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AUTO MARKET SNAPSHOT

Last update 12/07/2021
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SALES & SERVICE
Light vehicle sales in the U.S., including full-year forecasts. Plus, repair order volume and revenue at franchised dealer service departments.
Fleet Sales: November
Up 104,227
Total monthly volume of light vehicles sold into fleet in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive analysis of Bobit data
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Last update 12/06/2021
New Sales: November
Up 1.05M
Total monthly volume of new light vehicles sold in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive
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Last update 11/29/2021
Repair Order Volume Index: October
Up 89.9
Monthly measure of the number of repair orders performed by a franchised dealer service department.
Source: Xtime
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Last update 11/19/2021
Repair Order Revenue Index: October
Up 117.6
Monthly measure of the average revenue from each repair order performed by a franchised dealer service department.
Source: Xtime
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Last update 11/19/2021
Used Sales: October
Up 2.9M
Total monthly volume of used light vehicles sold in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive
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Last update 11/16/2021
CPO Sales: October
Up 216,957
Total monthly volume of used vehicles sold as certified pre-owned in the U.S.
Source: Cox Automotive analysis of Motor Intelligence data
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Last update 11/11/2021
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
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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.
Used Vehicle Value Index: November
Up 232.5
Monthly measure of wholesale used vehicle prices (on a mix-, mileage-, and seasonally adjusted basis).
Source: Manheim
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Last update 12/07/2021
Average Used Listing Price: October
Up $26,971
The average price of all used vehicle digital listings.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/22/2021
Average New Listing Price: October
Up $44,680
The average price of all new-vehicle digital listings.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/17/2021
Vehicle Affordability Index: October
Up 42.4
A monthly measure of the number of median weeks of income needed to purchase a new vehicle.
Source: Cox Automotive/Moody's Analytics
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Last update 11/15/2021
Credit Availability Index: October
Up 100.5
A monthly index based on Dealertrack credit application data that indicates whether access to auto loan credit is improving or worsening.
Source: Dealertrack
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Last update 11/10/2021
Average Transaction Price: October
Up $46,036
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
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Last update 11/10/2021
INVENTORY
An industry view of available new- and used-vehicle inventory in number of units and days’ supply.
Used-Vehicle Inventory: October
Up 2.30M
The number of used vehicles available for sale.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/22/2021
Used-Vehicle Days’ Supply: October
Up 42
Cox Automotive days’ supply based on the daily sales rate for the most recent 30-day period.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/22/2021
New-Vehicle Inventory: October
Up 969,464
The number of new vehicles available for sale.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/17/2021
New-Vehicle Days’ Supply: October
Up 33
Cox Automotive days’ supply based on the daily sales rate for the most recent 30-day period.
Source: vAuto Available Inventory
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Last update 11/17/2021
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

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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
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Used supply changed slightly last week. Retail used supply remained steady at 44 days.
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Vehicle Sales Recovery
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DEALER.COM CONTINUES TO SEE BOTH NEW AND USED VEHICLE FORM SUBMISSIONS OUTPERFORM

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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

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

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

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