New light-vehicle sales in the United States increased 2.3% to 13 million units on a seasonally adjusted basis in June 2022 from the previous month’s sales of 12.7 million units. However, June 2022’s sales were down 16% compared to the same month last year. Demand is still outpacing supply, but a lack of inventory caused by supply chain disruptions continues to be the biggest factor limiting sales, according to NADA’s monthly report. Additionally, the low interest rate environment of the past few years will shift from a tailwind to a headwind as the Federal Reserve continues to boost interest rates in an effort to rein in inflation. Toyota, GM, Ford and Stellantis grabbed the lion’s share of the market, with crossover and pickup trucks accounting for nearly two-thirds of sales. source: National Automobile Dealers Association

Total Vehicle Sales in the United States averaged 15.55 Million from 1993 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 21.77 Million in October of 2001 and a record low of 8.60 Million in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Total Vehicle Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Total Vehicle Sales - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Total Vehicle Sales in the United States is expected to be 14.00 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Total Vehicle Sales is projected to trend around 18.00 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Total Vehicle Sales



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-06-02 02:00 PM May 12.7M 14.3M
2022-07-06 12:00 AM Jun 13M 12.7M
2022-08-05 12:00 AM Jul


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Total Vehicle Sales 13.00 12.70 Million Jun 2022

United States Total Vehicle Sales
In the United States, Total Vehicle Sales measures the annualized number of new vehicles sold domestically in the reported month.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.00 12.70 21.77 8.60 1993 - 2022 Million Monthly
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US New Light-Vehicle Sales Rise in June
New light-vehicle sales in the United States increased 2.3% to 13 million units on a seasonally adjusted basis in June 2022 from the previous month’s sales of 12.7 million units. However, June 2022’s sales were down 16% compared to the same month last year. Demand is still outpacing supply, but a lack of inventory caused by supply chain disruptions continues to be the biggest factor limiting sales, according to NADA’s monthly report. Additionally, the low interest rate environment of the past few years will shift from a tailwind to a headwind as the Federal Reserve continues to boost interest rates in an effort to rein in inflation. Toyota, GM, Ford and Stellantis grabbed the lion’s share of the market, with crossover and pickup trucks accounting for nearly two-thirds of sales.
2022-07-06
US New Light-Vehicle Sales Improves in April
New light-vehicle sales in the United States increased to 14.3 million units on a seasonally adjusted basis in April 2022 from the previous month’s sales of 13.3 million units. However, April 2022’s sales was down 21.9% compared to the stellar sales pace seen in April 2021 which was driven by strong consumer demand and enough inventory available to meet that demand. April 2021 was one of the last sales months before inventory began to decline significantly and limit the sales pace. “We don’t expect that April’s month-end inventory level will change much from March’s level of 1.23 million units as the industry is still unable to produce enough vehicles to meet current demand, let alone restock dealer lots,” NADA said in a monthly report. “For the rest of the year vehicle availability will continue to be the principal limiting factor for new light-vehicle sales. Our forecast for sales in all of 2022 remains unchanged at 15.4 million units,” it added.
2022-05-05
US New Light-Vehicle Sales Slips in March
New light-vehicle sales in the United States decreased to 13.3 million units on a seasonally adjusted basis in March 2022, down from the previous month’s sales of 14.1 million units, as well as from March 2021’s sales of 17.6 million units. “Sales fell throughout Q1 2022 as production that was already limited by scarce microchips was further curtailed by global shocks from the war in Ukraine and continuing supply chain disruptions beyond microchips,” NADA said in its monthly report. “For the rest of the year, new-vehicle sales will be limited by the number of vehicles OEMs can build. While our 2022 forecast of 15.4 million new light-vehicle sales remains unchanged from the start of the quarter, there are downside risks to our forecast from ongoing supply chain issues, global conflicts and pandemic-related impacts,” it added. Toyota, GM, Ford and Stellantis grabbed the lion’s share of the market, with crossover and pickup trucks accounting for nearly two-thirds of sales.
2022-04-06