Used car prices - A4

ZZidane

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I'm currently looking at selling my 2017 A4 3.0 Tdi and from starting to think about it in March, to actively doing something about a replacement at present, online valuations are steadily going up.
I reckon it's worth £500 more than it was in March.

Whether the trade in recognises that is a different story, but we will see.
 

Booboo

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Is this from webuyanycar by any chance?
They do increase their valuation to sucker you in. Then offer you loads less when you visit them. I know, I've had experience not long ago when I sold my 2014 A4 Quattro
 

Bigjase88

Registered User
The used car market will drop soon enough.

Prices have been increasing due to people losing jobs (handing back their expense PCP / Lease deals) and getting a cheaper car.
Also with lack of new registrations everyone is looking pre-reg / nearly new

It will all sort itself out in time, just remember the higher trade in price you get for your car is all well and good, however the new car will also come at a higher purchase price
 

Mr Olympik

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The used car market will drop soon enough.

Prices have been increasing due to people losing jobs (handing back their expense PCP / Lease deals) and getting a cheaper car.
Also with lack of new registrations everyone is looking pre-reg / nearly new

It will all sort itself out in time, just remember the higher trade in price you get for your car is all well and good, however the new car will also come at a higher purchase price

The reason why used car prices are going up is because there is a global shortage of semiconductor chips and manufacturers simply cannot build new cars without the chips.

In the states car rental companies sold their fleets during the pandemic and are now forced to buy used cars to bolster their stock. That’s influenced the market over there even more so than us.

Source: me :) I work in the semiconductor industry. Our order books are rammed.


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jarnold231

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Bought a 2016 B9 at the weekend, the next cheapest one in Scotland has increased by nearly a grand since I've had it saved on Autotrader.

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Nham68

Registered User
The reason why used car prices are going up is because there is a global shortage of semiconductor chips and manufacturers simply cannot build new cars without the chips.

In the states car rental companies sold their fleets during the pandemic and are now forced to buy used cars to bolster their stock. That’s influenced the market over there even more so than us.

Source: me :) I work in the semiconductor industry. Our order books are rammed.


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Me too ! Lead times are super long and price escalations upwards are everywhere … like 1999 ( and we know what happened next)…
 

Mr Olympik

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Me too ! Lead times are super long and price escalations upwards are everywhere … like 1999 ( and we know what happened next)…

I’m probably a bit too young :) but I’m assuming you mean .com.


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Mr Olympik

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Yep, showing my age .. hold on to your hat, 2022 is gonna be quite a ride ..

Couldn’t agree more, house prices are soaring and banks are giving mortgages to anyone... it’ll be worse than 2008


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Spike107

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The reason why used car prices are going up is because there is a global shortage of semiconductor chips and manufacturers simply cannot build new cars without the chips.

Source: me :) I work in the semiconductor industry. Our order books are rammed.


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Any chance you lot can pull your finger out and put some more overtime in. I've been wanting an RTX 3080 gfx card for months now :whistle2::tearsofjoy:
 

Mr Olympik

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Any chance you lot can pull your finger out and put some more overtime in. I've been wanting an RTX 3080 gfx card for months now :whistle2::tearsofjoy:

Hahahaha, unfortunately we mainly supply the automotive industry. The graphics card shortage is due to flippers and crypto miners...


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