Depreciation Rates Steady
Welcome to this week’s edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. Click here to download the full report.
This week’s Black Book Market Insights report offers up data that show how car segment depreciation has consistently picked up since January. Trucks, conversely, have been a little more volatile, but overall segment depreciation has begun to accelerate over the last month.
“Both car and truck segments are starting to show a consistent depreciation rate in the last four weeks, with truck depreciation picking up from the spring season,” said Anil Goyal, Senior Vice President of Automotive Valuation and Analytics.
- Volume-weighted, overall car values decreased by 0.47% last week. This is similar to the average depreciation rate of 0.44% seen in the previous two weeks.
- Compact Car, Mid-Size Car and Luxury Car segments experienced significantly higher drop in value of 0.82%, 0.72% and 0.71%, respectively.
- Volume-weighted, overall truck values decreased by 0.33% last week. This is similar to the average depreciation rate of 0.30% seen in the previous two weeks.
- Mid-Size Luxury Crossover/SUV segment experienced the largest decreases at 0.78%.
Year-To-Date Value Trends
Truck values showed stability with strong retention in spring in comparison to the values in car segments. In the last four weeks, however, truck depreciation has increased and remained consistent.