Cadillac ELR Sales Expected to Reach 3,000 Annually?

Cadillac ELR Sales Expected to Reach 3,000 Annually?

It's not a Cadillac Volt.

Cadillac ELR Oozes Luxury

Cadillac ELR Oozes Luxury

It's the Cadillac ELR, an entirely different, luxurious premium machine, according to General Motors.

As such, the $75,995 ELR will not sell at the same volume of the Chevy Volt (not that we ever expected it would).

While General Motors is not setting a sales target for the Cadillac ELR, we get the idea that there's a figure GM is shooting for: 3,000 per year.

According to Automotive News, IHS Automotive analysts place ELR sales at 2,200 units in 2014 and 2,750 in 2015.  GM "insider" tells Automotive News that sales expectations are higher than those marks, but the automaker isn't willing to disclose an exact figure.

IHS Automotive is usually rather accurate in predicting annual sales, so let's say that the mark to beat (or not to beat) for the ELR is 3,000 units in 2015 (or 2,500 in 2014).  If sales crest those figures in the noted year, then we'll consider the ELR a success.  If sales are significantly below that mark, well...

Source: Automotive News