Procurement

Fleet Sales Decline 17% in September

October 14, 2016

Photo of 2016 Ram 2500 Regular Cab diesel courtesy of FCA.
Photo of 2016 Ram 2500 Regular Cab diesel courtesy of FCA.

Sales of vehicles to government agencies from five manufacturers fell 17.3% to 22,823 units in September, but remain solidly positive through three quarters of 2016, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Passenger cars registered the sharpest decline during the month by falling 31.9% to 4,909 units compared to the same month a year ago. Sales of trucks, vans, and SUVs fell 13.3% to 17,914 units.

Government fleet sales remain strong through September with a 22.9% increase to 179,934 units. Truck-based sales have increased 26.3% to 142,020, while passenger car sales have increased 7.1% to 37,914 units.

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