Car sales

Automotive Day Supply Aug 2019

Below is a list of the day supply by brand for August 2019.   What is Day Supply? Day Supply is the number of days it takes for a dealer to sell out of his vehicle inventory as long as no fresh units are being added. High Day Supply = Slow Selling Make  (Bad) Low …

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Nissan vs. Toyota vs. Honda US Market Share 2016 -2019

Market Share Change in US Market from 2016 to 2016 for the Top Three Japanese Automakers.  Nissan vs. Toyota vs. Honda US Market Share 2016 -2019 Nissan remains Japan’s #3 Automaker in the US despite aggressive incentives.  Market Share Ranking in US: Toyota  Honda Nissan MarketShare Percentage for the last 4 Years:   Nissan Honda …

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New-to-Used Vehicle Sales Ratio 2014-2018

New-to-Used Vehicle Sales Ratio 2014-2018 From 2014 to 2018, the ratio of  New-to-Used vehicles sold per franchise dealer has been on a downward trend. Franchise dealers are selling more used car now than 4 years ago. Below are a few auto news headlines from the last few weeks. This shows new car dealers, especially luxury …

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US Sales – Year over Year by Manufacturer 2017 vs 2018 Totals

US Vehicle Sales – Year over Year by Manufacturer  US Vehicle Sales – Year over Year by Manufacturer 2017 vs 2018 Totals Below is a list of the number of vehicles sold in the United States ranked by manufacturer. The list also shows the difference between the number of cars sold in 2018 versus 2017. …

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US Sales Per Franchised Dealer – Oct 2018

List of Auto Sales Per Franchise Dealer in the Month of October. Toyota dealers sell more cars per-store than any other make. Mercedes and Land Rover are the ony two brands who had a per-store sales increase from Sep to Oct 2018. US Sales Per Franchised Dealer – Oct 2018 Make Cars Trucks Total October …

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Used Vehicle Market Insights – April 2018

Over the last six weeks, compact cars are up 3% in value. Small car segments, as well as medium sedans, have outperformed the market this month. One indication to the reason is the increase in Gasoline prices. Below is a chart outlining the gas price increase this year versus last year. Compact cars see continued …

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Market Insights – Feb 2018

This week’s  Market Insights report shows cars with lower depreciation than trucks. We also spotlight retention trends of three-year-old Mid-Size Cars over the last few years, as well as this month’s Specialty Report. Market Insights – Feb 2018 It was a good week for mainstream car segments as tax season buying has begun with strong sales …

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Compact Crossovers Weak in Holding Value

Compact Crossovers depreciating the most out of cars and trucks last week. The vehicle category dropped -1.18% in value. The report also illustrates how much incentives have been rising lately. Cars continued to depreciate at a steady rate while most SUV segments did better in the second week of the year. Generally, activity was reported …

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List of Cars Kept for More than 15 years

After analyzing more than 650,000 vehicle transactions for cars from the 1981-2002 model years sold in 2017, w list was compiled of the top 10 cars vehicle owners are holding on to for more than 15 years. It is no surprise that 8 Toyota vehicles occupy the top 10 spots. Top 10 Vehicles Owned for More …

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Auto Market Performance Q1 2017

Auto Market Performance Q1 2017 Best Market Performance in Nine Months Volume-weighted, overall car values decreased by 0.35% last week. This is better than the averagedepreciation rate of 0.43% seen in the previous four weeks. In car segments, Premium Sporty Car, Prestige Luxury Car, Sporty Car, and Near Luxury Car segmentsdeclined the most, dropping by …

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U.S. Average Wholesale Used-Vehicle Prices – February

Average Wholesale Used-Vehicle Prices.   Average wholesale used-vehicle prices, February Average Prices ($/Unit) Average Prices ($/Unit) Latest Month Versus: Latest Month Versus: Latest Month Versus: Feb 2016 Jan 2016 Feb 2015 Prior Month Prior Year Compact $6,650 $6,531 $7,271 1.8% -8.5% Midsize 7,667 7,742 8,100 -1.0% -5.3% Fullsize 7,378 7,485 8,027 -1.4% -8.1% Luxury 12,899 …

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U.S. New-Car and Light-Truck Sales – 2014 vs. 2013

Car Historic Data per Franchise, 2014 vs. 2013.   Car 2014 Car 2013 Change Truck 2014 Truck 2013 Change Total 2014 Total 2013 Change % Change Toyota/Scion 926 925 1 744 665 79 1670 1590 80 5 Lexus 741 657 84 584 518 66 1325 1175 150 12.8 Honda 760 752 8 556 555 1 …

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U.S. Certified Auto Sales Report – February 2016

U.S. Certified Auto Sales Report for Feb. 2016 and 2 Months.   U.S. Certified-used vehicle sales, February Feb. Feb. Feb. 2 mos. 2 mos. Feb. 2016 2 mos. 2 mos. 2016 2015 2016 2015 % change share % change share  BMW       8,649       9,203       16,861        17,949 -6.0% 4.1% -6.1% 4.2%  Mini       …

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U.S. Car Sales, Retail vs. Fleet – February 2016

U.S. Retail vs. Fleet Sales, February 2016.   Retail vs. fleet sales Estimated retail and fleet volume for Feb. 2016 vs. Feb. 2015 Feb. Feb. 2 mos. 2 mos. Feb. 2016 Feb. 2015 2 mos. 2016 2 mos. 2015 2016 % retail 2015 % retail Feb. 2016 % retail 2015 % retail 2 mos. Retail: …

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U.S. Average Wholesale Used-Vehicle Prices – January

Average Wholesale Used-Vehicle Prices.   Average wholesale used-vehicle prices, January Average Prices ($/Unit) Average Prices ($/Unit) Latest Month Versus: Latest Month Versus: Latest Month Versus: Jan 2016 Dec 2015 Jan 2015 Prior Month Prior Year Compact $6,656 $6,398 $7,392 4.0% -10.0% Midsize 7,820 7,356 7,977 6.3% -2.0% Fullsize 6,767 6,522 8,529 3.7% -20.7% Luxury 12,387 …

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Car Market Insights April 2015 V2

In this week’s report, the Black Book editorial team reports on data trends straight from the auction lanes that may be showing signs of a tired tax season. Comments from the lanes and data show that used vehicle inventories have been replenished, and remarketers are seeing signs of a buyer slowdown across many car segments …

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Car Market Insights April 2015

Market Strength, particularly for smaller car segments. Compact Cars (+0.52%), Entry-Level Cars (+0.45%) and Entry Mid-Size Cars (+0.15%) These increases help keep overall car segments stable and relatively unchanged. The car segment with the largest decline comes from the Prestige Luxury Cars, with -0.64% for the week. For the sixth consecutive week, volume-weighted car values …

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Mercedes-Benz Car sales 2003-2012

Below is a table showing the yearly sales of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the US. Other than the two recession years, M-B has shown a steady growth. Year Units Sold Y/Y Change 2003 218,717 2004 221,610 1.32% 2005 224,421 1.27% 2006 248,080 10.54% 2007 253,433 2.16% 2008 225,128 -11.17% 2009 190,604 -15.34% 2010 225,007 18.05% 2011 …

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