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FCA hits Aussie Top Ten

by David Zatz on

An AutoWeb article by Ron Hammerton pointed out that FCA has managed to hit Australia’s top ten automakers, rising rapidly in a crowded marketplace dominated by Toyota, General Motors, and Ford.  The company sells Chrysler, Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Dodge — but two thirds of its sales are Jeeps.

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In January, FCA topped 3,000 sales for its six consecutive month, as the Jeep Grand Cherokee outsold the Toyota Prado, formerly Australia’s best selling large SUV.

As reported earlier, from 2012 to 2013, Chrysler and Fiat combined sales rose by 48%, from 22,820 to 33,734, pushing it ahead of Kia and Daimler.  In January 2014, the combined Chrysler and Fiat sold 3,113 vehicles, beating Honda and Subaru.  Over a third of those were the high-end Grand Cherokee — with 1,359 sold. Jeep now sells more SUVs than Ford and is inching up on Holden (GM), selling over 2,000 vehicles per month since last August.

Chrysler sells the 300 in small numbers, and Voyager in the single-digits; Dodge sells a hundred or two Journeys per month, while Fiat does well with the 500 and its own version of the Journey, the Freemont. Thanks, Hemi265.


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