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CPO Sales Increase for Third Consecutive Month, Remain Off Last Year’s Pace

Certified pre-owned (CPO) sales in March rose to 219,360 units. This total is up 14.3% from February’s 191,860, but down nearly 23.3% from March 2021. March’s CPO result is the highest since September 2021 and is the third straight uptick this year.  MARCH 2022 CPO SALES Used-vehicle sales in March were down nearly 12% from one … Continued

March Fleet Sales Decrease Slightly After Strong February

Sales into large fleets decreased nearly 4% month over month in March to 176,322 units, after an improvement in February, and remained down more than 11% year over year. Rental fleet sales volume remains low and sales into government fleets saw a modest decline. Meanwhile, sales into commercial fleets in March saw an impressive gain … Continued

February CPO Sales Increase By Double Digits Month Over Month

Certified pre-owned (CPO) sales in February rose to 191,860 units. This total is up 15.3% from January’s 166,309, but down nearly 8.5% from February 2021. February’s CPO result is the highest since October 2021 and interrupts a six-month downward trend. CPO sales have been in decline since having strong sales in Q2 and Q3 of … Continued

February Fleet Sales Rebound Month Over Month

Sales into large fleets increased 27% month over month in February to 124,507 units, the highest volume in the past seven months, but remained down year over year. Rental fleet sales volume remains extremely low while commercial and government both saw modest year-over-year gains last month. FEBRUARY 2022 FLEET SALES Combined sales into large rental, … Continued

February Fleet Sales Rebound Month Over Month

Sales into large fleets increased 27% month over month in February to 124,507 units, the highest volume in the past seven months, but remained down year over year. Rental fleet sales volume remains extremely low while commercial and government both saw modest year-over-year gains last month. FEBRUARY 2022 FLEET SALES Combined sales into large rental, … Continued

CPO Sales Get Off to a Slow Start in January

Certified pre-owned (CPO) sales in January fell to 166,309 units. This total is down nearly 11% from December’s 186,748 and down nearly 17% from January 2021. January’s CPO result is the lowest monthly total since April 2020. CPO sales have been in decline since having strong sales in Q2 and Q3 of 2021. January 2022 CPO Sales … Continued

January Fleet Sales Fall 48% Month Over Month

Manufacturers continue to prioritize retail over fleet, with sales into large fleets falling 48% month over month in January to 97,707 units. JANUARY 2022 FLEET SALES Combined sales into large rental, commercial, and government buyers were down 36% year over year in January. Sales into commercial increased 4% year over year. Sales into rental declined … Continued

13-Month Rolling Used-Vehicle SAAR

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2021 CPO Sales Narrowly Miss Record

2021 certified pre-owned (CPO) sales nearly reached Cox Automotive’s forecast of 2.8 million, narrowly missing 2019’s record-breaking performance by only 2.2%. With 2,748,164 units sold in 2021, CPO sales outpaced 2020 with a 5.4% increase. “We lost ground in the last part of 2021, but we are forecasting a record in 2022,” said Cox Automotive Chief Economist … Continued

Fleet Sales Improve Slightly in December, End Year Down 4%

In December, 113,195 fleet units were sold, a 9% month-over-month increase compared to 104,227 in November but a drop of 32% from December 2020. With December in the books, the 2021 year-to-date total of combined large rental, commercial, and government purchases of new vehicles is approximately 1.6 million units, a 4% decrease from full-year 2020 … Continued