The Black Book Used Vehicle Retention Index has been falling for five months in a row but the latest update is still up 1.4% when compared to a year ago.
Black Book reported recently that the April index reading came in at 113.6, representing a 0.2% dip from the March level of 113.8.
And editors pointed out their latest index mark remains higher than last April’s figure of 112.0.
Black Book tabulated that 14 segments finished the month in positive change territory, led by premium sporty cars at a 1.4% change followed by full-size vans at 1.2%.
The other segments that saw positive change during April included:
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