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AutoNation Total retail new vehicle unit sales for full year 2013 were 296,419, an increase of 11% versus full year 2012, highest full year total retail new vehicle unit sales since 2007(


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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--Jan. 6, 2014: AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its total retail new vehicle unit sales in December 2013, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 29,596, an increase of 6% as compared to December 2012. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in December 2013 were 28,271, an increase of 1% as compared to December 2012. Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments, in December 2013, were as follows:

8,578 for Domestic, up 2% versus December 2012, 13,838 for Import, up 3% versus December 2012, and 7,180 for Premium Luxury, up 18% versus December 2012.

Total retail new vehicle unit sales in the fourth quarter of 2013, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 77,964, an increase of 9% as compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were 74,424, an increase of 4% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments, in the fourth quarter of 2013, were as follows:

22,990 for Domestic, up 8% versus fourth quarter of 2012, 36,718 for Import, up 7% versus fourth quarter of 2012, and 18,256 for Premium Luxury, up 15% versus fourth quarter of 2012.

Total retail new vehicle unit sales for full year 2013, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 296,419, an increase of 11% as compared to full year 2012. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales were 285,236, an increase of 6% as compared to full year 2012. Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments, in full year 2013, were as follows:

92,039 for Domestic, up 13% versus full year 2012, 145,842 for Import, up 7% versus full year 2012, and 58,538 for Premium Luxury, up 16% versus full year 2012.

AutoNation expects to report January 2014 retail new vehicle unit sales on Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

1 As compared to prior total retail new vehicle unit sales recorded in accordance with GAAP on a continuing operations basis.