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Fleet Sales See Modest Increase in 2015

January 06, 2016

Photo of 2016 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.
Photo of 2016 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA US.

Sales of commercial vehicles from nine manufacturers increased 2.3% to 629,270 units in 2015 to finish another solid year despite a December swoon, according to Automotive Fleet data.

For the year, fleet sales of trucks, SUVs, and vans were essentially flat, increasing 0.5% to 524,687 units. Sales of cars increased 12.5% to 104,583 vehicles.

Fleet sales softened in December with a 6.9% decline to 61,696 vehicles. The truck category fell 5.3% to 53,217 units, while the car category declines 15.4% to 8,479 in the month compared to December of 2014.

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