Blue Book Market Report

Blue Book Market Report

Below you will find the Blue Book Market Report, an e-newsletter from Kelley Blue Book's Automotive Insights team. The Blue Book Market Report explores the state of the automotive industry by analyzing Kelley Blue Book® Auction Values. To subscribe to the quarterly publication, please e-mail


Blue Book Market Report - First Quarter 2018

Wholesale Market Showed Strength in Q1 2018 with New Tax Bill Driving Up Demand; Fuel Prices; Top and Bottom Performing Segments, Brands and Models; More.



Blue Book Market Report - Fourth Quarter 2017

Auction Values Continued Decline in Fourth Quarter, Down More Than 12 Percent for 2017; Despite Holding Strong Throughout the Year, Retention Values Fell More Than 4 Percent During the 2017 Holiday Season; More.



Blue Book Market Report - Third Quarter 2017

Third Quarter Retained Values Hold Steady Year-Over-Year; May Defy Trends and Remain Strong Throughout Remainder of 2017; Auction Values See Strength in Third Quarter 2017 Following Hurricane Harvey.


Blue Book Market Report - Second Quarter 2017

Auction Values Drop by 2.6 Percent in Second Quarter of 2017; Average Retention Values for 1- to 3-Year-Old Vehicles Down Nearly 2 Percent.


Blue Book Market Report - First Quarter 2017

Auction Values See Moderate Declines in First Quarter of 2017; Luxury High Performance Vehicles Best 2016 Model-Year Retention by Segment; Porsche Leads in Top Three Spots



Blue Book Market Report - Fourth Quarter 2016

Auction Values for Pickup Trucks Finish 2016 Exceptionally High Despite Rising Fuel Prices; Nissan Titan and GMC Canyon Top Performers; Mid-Size Pickup Trucks Close Year-Long Lead Strong in 2015 Model-Year Retention by Segment.


Blue Book Market Report - Third Quarter 2016

Rising MSRPs Not Translating into Higher Retention for 1- to 3-Year-Old Vehicles; Compact and Mid-Size Cars Take a Hit at Auction on Competition from Compact Utility Segment.



Blue Book Market Report - Second Quarter 2016

Auction Values Report Steady Seasonal Decline on Decreased Volume; Fuel Prices Continue to Rise Throughout the Second Quarter of 2016; Sports Cars Segment Continues to Outperform All Segments Year-to-Date.


Blue Book Market Report - First Quarter 2016

Fuel Prices See Large Fluctuation in First Quarter of 2016; Used-Car Values Report Little Seasonal Impact; High Performance Vehicles Outperform All Segments, Electric Vehicles Continue Significant Decline.









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