According to NADA Market Beat, there were 1.2 million light-vehicle sales in September. While this was a significant drop from August 2014 sales (which were one of the highest sales months of the year), the number was up 9.3% compared to September 2013. Year-to-date sales totaled 12.4 million through September, up 5.4% from last year. The September Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) was 16.3 million. This month was the sixth month to record a SAAR value in the range of 16.0–16.9 million sales, inclusive, in 2014.