How many cars were sold in the US in 2004?
Just under 16 million new cars were sold in the US in 2004.
The odometer being Korean has nothing to do with anything. Odometers use the required distance measurement of the country of sale. So, for example, all Korean cars (and other cars) sold in the US will have a display in miles, since that is the US requirement. However, all US cars (and other cars) sold in Korea will have a display in kilometers since Korea uses kilometers.
Just counting cars - not trucks or SUVs - Automotive News Data Center reports that there were 7,884,601 cars sold in 2008. There were 8,269,351 trucks and SUVs sold, making for a total of 16,153,952 new vehicles sold in 2008. Compared to the 2007calendar year, overall sales were down 2.5%, with car sales down 3% and truck sales down 1.9%. cars .com
This is a common question asked in interviews. They don't expect you to know the exact number, nor do they know the exact number. This is a question asked to see how well you think. You would calculate it something like this: about 300,000,000 people in the US, 100,000,000 families lets say, about 70% have cars, 70,000,000 lets say, about 5% of the cars are yello, 3,500,000.... ans so on... Try it! How many water…