New vehicles sit at Toyota of Killeen dealership Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Killeen.

Bell County vehicle sales are still on the rise compared to last year, while sales in Coryell County remain significantly behind last year’s totals, according to this month’s Freeman Auto Report.

Through September, sales in Bell County are up just over 10 percent for the year, with 14,613 new vehicles sold since January, compared to 13,179 that were sold by this time last year. Coryell sales are down over 22 percent from last year, with 559 vehicles sold since January, compared to last year’s 699.

In September, 1,784 new cars and trucks were sold in Bell County according to the report, compared to 1,394 sold in September 2017. This amounts to just under a 25 percent increase.

Coryell County reported 40 new vehicles sold in September, a 22 percent decrease when compared to 50 sold in September 2017.

The most popular brand in Bell County in September was Toyota, with new 210 cars and 66 trucks sold in September, according to the report.

Other top sellers include Cheverolet, with a total of 169 cars and 91 trucks sold; Ford, with 130 cars and 84 trucks sold; and Nisaan, with 162 cars and 46 trucks sold.

The most popular brand in Coryell County was Chevrolet, with a total of nine cars and trucks sold in September, the report states. Other top sellers were Ram, with six trucks sold, and Jeep, with six units sold.

New vehicle sales in September

Bell County


Toyota - 210

Chevrolet - 169

Nisaan - 162

Ford - 130

Honda - 110


Chevrolet - 91

Ford - 84

Ram - 79

Toyota - 66

Nisaan - 46

Coryell County


Jeep - 6

Chevrolet - 4

Chrysler - 3


Ram - 6

Chevrolet - 5

Ford - 3

GMC - 2

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