As of April 1, 2021, pickup trucks and Class 4-6 medium-duty units experienced an increase in wholesale values over the prior month, but heavy-duty Class 7-8 trucks experienced a small dip.
Current wholesale values are matching numbers seen around September and October of 2020.
Values are provided by Black Book, and reflect pricing as of April 1, 2021. Black Book truck prices are updated regularly, and reflect wholesale values gathered from auctions around the country via onsite personnel and data feeds. Retail values are based on market studies.
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