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AutoNation Announces Total Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales of 19,402 in January 2013

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2013 -- AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its total retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2013, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 19,402, an increase of 22% as compared to January 2012. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in January 2013 were 18,891, an increase of 18% as compared to January 2012.  Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments were as follows:

  • 6,159 for Domestic, up 26% versus January 2012,
  • 9,388 for Import, up 18% versus January 2012, and
  • 3,855 for Premium Luxury, up 24% versus January 2012.

On a daily selling rate basis, AutoNation's total retail new vehicle unit sales increased 17%. There were 25 selling days in January 2013 compared to 24 selling days in January 2012.