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The values of vehicles sold at ADESA auctions from fleet consignors fell 0.6% to $13,309 in October but remain 2.4% higher from a year ago, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Global's chief economist.

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Used Fleet Vehicles Fall 1.6% in September

The value of former fleet vehicles sold at physical auctions and through other wholesale channels fell 1.6% in September compared to August but were 0.9% higher than a year ago, according to commentary by KAR Global's chief economist.

The Changing Sedan Remarketing Landscape

Sedan wholesale values are expected to improve as more SUVs and crossovers return to the used market. Meanwhile, SUV and crossover wholesale values are beginning to decline

Used Fleet Vehicles Increase 4.3% in April

Used vehicles from fleet consignors in ADESA sales increased 4.3% to $13,771 in April compared to March, and were up 4.4% from a year ago, according to monthly commentary from Tom Kontos.

February Used Fleet Values Outpaced Rest of Market

The average sale price for used vehicles from fleet leasing consignors continued to outpace vehicles cosigned to auction by manufacturers and dealers in February, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Rise 1.9% in January

The average sale price for used vehicles from fleet leasing consignors increased 1.9% to $12,706 in January from the prior month and 3.9% from January of 2018, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

Wholesale Vehicle Prices Soften in November

Overall average wholesale prices softened in November from a year ago mostly due to 2017 prices that were elevated due to increased demand from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, even though values of former fleet vehicles increased, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

Used Vehicles Thriving in 2018

Used-vehicle values have held strong this year. A strong economy and more efficient remarketing strategies are helping make 2018 a banner year for used-vehicle values.