February sales fell by 2.4% from a year ago, an anticipated drop as the market cools from record sales levels posted the last few years.
Sales of 1.15 million in January surpassed expectations and posted a year-over-year lift of 1 percent.
December sales set a new high mark for 2017, and the year closed with 17.17 million new vehicles sold.
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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