The first month of Corvette sales for 2016 has been reported and the news isn’t that great. For January 2016, GM delivered 1,501 Corvettes which was a -29.4% decline from the same time period in January 2015 which saw 2,127 Corvettes sold.
It’s the second time in the modern C7 era that Corvette sales have dropped under 2,000 per month and it’s the lowest recorded sales month for the C7, sinking past November 2015’s 1,952 Corvette sales.
Corvette sales are susceptible to weather conditions and last month’s storm that blew across the country and dropped historic levels of snow on the East Coast is partly responsible. Looking through the archive, we know that demand does fall off during the winter months, but our concern though is that after 2.5 years of Stingray production, is demand for America’s sports car finally slowing down? We’ll have to watch and see.
Here’s the GM Sales Report for Corvettes in January 2016:
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Corvette Sales Monthly Archive:
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GM delivered 203,745 vehicles in January with retail sales up 9%. While Corvette sales may be down, the rest of Chevrolet’s portfolio is red hot. Chevrolet posted its best January since 2005 with car sales up 25%, truck sales up 5% and crossovers up 5%.
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December 2015 Corvette Sales
November 2015 Corvette Sales
October 2015 Corvette Sales
September 2015 Corvette Sales
August 2015 Corvette Sales
July 2015 Corvette Sales
June 2015 Corvette Sales
May 2015 Corvette Sales
Final 2015 Corvette Production Statistics