Class 8 used-truck

Business, Equipment

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

Used Class 8 Freightliner A used Freightliner for sale at Hammer Truck Sales in Salisbury, N.C. The used Class 8 market is improving, according to ACT Research. (Hammer Truck Sales)

The Class 8 used truck market in August reflected the trend toward improving sales as prices remained below year-earlier levels, conditions that are expected to mark the full year, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 24, 2020
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Sales Decline 16.3% Year-Over-Year in July

Used Class 8 trucks on a sales lot Used sleepers on a sales lot. (Ameritruck)

Used Class 8 vehicles in July were, on average, younger, cost less and had about the same mileage compared to a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 27, 2020
Business, Equipment

Year-Over-Year Average Price for Used Class 8 Trucks Drops Again

Used Class 8 trucks on a sales lot Used trucks sit on the sales lot at Atlanta International Used Truck Center. (Atlanta International Used Truck Center via Facebook)

The year-over-year average price of a used Class 8 vehicle in June declined for the 14th consecutive month.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 30, 2020
Business, Equipment

Used Class 8 Prices in January Fall as Sales Drop

Ritchie Bros. building and trucks Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

The price of the average Class 8 truck in January, typically the weakest sales month of the year, came close to falling below $40,000 for a fourth consecutive month, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 27, 2020
Business, Equipment

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 15% in November

A Kenworth used Class 8 truck A 2016 Kenworth T270 flatbed truck at a dealership in Dallas. November prices on used Class 8 trucks fell 15% to $40,320, down from $47,371 a year ago. (Shutterstock)

Sales volume and prices of used Class 8 trucks were substantially down in November, according to ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2019
Business, Equipment

Price, Sales of Used Class 8 Trucks Drop 19%

A 2016 Kenworth T270 flatbed truck A 2016 Kenworth T270 flatbed truck at a dealership in Dallas. The average heavy-duty truck price in October was $37,981 compared with $45,313 a year ago. (Shutterstock)

The price of the average used Class 8 vehicle in October skidded, as did estimated industry sales, with each falling 19% compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 26, 2019
Business, Equipment

June Used Class 8 Prices Climb Even as Lots Grow Full

Used trucks John Sommers II for Transport Topics

At a time of slowing freight volume and an increasingly adequate supply of power units, the average used Class 8 truck still brought a higher sales price in June than in the same month a year earlier, according to ACT Research.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2019
Business, Equipment

April Used Class 8 Prices Climb; Dealers Wary of Slowdown

Used truck lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The average used Class 8 brought a sharply higher sales price in April, even as inventories appear to be building, ACT Research reported. The average price was $48,532, up 15% compared with $42,100 a year earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 29, 2019
Business, Equipment

October Used-Truck Prices Rise on Low Mileage, Analysts Say

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The Class 8 used-truck market in October saw mileage fall on vehicles and average pricing climb, according to industry analysts. But looking at conditions in November, other experts said prices have begun to fall as inventories mount.    

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 7, 2015