J.D. Power Valuation Services, formerly NADA Used Car Guide, 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 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

November 2018 Guidelines

Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines: After decelerating in September, the used vehicle market slowed for the second consecutive month in October. As a result, the J.D. Power Valuation Services' Seasonally Adjusted Used Vehicle Price Index declined 1 point - relative to September - to 120.6. Despite the month's decline, on a year-to-date (YTD) basis the index is 2.8% above 2017's level. Download the November Used Car & Light-Duty Truck Guidelines

Commercial Truck Guidelines: An increase in the number of new trucks delivered should be creating a higher volume of late-model used trucks to sell. Medium duty trucks were generally down, with lighter-GVW units once again leading the market. Download the November Commercial Truck Guidelines

 


PERSPECTIVE

SPRING 2018 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...

 


MARKET OVERVIEW VIDEOS

Used Car/Truck and Commercial Truck Market Overview Videos >

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

Used Vehicle Price Index on Track to Reach Highest Level Since Late 2015 >

Data collected through the first three weeks of August shows that used vehicle prices have improved relative to July and are on track to end the month...
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COMMERCIAL TRUCK BLOG

Auction Volume Back Up in November >

November auction volume was back up to a typical level, after a quiet October. Pricing for our benchmark model was generally lower, with less consistency...
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