autoAstat weekly statistics

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


June 20, 2023

June 05 - 11, 2023

1. Auctions sales statistics

Salvage vehicle sales totaled 87,208 units, representing an increase of 19.11% (13,996 cars) from the previous week. 
Cars volume increased by 18.87%. There were 27,001 more cars offered at live auctions this week. 
The average approval rate increased by 0.1%.

Cars Volume vs Cars Sold

Cars went through LIVE auctions:Copart: 102,833 (⬆25.55%)IAAI: 67,183 (⬆9.93%)Total: 170,016 (⬆18.87%)
Sold cars:Copart: 58,231 (⬆20.46%)IAAI: 28,977 (⬆16.50%)Total: 87,208 (⬆19.11%)
Sale approvalCopart: 56.6% (⬇2.4%)IAAI: 43.1% (⬇2.4%)Avg: 51.3% (⬆0.1%)


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 BMW X5 has been researched 475 times this week, followed by the Tesla Model 3 (472 searches) and BMW 3-series (466). 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 12,136 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 9,308 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!


Final bid: $91,500

A classic beauty with unparalleled performance.
The 2015 Bentley Continental GT is a masterpiece that showcases the pinnacle of automotive craftsmanship and performance. Its timeless design, luxurious interior, cutting-edge technology, and unparalleled driving experience make it a truly remarkable grand tourer. While newer models have since been introduced, the 2015 Continental GT retains its charm and allure, solidifying its status as an iconic Bentley. For those seeking a blend of luxury, power, and timeless beauty, the 2015 Bentley Continental GT remains an exceptional choice


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention

2022 BMW M4 Competition

Final bid: $60,575 USD

Dominating performance and striking design
The 2022 BMW M4 Competition is an extraordinary sports car that delivers a captivating blend of striking design, luxurious comfort, and impressive performance. Its bold and aggressive appearance is matched by its dynamic driving dynamics, making it an ideal choice for enthusiasts who crave an adrenaline rush behind the wheel. While the controversial grille design might be a subject of debate, the overall package of the M4 Competition remains a testament to BMW's dedication to pushing the boundaries of automotive excellence. For those seeking a thrilling driving experience and a head-turning presence on the road, the 2022 BMW M4 Competition stands as a remarkable choice in the sports coupe segment

2014 AUDI R8

Final bid: $53,500 USD

Unleashing the thrill of open-top driving
The 2014 Audi R8 Spyder is a remarkable convertible sports car that offers a thrilling driving experience combined with stunning design and luxurious comfort. Its striking exterior design, exhilarating performance, and engaging driving dynamics make it a standout choice among its competitors. Whether you're seeking a weekend getaway on a scenic road or simply want to add a touch of excitement to your daily commute, the R8 Spyder delivers an unforgettable experience. The 2014 R8 Spyder remains a testament to Audi's commitment to crafting exceptional sports cars, and it continues to captivate and inspire driving enthusiasts around the world


Final bid: $81,000 USD

Electrifying luxury and performance.
The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS AMG53 is a groundbreaking electric luxury sedan that pushes the boundaries of performance, technology, and sustainability. Its striking design, eco-friendly powertrain, luxurious interior, and impressive driving dynamics make it a standout choice in the electric vehicle segment. Mercedes-Benz has successfully combined electrification with AMG performance, creating a vehicle that not only respects the environment but also excites and captivates the driver. The EQS AMG53 represents the future of automotive excellence and stands as a testament to Mercedes-Benz's commitment to innovation and pushing the boundaries of luxury and performance.

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: 8

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


Auctions: 114

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: 376

376 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $44,500 Not sold


Bids: 365

FINAL BID: $64,000 Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $347,923

Final bid: $178,000


Retail value: $295,097

Final bid: $167,000

2016 PORSCHE 911 GT3 RS

Retail value: $170,000 CAD

Final bid: $176,000 CAD

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 2014 HONDA ODYSSEY?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved minivans of recent years: the 2017-2023 Honda Odyssey


You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in January 2023. And now is still the best time to buy a Honda Odyssey!
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 Maine. You may want to look for your next Honda Odyssey in that area!


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That's all for now.
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Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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