Hybrid and EV models lead continued used-car price surge


    Used-car costs proceed to surge, with hybrids and electrical automobiles most affected, in accordance with new evaluation by iSeeCars.

    The evaluation, which relies on aggregated itemizing costs and never essentially transaction costs, discovered that common itemizing worth for used hybrids and EVs elevated extra year-over-year than different powertrain sorts.

    Used EVs noticed the best worth improve, with common costs in July 56.7% increased than the identical time final 12 months. Used hybrid costs elevated 30.5% from July 2021. That is in comparison with a ten.9% common for all used automobiles, and a ten.2% common for non-electrified fashions.

    Common U.S. used-car worth will increase in July 2022 (from iSeeCars)

    The person used fashions with the largest common worth will increase have been additionally largely electrified. The Nissan Leaf noticed the most important improve, at 43.8%, adopted by the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid at 43.0%. They have been adopted by the Toyota Prius, Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, and Avalon Hybrid, which all noticed common worth will increase of round 30% for used examples.

    In all instances, these will increase imply the distinction between four-figure and five-figure common costs. The Leaf, for instance went from a median $8,563 listing worth worth in July 2021 to a $28,093 common listed worth in July 2022.

    And regardless of a worth drop for the brand new Chevy Bolt EV, the value on a used one rose considerably. Common used costs elevated 30.2% between July 2021 and July 2022, in accordance with the evaluation—the sixth-highest improve.

    2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

    2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

    This continues a development we famous final 12 months with respect to EVs. And iSeeCars famous this spring that costs on EVs and hybrids have been up greater than a 3rd versus year-ago ranges.

    On a model-by-model foundation, used EV costs had been monitoring decrease as a share of their authentic worth, however we famous a turnaround in early 2019—seemingly with the arrival of some extra inexpensive long-range EVs just like the Bolt EV and Tesla Mannequin 3 on the used market.


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