Table 1-16: Retaila New Passenger Car Sales

Table 1-16: Retaila New Passenger Car Sales

(Thousands)

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  1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
TOTAL new passenger car sales 8,400 8,624 8,979 11,042 9,300 8,175 8,213 8,518 8,991 8,635 8,527 8,272 8,142 8,698 8,847 8,423 8,103
Domesticb 7,119 7,053 6,581 8,205 6,897 6,137 6,277 6,742 7,255 7,129 7,254 6,917 6,762 6,979 6,831 6,325 5,878
Imports 1,280 1,571 2,398 2,838 2,403 2,038 1,937 1,776 1,735 1,506 1,273 1,355 1,380 1,719 2,016 2,098 2,226
Japan 313 808 1,906 2,218 1,719 1,500 1,452 1,328 1,239 982 727 726 691 758 863 837 923
Germany 750 493 305 424 265 193 201 186 192 207 238 297 367 467 517 523 547
Other 217 271 187 196 419 345 284 262 303 317 308 332 322 494 637 738 756

a Retail new car sales include both sales to individuals and to corporate fleets. It also includes leased cars.

b Includes cars produced in Canada and Mexico.

NOTE

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCES

1970: American Automobile Manufacturers Association, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures 1992 (Detroit, MI: 1992), p. 16.

1980: Ibid., Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures 1997 (Detroit, MI: 1997), p. 19.

1975, 1985-2002: Ward's, Motor Vehicle Facts & Figures 2003 (Southfield, MI: 2003), p. 21.