March’s pricing was generally flat compared to February. This is a positive result, as it suggests healthier demand is counteracting the depressive effect of higher supply.

The average sleeper tractor retailed in March was 76 months old, had 462,691 miles, and brought $48,534. Compared to February, the average sleeper was two months older, had 4,467 (1.0%) more miles, and brought $53 (0.1%) less money. Compared to March 2017, this average sleeper was 5 months older, had 21,237 (4.8%) more miles, and brought $623 (1.3%) less money.

Looking at trucks three to five years of age, average pricing was as follows:

Model year 2016: $84,565; $8,672 (11.4%) higher than February

Model year 2015: $65,617; $2,198 (3.5%) higher than February

Model year 2014: $46,555; $1,437 (3.0%) lower than February

On a year-over-year basis, late-model trucks sold in the first quarter of 2018 brought 4.8% more money than in the same period of 2017.