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
In the September 2019 Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services note the used vehicle market continues to perform well. Through August, used vehicle prices are on average 2% greater than during the same 8-month period in 2018. In terms of August, the used vehicle market's performance was also better than historic figures for the period. As a result, the J.D. Power Valuation Services' Seasonally Adjusted Used Vehicle Price Index increased by 0.7% – relative to July – to 123.6. Download the September Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines
In the September 2019 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported a substantial supply of incoming trades continues to impact pricing in the Class 8 auction and retail channels, with moderately healthy demand overshadowed by the number of trucks available. Medium duty trucks had a mixed month, with cabovers and Class 4 trucks down moderately, and Class 6 conventionals up for a second month. Download the September Commercial Truck Guidelines
SPRING 2018 J.D. Power Perspective - Alternative Powertrains: Analysis of Recent Market Trends & Value Retention
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...
MARKET OVERVIEW VIDEOS
Executive Automotive Analyst, Jonathan Banks and Senior Commercial Truck Analyst,Chris Visser, report on the latest monthly insight on the used car, truck and commercial truck market. View the videos >
NEWS & PRESS
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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