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Vehicle registrations - United States. February of 2023

Americans passenger car registrations fall in February

In February, vehicle registrations in United States grew by 7.58% with respect to February of 2022. In total, 1,168,514 cars were registered and 14,240,888 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 5.72% less than the year before.

The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of February is:

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 941,365, 8.5% more than in February of 2022.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 227,149, which represents a figure of 3.94% more than in February of 2022.

United States is among the ten countries where the greatest number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 137 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Americans residents, when compared to the other countries in the ranking, is the number of vehicles sold or registered per thousand residents in the last year. With annual sales of 42.87 cars per 1,000 residents, 3.52 of them in the last month, United States, occupies third place, so, compared to the other countries in the ranking, its population has a good standard of living.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has grown in the last year. The increase in this figure is positive, as it generally indicates improved public confidence in the country's economy.

Changes in American vehicle registration numbers are shown in the tables below. As several studies indicate, these changes are very much related to changes in GDP and, hence, to a country's economic situation. Sales have declined since 2013, as 14,949,150 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 47.61.

Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in United States. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about United States in en American economy.

United States - New motor vehicle registrations
DateCommercial vehicles MonthPassengers vehicles MonthMonthly vehicle salesMonthly Vehicles/ 1,000 p.Commercial vehicles YearPassengers vehicles YearAnnual vehicle salesAnnual Vehicles/ 1,000 p.
February 2023941,365227,1491,168,5143.5211,374,5522,866,33614,240,88842.87
January 2023859,128207,6641,066,7923.2111,300,8242,857,73014,158,55442.62
December 20221,066,764240,5451,307,3093.9411,269,1812,850,35214,119,53342.51
November 2022924,552234,8861,159,4383.4911,201,5912,841,82714,043,41842.28
October 2022954,637240,8891,195,5263.6011,121,4882,802,37313,923,86141.92
September 2022925,088231,3991,156,4873.4811,044,9572,768,57913,813,53641.58
August 2022926,301240,2761,166,5773.5110,953,0832,748,98613,702,06941.25
July 2022931,428236,3951,167,8233.5210,905,4522,757,88813,663,34041.13
June 2022926,950240,4471,167,3973.5110,998,6572,824,67113,823,32841.61
May 2022896,755242,6361,139,3913.4311,101,8812,893,16613,995,04742.13
April 2022998,495265,9401,264,4353.8111,444,0613,033,17614,477,23743.58
March 20221,023,089258,1101,281,1993.8611,650,1883,115,68414,765,87244.45
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United States - New motor vehicle registrations
United States - New motor vehicle registrations