Luxury Segments Values Under Stress
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This week’s Black Book Market Insights report shows that overall car values continued to face significantly higher depreciation compared with trucks, particularly luxury segments. However, the report also takes a look at the last three months of depreciation trends, which illustrates the large difference between many segments (from -1.3% to as high as -7.4%).
“Wholesale values of car segments declined faster, last week, led by luxury cars. Luxury crossover/SUV segments also experienced larger declines,” said Anil Goyal, Senior Vice President of Automotive Valuation and Analytics
- Volume weighted, overall car segment values decreased by 0.77% last week, significantly higher than the average depreciation rate of 0.48% seen in the previous four weeks.
- Luxury Car, Mid-Size Car and Near Luxury Car segments declined the most by 1.32%, 1.09% and 0.93%, respectively.
- Volume-weighted, overall truck segment (including pickup, SUVs and vans) values decreased by 0.48% last week. This is higher than the average depreciation rate of 0.33% seen in the previous four weeks
- Compact Luxury Crossover/SUV, Mid-Size Luxury Crossover/SUV and Full-Size Luxury Crossover/SUV segments declined the most by 1.20%, 1.14% and 1.01%, respectively.
Individual vehicle segments experienced significantly different value trends over the last 3 months. Pickups saw the lowest depreciation, with less than 1.5%. On the other hand, Sub-Compact Cars, Compact Vans and Luxury Cars had the largest declines, more than 6.0%, during this period.
Author: Black Book
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