autoAstat weekly statistics

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


December 26, 2023

December 11 - December 17, 2023

1. Auctions sales statistics

The volume of cars at auctions has rebounded and returned to its earlier levels, ensuring a dependable supply of vehicles. Despite this temporary dip, there have been no significant disruptions in vehicle availability. Both auctions have consistently maintained a flow of cars, contributing to seamless operations and a stable inventory for buyers.
Performance metrics, including the number of cars sold and approval ratings, have not only weathered the minor reduction in car volume but are also showing signs of improvement and growth.
In summary, insurance auto auctions provide a stable and consistent environment, with evidence of car volume returning to previous levels. Operations continue to run smoothly, and key performance indicators are not only stable but also showing positive growth trends.


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 Audi Q5 has been researched 1,369 times this week, followed by the Tesla Model 3 (1,244 searches) and BMW 3 Series (1,210). This suggests that our users are interested in these makes and models and are looing to buy them at auctions.


Top sellers of the week


State Farm Insurance was the leader in sales this week. They sold 16,051 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 12,913 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: $83,750 USD

The 2023 Nissan GT-R is a testament to Nissan's engineering prowess and passion for performance. This legendary supercar has been refined and enhanced, delivering an exhilarating driving experience that is both exhilarating and refined. The GT-R's iconic design remains instantly recognizable, with its muscular stance, low-slung profile, and aggressive styling cues. The updated front fascia features a more prominent grille and sharper headlights, while the rear end has been revised to enhance airflow and stability.


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention


Final bid: $80,000 USD

The 2022 Aston Martin Vantage is a masterpiece of British engineering, combining exhilarating performance with timeless elegance. It's a car that makes every journey an experience to be savored. From every angle, the Vantage exudes sophistication and power. Its sleek lines and curves are reminiscent of a prowling panther, while its aggressive stance and imposing grille command attention.


Final bid: $47,100 USD

The 2010 Ferrari California is a true embodiment of Italian luxury and performance. This iconic convertible seamlessly blends captivating design, exhilarating driving dynamics, and a luxurious interior, making it a true automotive masterpiece. Its sleek lines, aggressive stance, and signature Ferrari grille exude confidence and elegance. The retractable hardtop seamlessly blends into the sculpted body, transforming the California from a seductive coupe to an open-air convertible in just 14 seconds.

1998 BMW Z3

Final bid: $82,000 USD

The 1998 BMW Z3 is a true icon of automotive design, combining timeless elegance with exhilarating performance. It's a car that has been admired and coveted for its blend of style, performance, and handling. Its sleek lines, wide stance, and signature BMW twin headlights exude elegance and sportiness. Whether you're cruising along a winding road or exploring the city, the Z3 is sure to put a smile on your face.

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: 5

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

2005 HUMMER H2

Auctions: 156

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.

2006 TIAY SOVRN 4000

Bids: 386

386 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $95,000 USD Not sold


Bids: 314

FINAL BID: $91,000 USD Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD

2023 MACK LR

Retail value: $459,000 USD

Final bid: $207,000 USD

2021 MCLAREN 720S

Retail value: $363,107 USD

Final bid: $194,000 USD


Retail value: $339,172 USD

Final bid: $188,000 USD

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... :)




No way!




No, no! This is imposible!




$25 for PORSCHE CAYENNE?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved SUVs of recent years: the 2016-2021 Mazda CX-5


2016–2021 MAZDA CX-5

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in November 2023. And now is the best time to buy a MAZDA CX-5!
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 MAZDA CX-5 in that area!


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That's all for now.
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And don't forget to check the vehicle history before buying and use our statistics to determine the best price. It will save you time and money! Buy smart with autoAstat!

Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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