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

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1. Total SAAR reached 18.15M (+1.7M) – highest SAAR since July 2005: Total sales reached nearly 1.44M, up 197K units

2. Retail sales were up 13.8% to 1.20M: SAAR reached 15.3M (+1.7M) on retail volume increase of 187K units

3. Fleet sales were flat: Fleet sales of 239K units (0.1ppt), represented 16.6% of industry (down 1.8ppts)

4. Transaction prices set a September record: CFTP of $30,503/unit, or +$336 vs Sep’14

5. Consumer expenditures grew 19.9%: Expenditures totaled $36.7 billion, +$6.1 billion (CYTD: +6.8%)

6. Incentives rose $347 to $3,432/unit, or 9.8% of MSRP (+0.8ppt)

7. Consumers continue to use extended‐term financing and leasing at record rates

8. Negative Equity remains elevated: Neg. Equity rose 2.1ppts to 28.3% mix (recent peak was June ‘15 at 29.3%)

9. Car share of sales at 41.6%, down 1pt. from Aug and down 4.3ppts Y/Y