A bank holiday-induced dip in consumer demand has been blamed for a 4.6% decline in the average price of a used car sold at auction during April in BCA’s monthly Pulse Report.
BCA’s monthly Pulse Report has revealed that the average price of a used car offered at auction rose by 3.3% year-on-year during February – a rise of £322.
BCA’s monthly Pulse Report has revealed that used car volumes rose ‘significantly’ in January as average values returned to more typical levels following the seasonally affected values recorded during December.
Strong competition for used car stock drove average values to a record £10,141 at December’s auctions, BCA Pulse has reported.
Used car values rose in November as “buyers competing strongly for stock both in-lane and via BCA Live Online” drove stiff competition for stock through BCA.
BCA has delivered further evidence of the soaring value of used vehicle stock for car dealers during September as average prices reached the highest level the remarketing specialist has ever recorded.
Used car prices reached their second-highest level on record at BCA auctions during August, with average values rising by 2.4% to £9,697.
Used car prices declined by 1.8% at BCA auctions during July as a year-on-year increase of 5.5% continued to be credited to “strength in depth across the used car market”.
Used car prices declined 0.8% at BCA auctions during April despite demand for dealer part-exchanges sending their values to above £5,000 for the first time.
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