Car dealerships sell approximately 14 million new cars in the United States each year, which breaks down to around 38,356 cars sold each day. Used car sales trump new car sales, with more than 40 million used cars sold each year in the United States, which breaks down to 109,589 used cars sold each day.
As of 2014, 17,750 new car dealerships operate in the United States. The average price for a used car in the United States is $19,791. New car sales are the strongest in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Arkansas, Connecticut and New Jersey. Used car sales are the strongest in South Dakota, Wyoming, Washington, Montana and Nebraska.