U.S. light vehicle dealerships - number 2005-2017

This statistic illustrates the number of light vehicle dealerships in the United States from 2005 through 2017. In 2010, there were some 18,600 light vehicle dealerships in the United States. According to the source, a dealership is the building in which at least one vehicle brand is sold. It might include several franchises, selling a manufacturer's various brands.

Number of light vehicle dealership outlets in the United States from 2005 to 2017*

Number of light vehicle dealerships
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United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* For the years as of January 1; the values refer to dealerships selling new light vehicles.
The figures for 2007 through 2016 are taken from an excerpt from the Dealer Census, published by Automotive News in 2016; the values for 2005 and 2006 are taken from a previous edition.

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