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Annual U.S. Motor Vehicle Production and Factory (Wholesale) Sales

Dataset Excel: 

Factory sales can be greater than production total because of sales from previous year's inventory.

Ward's stopped collecting sales data for Passenger cars after 2001 because sales data are very close to production data. 


KEY: R = revised; U = data are unavailable.  

a Includes trucks under 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), such as compact and conventional pickups, sport utility vehicles, minivans, and vans, and trucks and buses over 10,000 pounds GVWR.

Source:, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures, (Southfield, MI: Annual Issues), pp. 3 and 8, and similar pages in earlier editions.