autoAstat weekly statistics

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


March 12, 2024

February 26 - March 3, 2024

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 1,312 times this week, followed by the BMW 3 Series (1,309 searches) and TESLA Model 3 (1,239).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 18,284 cars. They are considered the best insurance company to buy from. Progressive Insurance followed with 14,458 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!

2023 BMW XM

Final bid: $94,500 USD

The 2023 BMW XM Base isn't your average SUV. It's a head-turning blend of bold design and exhilarating power, but whispers a secret under the hood: a plug-in hybrid drivetrain. A twin-turbo V8 and electric motor combine to unleash a ferocious 650 horsepower, propelling you forward with neck-snapping acceleration. Plush leather seats cradle you in comfort, while a curved display puts the car's technology at your fingertips. But don't forget the sporty accents, like the optional M seats, hinting at the performance lurking beneath the elegance.


3. The most interesting lots

The best cars this week that deserve your attention


Final bid: $44,250 USD

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade Premium Luxury is a first-class cabin on wheels, whispering comfort and capability with every mile. Bold lines and a commanding presence make a statement, while the spacious interior with premium materials welcomes you and your passengers in luxurious embrace. Under the hood, a powerful 6.2L V8 engine hums with authority, delivering smooth and confident performance. All-wheel drive ensures you can tackle any terrain, while the available air suspension provides a comfortable ride on any road.


Final bid: $76,000 USD

1995 Toyota Supra Turbo Sport Roof: Retro Legend Unbound
The 1995 Toyota Supra Turbo Sport Roof isn't just a car, it's a 90s icon reborn. Imagine a sleek, sculpted silhouette whispering timeless design, housing a legendary twin-turbocharged 3.0L inline-6 engine that roars pure power. This isn't your average roof. The removable targa top lets you bask in the open-air thrill, transforming the Supra into a convertible legend. The 1995 Supra Turbo Sport Roof isn't for everyone. It's for enthusiasts who crave uncompromising performance and a slice of automotive history. It's a legend on wheels, waiting to be unleashed.


Final bid: $42,750 USD

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Cabrio: Open-Air Beast with Refined Soul. Sculpted lines whisper elegance, yet hint at the beast within. The folding fabric roof disappears in a mere 11 seconds, transforming the GT into a luxurious open-air thrill machine. Inside, a luxurious haven awaits. Plush leather seats cradle you in comfort, while the driver-focused cockpit puts a symphony of technology at your fingertips. Let the optional Burmester sound system become the soundtrack to your open-air adventures.

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: 7

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


Auctions: 133

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: 285

285 bids and no sale!

FINAL BID: $43,500 USD Not sold


Bids: 272

FINAL BID: $59,000 USD Not sold

6. Most Expensive Lots SOLD


Retail value: $293,547 USD

Final bid: $191,000 USD

2023 KENWORTH T880

Retail value: $248,527 USD

Final bid: $189,000 USD

2021 PORSCHE 911

Retail value: $262,383 USD

Final bid: $137,000 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!


2003 VOLVO S60


No, no! This is imposible!




$25 for FORD ESCAPE?! What!?

8. Price analysis

This week, I am taking a look at one of the most beloved SUVs of recent years: the 2016 - 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee


2016 - 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee

You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in January 2024. And now is the best time to buy a Jeep Grand Cherokee!
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 Vermont. You may want to look for your next Jeep Grand Cherokee in that area!


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That's all for now.
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Alex autoAstat team ❤️
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