Last Update: 09-Oct-18 15:40 ET
- U.S. light vehicle sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 17.34 million units in September versus a SAAR of 16.62 million units in August. The September run rate was down 4.0% from the SAAR of 18.09 million units for September 2017, which benefited from a pickup in sales following Hurricane Harvey.
- Total domestic sales increased to 13.32 million SAAR from 13.14 million SAAR in August.
- On a seasonally adjusted basis, domestic auto sales for September increased to a SAAR of 3.92 million from a SAAR of 3.76 million in August. The sales rate was 19.7% below the year-ago period.
- On a seasonally adjusted basis, domestic truck sales increased 2.1% to 9.40 million SAAR in September from 9.21 million SAAR in August. The sales rate was 3.6% above the year-ago period.
- BMW +1.7% yr/yr
- Fiat Chrysler +6.2% yr/yr
- Ford -2.4% yr/yr
- GM estimated -1.2% yr/yr
- Honda -2.0% yr/yr
- Hyundai-Kia -1.6% yr/yr
- Mercedez-Benz USA -5.8% yr/yr
- Nissan North America -6.0% yr/yr
- Subaru +5.1% yr/yr
- Toyota Motor -0.4% yr/yr
- VW Group of America +4.7% yr/yr
- According to ALG data cited by Automotive News, estimated new-vehicle incentive spending for the industry decreased 2.6% year-over-year in September to $3,785.
- Average new vehicle sales price hit a record of
$32,003, according to J.D. Power
|Domestic Light Vehicles
|Total Light Vehicles (incl imports)