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Jeep sales roll along in April

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Chrysler says its Jeep brand recorded its best sales month in history in April.

Figures released Thursday revealed that Jeep sales increased by 52 percent in April compared to the same month last year.

The Toledo-built Jeep Wrangler recorded its best April sales ever last month.  More than 15,000 Wranglers were sold.  That represents an increase of 14 percent from last year.  For Toledo's Jeep Cherokee, more than 15,000 vehicles were delivered in April.  That brings the total to more than 51,000 sold for the new product that rolled off the Toledo assembly lines earlier this year.

In a press release, Chrysler says the Cherokee was "just named to Ward's list of 10 Best Interiors for 2014" and named "SUV of hte Year" by the voting members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press association."  Cherokee sales rose 9% in April compared to March.

Overall Chrysler brand sales were down 21 percent in April.  The decrease was attributed to ending production of the 2014 Chrysler 200.  The 2015 version of the all-new 200 is expected to be in dealer showrooms this quarter. 

http://media.chrysler.com/newsrelease.do?id=15613&mid=1



 
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