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December NADA Perspective: One-Year-Old Mainstream Models
December’s edition of Perspective is the second in a two-part series that details the one-year retention performance of all-new or heavily revised mainstream models, which follows last month’s review of luxury model retention.
Good News: Your Used Car is Keeping More of Its Value
Vehicles sitting in driveways and used car lots managed to keep more of their value this past month, due to strong demand within the used vehicle market and a decrease in cars sold at wholesale auction.
Why Your Neighbor’s Car Might Be Worth 30 Percent More Than Yours
In their most recent report, NADA Used Car Guide analysts have determined what key factors push down the value of some used vehicles steeply in 2015. The number of years since the last redesign, amount of competition within the vehicle's segment, and the quality of the design were all factors in determining used values.
November NADA Perspective: One-Year-Old Luxury Models
November’s edition of Perspective is the first in a two-part series that details the one-year retention performance of all-new or heavily revised luxury models. Mainstream models will be covered in December’s edition of Perspective.
October Used Vehicle Prices Fall, New Vehicle Sales Rise
Used vehicle wholesale prices dropped during the month of October, averaging a 3.7 percent decline since September. NADA Used Car Guide analysts note this is the fourth month in a row used prices have dropped. NADA's used vehicle price index trended downward slightly in the previous month by three-tenths of a point to 121. A six percent increase in new vehicle sales has allowed the Seasonal Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) to hit 16.35 million.
October NADA Perspective: Digital Trends in Auto Retailing
NADA’s latest edition of Perspective brings together internal analysis and insight from industry-leading information providers such as J.D. Power, Polk, AutoTrader.com and Google to explore how the Internet has shaped consumer and dealer engagement, and the critical roles that technology and price transparency are playing in used vehicle operations today.
NADA Used Car Guide: Sales impact from major vehicle recalls
With more than 39 million vehicles recalled for safety-related issues through August, 2014 is on pace to shatter the previous high set in 2001 when 38.8 million vehicles were recalled for various defects. While most recalls are simple, on some occasions a recall is serious enough to have a lasting effect.
NADA Used Car Guide: Labor Day offers big savings for Consumers
The upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend offers smart shoppers an excellent chance to capitalize on end of summer new vehicle deals meant to clear out inventory for incoming model year cars and trucks.
NADA UCG: Wholesale Prices Remain Strong in June
Strong demand for used automobiles in June helped to keep NADA's seasonally-adjusted used vehicle price index essentially unchanged at 126.4, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide's July edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement.
NADA UCG: Generous New Car and Truck Deals in Store for Fourth of July Holiday
Consumers shopping for a new car or truck can save hundreds, if not thousands, of additional dollars in rebates and incentives over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
June NADA Perspective: Hybrid Car Market Review
In the June 2014 edition of NADA Perspective, get a full review of the Hybrid Car Market. To read the full edition, download here!
More Consumers Jumping on the CPO Bandwagon
Certified pre-owned (CPO) sales should surpass 2013's all-time high of 2.1 million vehicles this year, says the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the May edition of NADA Perspective, a monthly industry trends report.
NADA: New and Used Auto Demand Blossoms in May
Seasonal demand lifted NADA's used vehicle price index to 126.8, 0.5% better than the previous record set a month earlier, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the June edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement.
May NADA Perspective: Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles: Accelerating Forward
In the May edition of NADA Perspective, Certified Pre-Owned vehicles are accelerating forward. To read the full edition, download here!
CBS News: Can You Afford a Luxury Car?
According to an April report from analysts at the National Auto Dealers Association Used Car Guide: "The data suggests that the growth was due almost exclusively to new buyers entering the market," not habitual luxury buyers trading down to less expensive models.
Forbes.com: The Easiest 2014 Cars To Bargain For
“The falloff in mid-size car sales is especially notable considering many of the segment’s top nameplates, like the Nissan Altima, Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion and Honda Accord, were heavily revised for the 2013 model year,” says Larry Dixon, senior automotive analyst with NADA. “This means shoppers won’t have to sacrifice the latest in style, efficiency and technology for price.”
NADA: Used Vehicle Price Index Remains at All-Time High
NADA's seasonally adjusted used vehicle price index was little changed in April at 125.8, tied with March as the highest figure reached, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the May edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement.
NADA: Consumers Can Look Forward to Sweet Mid-Size Car Deals in May
Consumers looking to buy a new car this spring are in luck: slowing sales and extreme competition in the mid-size car segment have prompted manufacturers to dramatically increase incentive spending for many models.
May/June 2014 Non-Prime Times
Larry Dixon, NADA’s senior manager of market intelligence, wrote a guest column in May/June 2014 issue of Non-Prime Times, the official publication of the National Automotive Finance Association. Larry focuses on the difficult balancing act lenders face in making the most of today’s opportunities while also managing future risk posted by lower collateral values, higher interest rates and longer loan terms. See page 22 for full article.
April NADA Perspective: Shifting Luxury Vehicle Preferences
The April edition of NADA Perspective looks at shifting luxury vehicle preferences. Download this month's edition today!
Boosting Customer Satisfaction in Appraisals
NADA Used Car Guide is bridging the gap between consumers and dealers with NADA AppraisalPRO, an upgraded product aiming to bring more transparency to the appraisal process.
Dominion Dealer Solutions Adds NADA Used Car Guide Data to DealActivator
Dominion Dealer Solutions, industry leader in equity data mining, responsive web design, automotive marketing, CRM, lead generation, reputation and inventory management, and a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced the addition of NADA Used Car Guide data to its equity mining product, DealActivator.
NADA: Used Vehicle Price Index Reaches All-Time High in March
Wholesale prices for used cars and light trucks up to eight years in age increased by 3.7% in March, well above February’s 2.2% increase, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the April edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement.
NADA Report: Used Vehicle Prices Will Remain at a High Level in 2014
Average wholesale prices of used cars and light trucks up to eight-years-old will decrease by a range of 0.5% to 1% in 2014, according to the NADA Used Car Guide in its latest report, 2014 Used Vehicle Price Forecast. This modest drop will keep levels on par with 2012 and 14% higher than 2010.
NADA Used Car Guide Names Top Truck and SUV Retention Values
Large pickup trucks have the highest retained value of all three-year-old light duty trucks and SUVs at 62.5% of the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a typically equipped model, says the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the March edition of NADA Perspective, a monthly industry trends report. Mid-size vans ranked the lowest at 49.2%.
The March edition of NADA’s newest industry trends report, NADA Perspective, names top truck and SUV retention values
March's edition of NADA Perspective highlights value retention performance of 2011 model year light duty trucks and SUV segments, including hybrid-powertrain performance.
NADA: Used Vehicle Values to Peak in March
Extremely cold weather during the first two weeks of February and more moderate temperatures over the second half of the month correlated exactly with used price movement, according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the March edition of Guidelines, a monthly report on new and used vehicle sales trends and price movement.
NADA Used Car Guide Rolls Out Enhanced MarketValues App for Auctions
NADA MarketValues, a mobile-optimized app to help dealers make buying and selling decisions at auctions, has been enhanced with several new features.
NADA Used Car Guide Names Top Retention Values for Cars
Three-year-old cars in the subcompact segment have the highest retaining value at 54.4% of the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for a typically equipped model, says the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in the February edition of NADA Perspective, a monthly industry trends report. The electric vehicle (EV) segment ranked the lowest at 39.9%.
The February edition of NADA’s newest industry trends report, NADA Perspective, details Retention Review for Passenger Cars
February’s edition of NADA Perspective is the first in a two-part series that details the retention performance of three-year-old models within passenger car segments. The report will assist readers in making more informed purchase decisions by highlighting top retaining performers in each group, as well as some for the characteristics embodied in each.
NADA: Used Vehicle Price Index Remains Unchanged in January
After a slight 0.1% uptick in January, NADA's used vehicle price index remained unchanged at 124.6, tied with August 2013 and December 2013 as the third highest figure ever recorded. The index measures the change in used vehicle prices up to eight-years-old.
NADA Used Car Guide's newest report: NADA Perspective!
Leveraging data from various industry sources and NADA’s analysts, NADA Used Car Guide's newest report, NADA Perspective, takes a deeper look into a range of industry trends to determine why they are happening and what to expect in the future. The inaugural edition of NADA Perspective takes a deep dive into what variables impacted the performance of large pickups in the segment’s recovery and what effect those factors are expected to have going forward. Download January's edition of NADA Perspective today!
NADA: Used Vehicle Prices Climb for Fifth Straight Year
Prices for used cars and light trucks have increased for five straight years, says the NADA Used Car Guide. December closed out 2013 with prices 0.4% higher than in 2012.
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