autoAstat weekly statistics

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


September 12, 2023

August 28 - September 3, 2023

1. Auctions sales statistics

The car volume at auctions remains stable, ensuring a consistent supply of vehicles. There are no significant interruptions in availability. Both auctions maintain a steady flow of cars, operating smoothly and ensuring a steady inventory for buyers.Performance metrics like the number of cars sold and approval ratings remain consistent, indicating effective management of sales.
In summary, the insurance auto auctions have a stable and consistent environment with steady car volume, smooth operations, and consistent key performance indicators.


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 519 times this week, followed by the BMW X5 (431 searches) and Audi Q5 (428). 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 15,160 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 12,024 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: $116,000

The 2020 Bentley Mulsanne is a pinnacle of luxury and craftsmanship in the automotive world. This opulent sedan is powered by a robust V8 engine, providing effortless acceleration and a refined driving experience. Its exterior design exudes elegance and presence, showcasing Bentley's iconic styling cues. Inside, the cabin is a masterpiece of handcrafted luxury, featuring sumptuous materials and meticulous attention to detail. The 2020 Bentley Mulsanne epitomizes the highest standards of automotive luxury, offering a serene and prestigious driving experience for those who seek the finest in craftsmanship and comfort.


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention


Final bid: $44,750

The 2015 Ferrari California is an exquisite variant of the iconic convertible sports car. Beneath its elegant exterior resides a turbocharged V8 engine, delivering not only thrilling acceleration but also improved fuel efficiency. Its exterior design embodies the timeless allure of Ferrari, with sleek lines and aerodynamic precision. Inside, the cabin combines Italian luxury with modern technology, providing a refined and driver-centric experience. The 2015 Ferrari California ccontinues to uphold Ferrari's legacy of blending style and performance in a convertible sports car, offering an exhilarating driving experience with enhanced efficiency.


Final bid: $63,000

The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage is a captivating sports car that seamlessly marries performance and luxury. Powered by a potent V8 engine, it delivers exhilarating acceleration and a dynamic driving experience. Its exterior design is a symphony of curves and angles, exuding a modern yet classic Aston Martin aesthetic. Inside, the cabin is a blend of high-end materials and cutting-edge technology, providing both comfort and performance-focused features. The 2021 Aston Martin Vantage represents the essence of British sports car craftsmanship, offering an unforgettable driving experience for those who crave style and speed in equal measure.


Final bid: $49,500

The 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman is a high-performance sports car that epitomizes precision and driving excellence. It's powered by a naturally aspirated flat-six engine, delivering remarkable acceleration and handling dynamics. The exterior design is purposeful and aerodynamic, featuring GT-specific styling cues for a race-inspired look. Inside, the cabin is driver-focused with sporty touches and advanced technology. The 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 is a driver's dream, offering a pure and thrilling driving experience that caters to those who demand track-ready performance in a road-legal sports car.

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.

2023 RAM 1500

Auctions: 9

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: 400

400 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $65,000 Not sold


Bids: 363

FINAL BID: $50,000 Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $527,890

Final bid: $250,000


Retail value: $283,121

Final bid: $161,325


Retail value: Unknown

Final bid: $142,250

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!


2009 AUDI A4


No, no! This is imposible!



SOLD: $25

$25 for Subaru Impreza?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved SUVs of recent years: the 2019–2023 Honda CR-V

2019–2023 Honda CR-V

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in December 2022. And now is still the best time to buy a Honda CR-V!
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 North Dakota. You may want to look for your next Honda CR-V in that area!


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That's all for now.
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Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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