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Used vehicles from fleet consignors in ADESA sales increased 2% in May to $14,043 and were 5.5% above a year ago, according to monthly commentary from Tom Kontos, chief economist for KAR Auction Services.

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The Changing Sedan Remarketing Landscape

Sedan wholesale values are expected to improve as more SUVs and crossovers return to the used market. Meanwhile, SUV and crossover wholesale values are beginning to decline

Used Fleet Vehicles Increase 4.3% in April

Used vehicles from fleet consignors in ADESA sales increased 4.3% to $13,771 in April compared to March, and were up 4.4% from a year ago, according to monthly commentary from Tom Kontos.

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Rise 2.3% in March

The spring / tax season market uptick helped make March a strong month for used vehicle sales, and late-model sedans from fleet leasing consignors continue to outperform their SUV/CUV counterparts, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

February Used Fleet Values Outpaced Rest of Market

The average sale price for used vehicles from fleet leasing consignors continued to outpace vehicles cosigned to auction by manufacturers and dealers in February, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Rise 1.9% in January

The average sale price for used vehicles from fleet leasing consignors increased 1.9% to $12,706 in January from the prior month and 3.9% from January of 2018, according to Tom Kontos, KAR's chief economist.

Wholesale Vehicle Prices Soften in November

Overall average wholesale prices softened in November from a year ago mostly due to 2017 prices that were elevated due to increased demand from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, even though values of former fleet vehicles increased, according to Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.

Used Fleet Vehicle Values Fall 1.6% in September

Vehicles from fleet consignors followed the broader used-vehicle market downward in September, as wholesale prices struggled to keep up with last year's hurricane-driven demand and a now robust upstream market, said Tom Kontos, KAR Auction Services' chief economist.