by Calculated Risk on 12/01/2021 06:28:00 PM
Wards Auto released their estimate of light vehicle sales for November. Wards Auto estimates sales of 12.86 million SAAR in November 2021 (Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate), down 1.0% from the October sales rate, and down 19.0% from November 2020.
This graph shows light vehicle sales since 2006 from the BEA (blue) and Wards Auto’s estimate for November (red).
The impact of COVID-19 was significant, and April 2020 was the worst month.
After April 2020, sales increased, and were close to sales in 2019 (the year before the pandemic).