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Wholesale Prices Reach Four-Year High

Manheim Index surge is driven by strength in pickups and vans — and rental risk units with substantially lower mileage.

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Rental Risk Prices Decline Again in May

Auction prices for rental risk units declined again in May, but the year-over-year decline was less than in April and March, according to the Manheim Index. The average mileage fell to its lowest level since September 2014.

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Wholesale Vehicle Prices Up .8% Month-Over-Month

According to the latest Kontos Kommentary, average wholesale prices rose slightly. Falling car prices were offset by a rise in truck prices.

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Risk Unit Prices Dip 7.5% in Q1

Wholesale used vehicle prices inched up in April after starting the year with three consecutive monthly declines, according to the Manheim Index. The average auction price for rental risk units was down 7.5% from a year ago.

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Wholesale Vehicle Prices Up 6% Month-Over-Month

Wholesale used vehicle prices in March averaged $10,815 — up 6% compared to February and up 1.7% relative to March 2015. Car prices continue to show year-over-year declines while prices for pickups and SUVs/crossovers show gains.

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Wholesale Price Decline Continues in March

Wholesale used vehicle prices declined for the third consecutive month, a decrease of 1.6% from a year ago, according to the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index. Rental risk units had the lowest average mileage since September 2014.

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Cars, Minivans Continue Downward Price Trend

Wholesale used vehicle prices in February averaged $10,202 — down 0.5% compared to January but up a modest 0.3% relative to February 2015, according to ADESA's monthly analysis. Cars and minivans continue to show year-over-year declines while SUVs/crossovers and pickups show gains.

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Rental Risk Units Fall to Lowest Prices in 3 Years

Prices for rental risk units were down 4.1% from a year ago, the lowest February level in three years. The Manheim Index for February finished at 123.3, a decline of 1.4% from a year ago.

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Truck Prices Keep Used Vehicle Prices Up in January

In January, average wholesale used vehicle prices were up 0.6% year-over-year and up 4.9% month-over-month, according to ADESA. Truck prices were up 10.5% while car and crossover prices fell year-over-year.

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Pickups Remain Strongest Vehicle Segment at Auction

Pickups, both midsize and full-size, remain the strongest segment at auction, while compact cars continue to underperform with a year-over-year decline of almost 9%.

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Used Vehicle Prices Drop in December

In December, average wholesale used vehicle prices were down 1% year-over-year and down 1.2% month-over-month, according to ADESA. The minivan was the only model class segment to show a significant month-over-month increase.

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Manheim Index Up, Risk Average Mileage Dips

At 44,375 miles, average mileage in December was down from November and below its year-ago level. The Manheim Used Vehicle Index was up 1.5% from a year ago.

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November Used Vehicle Prices Continue Upward Trend

Average wholesale used vehicle prices were up 1.1% month-over-month in November — largely driven by truck prices as in previous months, according to ADESA.

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Used Vehicle Prices Decline in November

Although wholesale used vehicle prices dropped in November, the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index was up 1.5% from a year ago. Prices for pickups and sports cars remained strong in November.

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Trucks Drive Used Vehicle Prices Higher

Similar to September, prices for trucks pushed up average prices in general during October. Average wholesale used vehicle prices were up 5.2% year-over-year and down 0.6% month-over-month, according to ADESA.

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Used Vehicle Prices Fall From Year Ago

For the first time since August 2014, average wholesale used vehicle prices fell on a year-over-year basis, according to ADESA.

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Used Vehicle Prices Fall Below $10K

For the third month in a row, average wholesale used vehicle prices fell significantly on a month-over-month basis, falling below $10,000 for the first time this year, according to ADESA.

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Used Vehicle Prices Continue to Rise After Four-Month Decline

Wholesale used vehicle prices slightly increased in July, bringing the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index to 124.1. After a four-month decline, the prices have inched up in June and July.

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Used Prices Perform Stronger in Truck Classes

Average wholesale used vehicle prices rose in March on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis — up 4.7% compared to February and up 2% relative to March 2014, according to ADESA Analytical Services‘ monthly analysis of wholesale used vehicle prices. The truck classes (vans, SUVs, pickups) performed much stronger than the car and crossover classes.

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Mileage Remains Above 45K on Rental Resale Vehicles

Wholesale used vehicle prices fell 0.5% in March and dropped the Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index to a reading of 124.5, almost equaling a year ago (124.4). Rental resale vehicles remained above 45,000 miles, up 8% from a year ago.

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