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Average New-Vehicle Prices Rise More Than $2,000 from Last Year, Hitting All-Time Record High for May

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IRVINE, Calif., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The estimated average transaction price for a light vehicle in the United States was $41,263 in May 2021, according to the analysts at Kelley Blue Book. New-vehicle prices increased $2,125 (up 5.4%) from May 2020, while […]

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Summer Travel Plans, Road Trips on the Rise: Kelley Blue Book Offers Road Trip Tips, Vehicle Recommendations

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KBB.com Editors Name 10 Best Road Trip Cars of 2021 IRVINE, Calif., May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Americans are ready to hit the road. With pandemic numbers down and vaccine numbers up, after […]

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Uncharted Territory: New Vehicle Bargain Hunters Will Find Limited Supply, High Prices This Memorial Day Weekend, Notes Kelley Blue Book Experts

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Shoppers Can Save Money in Challenging Market with KBB.com’s 10 Best Memorial Day Car Deals for 2021 IRVINE, Calif., May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As Memorial Day weekend approaches, bringing along one of the […]

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Dealer Voices: “We funnel customer inventory to our front line”

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In this episode of the vAuto Podcast Retail Revival series, host Randy Kobat and Mike O’Toole of Mohawk Honda, Scotia, NY, discuss how O’Toole and his team have overcome used […]

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Average New-Vehicle Prices Continue to Climb, up 2.2% Year Over Year for April 2021, According to Kelley Blue Book

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Volkswagen Strength Driven by Best-Selling Models; Tesla Falls on Price Declines for Its Most Expensive Vehicles IRVINE, Calif., May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The estimated average transaction price for a light vehicle […]

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Electrified Vehicle Shopping Hits New Heights, SUVs Soar According to Latest KBB Brand Watch Report

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IRVINE, Calif., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Consumer shopping for electrified and fuel-cell vehicles, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and pure electric vehicles (EVs), hit new heights in the first quarter of 2021 according […]

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Now Is Perfect Time to Sell or Trade In Your Car, According to Kelley Blue Book

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Market Conditions Prime for Peak Consumer Profit Amid Low Inventory, High Prices. Used Car Sitting in Your Garage Currently Worth on Average 18% More than Last Year IRVINE, Calif., May 6, […]

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Kelley Blue Book Names Best Family Cars of 2021

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Experts Recommend New Two-Row, Three-Row, and Full-Size SUVs, Plus Minivans to Suit Any Family IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Buying a new family car is a task brimming with important […]

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Kelley Blue Book Names Winners of 10th Annual 5-Year Cost to Own Awards

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Honoring New-Vehicle Brands, Models with Lowest Projected Ownership Costs to Help Shoppers Save Money IRVINE, Calif., April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Most people spend a lot of time researching and contemplating the up-front […]

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Average New-Vehicle Prices Remain Above $40,000 Threshold, Increase More Than 4% Year-Over-Year, According to Kelley Blue Book

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All-New Affordable Electric Vehicle Models Impact Above-Average Transaction Price for Segment IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The valuation analysts at Kelley Blue Book today reported the estimated average transaction price for […]

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