BMW X6 M
BMW X6 M

For June 2011, the BMW Group in the UK, which covers BMW and MINI, has reported 85,226 cars sold between January and June 2011. A 15.8 per cent increase on 73,571 sold for same period in 2010. The overall share of the total UK market increased to 8.3 per cent.

"Despite difficult market conditions, our sales performance in the first half of the year has continued to outperform the market," said Tim Abbott, Managing Director of BMW Group UK. "This growth has been driven by demand from our corporate customers especially for our tax and fuel efficient models in the BMW 3 and 5 Series ranges. The X1 and X3 have enjoyed a strong level of customer demand while MINI Convertible and MINI Countryman models have also proved popular.

"However, it is becoming clear that the outlook for the remainder of the year is looking very challenging, particularly in the retail sector of the market where consumer demand is becoming more difficult to predict."

BMW Sales

60,606 BMW vehicles have sold since the beginning of 2011, which is an increase of 18 per cent when compared to 2010, equating to a 5.8 per cent share of total UK car market for the six months.

MINI Sales

For the same period, MINI reports sales of 34,620, compared to the same period for last year's 22,266 vehicles. which equates to 2.2 per cent share of the UK market.

BMW Group UK Sales - January To June 2011
  60,606 51,305 18
MINI 24,620 22,266 11
Total BMW Group 85,226 73,571 15.8

Published : 06/07/11 Author : Staff

BMW News

This is a 10-year+ news article, from our BMW archive, which dates back to the year 2000.

If in doubt check with your local BMW dealer as car prices and technical data will have changed since 2011.

Although our car news is published in good faith, we cannot guarantee it to be error free or complete or up-to-date.

BMW Images

BMW Images may not be UK specification cars. Colours and exterior and/or interior elements may differ from actual models.

Copyright

The car news and images remain the copyright of the rights holder and may not be used without their consent.