In the month of May, Honda was the most popular auto brand purchased by Wilmette residents. Honda sales accounted for 36 of the 278 total sales (all car brands) to Wilmette residents. A total of 28 new Honda vehicles and eight used Honda vehicles made up the 36 overall Honda sales in the month.
Toyota, which accounted for a total of 33 sales, was the second most popular car brand sold to Wilmette residents in May. A total of 13 pre-owned vehicles and 20 new vehicles comprised the overall total of 33 Toyota purchases in May. Ford took third place on the list of most popular auto brands, totaling 24 sales - 11 used and 13 new.
All told, Wilmette residents bought 278 cars and trucks in the month of May (all brands) - 167 new vehicles and 111 used vehicles. Honda was the most popular brand bought new (28 purchases) by residents. Toyota and Ford also made a good showing in the new car sales category, with 20 and 13 sales, respectively.
Toyota led the way in the used sales category with 13 total sales in the month. Ford and Volkswagen also made a good showing in pre-owned sales, with 11 and eight sales, respectively.
In May, 83 percent of purchases by Wilmette residents came through a local dealer, while 17 percent were private party transactions. The top dealership selling to Wilmette residents in May was Autohaus on Edens with 17 total sales, followed by Muller Honda, Carmax Auto Superstores, and Bredemann Lexus in Glenview.