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Table 1-16: Retail(a) New Passenger Car Sales (Thousands of units)

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 197019751980198519901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Total new passenger car sales8,4008,6248,94910,9799,3038,1858,2138,5188,9918,6208,4798,2178,0858,6388,7788,3528,0427,5567,4837,6607,7627,5626,7695,4025,6366,0907,2447,585(R) 7,6897,525
Domesticb7,1197,0536,5808,2056,9196,1626,2866,7427,2557,1147,2066,8626,7056,9196,7626,2545,8175,4735,3335,4735,4175,1974,4913,5583,7914,1435,1195,433(R) 5,5915,611
Imports1,2801,5722,3692,7752,3842,0231,9271,7761,7351,5061,2721,3551,3801,7192,0162,0982,2262,0832,1492,1872,3452,3652,2781,8431,8441,9472,1252,1532,0981,914
Japan3138081,8942,1711,7191,5001,4521,3281,2399827277266917588638379308308109231,1541,1831,142829799806905897820731
Germany750493292408263193201186192207237297367467517523547544542534575582507407482522545566546468
Other217271184196402330275262303317308332322494637738749709797729616600630606563619676690733714

KEY: R = revised.

a Retail new car sales include both sales to individuals and to corporate fleets. It also includes leased cars.

b Includes cars produced in Canada and Mexico.

NOTE

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCES

1970: American Automobile Manufacturers Association, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures 1992 (Detroit, MI: 1992), p. 16.

1980-2015: WardsAuto.com, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures (Southfield, MI: Annual Issues), pp. 17, 21, and similar pages in earlier editions..

Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017