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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November 2017 Guidelines

Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines: Wholesale prices of used vehicles up to 8 years in age fell by 2.2% in October. As expected, the used vehicle market remained strong in October due to lingering effects from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Looking back over the past 5 years, losses for the period averaged a slightly higher 3.2% for the period. Download the November Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines

Commercial Truck Guidelines: Auction volume was down notably in October, but pricing was nearly identical to September on average. Retail volume increased dramatically month-over-month, with little up or down movement on average. Download the November Commercial Truck Guidelines


SPRING 2017 J.D. Power Perspective - Alternative Powertrains: Analysis of Recent Market Trends & Value Retention

This report serves as J.D. Power Valuation Services’ annual assessment of alternative powertrain vehicles with a specific focus on used vehicle prices. Specifically, this is an update on how powertrains powered solely by internal combustion gas or diesel engines have performed in the U.S. versus alternatives (such as hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electrics). The update will also highlight how these vehicles have performed in the used vehicle marketplace from a value retention point of view. 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 >


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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Porsche Mulls Expanding Hybrid Technology to the 911 >

Porsche is on a mission to electrify its lineup.  Tightening emissions standards have forced many automakers to turn to alternative power sources. With...
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Another Strong Month for Retail Sales Volume >

Our reporting dealers had an unexpectedly strong month in September, and it looks like October was at least as active...
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