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BMW Group U.S. Reports June 2017 Sales

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Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.4 percent in June for a total of
28,962 compared to 28,855 vehicles sold in June 2016. Year-to-date, the
BMW brand is down 2.8 percent in the U.S. on sales of 149,086 vehicles
compared to 153,436 sold in the first six months of 2016.

Notable vehicle sales in June include the BMW 5 Series which increased
42.9 percent to 4,068 cars, the BMW X1 which increased 62.5 percent to
3,221 vehicles, and the BMW X5 which increased 14.2 percent to 4,589
vehicles.

"The volatility that has characterized much of early 2017 is likely to
continue through the second half of the year, requiring an even stronger
focus on the quality of our business to achieve the desired results,"
said Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of North America. "We're
pleased to see the new BMW 5 Series sedan continues gaining strength as
availability increases, and our Sports Activity Vehicles, especially the
X1 and X5, remained strong favorites in June."

BMW Group Sales

In total, the BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported
June sales of 33,372 vehicles, a decrease of 1.2 percent from the 33,769
vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW Group
sales are down 4.1 percent on sales of 171,291 vehicles in the first six
months of 2017 compared to 178,580 in the same period in 2016.

MINI Brand Sales

For June, MINI USA reported 4,410 automobiles sold, a decrease of 10.3
percent from the 4,914 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date,
MINI USA reported a total of 22,205 automobiles sold, a decrease of 11.7
percent from 25,144 automobiles sold in the first six months of 2016.

Table 1: New Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, June 2017

                                     
    June 2017     June 2016     %     YTD June 2017     YTD June 2016     %
i3 567 608 -6.7% 2,992 2,880 3.9%
i8 22 169 -87.0% 220 620 -64.5%
2 Series 1,242 2,554 -51.4% 5,315 9,057 -41.3%
3 Series 5,123 6,819 -24.9% 27,707 32,976 -16.0%
4 Series 4,494 3,184 41.1% 20,351 19,276 5.6%
5 Series 4,068 2,847 42.9% 17,499 20,275 -13.7%
6 Series 246 284 -13.4% 1,479 1,875 -21.1%
7 Series 634 1,408 -55.0% 4,255 5,605 -24.1%
Z4 12 104 -88.5% 481 551 -12.7%
X1 3,221 1,982 62.5% 14,879 12,139 22.6%
BMW passenger cars 19,629 19,959 -1.7% 95,178 105,254 -9.6%
X3 3,566 3,900 -8.6% 24,350 19,828 22.8%
X4 561 407 37.8% 2,146 2,615 -17.9%
X5 4,589 4,018 14.2% 24,159 22,204 8.8%
X6 617 571 8.1% 3,253 3,535 -8.0%
BMW light trucks 9,333 8,896 4.9% 53,908 48,182 11.9%
BMW brand     28,962     28,855     0.4%     149,086     153,436     -2.8%
Cooper /S Hardtop 2 Door 1,013 857 18.2% 5,448 6,265 -13.0%
Cooper /S Hardtop 4 Door 652 983 -33.7% 3,766 6,319 -40.4%
Cooper /S Convertible 582 631 -7.8% 2,840 1,814 56.6%
Cooper /S Clubman 732 1,007 -27.3% 3,778 4,411 -14.4%
Coupe 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Roadster 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Countryman 1,430 1,429 0.1% 6,364 6,280 1.3%
Paceman 1 7 -85.7% 9 55 -83.6%
MINI brand     4,410     4,914     -10.3%     22,205     25,144     -11.7%
TOTAL BMW of North America, LLC     33,372     33,769     -1.2%     171,291     178,580     -4.1%

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles

  • In June, BMW Certified Pre-Owned sold 10,948 vehicles, an increase of
    7.8 percent from June 2016.
  • Total BMW Pre-Owned sold 18,615 vehicles, an increase of 6.9 percent
    from June 2016.
  • Total BMW Pre-Owned cars sold year-to-date were 119,651, a 21.1
    percent increase from the first six months of 2016.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles

  • In June, MINI Certified Pre-Owned sold 890 vehicles, a decrease of
    11.3 percent from June 2016.
  • Total MINI Pre-Owned sales set a June record with 2,481 vehicles in
    June 2017, an increase of 8.6 percent from June 2016.
  • Total MINI Pre-Owned sales year-to-date were 15,652, a 14.5 percent
    increase from the first six months of 2016.

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since
1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in
2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing,
sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor
vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce
brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based
in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other
operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South
Carolina is part of BMW Group's global manufacturing network and is the
exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles
and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization
is represented in the U.S. through networks of 343 BMW passenger car and
BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 127
MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW
(US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group's sales headquarters for North
America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Journalist note: Information about BMW Group and its products in
the USA is available to journalists on-line at www.bmwusanews.com
and www.press.bmwna.com.

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