Texas U.S. leader in dealership acquisitions

Texas was the most popular state in 2021 for dealership buy-sell transactions and tops for the number of dealerships sold. California, New York, Colorado and Florida weren't too far behind.

Transactions in almost every state

Dealership acquisitions in 2021, as tracked by Automotive News, touched every state but two — Delaware and Nebraska. The most activity occurred in high-population states with extensive dealership networks, with Texas leading the way. Certain large transactions involved dealerships in multiple states.