J.D. Power Valuation Services, formerly NADA Used Car Guide, News & Analysis

Valuation Services continually gathers and analyzes the latest automotive industry trends in order to keep you informed and to provide crucial guidance for every business decision on the purchase, sale, loan, lease or assessment of a used vehicle. We publish monthly Guidelines, which recaps industry activity, predicts what lies ahead in the marketplace and explains movement in the used vehicle valuation market. Also every month our executive automotive analysts present comprehensive video market overviews and blogs based on this extensive knowledge base and expertise. If you would like to subscribe to our email list select the link below


October 2019 Guidelines

In the October 2019 Used Vehicle and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported typical for the period, used market softens in September. Wholesale Prices Decline in September. Prices down by an average of 2.9%. Used Vehicle Price Index Down. UVPI reaches 121.8. Used Wholesale Volume Remains Positive. Volume up 4.7% above ‘18’s YTD level. Download the October Used Vehicle and Light Truck Guidelines

In the October 2019 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported supply continues to dictate pricing. Huge increase in volume at September auctions. Depreciation averaging 3.9% per month. Retail demand off in September. Year-over-year pricing comparisons now negative. Medium duty conditions mixed. Cabovers and Class 4 performed well, Class 6 had an off month. Download the October Commercial Truck Guidelines




SPRING 2018 J.D. Power Perspective - Alternative Powertrains

This report serves as J.D. Power Valuation Services’ annual assessment of alternative powertrain vehicles with a specific focus on used vehicle prices. Specifically, this is an update on how powertrains powered solely by internal combustion gas or diesel engines have performed in the U.S. versus alternatives (such as hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electrics). The update will also highlight how these vehicles have performed in the used vehicle marketplace from a value retention point of view. Read More...


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J.D. Power Offers New Perspective with Residual Values

COSTA MESA, Calif: 18 Jan. 2017 — Insightful analysis of its unmatched automotive retail and auction transactional data plus its customer survey data is the foundation of J.D. Power Residual Values, a benchmark product debuting today that will bring a new perspective to vehicle residual values.

Designed as an information resource for vehicle manufacturers, captive finance companies and lenders, Residual Values incorporates industry-leading sales transaction data gathered by the Power Information Network® (PIN) from J.D. Power (representing more than 40% of franchised dealer retail sales transactions in America); the J.D. Power/National Auto Auction Association AuctionNet service (accounting for more than 80% of automotive auction transactions); and proprietary J.D. Power Voice of the Customer data. Read More...

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