Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index – June 2012

Tom Webb
Manheim Consulting
Chief Economist

CLICK HERE to read Manheim Consulting’s Index for June 2012

June’s drop in wholesale prices was much faster than May’s (-0.8%) and April’s modest decline of only -0.1%; Should be retreat that still leaves both buyers and sellers in comfortable position, retail markets unperturbed, and profit opportunities intact.

June’s New Vehicle Sales More Stable than One Might Read:
Transaction prices rose, and any change in reported incentive activity was well w/in margin of measurement error.

Compact Cars Have Been Weakest Segment Over Past 3 Months:
And past 6 months and past year, but longer-term rise has been exceptional.

Pickup Trucks Were Only Market Segment Up Over Past 3 Months:
They have also outperformed all other segments over past 6 months and past year.



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