Hottest Selling Used Cars in America
The auto industry is keen on telling us how new-vehicles sale are doing, as are car reviewers and most of the publications and websites that focus on the industry.
But what about pre owned cars and trucks?
A year ago, the team at iSeeCars.com was able to glean that information by looking at the best-sellers of 2013 in the 20 largest U.S. cities coupled with information on the top pre owned cars buyers were searching for at dealerships and on websites.
Some will surprise you, though others may not if you’re already scouting for your next pre-owned car.
Pre Owned Cars of Interest
The venerable Honda Accord, which has been at the top of new-car sales for three decades and makes up 2.3 percent of the used-car market, takes the top honors as the most popular pre owned vehicle. The Toyota Camry came in at a close second and at nearly the same selling price, with the Nissan Altima rounding out the top three. The average used sales price of all three Japanese entries was just over $15,000.
Known for its incredible gas mileage when it entered the market, along with its reliability and longevity on the road, the Honda Civic came in fourth at an average price just over $13,000.
Finally, an American-made car makes it to the most popular pre owned car list, with the Ford F-150 muscling in to round out the top five with an average resale price of about $22,300. The Ford F-150 has also been the top-selling vehicle overall in America for 30 years.
A German manufacturer comes in at No. 6: The BMW 3 Series. BMW’s entry-level luxury sedan accounts for 1.6 percent of the pre owned market, with an average price of about $13,000. That’s the same average price for a used Toyota Corolla, which comes in in seventh place.
Two Chevrolets, the Impala and Malibu, come in at eighth and ninth, respectively. Reviewers at iSeeCars.com speculate that the Impala’s long-time use as a fleet vehicle may have helped it place on the list with the Malibu, Chevy’s midsize sedan. Their average sale price was in the range of $11,000 to $13,000
Finishing the top-10 most popular pre owned list was the Ford Escape, accounting for about 1 percent of the pre owned market and fetching an average price of about $17,500.
It’s an interesting list, but every pre owned car buyer probably has a personal favorite – and you’re sure to find yours Auction Direct USA.
We have a wide selection of the best used cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers available on the used car market today. And if we don’t have it on the lot, we can usually find the vehicle you’re looking for at one of our other locations and get it to you in no time.
But we’re most proud of the hassle-free buying experience we offer at Auction Direct USA – where none of our salespeople are on commission. That makes for an easy buying experience you won’t find at the traditional franchised dealership. And you’ll find the same atmosphere if you’re trading in a vehicle or need to use our service department at any time down the road.
So whether you’re looking for one of the most popular pre owned cars in America, or another make and model that better fits your lifestyle, visit Auction Direct USA. You’ll be surprised at how easy buying your next vehicle can be.