Edmunds analysts forecast 16.8 million vehicles will be sold in 2018 as the auto industry right-sizes and sets the stage for the future.
September 2017 was an exceptional sales month. Not only were unprecedented sales numbers posted for the month of September, it also marked the highest SAAR in over a decade.
With sales depressed by Hurricane Harvey, August sales failed to ready analysts' exceptations for the month.
Q2 used sales crossed the 10 million unit threshold for the first time in 2017. Sales increased across the board as total used sales rose 1.7 precent from Q2 2016, franchise used sales increased 1.4 percent, and CPO sales climbed 2.3 percent.
In Q1 2017, 10.2 million vehicles were sold in the used market, a decrease of 1.3% versus the previous year.
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