FY3/2020(April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020)

Comments on Used Car Auction Data (Aug. 2019)

The number of auctions held in August 2019 increased one auction at the HAA Kobe site and decreased one auction at each of the nine auction sites, including Nagoya and Osaka site compared to the same month in the previous fiscal year because of calendar factors.
As a result, number of consigned vehicles was up 2.0% (YoY) and number of contract completions was down 0.2% (YoY).

Monthly Used Car Auction Data

2019
Results
Number of auctions Number of consigned vehicles Number of contract completions Contract completion rate Average price of vehicles contracted (thousand yen)
Current FY Previous FY Current FY Previous FY Changes Current FY Previous FY Changes Current FY Previous FY Current FY Previous FY Changes
Apr. 72 72 265,360 266,046 99.7% 156,986 159,017 98.7% 59.2% 59.8% 616 637 96.6%
May 66 63 248,623 232,114 107.1% 150,529 147,501 102.1% 60.5% 63.5% 651 662 98.3%
Jun. 78 81 257,709 254,075 101.4% 153,217 158,657 96.6% 59.5% 62.4% 668 706 94.6%
Jul. 80 74 249,936 224,212 111.5% 153,889 143,599 107.2% 61.6% 64.0% 685 716 95.7%
Aug. 64  72 210,323 206,245 102.0% 131,750 131,988 99.8% 62.6% 64.0% 708 726 97.6%
Total 360 362 1,231,951 1,182,692 104.2% 746,371 740,762 100.8% 60.6% 62.6% 664 688 96.5%

Note: Amounts less than the units shown are discarded but percentages are rounded to the hundredths place.

Year on year comparison (calendar factor adjusted)

After adjusting for calendar-related factors, the results for USS Group auctions in August 2019 compared with the corresponding period of the previous year (August 2, 2018 to September 1, 2018) were as follows.
However, there was one less auction than in 2018 at the Nagoya, Kyushu, Osaka, Shizuoka, Okayama, Gunma, Saitama and Hokuriku because of the different timing of holidays during Japanese summer holiday period.

  This month Prv. year YoY
Number of consigned vehicles: 210K 210K 100.0%
Number of contract completions: 131K 134K 98.2%
Contract completion rate: 62.6% 63.8%
Average price of vehicles contracted: ¥708K ¥723K 98.1%

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