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Analysts predicted a bounce-back, but final numbers come in flat.

With everybody's numbers in, it's clear that Harvey had a significant impact on August sales results. A month that was expected to tick upward ended up down pretty much across the board.

August of 2017 had one more selling day than August of '16, which gave the month an advantage from the get-go, and the spin-up of Labor Day promotions was expected to help buoy a struggling industry. It just wasn't quite meant to be.

Several brands showed signs of what should have been, including Toyota and Chevrolet. Both were up by a decent amount, though not by quite as much as projected. Others bombed compared to early estimates, including Honda and Nissan.

Analysts had projected as much as 1-1.5 percent overall growth for the industry. Instead, the industry undersold last August by nearly two percent.

Since the after-effects of Harvey will likely linger well into the next few weeks, we expect September sales will be similarly impacted.

August year-over-year:

- Acura down 7.8%, 13,132

- Alfa up 2,981%, 1,140

- Audi up 2.8%, 19,811

- Bentley down 46.6%, 213

- BMW down 7.7%, 23,553

- Buick down 22.5%, 16,811

- Cadillac down 8%, 15,016

- Chevrolet up 11.4%, 196,007

- Chrysler down 33%, 12,652

- Dodge down 2.0%, 43,608

- Fiat down 23%, 2,120

- Ford down 1.8%, 200,321

- Genesis up 20.4%, 1,803

- GMC up 12.4%, 47,718

- Honda down 1.8%, 132,883

- Hyundai down 25.5%, 52,507

- Infiniti up 5.2%, 10,986

- Jaguar down 6.0%, 3,101

- Jeep down 15%, 73,191

- Kia down 1.7%, 53,323

- *Lamborghini up 1.1%, 88

- Land Rover up 4.8%, 6.320

- Lexus flat, 30,801

- Lincoln down 5.8%, 8,708

- Maserati up 15.1%, 1,103

- Mazda down 1.0%, 25,846

- **Mercedes-Benz down 10.7%, 25,373

- MINI down 10.5%, 4,448

- Mitsubishi up 11.3%, 8,164

- Nissan down 14.8%, 97,340

- Porsche down 9.1%, 4,709

- Ram down 2.5%, 43,322

- smart down 35.1%, 229

- Subaru up 4.6%, 63,215

- *Tesla up 29.4%, 4,400

- Toyota up 8.0%, 196,824

- Volkswagen up 9.0%, 32,015

- Volvo up 4.1%, 7,994

2017 year-to-date

- Acura down 5.4%, 101,180

- Alfa up 1,514%, 6,084

- Audi up 5.2%, 141,606

- Bentley up 27.2%, 1,516

- BMW down 5.0%, 194,604

- Buick down 3.9%, 143,093

- Cadillac down 5.4%, 98,316

- Chevrolet down 3.3%, 1,316,391

- Chrysler down 24%, 128,050

- Dodge down 5.0%, 335,852

- Fiat down 14%, 19,046

- Ford down 4.3%, 1,628,824

- Genesis*** up 893%, 13,366

- GMC up 2.9%, 358,305

- Honda flat, 987,701

- Hyundai down 15.1%, 441,367

- Infiniti up 18.3%, 100,969

- Jaguar up 52.3%, 26.932

- Jeep down 13%, 548,833

- Kia down 8.4%, 405,462

- *Lamborghini up 1.6%, 704

- Land Rover down 1.4%, 48,074

- Lexus down 8.0%, 193,463

- Lincoln up 3.2%, 73,920

- Maserati up 27.4%, 8,884

- Mazda down 2.4%, 194,559

- **Mercedes-Benz down 10.7%, 213,242

- MINI down 11%, 31,051

- Mitsubishi up 5.4%, 70,765

- Nissan down 1.5%, 955,340

- Porsche up 1.1%, 36,178

- Ram up 5.0%, 367,007

- smart down 30.4%, 2,394

- Subaru up 8.1%, 423,728

- *Tesla up 29.4%, 35,200

- Toyota flat, 1,411,384

- Volkswagen up 6.4%, 220,344

- Volvo down 7.2%, 49,066

*Based on estimates from Automotive News.

**NOT including Sprinter

***2016 YTD began August, 2016