Local auto sales strong in February
YOUNGSTOWN — February auto sales were strong across the region with Chevrolet outperforming all its competitors in the top-40 new-makes category, according to the Eastern Automobile Dealers Association of Ohio.
Chevrolet sold 547 units for a 31 percent year-over-year increase, and the automaker’s new models surpassed second-leading Ford by 271 sales.
Sales of the Chevrolet Silverado 150 were at the top of the local new-models list, with a year-over-year improvement of 58 units, selling 117 last month, versus 59 in February 2012. The Equinox, Malibu, Cruze and Ford F-150 rounded out the top of the list, landing among the top five new models, respectively.
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