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

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  1. Industry total SAAR of 17.3 million (+0.5M): Total sales reached 1.64 million or +136K vs Dec’14
  2. Best‐ever December retail sales: Retail sales grew 3.4% (DSR‐adjusted) to 1.37 million vehicles, or +140K units
  3. Non‐retail sales were a drag on December: Non‐retail sales fell 8.4% (DSR‐adjusted) to land at 0.27 million
  4. Transaction prices hit all‐time record: CFTP grew $298 to $31,816
  5. Strong sales and CFTP combined for an all‐time consumer expenditures record: Spending on new cars reached $43.6 billion (+$4.8B)
  6. Highest December incentive spend since 2008: Incentive spend rose $265/unit (+8.4%) to $3,517
  7. Inventory remains stable: The average vehicle left the lot in 61 days, one day faster than year ago levels
  8. Trucks posted highest‐ever mix of industry sales: Pickups, SUVs and vans combined for 60.1% of retail sales, +4.0ppts
  9. Premium growth trailed non‐premium: Premium segments sales grew 1.4% (DSR) vs 3.8% for non‐premium