Used Auto Sales Increase among Valley Residents by 3,000
CLEVELAND, Ohio — New and used vehicles sales to Mahoning Valley residents in 2021 were up by more than 2,800 compared to the previous year.
Dealerships reported 57,836 sales to customers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties last year, according to the latest data from the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association. That’s 2,850 more vehicles than were sold in 2020.
December sales came in at 4,177, which is 201 fewer vehicles sold in December 2020.
Boardman Subaru led overall sales for three-county area in December with 208 vehicles sold to Valley residents. Greenwood Chevrolet was second with 205 vehicles, followed by Fred Martin Ford (188), Sweeney Chevrolet (182) and Taylor Kia of Boardman (179) rounding out the top five.
New vehicle sales fell to 29,498 among Valley residents in 2021, down from 29,842 the previous year. Dealerships reported 2,116 new vehicle sales in December, which is also down from 2,603 in December 2020.
Boardman Subaru reported 122 new vehicle sales to Valley residents, followed by Fairway Ford with 104, Fred Martin Ford with 101, Sweeney Chevrolet with 101 and Taylor Kia of Boardman with 99.
Used vehicle sales showed gains year-over-year with 27,253 vehicles sold, up by more than 3,000 from 2020. Valley residents purchased 2,005 used vehicles in December, compared to 1,716 in December 2020.
Greenwood Chevrolet led local dealerships in used vehicle sales with 115, followed by Stadium Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac with 97, Fred Martin Ford with 87, Boardman Subaru with 86 and Sweeney Chevrolet with 81.
Across the auto dealer association’s 22-county footprint, combined new- and used-car sales in December were down from last year with 5,870 vehicles sold.
Boardman Subaru ranked fifth in the region with 228 vehicles sold last month. Rounding out the Mahoning Valley dealerships who ranking in the Top 10 were Greenwood Chevrolet (213), Fred Martin Ford (196), Sweeney Chevrolet (194), and Taylor Kia of Boardman with (189).
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.