2013 Chrysler Sales Up–Belvidere Products Have Major Increase Sales Momentum
7 Jan 2014
Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 6 percent last month, a sign that automakers closed 2013 with strong numbers.
The company sold just over 161,000 cars and trucks in December, up from about 152,000 a year ago.
Chrysler’s Jeep brand finished 2013 up 3 percent with more than 490,000 sales. Jeep sales worldwide set a new record. The brand was led by the new Cherokee small SUV with 15,000 sales in December.
The three cars produced at the Belvidere Assembly Plant had a 63% increase in sales over 2012. The local facility made more than 212,000 vehicles in 2013 versus about 127,000 in 2012
The big seller in 2013 from Belvidere was the Dodge Dart with 83,388 sold. The Jeep Compass sold 52,993 in 2013 and the Jeep Patriot sold 75,797.
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