Chevrolet Achieves Record Global Sales in 2013


DETROIT – Chevrolet sold a record 4,984,126 vehicles around the world in 2013.

“With 25 product launches around the world, including all-new versions of our most iconic nameplates – Corvette, Impala and Silverado – 2013 was a significant year for the Chevrolet brand,” said Alan Batey, General Motors senior vice president, Global Chevrolet.

“The strength of our new products coupled with a greatly transformed retail experience allowed Chevrolet to attract more consumers to the brand and achieve record global sales.”

Chevrolet sales in the United States, China, Brazil and Mexico – its four largest markets – were up a combined 4 percent. The top five Chevrolet sales markets in 2013 were:

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The Cruze small car remained Chevrolet’s best-selling nameplate globally. Chevrolet has sold more than 2.5 million Cruzes since its launch in 2008.

In the U.S., Chevrolet posted full-year gains with its small cars (Cruze, Sonic, Spark), up 10 percent, as well as with its Silverado light and heavy-duty pickup trucks, up 15 percent. Chevrolet also remained the best-selling performance car brand for the fourth consecutive year on strong sales of Camaro and the all-new Corvette Stingray.

The Sonic, Cruze and Equinox recorded their best sales years ever; and the Chevrolet Volt remains the best-selling plug-in in the U.S.

Chevrolet expects continued momentum with the debut of the all-new Corvette Z06 and the C7.R race car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.

About Chevrolet
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.9 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at

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