autoAstat weekly statistics

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


December 5, 2022

1. Auctions sales statistics

November 28 – December 04, 2022
Salvage vehicles sales of 52,820 units represented an increase of 1.67% (868 cars) from the last week.
Cars volume represented a decrease of 5.3%.There were 8,639 less cars at LIVE auctions this week. Average approval grew 2.4%.

Cars Volume vs Cars Sold

Cars went through LIVE auctions:Copart: 88,409 (⬆3.42%)IAAI: 64,044 (⬇15.3%)Total: 152,453 (⬇5.3%)
Sold cars:Copart: 38,354 (⬆0.1%)IAAI: 14,466 (⬆3.5%)Total: 52,820 (⬇1.7%)
Sale approvalCopart: 43.3% (⬇1.5%)IAAI: 22.6% (⬆4.1%)Avg: 34.6% (⬆2.4%)


Search trends at

What users at have been searching for over the past week. This is kinda autoAstat Popularity Rating (AAPR). 
BMW 3-series has been researched 316 times this week, followed by Toyota Camry (285 searches) and BMW X5 (252), meaning our users are fond of these makes and models and looking to buy it at the auctions. Ford F-150 is a newcomer this week. The best selling truck in the USA gains ground with autoAstat users. 


Top sellers of the week


Geico Insurance was the leader in sales this week again. 9,209 cars sold. The best insurance to buy from.State Farm insurance followed with 5,973 cars sold. Geico sells cars at the highest bid, so consider this seller next time bidding.
Dealers at Copart were able to sell 1,310 vehicles. 5% more than last week!

Salvage cars sales volume


2. Car of the week

My personal pick of the week!


Final bid: $73,500

The Taycan is Porsche's first all-electric production vehicle. The performance is phenomenal and the instant torque is completely addictive. The design is absolutely stunning. Beautiful and fast!
What I liked? Carbon fiber accents. Beautiful color combo and the dude taking the picture in a HAT! :)


3. Staged cars of the week

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


Auctions: 4

Selling this vehicle will be hard. The previous condition is just horrific! Are you serious?Stay away from it!

2013 BMW X5

Auctions: 98

Always check autoAstat before you buy cars at salvage auto auctions.


4. Top lots with most bids

The intense bidding competition. What are these hot cars everybody wants to buy?

2016 LEXUS LX 570

Bids: 407

407 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $49,570 Not sold


Bids: 402

FINAL BID: $57,000 Not sold

5. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $350,115 CAD

Final bid: $229,000 CAD

2011 PORSCHE 911

Retail value: $328,666

Final bid: $171,000

2022 PORSCHE 911

Retail value: $222,245

FINAL BID: $161,000

6. $25 lots

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



SOLD: $2

No way!



SOLD: $2

No, no! This is imposible!


2020 RAM 2500

SOLD: $25

You kidding me, right?! $25 for 2020 RAM 2500?! What!?

7. Price analysis

This week I am taking a look at the most popular truck: 2015-18 Ford F-150

2015-18 Ford F-150

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in November, 2022. Now is the best time to buy F-150
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Top locations gives you visual perspective which states sell the specified car the cheapest. As we see by the analysis, this car is not popular in Alabama :) Look for your next F-150 over there!


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That's all for now. 
If you like this report and would like to see something else - email me directly at moc.tatsaotua%40ofni
And don’t forget to check the vehicle history before buying and use our statistics to determine the best price to buy - it will save your time and money! Buy smart with autoAstat!

Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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