icon-branding Events Icon Created with Sketch. Inventory Icon Created with Sketch. icon-mail-hovericon-mail Marketing Icon Created with Sketch. icon-operationsicon-phone-hovericon-phone Product Training Icon Created with Sketch. Sales Icon Created with Sketch. Service Icon Created with Sketch. icon-social-fb-hovericon-social-fbicon-social-google-hovericon-social-googleicon-social-linkedin-hovericon-social-linkedinicon-social-rss-hovericon-social-rss icon-social-twitter Created with Sketch. icon-social-twitter-hovericon-social-twittericon-social-youtube-hovericon-social-youtube

fuel your business with

real-time market insights

Make more effective business decisions with market and proprietary information. Stay on top of our quickly evolving marketplace.

ACCELERATE DIGITAL ADOPTION TO MEET CONSUMER DEMAND
FUEL YOUR BUSINESS WITH REAL-TIME MARKET INSIGHTS
be human at your core

AUTO MARKET SNAPSHOT

Last update 10/27/2021
Arrow direction indicates change from previous update.
SALES & SERVICE
Light vehicle sales in the U.S., including full-year forecasts. Plus, repair order volume and revenue at franchised dealer service departments.
New Sales: October
Up 950,000
Total monthly volume of new light vehicles sold in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive
See More
Last update 10/27/2021
Repair Order Volume Index
Up 87.5
Monthly measure of the number of repair orders performed by a franchised dealer service department.
Source: Xtime
See More
Last update 10/20/2021
Repair Order Revenue Index
Up 116.3
Monthly measure of the average revenue from each repair order performed by a franchised dealer service department.
Source: Xtime
See More
Last update 10/20/2021
Used Sales: September
Up 3.0M
Total monthly volume of used light vehicles sold in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive
See More
Last update 10/15/2021
CPO Sales: September
Up 228,118
Total monthly volume of used vehicles sold as certified pre-owned in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive analysis of Motor Intelligence data
See more
Last update 10/11/2021
Fleet Sales: September
Up 98,415
Total monthly volume of light vehicles sold into fleet in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive analysis of Bobit data
See More
Last update 10/06/2021
Forecasts: Full Year
Up 15.5M
Full-year forecasts for light new- and used-vehicle, fleet and CPO sales, leasing volume and penetration and Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index.
Source: Cox Automotive
See More
Last update 09/30/2021
PRICING
An industry view of new, used and wholesale vehicle pricing as well as measures of credit availability and vehicle affordability.
Average Used Listing Price: September
Up $26,646
The average price of all used vehicle digital listings.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/21/2021
Used Vehicle Value Index: Mid-October
Up 221.8
Monthly measure of wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally adjusted basis).
Source: Manheim
See More
Last update 10/19/2021
Vehicle Affordability Index: September
Up 40.8
A monthly measure of the number of median weeks of income needed to purchase a new vehicle.
Source: Cox Automotive/Moody's Analytics
See More
Last update 10/15/2021
Average New Listing Price: September
Up $43,103
The average price of all new-vehicle digital listings.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/14/2021
Average Transaction Price: September
Up $45,031
The estimated negotiated price for a new light vehicle in the U.S. excluding incentives, trade-in amounts, taxes, fees or F&I.
Source: Kelley Blue Book
See More
Last update 10/13/2021
Credit Availability Index: September
Up 98.9
A monthly index based on Dealertrack credit application data that indicates whether access to auto loan credit is improving or worsening.
Source: Dealertrack
See More
Last update 10/11/2021
INVENTORY
An industry view of available new- and used-vehicle inventory in number of units and days’ supply.
Used-Vehicle Inventory: September
Up 2.30M
The number of used vehicles available for sale.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/21/2021
Used-Vehicle Days’ Supply: September
Up 43
Cox Automotive days’ supply based on the daily sales rate for the most recent 30-day period.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/21/2021
New-Vehicle Inventory: September
Up 915,089
The number of new vehicles available for sale.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/14/2021
New-Vehicle Days’ Supply: September
Up 30
Cox Automotive days’ supply based on the daily sales rate for the most recent 30-day period.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
See More
Last update 10/14/2021
June 22, 2021

We’re continuing to see progress, with most of the recovery happening at a local level as more and more markets open up and see sales pick up. Top trends remain the pandemic, employment and consumer sentiment.

ECONOMIC IMPACT LEADING INDICATORS

0 % New
0 % Used
0 %
Wholesale used vehicle values were seasonally strong in October, increasing 0.5% on a seasonally adjusted basis. Unadjusted they fell 1.9%. Inventory and Supply
0 Days
Used supply changed slightly last week. Retail used supply remained steady at 44 days.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Vehicle Sales Recovery
Pricing and valuation
Inventory and supply
credit apps

brand leading indicators

Kbbaa 01
Leads Traffic (YoY)
+ 0 %
+ 0 %
Logo dealer dot com
Vehicle Form Submissions
Car icon arrowup

DEALER.COM CONTINUES TO SEE BOTH NEW AND USED VEHICLE FORM SUBMISSIONS OUTPERFORM

↑+ 0
NEW AND USED VEHICLE FORM SUBMISSIONS
Logo dealer track
Credit Apps (YoY)
- 100 %
Unique credit applications on same-store basis were unchanged from the prior week.

Unique credit applications on same-store basis,
slightly up y/y last week

Logo xtime
Service Appointments (WoW)
- 100 %
-15% decrease y/y last week in consumers cars serviced, which was ua slight improvement from the prior week.

bi-weekly update

Jonathan Smoke, Cox Automotive’s chief economist, examines the nationwide impact on U.S. auto sales in this bi-weekly update.

Share THE BI-WEEKLY UPDATE
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Make more effective business decisions with market and proprietary information. Stay on top of our quickly evolving marketplace.

Featured Research

Find out how COVID-19 is changing the automotive business and other research insights.
See More ›

Featured Webinars

Subject matter experts keep you informed with up-to-minute education.
See More ›

Featured Articles

All the information you need to drive your business on the way forward.
See More ›

Share this page with a friend
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Sign up to receive bi-weekly updates with the latest car buyer insights, automotive trends and operational best practices.