Weekly Market Update 17th August 2020

Datium Insights Weekly Market Update

Read our latest weekly update on the state of the used car market containing analysis of prices, volume and clearance rates.

Market Snapshot

  • Prices were up (+1.7%) once again this week
  • SUV’s (+2.8%) and Passenger vehicles (+2.7%) drove increases
  • Prices right now are stronger than they’ve ever been in the past decade
  • Repossessions (+2.7%) and ex-leases (+1.6%) saw strong price increases
  • Supply was up (+4.6%) but still remains incredibly volatile
  • Clearance rates were also up (+3.4%)
  • Prices for top 15 traded vehicles were largely positive with the Hyundai i30 (+3.3%) and Toyota Corolla (+2.4%) seeing the largest increase, whereas the Isuzu D-MAX saw the largest fall (-6.4%)
  • As highlighted above, stock remains considerably low – see our latest reports on car supply and export/import activity

Weekly Price Changes

Weekly Prices Changes for Top Models

Weekly Clearance Rate Changes

Weekly Sales Volume Changes

Price Index COVID-19 versus GFC

Read our latest Supply Update

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Tanim Ahmed

By Tanim Ahmed, Head of Product at Datium Insights

Tanim is a Macquarie University alumni with degrees in Finance and Economics. He has spent a decade in the Leasing and Finance industry, specializing in Residual Value risk.

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