Kelley Blue Book sees September U.S. auto sales down 2 percent

Automobiles are shown for sale at a automobile in Carlsbad, California

DETROIT (Reuters) – Auto industry consultancy Kelley Blue Book said on Wednesday that it expected that September U.S. auto sales fell 2 percent from a year ago, at 1.41 million vehicles, for a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 17.4 million vehicles.

Major auto manufacturers will report U.S. sales for September on Monday.

(Reporting by Bernie Woodall; Editing by Richard Chang)