades, mens shirts, TVs, wiper blades, gutter guards, hearing aids... according to the ads. But also all new last year
Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: supton] #4774816
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E365 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: supton


That is crazy though. I'm hesitant to read the tea leaves and predict the death of the sedan, but it sure ain't looking good. First Ford bails, now Toyota sedans are falling behind Jeep sales. Who would have thought?


I believe the Wrangler was only a few hundred units shy of outselling the Camry in April 2018!

Last edited by E365; 06/01/18 07:21 PM.

Whatever's on sale...
Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774822
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Marketing gimmicks to find another brain-dead buyer for Chrysler. If it was Ford, I would have thought twice before posting, but Chrysler, never.
Never liked the entire Chrysler line up incl. those ugly Dodges built on MB chassis.
Brute torque and nothing else.


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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774828
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I would have lost that bet.

Next door neighbor has a new RAM truck. Neighbor down the street has two new Jeeps. My old Cherokee was pretty good.


Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774853
06/01/18 07:57 PM
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It's cool that the Cherokee still has some off-road capability. Why they thought 25 cu.ft was sufficient behind the seats though is a mystery to me... That discounted it from my consideration anyways.


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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: supton] #4774855
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Originally Posted By: supton
Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Successful even with Sergio at the helm. Impressive!


I thought Sergio turned them around?

I think Sergio just annoys people and people forget what he can accomplish outside of that.


Plain, simple Garak.

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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: MaximaGuy] #4774860
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Originally Posted By: MaximaGuy
Marketing gimmicks to find another brain-dead buyer for Chrysler. If it was Ford, I would have thought twice before posting, but Chrysler, never.
Never liked the entire Chrysler line up incl. those ugly Dodges built on MB chassis.
Brute torque and nothing else.


Obviously there is a rather large group of people who have a very different opinion of the brand.


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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: MaximaGuy] #4774888
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Originally Posted By: MaximaGuy
Marketing gimmicks to find another brain-dead buyer for Chrysler. If it was Ford, I would have thought twice before posting, but Chrysler, never.
Never liked the entire Chrysler line up incl. those ugly Dodges built on MB chassis.
Brute torque and nothing else.


I admit I love my ugly Dodge Charger. I'll submit it isn't as smooth as a Lexus. Cannot beat the bang for your buck performance wise. It handles curves in the road quite well for its size.


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Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: mrsilv04] #4774908
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Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Successful even with Sergio at the helm. Impressive!


He got rid of those Rubbermaid interiors Daimler was using!


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2018 GTI
Re: YTD 2018: Jeep Outselling all Toyota/Lexus Cars [Re: E365] #4774921
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It validates that the CUV/SUV thingy is what people want. I think that's pretty much a given now that sedans are dying and may be dead in 10-15 years. Still don't get the love for Jeep though.

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