Data derived from J.D. Power's Power Information Network (PIN)


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1.  Total SAAR reached 18.2M (+1.7M), the highest SAAR since July 2005: Total sales grew 9.6% to 1.45M, +175K units

2.  Retail SAAR hit 14.9M (+1.4M), the highest retail SAAR since October 2001: Retail sales grew 9.4% to 1.19M, +142K units

3.  Fleet sales were up 10.7%

4.  Transaction prices set an Oct record: CFTP of $30,930/unit, or +$214 vs Oct’14 (but was smallest Y/Y gain of 2015)

5.  Consumer expenditures grew 14.3%: Expenditures totaled $36.9 billion, +$4.6 billion (CYTD: +7.5%)

6.  Incentives continue to remain elevated: Spend increased $335 to $3,323/unit, or 9.4% of MSRP (+0.8ppt)

7.  Lease activity increased 3.2ppts to reach a record 28.5%

8.  Negative Equity rose 3.2ppts 29.6%, highest in 2015: Still down from peak; 10yr high was 35% in January 2005

9.  Car share of industry fell 4.0ppts Y/Y to 41.4%

10.  Premium mix of industry retail sales declined 0.9ppts to 13.0%, its worst underperformance in 2015