Vehicle Sales In The Region Last Year Declined Compared To 2018

(Dodge County) Vehicle sales in the region last year were down when compared to 2018. According to statistics released by the Waterloo-based industry tracking firm Reg-Trak, Dodge County had just over 35-hundred vehicle sales in 2019, down four-percent from the previous year. Car sales in Dodge County were down just under ten-percent to 508 while truck sales were down three-percent to just over three-thousand. In Columbia County, 26-hundred vehicles rolled off dealer lots through the end of the December, a decrease of nearly two-percent from the 27-hundred sold in the previous 12-month cycle. Car sales in Columbia County were down 13-percent to 377 while truck sales were up a half-percent to over 22-hundred. Jefferson County vehicle sales were above 28-hundred, an increase of six-percent over the two-year period. Car sales in Jefferson County were down 15-percent to just under 500 while truck sales were up 12-percent to around 23-hundred. In the nine-county south central Wisconsin region as a whole, there were nearly 47-thousand vehicle sales last year, for a slight increase of point-one-two-percent. Car sales were down 14-percent to 94-hundred while truck sales were up four-and-a-half-percent to 37-thousand.