November 14, 2017
Vehicles over 100,000 aren’t depreciating at the same as they used to due mostly to a tight supply of late-model used vehicles, according to Edmunds’ Q3 Used Vehicle Market Report.
November 8, 2017
Wholesale used vehicle prices rose for the sixth month in a row in October, increasing by 1.02%, according to Manheim’s October Used Vehicle Value Index. This brought the index to 136.3, an 8.1% rise from a year ago.
October 12, 2017
The average price of used vehicles model years 2012-2016 fell 0.7% in September, with the lion’s share of that depreciation coming from the car segment, according to Black Book. As of September, all vehicles are averaging a 12-month depreciation of 14.5%.
July 17, 2017
Over the past three months, two segments have shown unchanged value or an increase in overall value: Full-Size Pickups are unchanged, and Small Pickups have gained +0.2% in value.
June 9, 2017
Used vehicle prices experienced a reversal in May, falling 1.2% from the previous month, according to Black Book.
May 15, 2017
Used vehicles increased 0.4% in value in April, as buyers boosted the value of smaller cars, which have begun to shrug off several years of heavier declines, according to Black Book.
March 8, 2017
Two- to six-year old vehicles depreciated 0.8% in February, with trucks and vans showing relative strength, while luxury and sporty cars again fell hardest, especially when compared to year-ago values, according to Black Book.
March 1, 2017
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February 10, 2017
Small and large pickups were among the top performing segments in January with a 1.1% depreciation rate among two- to six-year-old vehicles sold in auction lanes, according to Black Book.
February 8, 2017
Subaru and Acura ranked as the top automotive brand in Kelley Blue Book's annual 5-Year Cost to Own awards that names top luxury and non-luxury brands as well as 21 vehicle categories.
After the first month of the year, depreciation rates for medium-duty trucks are up and overall orders for the segment are down, according to Black Book’s Feb. 7 Market Insights Report.
January 5, 2017
Depreciation trends stabilized to close out 2016, with depreciation rates for all cars and trucks falling into seasonal patterns.
December 9, 2016
Five model years of used vehicles depreciated 2.3% in November, which showed a slight improvement from October and remained in line with the typical weakening of values at this time of year, according to Black Book data.
November 4, 2016
Depreciation for 1- to 5-year-old vehicles saw a significant increase to 2.9% for October from the 2.3% September rate with passenger cars seeing greater weakness, according to Black Book.
October 20, 2016
A rising supply of used pickups coupled with aggressive pricing for new models is expected to cause a weakening in values in the wholesale market, according to new data from Black Book.
September 8, 2016
Rising car depreciation put a drag on used vehicle sales, which fell in value significantly more sharply in August compared to July and August from a year ago, according to Black Book.
August 9, 2016
Used vehicles from the 2011 to 2015 model years depreciated 1.5% in July, a slight improvement over June's 1.7% depreciation rate, reports Black Book.
July 27, 2016
Most used-vehicle segments are showing a steady rate, according to Black Book's most recent market report. Overall car values decreased by 0.53% during the past week. During the previous four weeks, the average depreciation rate was 0.43%.
June 6, 2016
Used vehicle values from the 2010 to 2014 model years fell 0.5% in May from April levels with cars showing a slightly higher depreciation rate than trucks, according to Black Book.
April 26, 2016
Black Book has new data that shows truck segments may be feeling additional pricing pressure, resulting in many trucks not holding their values as well as in previous years.
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