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2018

July 2018
U.S. light-vehicle sales slowed in July. With one fewer selling day compared to last year, monthly sales fell roughly 3.0% from June.

June 2018
Through the first half of 2018, light-vehicle sales were up from this time last year.

May 2018
Light-vehicle sales closed out May with a year-to-date SAAR of 17.07 million units.

April 2018
U.S. light-vehicle sales ended April with a year-to-date SAAR of 17.13 million units.

March 2018
New light-vehicle sales were up in March, closing out the month with a SAAR of 17.4 million units.
February 2018
Through February, light-vehicle sales were down about 20,000 units from this time last year.
January 2018
There were 1.15 million light-vehicle sales in January. Sales fell to 17.07 million SAAR, a drop of 1.6%.

2017

December 2017
Light-vehicle sales topped 17 million units for the third consecutive year.
November 2017
November sales exceeded most analysts’ expectations with a year-to-date SAAR of 17.35 million units.
October 2017
October was another strong month for new light-vehicle sales, pushing the year-to-date SAAR just above 17 million units.
September 2017
September was a strong month for new light-vehicle sales, with a year-to-date SAAR of 16.95 million.
August 2017
U.S. auto sales fell by more than 2 percent in August.
July 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales were down in July.
June 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales fell as expected in June.
May 2017
U.S. light-vehicle sales fell came in below expectations.
April 2017
Light-vehicle sales showed continued signs of weakness in April, with a SAAR of 16.8 million and a year-to-date SAAR just above 17 million units.
March 2017
March sales cooled with a SAAR of 16.53 million units, but the year-to-date SAAR was slightly stronger.
February 2017
February sales kept the SAAR flat at 17.47 million, even with strong light-truck sales.
January 2017
January sales started 2017 off surprisingly well with a SAAR of 17.48 million.