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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Published by Tanim Ahmed

Tanim leads the development of our product suite, working with top-notch developers to deliver the best products for our customers. In addition, he also oversees sales and marketing activities, spending time with customers across the country. Tanim has spent a decade in the Leasing and Finance industry, specializing in Residual Value risk. Prior to Datium Insights, he worked in various risk and product roles with the likes of General Electric, Custom Fleet and Westpac. He has degrees in Finance and Economics from Macquarie University.

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