NADA Used Car Guide (now J.D. Power Valuation Services)
News & Analysis

We 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 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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GUIDELINES

April 2017 Guidelines

Used Car & Light-Duty Truck GuidelinesAfter declining by an unexpected 1.4% in February, wholesale prices of used vehicles up to eight years old rebounded in March. While this March’s 1.6% lift in prices wasn’t quite as big as anticipated, it was directionally right in line with the period’s 2.3% average over the previous three years.  Download the April Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines

Commercial Truck Guidelines:  As we enter the second quarter, dealers remain optimistic as new truck orders continue to strengthen and used truck volume continues to trend upward. However, March’s auction and retail results were not particularly impressive, indicating market conditions are changing gradually.  Download the April Commercial Truck Guidelines

 


PERSPECTIVE

November 2016 NADA Perspective - 2016 Used Vehicle Retained Value Report: New or Redesigned 1-Year-Old Models

November’s edition of Perspective details the 1-year-old (2016 model year) retention performance of all-new or redesigned mainstream and luxury models. On average, redesigned models experience higher retained values when compared to the previous generation. A number of factors help elevate retention value for new or revised models, such as improved quality and dependability, higher fuel economy and performance, as well as improved vehicle design. Other important factors affecting retained value include new vehicle pricing, incentive levels and production volume. Read More...

 


MARKET OVERVIEW

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 >

 


NEWS & PRESS

J.D. Power Offers New Perspective with Residual Values

COSTA MESA, Calif: 18 Jan. 2017 — Insightful analysis of its unmatched automotive retail and auction transactional data plus its customer survey data is the foundation of J.D. Power Residual Values, a benchmark product debuting today that will bring a new perspective to vehicle residual values.

Designed as an information resource for vehicle manufacturers, captive finance companies and lenders, Residual Values incorporates industry-leading sales transaction data gathered by the Power Information Network® (PIN) from J.D. Power (representing more than 40% of franchised dealer retail sales transactions in America); the J.D. Power/National Auto Auction Association AuctionNet service (accounting for more than 80% of automotive auction transactions); and proprietary J.D. Power Voice of the Customer data. Read More...

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USED CAR & TRUCK BLOG

Intermediate Numbers Explain What Happened to the Used Car Index Last Month >

Our price index looks at the marketplace in total, but it is difficult to really understand what is going on without looking at it in more detail.
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COMMERCIAL TRUCK BLOG

First Quarter Retail Pricing Results >

With final March numbers collected, we can validate our earlier estimates. Three to five year-old sleepers continued to trend lower year-over-year...
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