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Fleet and lease LCV sector hits new record

Average values in the fleet and lease LCV sector established a new record at BCA in September, with overall LCV values also seeing a new high.

BCA reports record LCV values
BCA reports record LCV values

Within the fleet sector, average values improved by 6.2% (£439) over the month to £7,491. Retained value against MRP (Manufacturer Recommended Price) improved by a point and a half to 37.89%. Year-on-year, values are significantly ahead, up by £607 (8.8%), with average age and mileage declining when compared to the same period in 2016.

The headline average value improved by 5.1% (£231) to £6,651, with average values also improving to record levels for fleet & lease and dealer P/X values – the latter climbing sharply for the second month running. Sold volumes of LCVs continued to rise across the board at BCA.

Year-on-year values remain well ahead, up by £511, equivalent to an 8.3% increase over the period. Average age and mileage continued to decline, reflecting the growing share of corporate stock sold as well as the higher volumes of younger rental stock seen over recent months.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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