Milwaukee Auto Sales on the Up-and-Up

Auto sales in the Milwaukee area saw a 12.2 increase in 2012. According to a report published by The Business Journal, the owner of Braeger Ford and Braeger Chevrolet said sales in 2012 rose sharply, particularly for Fords.

“It is a far cry from the last five years, that’s for sure,” he said.

Car sales in southeastern Wisconsin nearly reached 70,000 in 2012, according to registration data from Reg-Trak Inc. in Waterloo. According to the reports, 2012 marks the third year of growth for the industry. The following is a breakdown of vehicle sales in southeastern Wisconsin in 2012:

  • Ford — 9,280 vehicles
  • Chevrolet — 8,650
  • Honda — 8,456
  • Toyota — 8,2585
  • Nissan — 3,722
  • Kia — 3,624
  • Dodge — 3,390
  • Hyundai — 3,249
  • Subaru — 2,949
  • Volkswagen — 2,614

Used car sales in the area have also been on the rise. In fact, used car sales grew by 3.6 percent in 2012, reaching almost 101,000.

This increase in car sales is good for the Milwaukee auto industry. Car dealers can sit back and enjoy the ride as more and more people continue to invest in new vehicles.

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