MINI USA had an absolutely awful January. Here is what BMW Group [via BMWBlog] had to say about MINI's January 2014 sales:
For January, MINI USA reports 2,543 automobiles, a decrease of 30.9 percent from the 3,682 sold in the same month a year ago. MINI USA is currently in transition from the current hardtop to the new model arriving in the second quarter.
In January, MINI used automobiles (including MINI NEXT certified pre-owned and pre-owned) reported sales of 1,881 automobiles, an increase of 22 percent from the 1,542 sold in January, 2013.
% YTD Jan 2014 YTD Jan
% BMW passenger cars 12,418 10,044 23.6 12,418 10,044 23.6 BMW light trucks 5,835 6,469 -9.8 5,835 6,469 -9.8