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March 19, 2018
Although the U.S. new-vehicle market skidded by 2.4 points in the first two months of 2018, premium SUVs remain among the hottest categories.
March 1, 2018
U.S. new-car deliveries skidded in February, with a drawback in incentives on domestic trucks and SUVs, along with flagging car demand.
February 27, 2018
New-car sales this month will slip by 2.1 points from last February, with reduced incentives, based on a sales update from J.D. Power and auto forecasting partner LMC Automotive.
February 1, 2018
In January, typically the year’s weakest auto sales month, new-vehicle deliveries managed to eke out a small 1.2% gain thanks to an additional selling day this year.
January 29, 2018
After a sturdy 2017 close-out, it’s no surprise that January new-vehicle sales may dip 3% from the year-ago month, according to an update from J.D. Power and auto forecasting partner LMC Automotive.
January 3, 2018
December new-vehicle sales ended 2017 on a weaker note, although SUVs and pickups continued to gain traction. Total retail and fleet deliveries fell 2 points from headier results in 2016.
December 26, 2017
Consumer demand for light trucks—especially SUVs—continued to climb in December despite sluggish new-vehicle sales, which may dip 2% from a year ago when adjusted for one less selling day.
December 4, 2017
In November, new-vehicle sales were surprisingly healthy as Thanksgiving weekend deals and higher incentives helped dealers clear out 2017 models to make way for 2018 model-year inventory.
November 29, 2017
Thanksgiving weekend deals and demand for SUVs and pickups revitalized U.S. auto sales in November. However, new-vehicle sales this month may still slip a fraction from last year’s November totals.
November 1, 2017
October U.S. auto sales were surprisingly sturdy, with impetus from buyers in hurricane-hit regions replacing destroyed or damaged vehicles.
October 31, 2017
October U.S. new-vehicle sales are tracking stronger than a year ago, even with one fewer selling day, due to a lift from owners replacing hurricane-damaged and destroyed vehicles.
October 4, 2017
U.S. new-vehicle sales in September posted the first monthly year-over-year gain in 2017, due in part to replacement of lost or damaged vehicles following hurricanes in Texas and Florida.
October 2, 2017
Losses from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created pockets of strength and weakness in September new-vehicle sales, according to an update from J.D. Power and auto forecasting partner LMC Automotive.
September 1, 2017
U.S. new-vehicle sales in August were curtailed in the last week of the month when Hurricane Harvey swept through southeastern Texas and Louisiana.
August 24, 2017
Despite fat discounts to clear out last year’s models and an extra selling day, August new-vehicle sales are set to fall 2.9% (selling-day adjusted) from year-ago totals.
August 2, 2017
The U.S. new-vehicle market remained lackluster in July even with a continued infusion of incentives. Demand for trucks—especially SUVs—primed July auto sales totals.
August 1, 2017
Trucks, including SUVs and pickups, were most in demand in the first half of 2017, accounting for 63.7% of new light-vehicle deliveries in the United States.
July 27, 2017
Although automakers continue to offer higher incentives, July car sales remain sluggish compared with year-ago totals, according to a monthly update from J.D. Power.
July 3, 2017
Solid demand for SUVs and pickups wasn’t enough to raise U.S. new-vehicle sales totals in June from a year ago.
June 27, 2017
Record incentive levels and sturdy demand for pickups and SUVs have not pumped up sluggish new-vehicle sales thus far in June.


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Nissan’s fourth-generation Pathfinder, a stalwart in the segment, was slightly revised for the 2017 model year with refreshed styling, more technology, safety features, and a bump in towing power.
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