autoAstat weekly statistics

Weekly statistics, trends, prices, insights, auction scam and the most interesting vehicles from the salvage car market


May 9, 2023

April 24 - 30, 2023

1. Auctions sales statistics

Salvage vehicle sales totaled 103,701 units, representing an increase of 12.83% (11,797 cars) from the previous week. 
Cars volume increased by 0.52%. There were 941 more cars offered at live auctions this week. 
The average approval rate increased by 6.3%.

Cars Volume vs Cars Sold

Cars went through LIVE auctions:Copart: 106,643 (⬇1.67%)IAAI: 74,768 (⬆3.82%)Total: 181,411 (⬆0.52%)
Sold cars:Copart: 63,434 (⬇3.54%)IAAI: 40,267 (⬆54.06%)Total: 103,701 (⬆12.83%)
Sale approvalCopart: 59.5% (⬇1.1%)IAAI: 53.8% (⬆17.5%)Avg: 57.2% (⬆6.3%)


Search trends at

What users at have been searching for over the past week is the AutoAstat Popularity Rating (AAPR).
According to the AAPR, the Tesla Model 3 has been researched 414 times this week, followed by the BMW 3-series (404 searches) and Audi Q5 (369). This suggests that our users are interested in these makes and models and are looking to buy them at auctions.


Top sellers of the week


State Farm Insurance was the leader in sales this week. They sold 15,467 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 12,676 cars sold. Geico insuranse sells cars at the highest bid, so it's worth considering them as a seller next time you're bidding.

Salvage cars sales volume


Top country buyers


If you have a PRO account with us, you can filter for the buyer's country and see which cars were sold to that specific country. This is very helpful in understanding trends and the market.

2. Car of the week

My personal pick of the week!

2022 MERCEDES-BENZ EQS 580 Exclusive

Final bid: $61,000

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 Exclusive is a stunning vehicle that leaves a lasting impression on anyone who sees it.From the moment you step inside, you're greeted with a sense of elegance and sophistication. The high-quality materials and attention to detail in the interior create an unparalleled driving experience. The digital dashboard and infotainment system are user-friendly and provide a seamless integration of technology and luxury.The MB EQS is a remarkable achievement in the electric car industry. Its beauty, performance, and luxury make it a must-have for anyone who values cutting-edge technology and an unparalleled driving experience.


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention

2023 CADILLAC CT5 V Blackwing

Final bid: $60,000 USD

From the moment you lay eyes on it, you know you're in for something truly special. The real magic of the CT5 V Blackwing lies under the hood. The supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine delivers an incredible 668 horsepower and 659 lb-ft of torque, making this car an absolute thrill to drive. It's a car that's sure to turn heads and leave a lasting impression on anyone lucky enough to experience it.

2023 AUDI E-TRON GT Premium Plus

Final bid: $45,750 USD

The 2023 Audi e-tron GT Premium Plus is an electric sports car that's sure to take your breath away. From its sleek and sophisticated design to its impressive performance capabilities, this vehicle has it all.But what really sets the e-tron GT apart is its performance. The dual electric motors deliver a combined 522 horsepower and can reach 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. Awesome vehicle!

1987 PORSCHE 911 Carrera

Final bid: $43,025 USD

This 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera is a classic car that has stood the test of time. Its beauty and performance are a testament to the previous owner's love and care for this vehicle. Driving this car is a true joy and an experience that any car enthusiast should have at least once in their lifetime.True classic that exudes elegance and power.

4. Scam of the week

I've found cars from dealers that had the most auctions or did impressive repairs. Remember to check every vehicle of your interest at Copart and IAAI on autoAstat.


Auctions: 18

Selling this vehicle will be difficult. The previous condition is just horrific! I would stay away from it!


Auctions: 105

It's always important to check autoAstat before buying cars at salvage auto auctions.


5. Cars with the most bids

Cars that have the most bids are the ones that are most popular among buyers and have the most competition for purchase. It's important to note that just because a car has many bids, it doesn't necessarily mean it's the best deal or in the best condition. It's always important to thoroughly inspect the vehicle and do research on its history before making a bid.


Bids: 316

316 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $38,500 Not sold


Bids: 277

FINAL BID: $50,500 Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $905,795

Final bid: $606,000


Retail value: $258,378

Final bid: $175,550

2018 FERRARI 488

Retail value: $280,000

Final bid: $172,000

7. $25 lots

Salvage Auto Auctions are the place to find amazing deals!My favorite category is...Let's see what $25 can get you at auctions these days... :)



SOLD: $25

No way!



SOLD: $25

No, no! This is imposible!



SOLD: $25

$25 for 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved sedans of recent years: the 2018-2021 HONDA ACCORD (CV)

2018-2021 HONDA ACCORD

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in April 2023. So now is still the best time to buy a Honda Accord!
Did you know? You can analyze any car you are looking for on! Simply do your search, specify filters, and click on the Statistics tab. This feature is only available with a paid account.


Top locations gives you a visual perspective on which states sell the specified car the cheapest. As we can see from the analysis, this car is not popular in Wyoming. You may want to look for your next Honda Accord in that area!


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That's all for now.
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Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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