Top hybrid buys

Automotive data experts hpi have crunched the numbers to come up with the best picks when considering a hybrid vehicle. The analysis looked at hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles at one year old and 10,000 miles. The Toyota C-HR retains 84.5% of its value after a year and loses around … Continue reading

Have SUV residual values peaked?

After years of phenomenal sales growth in the EU5, more than one in every four cars sold is an SUV. This performance has outpaced growth in the wider new car market but demand broadly outstrips supply in the used car market. As a result, residual values for suvs are at … Continue reading

Residual values under pressure

As the EU5 new car markets have recovered in recent years, used car supply has increased. The downside of this situation, however, is that it exerts pressure on residual values. This will be compounded if used car demand weakens. Autovista Group’s Q1 2018 residual value outlook forecasts that in the … Continue reading market guide: February 2018’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month. Valuation services team managerat, Jon Wheeler, said: “If you’re in the market for an affordable 2-3 year-old SUV, the Dacia Duster must be a contender. Considered a bargain new, residual values … Continue reading

Auction activity strengthens in January

The National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) has published its monthly car auction data report today for January 2018. The report shows that overall in January: First time conversion rates increased by 3.9% to 81.6% from December Average selling value decreased -2.7% from £5,693 to £5,542 from the previous month, … Continue reading