Local auto sales mixed in August

WARREN — Area automobile dealers reported a decline in year-over-year sales of new and used vehicles for August.

Last month, there were 2,241 used vehicles sold at dealerships in Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties. That is just more than the 2,201 used vehicles sold the same month last year and tops the 2,111 used vehicles sold in July.

New vehicle sales were down from 3,094 in August 2017 to 2,921 last month. There were 2,740 new vehicles sold in July.

Combined, there were 5,222 new and used vehicles sold last month, down slightly from the 5,408 sold in August 2017. There were 4,913 new and used vehicles sold in July.

Trumbull County dealerships with the most sales were Sims Buick-GMC with 183; Klaben Ford Lincoln of Warren with 153; Greenwood’s Hubbard Chevrolet with 149; Diane Sauer Chevrolet with 130; and Toyota Volvo of Warren with 129.