BMW finished ahead of Mercedes-Benz in luxury sales during November. BMW sales rose 3.2 percent to 32,003 units. For the year, BMW’s U.S. sales grew 4.4 percent to 311,398 vehicles. The X3 sales doubled in November giving BMW the significant lead.

In contrast, the Mercedes sales fell 13 percent to 30,043 vehicles. For the year, Mercedes’ U.S. sales have increased 4 percent to 308,885 vehicles.

Lexus finished third last month with sales growing 7 percent over the same period last year for a total of 29,340 vehicles. For the year, Lexus sales have surged 12 percent to 303,221 vehicles.


Audi came fourth with 16,700 vehicles in November, a 0.4 percent increase. Audi reached sales of 181,803 units through November, 11.7 percent increase.

Acura stayed ahead of Cadillac through November, with 160,342 sales to Cadillac’s 154,480. Cadillac narrowed the gap last month with a 1.8 percent gain to 13,390, as Acura’s deliveries fell 10 percent to 12,244.

Infiniti sold 11,694 units last month with 118,405 units reported in the first 11 months of 2015.