New car sales in Youngstown area increased slightly last year

New-car sales have reached a record high this year. Car dealers across the Valley say the jump in sales is good news.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Sales last year at auto dealerships around Youngstown have increased slightly for new vehicles and decreased for used ones.

Figures released Thursday by the Automobile Dealers Association show 12 more vehicles were sold this year from the same time last year. Used ones decreased by 273.

The top-selling vehicle in the Youngstown area was the Chevy Equinox, followed by the Chevy Silverado, Ford Escape, GMC Terrain and Ford F-150. The Chevy Cruze was eighth.

The top five dealers were Greenwood Chevy, Sweeney Chevy, Taylor Kia, Stadium GM Superstore and Sweeney Buick GMC.

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