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Business, Equipment

April Used Class 8 Prices High, But on the Way Down

Used Class 8s on a lot in Louisville Ky. Used Class 8 sales in April essentially were level at 22,100 compared with 21,700 in the 2021 period. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The average used Class 8 retail sales price in April soared compared with a year earlier, as expected. But a closer vantage point showed it fell month-over-month for just the second time since July 2020, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 26, 2022
Business, Equipment

February Used Class 8 Prices Set Records

used truck lot Philadelphia International Used Truck Center via YouTube

February’s average retail sales price for a used Class 8 set another all-time record, besting January’s previous high by jumping beyond $94,000 — and sales may have hit their high point, according to ACT Research.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
March 31, 2022
Business, Equipment

Average Used Class 8 in May Brings All-Time High Price

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The average sales price for a used Class 8 vehicle sold in May set the all-time record, jumping ahead of April’s claim to that title, amid the trend of strong demand for trucks once again outpacing the available supply, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 29, 2021
Business, Equipment

Average Used Class 8 Price in March Is Third-Highest Ever

used truck lot John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The average used Class 8 truck in March brought the third-highest price ever as demand rages on and supply is very tight, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 28, 2021
Business, Equipment

Demand Boosts Average Price for Used Class 8 Trucks in November

Used truck lot Used trucks sit on a sales lot. In November, estimated sales of used Class 8 vehicles reached 19,500, compared with 18,400 a year earlier, according to ACT. (Ameritruck)

The used truck market in November generated more demand and a higher average price for a Class 8 compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 28, 2020
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

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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

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