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Dealer demand propels off-road segment above auction price trends

The off-road vehicle segment outperformed seasonal sales price trends in May, reflecting increased demand from dealerships, according to data National Powersport Auctions provided Powersports Finance 

As spring comes to a close, we expect similar volume to continue into June with a slight decline in pricing,” Business Development Manager Tony Altieri said in the report.  

Each category in the off-road segment — motocross (MX), side-by-sides and ATVs grew in seasonal sales price year over year and outperformed the five-year price trend. 

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Specifically, MX segment prices in May increased 6.2 percentage points year over year to 103.7%. Throughout 2019, MX has seen price growth; lower volume in the segment typically spurs bigger swings in price. 

via NPA

Meanwhile, ATV seasonal sales price grew 3.3 percentage points to 108.5% year over year. The seasonal sales price was 5.8 percentage points higher than the five-year seasonal trend. 

via NPA

For the side-by-side category, average seasonal sales price climbed 4.5 percentage points year over year to 104.5%. Side-by-side sales price was 3.3 percentage points ahead of the five-year seasonality trend. 

via NPA

Matthew Wood

Matt Wood is the Associate Editor of PowerSports Finance, where he is responsible for covering all the latest news, trends, and innovations with powersports lenders and dealerships. Previously, Matt was a writer for Auto Finance News before switching full-time to PowerSports Finance. He is also an experienced entertainment news writer covering pop culture, movies, and TV shows. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Rowan University in New Jersey.

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