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AutoNation Announces Total Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales of 28,796 in March 2014, Highest March Total Retail New Vehicle Unit Sales Since 2006 (1)


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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--April 2, 2014: AutoNation, Inc. , America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that its total retail new vehicle unit sales in March 2014, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 28,796, an increase of 6% as compared to March 2013. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in March 2014 were 28,158, an increase of 4% as compared to March 2013. Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments in March 2014 were as follows:

9,233 for Domestic, up 9% versus March 2013, 14,183 for Import, up 3% versus March 2013, and 5,380 for Premium Luxury, up 8% versus March 2013.

Total retail new vehicle unit sales in the first quarter of 2014, as reported to the applicable automotive manufacturers, were 70,217, an increase of 4% as compared to the first quarter of 2013. Same-store retail new vehicle unit sales in the first quarter of 2014 were 68,682, an increase of 2% compared to the first quarter of 2013. Total retail new vehicle unit sales for AutoNation's operating segments in the first quarter of 2014 were as follows:

22,068 for Domestic, up 4% versus first quarter of 2013, 34,651 for Import, up 3% versus first quarter of 2013, and 13,498 for Premium Luxury, up 5% versus first quarter of 2013.

AutoNation expects to report April 2014 retail new vehicle unit sales on Friday, May 2, 2014.

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