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In 2019, more light-duty vehicle sales occurred in August than in any other month, likely influenced by model-year closeout sales. March and May were the other two months with over 9% of annual sales, followed by December and June at 8.9%. Light-duty vehicle sales in other years typically follow this same monthly pattern. Total light-duty vehicle sales in 2019 were nearly 17 million.

Share of light-duty vehicle sales by month in 2019.

Note: Includes all vehicles up to 14,000 lb. gross vehicle weight rating.

Source: Ward's Automotive.

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