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BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2017 Sales

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  • BMW Group sales total 32,087 vehicles in November
    • BMW brand sales increase 7.1 percent
    • MINI brand sales decrease 10.4 percent
  • BMW Group Electrified Vehicles Sales total 18,416 YTD

Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 7.1 percent in November for a
total of 28,049 compared to 26,189 vehicles sold in November 2016.
Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 3.2 percent in the U.S. on sales of
271,432 vehicles compared to 280,339 sold in the first 11 months of 2016.

Notable vehicle sales in November included the BMW 5 Series, which
maintained its momentum and showed strong gains for the fifth straight
month, selling 4,002 vehicles. November was also a particularly good
month for Sports Activity Vehicles, specifically the BMW X5 and the
all-new BMW X3. Sales of the BMW X5 increased 17.5 percent to 5,515
vehicles, while the BMW X3 sold 3,087 vehicles in its first half-month
of availability.

"November ended in a strong way for us at BMW. This week at the LA Auto
Show, we gave everyone a view of what's to come and now the November
sales result has given us the perfect lead-in to what is always the most
important sales month of the year, December," said Bernhard Kuhnt,
President and CEO, BMW of North America. "The indicators for the coming
months give us optimism especially as the popular new X3 is now
launching across the U.S., the new 5 Series continues building momentum,
and BMW Group electrified vehicles accounted for nearly 6% of sales in
November."

MINI Brand Sales

For November, MINI USA reported 4,038 vehicles sold, a decrease of 10.4
percent from the 4,507 sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date,
MINI USA reported a total of 42,494 vehicles sold, a decrease of 10.3
percent from 47,372 vehicles sold in the first 11 months of 2016.

BMW Group Sales

In total, the BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported
November sales of 32,087 vehicles, an increase of 4.5 percent from the
30,696 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, BMW
Group sales are down 4.2 percent on sales of 313,926 vehicles in the
first 11 months of 2017 compared to 327,711 in the same period in 2016.

BMW Group Electrified Vehicle Sales

Sales of BMW Group electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles
increased 27.8 percent to 18,416 through November 2017 (YTD), accounting
for 5.9 percent of total BMW Group sales in the U.S. BMW offers six
electrified vehicle models in the U.S., including the BMW i3 and BMW i8,
as well as the BMW i Performance models: BMW 330e, BMW 530e, BMW 740e
and the BMW X5 xDrive 40e. MINI offers the MINI Countryman
plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle, which launched in June 2017.

   
Vehicle Sales BMW of North America, LLC, November 2017
                         
  Nov. 2017   Nov. 2016   %   YTD Nov. 2017 YTD Nov. 2016 %
i3 283 629 -55.0% 5,604 6,834 -18.0%
i8 44 173 -75.0% 408 1,461 -72.1%
2 Series 884 955 -7.4% 10,549 14,434 -26.9%
3 Series 6,181 5,411 14.2% 53,893 63,718 -15.4%
4 Series 2,776 3,240 -14.3% 36,223 32,129 12.7%
5 Series 4,002 1,126 255.4% 35,915 30,293 18.6%
6 Series 351 276 27.2% 2,986 3,599 -17.0%
7 Series 788 1,233 -36.1% 8,169 11,605 -29.6%
Z4 0 159 -100.0% 502 1,112 -54.9%
X1 2,798 2,745 1.9% 26,372 23,627 11.6%
BMW passenger cars 18,107 15,947 13.5% 180,621 188,812 -4.3%
X3 3,087 4,535 -31.9% 36,408 39,218 -7.2%
X4 541 405 33.6% 4,660 4,590 1.5%
X5 5,515 4,693 17.5% 43,968 41,396 6.2%
X6 799 609 31.2% 5,775 6,323 -8.7%
BMW light trucks 9,942 10,242 -2.9% 90,811 91,527 -0.8%
BMW brand   28,049   26,189   7.1%   271,432   280,339   -3.2%
Cooper /S Hardtop 2 Door 1,125 948 18.7% 9,855 10,267 -4.0%
Cooper /S Hardtop 4 Door 718 760 -5.5% 6,896 10,362 -33.5%
Cooper /S Convertible 257 392 -34.4% 5,178 4,124 25.6%
Cooper /S Clubman 399 1,535 -74.0% 7,233 10,683 -32.3%
Coupe 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Roadster 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
Countryman 1,539 867 77.5% 13,323 11,853 12.4%
Paceman 0 5 -100.0% 9 83 -89.2%
MINI brand   4,038   4,507   -10.4%   42,494   47,372   -10.3%
TOTAL BMW of North America, LLC   32,087   30,696   4.5%   313,926   327,711   -4.2%
 

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles

  • In November, BMW Certified Pre-Owned sold 9,718 vehicles, a decrease
    of 8.4 percent from November 2016.
  • Total BMW Pre-Owned sold 18,175 vehicles, a decrease of 9.1 percent
    from November 2016.
  • Total BMW Pre-Owned cars sold year-to-date were 217,044, a 3.1 percent
    increase from the first 11 months of 2016.

MINI Pre-Owned Vehicles

  • In November, MINI Certified Pre-Owned sold 744 vehicles, a decrease of
    19 percent from November 2016.
  • Total MINI Pre-Owned sold 2,146 vehicles in November 2017, a decrease
    of 5.3 percent from November 2016.
  • Total MINI Pre-Owned sales year-to-date were 27,750, a 6.6 percent
    increase from the first 11 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; technology offices in Silicon Valley, Chicago 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 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 344 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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