In another sign that inventory is getting more plentiful at car dealerships, sales this October were up about 10%, based on the automakers that still report sales on a monthly basis.
- Toyota sales led the charge with sales up 34% from October 2021. Camry was up a whopping 68%, while RAV4 was up 40%, and Tacoma was up 44%. Corolla sales, including the new Corolla Cross, almost doubled from a year ago.
- Ford ended up behind Toyota again with sales down 10%. The F-Series trucks continues to lead Chevrolet by a pretty substantial margin with just two months to go in 2022.
- Honda continued its 15-month straight sales slide. Honda has been one of the hardest hit with the shortage of microchips.
- Mazda gained 30% from a year ago, and Subaru was up 32% on the strength of strong sales from the Crosstrek.
Here are your sales leaders for October 2022 versus October 2021 from the automakers that reported sales for the month, and whether they were up or down from a year ago:
|October 2022||VS October 2021|
|1. Toyota||165,570||34 %|
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