The average sleeper tractor retailed in June was 74 months old, had 443,714 miles, and brought $47,728. Compared to May, the average sleeper was 2 months older, had 5,245 (1.2%) fewer miles, and brought $1,222 (2.5%) less money. Compared to June 2016, this average sleeper was 3 months older, had 31,123 (6.6%) fewer miles, and brought $2,763 (5.5%) less money. The retail sleeper market overall averaged 9.1% lower pricing in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.

Looking at trucks three to five years of age, retail selling prices have dropped an average of 1.7% per month so far in 2017. This figure compares favorably to the 2.4% per month average in the first six months of 2016.

Average pricing by age was as follows:

3 year-old trucks: $72,444 - $9,284 (11.4%) lower than May

4 year-old trucks: $57,659 – $3,016 (5.0%) lower than May

5 year-old trucks: $45,240 - $3,285 (7.8%) higher than May

On a year-over-year basis, late-model trucks sold in the first six months of 2017 are averaging 5.8% lower than in the same period of 2016. Multi-month trending shows the retail market leveling out, with depreciation quite minimal.