Chrysler Canada records best July sales in 86 year history


Chrysler Canada is the 2nd best-selling manufacturer in the country after posting its best July sales in the company's history.

The pentastar brand reported sales of 23,385 for the month of July, 2011 compared with 22,319 in July 2010.  

July sales were up 5 per cent versus one year ago, representing the 20th consecutive month of year-over-year growth.

“July was a remarkable month for Chrysler and it shows in our results. We announced a Q2 adjusted net profit of $181 Million, a 30 per cent increase in revenues to $13.7 billion and now our strongest July sales in the 86 year history of Chrysler Canada,” said Reid Bigland, president and CEO of Chrysler Canada.  

Sales highlights included setting an all-time record in July with 913 sales of the Dodge Charger; 3,123 Dodge Journeys; 1,903 Jeep Wranglers.

Fiat 500 sales were up 20 per cent, with 680 units, compared to sales during the previous month of June, 2011.  Sales of the new Chrysler 200 were up 36 per cent with 550 units, versus sales of the model's previous generation with 404 units a year ago.