"The solid growth the BMW Group has achieved this year continued in May, with all sales regions recording
an increase in sales," said Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing BMW.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles rose 4 per cent in May with a total of 159,129 vehicles being delivered to customers.
The BMW 2-series achieved sales of 11,400 in May, 6,898 of which were deliveries of the BMW 2-series Active Tourer. A total of 13,392 BMW 4-series vehicles were delivered to customers worldwide in May. The popularity of the BMW X family generally continues to be a significant growth driver. The new BMW X4 achieved sales of 4,376 in the month, whilst sales of the BMW X5 were up 24.7 per cent (15,505) compared with the same month last year and deliveries of the BMW X6 increased by 43.9 per cent to 3,890.
BMW i sales totalled 2,169 in May. with the brand achieving sales of 10,490 vehicles in the first five months of the year. The BMW i3 has been delivered to a total of 8,256 customers so far in 2015.
In May, 28,831 Minis were delivered to customers, an increase of 18.3 per cent on the same month last year, which was affected by the core model change.
The new 3-door Mini saw sales grow by 16.3 per cent in May to total 10,321 while the brand new 5-door Mini was delivered to 8,535 customers worldwide. Sales of the Mini Convertible rose by 9 per cent with deliveries totalling 1,663.
Continuing its strategy of seeking growth balanced around the world, the BMW Group achieved a sales rise in all regions globally.
BMW Motorrad's growth worldwide continued in May with a total of 15,004 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers in the month (+6.5 per cent).