Retail Sales:
 
Import Compared to Domestic Passenger Cars
   

Domestic

     

From

 

Total

From

Total

   

Passenger

From

From

From

Other

 

U.S.

Japan

Imports

Year

Qtr

Cars*

Japan

Germany

Korea

Countries

Total

Sales

(%)

(%)

1971

 

8,681,409

578,977

769,457

-

212,362

1,560,796

10,242,205

5.7

15.2

1973

 

9,675,790

742,621

787,562

-

217,878

1,748,061

11,423,851

6.5

15.9

1974

 

7,453,983

592,113

595,338

-

211,630

1,399,081

8,853,064

6.7

15.8

1975

 

7,053,016

807,931

492,507

-

271,034

1,571,472

8,624,488

9.4

18.2

1976

 

8,611,254

941,665

370,624

-

186,456

1,498,745

10,109,999

9.3

14.8

1977

 

9,109,022

1,387,856

459,707

-

226,827

2,074,390

11,183,412

12.4

18.5

1978

 

9,311,666

1,357,337

435,952

-

209,124

2,002,413

11,314,079

12.0

17.7

1979

 

8,341,139

1,755,818

366,084

-

209,727

2,331,629

10,672,768

16.5

21.8

1980

 

6,581,307

1,905,968

305,219

-

186,700

2,397,887

8,979,194

21.2

26.7

1981

 

6,208,760

1,858,896

282,881

-

185,502

2,327,279

8,536,039

21.8

27.3

1982

 

5,758,586

1,801,969

247,080

-

174,508

2,223,557

7,982,143

22.6

27.9

1983

 

6,795,295

1,915,621

279,748

-

191,403

2,386,772

9,182,067

20.9

26.0

1984

 

7,951,523

1,906,206

344,416

-

188,220

2,438,842

10,390,365

18.3

23.5

1985

 

8,204,542

2,217,837

423,983

-

195,925

2,837,745

11,042,287

20.1

25.7

1986

 

8,214,897

2,382,614

443,721

168,882

249,404

3,244,621

11,459,518

20.8

28.3

1987

 

7,080,858

2,190,405

347,881

346,582

310,883

3,195,751

10,276,609

21.3

31.1

1988

 

7,526,038

2,022,602

280,099

419,099

281,892

3,003,692

10,529,730

19.2

28.5

1989

 

7,072,902

1,897,143

248,561

312,269

241,391

2,699,364

9,772,266

19.4

27.6

1990

 

6,896,888

1,719,384

265,116

214,053

204,770

2,403,323

9,300,211

18.5

25.8

1991

 

6,136,757

1,500,309

192,776

178,809

166,005

2,037,899

8,174,656

18.4

24.9

1992

 

6,276,557

1,451,766

200,851

143,523

140,415

1,936,555

8,213,112

17.7

23.6

1993

 

6,741,667

1,328,448

186,177

134,764

126,806

1,776,192

8,517,859

15.6

20.9

1994

 

7,255,303

1,239,450

192,275

173,214

130,275

1,735,214

8,990,517

13.8

19.3

1995

 

7,128,712

981,462

207,555

183,214

133,982

1,506,286

8,634,998

11.4

17.4

1996

 

7,253,582

726,940

237,984

172,193

136,054

1,273,171

8,526,753

8.5

14.9

1997

 

6,916,769

726,104

297,028

181,923

150,250

1,355,305

8,272,074

8.8

16.4

1994

1q

1,762,228

307,757

42,161

33,337

35,522

418,777

2,181,005

14.1

19.2

 

2q

2,001,604

336,015

52,227

46,417

35,412

470,071

2,471,675

13.6

19.0

 

3q

1,766,642

336,120

48,923

54,795

30,798

470,636

2,237,278

15.0

21.0

 

4q

1,724,829

259,558

48,964

38,665

28,543

375,730

2,100,559

12.4

17.9

1995

1q

1,658,206

242,385

46,608

45,337

35,713

370,043

2,028,249

12.0

18.2

 

2q

1,938,366

276,318

56,758

55,350

37,042

425,468

2,363,834

11.7

18.0

 

3q

1,845,225

265,320

52,252

46,714

33,091

397,377

2,242,602

11.8

17.7

 

4q

1,686,915

197,439

51,937

35,886

28,136

313,398

2,000,313

9.9

15.7

1996

1q

1,749,299

180,047

50,973

36,209

33,849

301,078

2,050,377

8.8

14.7

 

2q

2,087,688

182,932

62,668

54,997

36,071

336,668

2,424,356

7.5

13.9

 

3q

1,837,069

200,069

62,797

44,336

34,612

341,814

2,178,883

9.2

15.7

 

4q

1,579,526

163,892

61,546

36,561

31,522

293,611

1,873,137

8.7

15.7

1997

1q

1,704,041

182,275

70,939

30,899

38,062

322,175

2,026,216

9.0

15.9

 

2q

1,870,568

172,738

80,117

46,846

39,918

339,619

2,210,187

7.8

15.4

 

3q

1,780,409

207,667

67,062

55,408

38,321

368,458

2,148,867

9.7

17.1

 

4q

1,561,751

163,424

78,910

48,770

33,949

325,053

1,886,804

8.7

17.2