Weekly statistics, trends, prices, insights, auction scam and the most interesting vehicles from the salvage car market
January 2, 2022
Happy New Year!
1. Auctions sales statistics
December 26, 2022 – January 1, 2023Е (18,633 cars) from the last week. Salvage vehicles sales of 43,337 units represented a decrease of 30.0% (18,633 cars) from the last week. This is due to the holiday season. Bidding activity was low. Cars volume represented a decrease of 17.4%.There were 30,112 less cars at LIVE auctions this week. Average approval decreased 5.5%.
Cars Volume vs Cars Sold
Cars went through LIVE auctions:Copart: 78,207 (⬇23.62%)IAAI: 63,861 (⬇8.49%)Total: 142,068 (⬇17.48%) Sold cars:Copart: 28,442 (⬇36.57%)IAAI: 14,895 (⬇13.04%)Total: 43,337 (⬇30.06%) Sale approvalCopart: 36.3% (⬇7.5%)IAAI: 23.3% (⬇1.1%)Avg: 30.5%(⬇5.5%)
Search trends at autoAstat.com
What users at autoastat.com have been searching for over the past week. This is autoAstat Popularity Rating (AAPR). Audi Q5 has been researched 262 times this week, followed by BMW 3-series (258 searches) and BMW X5 (246), meaning our users are fond of these makes and models and looking to buy it at the auctions. Audi A4 is a newcomer this week.
Top sellers of the week
Salvage cars sales volume
Top country buyers
If you have a PRO account with us you can filter for Buyer's country and see which cars were sold to the specific country. Very helpful in understanding trends and market.
2. Car of the week
My personal pick of the week!
2019 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT Hellcat Redeye
Final bid: $51,000
The 797-horsepower tire slayer. The Challenger Hellcat Redeye will scare the socks off you and leave you begging for more.An absolute monster and amazing purchase!
This week I am taking a look at one of most popular SUV: 2017-20 Dodge Journey
2017-20 DODGE JOURNEY
You can see that the average price for the car was the cheapest in December, 2022. Now is the best time to buy Dodge Journey Did you know?! You can analyze any car you are looking for at autoastat.com*! Do your search, specify filters and click on Statistics tab. That's it.*You need to have paid account.
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 West Virginia :) Look for your next Dodge Journey over there!
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 ❤️ P.S.: if you have a PRO account you can search All makes and models and do your own analysis per week, per month, per quarter or even a year. PRO has the tools to do proper analysis of the current salvage market.