NPA Pre-Owned Market Update: May 2024

With new inventory levels significantly above that of 2019, expect OEM promotional activity to continue to increase.

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NPA Pre-Owned Market Update: April 2024

New and used sales look very similar to 2023.

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NPA Pre-Owned Market Update: March 2024

Used pricing has finally returned to normal levels post-COVID, and normal seasonality has returned.

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NPA Pre-Owned Market Update: February 2024

Average wholesale prices continue to improve, reflecting dealer sentiment and demand for pre-owned.

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NPA: October 2020 AWP in Review

October was the first month since spring where we have seen a majority of the powersport categories Average Wholesale Price drop below the prior three-month average.

NPA: September AWP in Review

As temperatures start to cool down, the off-road category in the wholesale powersports market is heating up.

Average Wholesale Pricing Relatively Stable

Average Wholesale Pricing (AWP) in September stabilized from the lows seen in August. Compared to the last three month average, AWP for Metric Cruisers and ATVs were up 3-6%, while Domestic Cruisers, Sport bikes, MX and Side-by-Sides slid 5-8%. On a year over year basis, Domestic Cruiser AWP actually rose while other categories were down

The Traditional Wind Down Period

Bottoming Out August and September traditionally mark the bottom of the wholesale market as dealers wind down their selling season and new models are introduced. This year is right on track with the norm as Average Wholesale Prices (AWP) fell once again in August from the prior three-month average. Cruisers fell ~6% from the prior

Good News: Pre-Owned Market is Normal

Recent reports on new unit sales have been less than optimistic. The good news is that for pre-owned motorcycles and ATVs, everything is as good as or better than prior years. Average Wholesale Prices (AWP) declined in July from their prior three-month average, and they did so right in-line with what we’d expect this time

Summer Wholesale Pricing Has Arrived

Summer Slide It’s official – summer wholesale pricing has arrived. Average Wholesale Prices (AWP) declined for most major powersport product categories in June, right in line with typical seasonal behavior. Compared to the prior three months, domestic cruiser AWP declined 7%, metric cruisers declined 12%, sportbikes declined 2% and off-road was roughly flat except for

Passing the Spring Peak

While pre-owned powersports unit sales continue to be a shining star for dealers, the wholesale market has crested its peak. Dealers are still in their selling season and need good inventory from the auction, but they are maintaining their inventory levels rather than building up in anticipation. This is typical for May as the market

Pre-Owned is Heating Up

Average Wholesale Prices (AWP) rose again in April, in many cases outpacing average prices from the same time last year. Dealer appetite for comparable product rose again in April for all categories as consumer demand continues to rise as we near the peak of the selling season. Many dealers report that they can’t get enough