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.
June 22, 2021
Volkswagen strength driven by best-selling models; Tesla falls on price declines for its most expensive vehicles.
May 18, 2021
Kelley Blue Book reports the average cost to buy a new vehicle was $38,393 last month, a 1% year-over-year increase restrained by frantic efforts to move 2019-MY inventory.
December 3, 2019
Kelley Blue Book analysts say the average new vehicle transaction climbed to $38,259 in October, a slight decline from the prior month but 2.9% higher than a year ago.
November 2, 2019
Kelley Blue Book analysts report average transaction prices for U.S. new-vehicle sales increased by 3.1% on a year-over-year basis in June but declined slightly from May.
July 3, 2019
Kelley Blue Book analysts have released their annual list of the top 10 sales and lease deals for new vehicles available during the holiday week.
July 2, 2019
Kelley Blue Book analysts say a parade of new models helped drive the average price for a new vehicle sold in the U.S. to $37,185 in May, a 3.7% year-over-year increase.
June 4, 2019
With cars expected to make up only 31% of July sales, the industry's average transaction price climbed by $985 from a year ago to $35,359.
August 2, 2018
May's average transaction price for light vehicles rose by a healthy 3%, even as new-vehicle demand is expected to falter in 2018, according to the vehicle information site.
June 5, 2018
Less price-sensitive buyers splurged for the latest models in April, with the industry’s average transaction price rising 2% from a year ago despite rising fuel prices.
May 1, 2018
Transaction prices have remained unaffected so far this year by the expected slowdown in new-vehicle demand. Notable increases were recorded by American Honda, Toyota Motor Co., and Volkswagen.
March 1, 2018
The firm named Hyundai as the brand with the lowest cost to own and Acura as the lowest cost luxury brand. Top vehicles were selected in 22 categories.
February 12, 2018
December’s average transaction price for a new vehicle rose nearly 2% from a year ago to a record high of $36,113, the firm reported last week.
January 8, 2018
New-vehicle transaction prices are being driven higher by the shifting sales mix away from cars. Ford’s strong mix of F-Series Super Duty sales for the month helped drive up the automaker’s average transaction price by nearly 3%.
December 4, 2017
Transaction prices continue to rise at a slower pace, with the third-quarter average up just 1% after averaging 3% gains in the first half of the year. And while KBB expects solid sales in October, flat transaction prices combined with ever-growing incentive spending signal headwinds for the new-vehicle market as the year nears its close.
November 1, 2017