National Automobile Dealers Association


Economic Impact of America's New-Car and New-Truck Dealers

NADA Data 2003 coverFranchised new-car and -truck dealers faced a challenging year in 2002, which ended with robust December sales of new light vehicles and solid financial results in all other departments despite the lackluster performance of the economy.

Here are the results of NADA’s yearlong analysis of the U.S. auto industry, with particular emphasis on the retail side of the business. NADA Data is published annually in the May issue of NADA's AutoExec magazine.

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Download 2003 NADA Data report in key segments:

NADA Data Introduction
Average Dealership Profile
NADA Optimism Index
New-Car Dealerships
Total Dealership Sales Dollars
The New-Vehicle Department
F&I, Service Contracts
The Used-Vehicle Department
Service, Parts, and Body Shop
Employment and Payroll
Vehicles in Operation and Scrappage
Advertising and the Dealership
Consumer Credit
New-Truck Dealerships
Dealership Financial Trends

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NADA’s Industry Analysis Division (Paul Taylor, chief economist) prepares NADA Data. For questions or reprints, call Charlotte Rich at (703) 827-6871, e-mail, or write to NADA Industry Analysis, 8400 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102.

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