Certified Pre-Owned Sales Surge in February


Auto Remarketing - March 5, 2013

CPO sales have done very well, with a best-ever record in January and now the most successful February ever, plus a record full-year in 2012.

Get the facts and figures on February CPO sales.

Dealers had the most successful February ever in their certified operations, according to Autodata Corp.  Not to mention, it was also the strongest daily selling rate ever, Autodata indicated.

The firm said there certified sales reached 156,947 units in February for a 5.1-percent year-over-year gain.  Through two months, CPO sales have climbed nearly 10 percent from the year-ago, hitting 307,572 vehicles.

This compares to 280,454 certified sales through February 2012.

As for the daily selling rate for the month, Autodata indicated this best-ever figure was at 6,539.

VW’s year-to-date sales are up 13 percent at 14,625 units.

Fellow February record-setter Hyundai sold 5,627 CPO units last month for a 9-percent year-over-year hike. Through two months, it has moved 11,020 CPO vehicles for a 12-percent gain.

At Ford, its brand combined to sell 16,096 CPO vehicles in February, pushing the year-to-date total to 30,971 certified sales.