NADA’s Manzi: SAAR of 12.2M for September

New light-vehicle sales in September fell for the fifth straight month to a SAAR of 12.2 million units, according to the NADA. September 2021’s SAAR was the lowest since May 2020’s 12.1 million units, dropping the 2021 Q3 average SAAR to 13.3 million.

Auto Sales Strong, Off Slightly from April

According to NADA May’s SAAR totaled 17 million units, as April’s was revised upward to 18.8 million. May 2021’s SAAR was up 40.3% from May 2020’s, when light-vehicle sales had just begun to turn around from April 2020’s pandemic lows.