BMW 3 Series Wins 2012 Compact Luxury Sports Sedan Sales Crown, Mercedes C-Class Second

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The new F30 BMW 3 Series Sedan wins the competition in the compact luxury sports sedan in 2012. At the end of the year, the …

The new F30 BMW 3 Series Sedan wins the competition in the compact luxury sports sedan in 2012. At the end of the year, the company reported 99,602 units sold, way ahead of Mercedes-Benz and its C-Class which sold to 81,697 customers.

In the third sport we have the Japanese automaker Infiniti which sold 59,844 units of their G models. Slightly behind was the Audi A4 (55,800 units), followed at far larger distance by the Acura TL (33,572 units). Among the important premium automakers, Lexus IS comes last with 27,708 cars sold.

With 24,616 cars sold, seventh place belongs to the Buick Regal, while the sleek Volvo S60 follows behind it with 23,356 units sold.

2012 bmw 328i review 521 655x434 BMW 3 Series Wins 2012 Compact Luxury Sports Sedan Sales Crown, Mercedes C Class Second

Cadillac’s ATS model went on sale in the second half of 2012 and 7,000 units were sold, a number we expect to increase significantly this year.

Model  December 2012 December 2011 Year-to-Date
BMW 3 Series 10,745 8489 99,602
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 7757 7744 81,697
Infiniti G Sedan/Coupe 5516 6531 59,844
Audi A4/A5 5378 4995 55,800
Acura TL 2246 3283 33,572
Acura TSX 2142 3546 28,865
Lexus IS 2497 3629 27,708
Buick Regal 1526 3086 24,616
Volvo S60 2344 1951 23,356
Cadillac ATS 2979 N/A 7,008

[Source: MotorTrend | Automarketer]

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