The Weekly Automotive Market Minute for September 16, 2020

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Welcome to the Weekly Automotive Market Minute with Bridget Fitzpatrick:

automotive marketThe retail SAAR of new car sales came out to 13.24 this week, a 4.1% dip from 13.81 in the previous year.

market updateInventory stock levels among all new vehicles were down 14.6% from 2019.

Used car stock count was up 13%.

New-vehicle sales hit 227,452, up 6.2% from last year when the inventory sold was 214,247.

automotive marketInventory count of used-vehicle sales sat at 181,446, a 5.9% increase from the year prior’s total of 171,323.

The cost of oil is up 2.46% this morning while the value of gold was up 0.44%. Average interest rates remain low at 3% and the average cost of gas is $2.18 per gallon.

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