NADA Used Car Guide News & Analysis

NADA Used Car Guide continually gathers and analyzes the latest automotive industry trends in order to keep you informed and to provide crucial guidance for every business decision on the purchase, sale, loan, lease or assessment of a used vehicle. We publish monthly NADA Used Car Guidelines, which recaps industry activity, predicts what lies ahead in the marketplace and explains movement in the used vehicle valuation market. Also every month our executive automotive analysts present comprehensive video market overviews and blogs based on this extensive knowledge base and expertise.

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August 2016 Guidelines

Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines:  Wholesale prices of vehicles up to eight years in age fell by 2.3% on a monthly basis in July, tying June for the biggest drop recorded so far in in 2016. NADA Used Car Guide’s seasonally adjusted used vehicle price index also declined, dropping by 1.1% to 118.9. Download the August Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines.

Commercial Truck Guidelines:  Auction and dealer-to-dealer wholesale prices have been generally flat May through July, but retail prices dropped moderately in June to undo May’s upward bump. Large groups of identical, low-priced units are increasingly common. The trend impacts our averages and market prices overall. Download the August Commercial Truck Guidelines.

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Augst 2016 NADA Perspective - Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles: 2016 Market Update

For the past 20 years, manufacturer-sponsored CPO (certified pre-owned) programs have given consumers a third option for auto purchases in addition to new and used: superior used. The programs were originally designed to protect residual values at a time when unprecedented numbers of off-lease vehicles were scheduled to hit the used market. Read More...



NADA Used Car Guide & Commercial Truck 2016 Market Overview >

Executive Automotive Analyst, Jonathan Banks and Senior Commercial Truck Analyst,Chris Visser, report on the latest monthly insight on the used car, truck and commercial truck market. View the videos >



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Honda Looks to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Patents 11-Speed Gearbox >

Do more gears equal better fuel economy? A recent look at the patent filings for the auto industry would lead you to believe that is true. Last year, ...
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Wholesale Pricing Generally Stable >

The average sleeper tractor sold wholesale (auction, dealer-to-dealer, and dealer-to-wholesale combined) in July was 84 months old, had 618,402 miles,...
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