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Old 04-29-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
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The 4 Millionth Saturn, an Astra 3dr, was sold recently... Cause for some celebration at Saturn of Traverse City, MI.

http://www.upnorthlive.com/news/vide...deos&id=293049

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Old 04-29-2009, 06:25 PM   #2
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That is a lot of Saturns.

They'll be up to 4,000.020 by the end of the week...

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Old 04-29-2009, 08:22 PM   #3
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Wow, that's a lot of Saturns.

Let's hope for at least 4 million more!

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Old 04-30-2009, 12:16 AM   #4
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Damn it, I JUST missed it . Ahh, would've been really cool.

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Old 04-30-2009, 01:56 PM   #5
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December?! I bought mine in the 20th of December. I wonder what number I turned out to be.

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Old 04-30-2009, 02:17 PM   #6
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Wow, that's a lot of Saturns.

Let's hope for at least 4 million more!

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Old 04-30-2009, 03:13 PM   #7
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How many of these 4 Million Saturns were S-series??

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Old 04-30-2009, 04:21 PM   #8
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How many of these 4 Million Saturns were S-series??
Sales peaked at, what, close to 300,000 units per year? Let's say the average was 150k per year throughout the life of the S Series. 11 yrs of sales = 1.65 million. Just a guess, but it might be somewhere in that range...

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Old 04-30-2009, 05:12 PM   #9
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Truly a bittersweet benchmark. Thought the fact that it took them 4 months to figure out it happened is interesting.

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Old 04-30-2009, 05:42 PM   #10
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Nice PR stunt!

That said, the first mass produced Saturn was sold, I believe, in 1991. That's 19 years ago.

4 million cars in 19 years works out to roughly 27,778 cars a month, worldwide. Impressive. I can't imagine how GM managed to lose money on that kind of sales figures.

How many are being sold today? I would love to see a yearly sales chart broken down by model since 1991. This will show how many S series, how many L series, how many ION, how many other models were sold.

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Old 04-30-2009, 06:56 PM   #11
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Saturn sales last month were 7333.

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Old 04-30-2009, 07:21 PM   #12
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Saturn sales last month were 7333.
That is a pace for 84,000 per year or about 240 per dealership, er - retailer. That is .6 per outlet, per day and that ain't going to pay the bills.

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Old 04-30-2009, 07:37 PM   #13
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That is a pace for 84,000 per year or about 240 per dealership, er - retailer. That is .6 per outlet, per day and that ain't going to pay the bills.
In 2009 through the end of March sales were 19,843, compared to 48,306 in 2008.

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Old 04-30-2009, 10:01 PM   #14
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In 2009 through the end of March sales were 19,843, compared to 48,306 in 2008.
That is horrible & that is even with a pretty efficient lineup. They'll be dumping them in rental fleets pretty soon.

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Old 05-01-2009, 01:16 PM   #15
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In 2009 through the end of March sales were 19,843, compared to 48,306 in 2008.
Is that 48,306 sales figure in the first quarter of 2008 or entire year of 2008?

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Old 05-01-2009, 03:07 PM   #16
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Nice PR stunt!

That said, the first mass produced Saturn was sold, I believe, in 1991. That's 19 years ago.

4 million cars in 19 years works out to roughly 27,778 cars a month, worldwide. Impressive. I can't imagine how GM managed to lose money on that kind of sales figures.

How many are being sold today? I would love to see a yearly sales chart broken down by model since 1991. This will show how many S series, how many L series, how many ION, how many other models were sold.
Its about 210 500 cars per year for 19 years average so by comparison to other cars thats not great. i think the Impala alone sells more than that per year. i am almost certan the accord and camry both surpass that number aswell.

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Is that 48,306 sales figure in the first quarter of 2008 or entire year of 2008?
That is 48,306 for the first quarter of 2008.

April 2009 sales numbers are out. 7,367 for the month of April. That brings the total through the end of April to 27,210 down from 65,194 a year ago.

To be fair, GM sales as a whole are down 45% from a year ago.

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