autoAstat weekly statistics

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


August 22, 2023

August 7 - August 13, 2023

1. Auctions sales statistics

The overall car volume at the auctions remains stable, indicating a consistent supply of cars being made available. This implies that there are no significant fluctuations or interruptions in the availability of vehicles.
Both auctions maintain a regular and continuous flow of cars without any noticeable gaps, apart from the week of July 4th. It seems that the auctions continue to operate smoothly without any major disruptions in their car offerings, ensuring a steady inventory for potential buyers.
In terms of performance metrics, the number of cars sold and the approval rating remain consistent. This suggests that the auctions are effectively managing sales, with no significant changes in the rate of cars being sold and the level of approval from buyers.
Overall, this summary highlights a stable and consistent environment at the insurance auto auctions, where car volume, flow, and key performance indicators are holding steady, with the exception of a potential temporary disruption during the week of July 4th and possibly the upcoming Labor Day weekend.


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 3 series has been researched 542 times this week, followed by the Tesla Model 3 (512 searches) and Audi Q5 (463). 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 14,066 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 12,709 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!

2019 MCLAREN 720S

Final bid: $90,525

The 2019 McLaren 720S is a remarkable supercar that embodies cutting-edge technology and breathtaking performance. Its twin-turbocharged V8 engine delivers blistering acceleration and a symphony of power. The aerodynamic design not only captures attention but also enhances its speed and handling. Inside, the cabin is a blend of luxury and innovation, featuring advanced driver-centric controls and high-quality materials. The 2019 McLaren 720S is a pinnacle of automotive engineering, offering an unforgettable driving experience that balances performance, style, and luxury.


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention


Final bid: $42,500 USD

The 2023 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe is a sophisticated and luxurious four-door grand tourer that seamlessly combines performance and elegance. The exterior design is sleek and refined, showcasing BMW's modern styling cues. Inside, the cabin is adorned with premium materials and advanced technology, creating a comfortable and high-tech driving environment. The 2023 BMW 8 Series strikes a harmonious balance between sportiness and luxury, making it an appealing choice for those seeking a captivating and comfortable driving experience.


Final bid: $52,500 USD

The 2016 Aston Martin DB9 is a timeless grand tourer that exudes elegance and high-performance capability. Powered by a V12 engine, it delivers a symphony of power and offers smooth acceleration. Its iconic design combines sleek lines with a distinctive front grille, showcasing Aston Martin's signature aesthetics. The interior features handcrafted luxury with premium materials and modern technology. The 2016 DB9 captures the essence of a classic grand tourer, providing a refined driving experience that merges style and performance in perfect harmony.

2021 AUDI RS7

Final bid: $48,750 USD

The 2021 Audi RS 7 is a dynamic and high-performance luxury sportback that seamlessly merges power, style, and versatility. The exterior design strikes a balance between elegance and athleticism, featuring aggressive lines and RS-specific accents. Inside, the cabin offers a blend of luxury and technology, with premium materials and advanced infotainment systems. The 2021 Audi RS 7 embodies the spirit of a high-performance sports car while providing the practicality of a hatchback, making it a captivating choice for those seeking both speed and practicality.

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: 20

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

2020 VOLVO XC90

Auctions: 121

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: 350

350 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $75,500 Not sold


Bids: 316

FINAL BID: $28,250 Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $237,558

Final bid: $157,000


Retail value: $246,586

Final bid: $142,000


Retail value: $357,354

Final bid: $140,000

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: $10

No way!



SOLD: $25

No, no! This is imposible!




$25 for FLINCOLN MKX?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved SUVs of recent years: the 2015–2019 LINCOLN MKX

2015–2019 Lincoln MKX

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in May 2023. And now is still the best time to buy a Lincoln MKX!
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 Idaho. You may want to look for your next Lincoln MKX in that area!


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That's all for now.
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Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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