Ward's 500 dealerships' $62.6 billion in total revenue sets a record, up from $59.7 billion in 2004. Here's a breakdown of that:

• Fixed-operations revenue: $7.8 billion

• Finance and insurance revenue: $2 billion

• Used-vehicle sales revenue: $12.1 billion

• New-vehicle sales revenue: $40.5 billion

• Average revenue per store: $125.1 million.

• 309 dealerships exceed the $100 million mark, up from 269 last year.

• The Ward's 500 sold 1,373,838 new vehicles in 2005. The record is 1.5 million sales in 2001.

• Used-car sales: 676,979

• Publicly held groups account for 209 dealerships on the list, with five of the six chains reporting this year.

• There are 100 luxury dealerships on this year's ranking, up from 81 last year.

Ford Motor Co. had 67 dealerships on this year's list, down from 87 from last year and down from 138 in 2000.

General Motors Corp.'s Chevrolet brand placed 58 dealerships on the ranking, 21 fewer than last year.