Used car values ‘steady’ but BCA warns of potential falls ahead

AVERAGE prices across all used car sectors have been stable for the past 18 months, according to a half-year analysis by auction giant BCA.

The figures reveal that in the first six months of this year the average value of used cars sold versus CAP ‘clean’ figures was £5,802. That compares with £5,849 for the second half of last year and £5,834 for the first half. Average prices in the first half of 2009 were £5,605 versus £6,093 for the second half.