Today’s Car Auction Prices See High Mileages Hammered

Published 09 October 2013

Carmakers can’t have a bumper September without creating a near equal number of part-exchanges and de-fleetings.

And that’s at a time of year when the Great British Public is budgeting for Christmas rather than for another car.

Couple that to a recent case were a Hertfordshire car dealer was fined £3,500 for selling a £995 car with a defect for £700 to a private buyer and trade prices for cars close to death are on the floor.

190k mile 2003 Skoda Octavia 1.8T for £200, anyone?

On the other hand, the specialist market and the market for anything buyers have specific orders for is buoyant.

But even there, the least risk to the trade means the most money gets bid.

As last time, today’s report covers trade-ins and ex-fleet cars separately.

I’ve included a few provisionals to give indicative prices of what’s being expected for BMW F10 5-Series.

Unsurprising to see far more interest in Citroen DS3s than in the DS4 on offer today.

I didn’t hang around to find out what the 2,600 mile 13 reg Jaguar XF 5.0 V8S made on the Porsche sale, so if anyone did, please drop me an email to let me know.

(As usual, ‘s’ means sold. ‘p’ means top provisional bid, ‘pc’ means provisional, but close. ‘n/s’ means not sold. ‘n/w’ means miles not warranted. ‘MNW’ means unknown mileage. ‘dmg’ means damaged. D/R means damaged and repaired. ‘fl’ means facelift. ‘H/T’ means hardtop. ‘imp’ means unofficial import. Extras like ‘lthr’ and ‘nav’ are specified when they are not standard.)

We’re a bit more sure about mileages these days because the auction catalogues show recorded mileages read at each MoT.


Audi A4 B5 1.9TDI 90, 1996P, 141k miles £175

Audi A4 B6 1.8 SE Avant, a/c, 2000X, 96k miles £300s

Audi A4 B6 1.8T 163 Sport M/Tron, 03 reg, 134k miles £900s

Audi TT 1.8T 225 quattro, 2001/51, 80k miles £1,725s

Audi A5 Cabrio 3.0 Sport M/Tron, 03 reg, 104k miles £1,850s

Audi S4 4.2 quattro Avant, 2005/53, 88k miles £5,800s

Audi S4 4.2 quattro Cabrio, 05 reg, 60k miles £5,950s

Audi S4 Cab BCA 9 Oct 13

BMW E36 318i, a/c, 1999V, 131k miles £375s

BMW E46 325iSE, lthr, 02 reg, 122k miles £1,200s

BMW E46 320D SE, (smoking), 03 reg, 135k miles £575

BWW E46 330 CI Sport coupe, 04 reg, 54k miles £4,200s

BMW E46 325iSE, lthr, nav, 05 reg, 84k miles £3,350s

BMW E34 523i SE auto, lthr, a/c, 1999T, 172k miles £200s

BMW X5 3.0i Sport auto, lthr, nav, 02 reg, 122k miles £3,000s

BMW X5 3.0i Sport auto, lthr, 2004/53, 88k miles £5,100s

Chrysler Grand Voyager 2.5TD LE, 2000X, 159k miles £325s

Citroen Xsara Picasso 2.0HDI Exc, 2003/52, 81k miles £775s

Dodge Caliber 2.0CRD SE, 2006/56, 94k miles £2,150s

FIAT 500 1.2 Pop, 2010/59, 4k miles £5,350s

FIAT Punto 60 1.2 30dr, 1999V, 69k miles £175s

Ford Ka 2 1.3, 1998S, 61k miles £175s

Ford Fiesta 1.25LX 3-dr, 2000X, 91k miles £250s

Ford Fiesta 1.4 Zetec 5-dr, 04 reg, 33k miles £1,600s

Ford Fusion 2 1.4, a/c, 2003/53, 53k miles £1,000s

Ford C-Max 1.8 Zetec, 04 reg, 124k miles £550s

Ford C-Max 2.0 Zetec, 2007/57, 54k miles £2,900s

Honda Civic 1.4S 5-dr, a/c, 02 reg, 139k miles £350s

Hyundai i10 1.2 Comfort, alys, a/c, 09 reg, 20k miles £3,900s

Hyundai i30 1.4 Comfort, alys, a/c, 10 reg, 27k miles £5,225s

Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4CDX, 04 reg, 59k miles £1,000s

Jaguar X-Type 2.5 V6 SE, auto, 2002/52, 182k miles £525s

Jaguar X-Type L400 BCA 9 Oct 13

Jaguar X-Type 2.5 V6 SE, lthr, 2002/52, 105k miles £750s

Mazda 6 2.0CD 136 TS2 estate, 2002/52, 150k miles £800s

Mercedes A160L Elegance auto, 03 reg, 52k miles £1,100s

Mercedes ML270CDI auto, lthr, nav, 04 reg, 103k miles £2,700s

MINI Cooper convertible, 2004/54, 65k miles £3,200s

Peugeot 106 1.5XRD 5-dr, 1996N, 63k miles £275s

Peugeot 306 2.0XSI 5-dr, 2000W, 98k miles £300s

Peugeot 307 1.4HDI LX estate, 2002/52, 185k miles £200s

Renault Megane 2.0T 165 Priv, 2004/54, 81k miles £525s

RenSport Megane 230 F1 Team R26, 07 reg, 48k miles £4,900s

SAAB 9-3 1.8T Vector conv, lthr, 05 reg, 84k miles £2,300s

Skoda Octavia 1.8T Elegance est, 03 reg, 190k miles £200

Skoda Octavia 2.0TDI CR VRS, 12 reg, 60k miles £7,200

Toyota Yaris 1.3VVT-I T3 5-dr, 04 reg, 71k miles £1,250s

Toyota Yaris II 1.3VVT-I T3 3-dr, 2006/56, 61k miles £3,000s

Toyota Corolla 1.3SE 5-dr, 1999T, 114k miles £175s

Toyota Corolla 1.6VVT-I T-Spirit 5-dr, 03 reg, 94k miles £600s

Toyota Avensis 1.8VVT-I T3-X, 2003/53, 87k miles £1,175s

Toyota Celica 2.0GT, 1991J, 195k miles £175

Toyota Celica BCA 9 Oct 13

Toyota Prius III 1.8 T-Spirit, 2009/59, 23k miles £8,000s

Toyota LandCruiser 4.2 auto, 1999S, 108k miles £7,100s

Toyota LandCruiser 4.2 auto, 2001Y, 104k miles £7,600s

Vauxhall Corsa 1.0 Life E/Tron, 06 reg, 46k miles £1,650s

Vauxhall Astra 1.8 Active auto, 2005/55, 15k miles £2,700s

Vauxhall Zafira A 1.8 Elegance, 2000X, 146k miles £200s

Vauxhall Zafira B 1.8 Life, 2010/59, 34k miles £4,950s

VW Polo 1.4i CL 3-dr, 1998S, 63k miles, £200

VW Polo 1.4TDI S 5-dr, 2003/52, 154k miles £925s

VW Polo 1.2 55 S 3-dr, 2004/54, 126k miles £725s

VW Golf IV 2.8V6 4Motion, 2001Y, 55k miles £1,650s

Volvo S60 2.4T5 SE G/Tron, 2005/54, 64k miles £2,000s

Volvo XC90 2.4D5 SE G/Tron, 2004/54, 123k miles £4,650s

Volvo XC90 BCA 9 Oct 13


Audi A3 Sportback 1.6TDI 105 SE, 2010/60, 44k miles £10,100s

Audi A3 Cabrio 1.6TDI 104 s-line, 11 reg, 14k miles £14,850s

Audi A4 B8 2.0TDI 143 SE, 09 reg, 99k miles, £8,600s

Audi A4 B8 2.0TDIE 136 SE, 2010/60, 106k miles, £8,750s

BMW E90 320D 184 M-Sport Touring, 10 reg, 36k miles £16,300s

BMW E90 320D 184 ES Touring, 2010/60, 46k miles £10,400s

BMW E60 520D 177 M-Sport Business, 2009/59, 46k miles £13,000s

BMW F10 530D SE auto, lthr, 10 reg, 29k miles £18,900p

BMW F10 520D SE auto, lthr, 2010/60, 33k miles £17,000p

BMW F10 520D SE auto, lthr, 2010/60, 30k miles £17,200p

Citroen C3 1.6HDI Airdream, 2010/60, 41k miles £5,550p

Citroen DS3 1.6 HDI 90 D-Style, 2010/60, 24k miles £8,350s

Citroen DS3 60 BCA 9 Oct 13

Citroen DS3 1.6 HDI Airdream D-Style, 2011/61, 18k miles £9,900s

Citroen DS4 1.6 E-HDI D-Style EGS, 2011/61, 38k miles £8,850s

FIAT 500 1.2 Sport, lthr, 2010/60, 30k miles £6,350s

Ford Focus 1.8TDCI 115 Zetec, 2009/59, 54k miles £5,700s

Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 110 Econetic, 10 reg, 60k miles £5,650s

Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 110 Titanium, 2010/60, 49k miles £7,200s

Ford Focus 2.0TDCI 136 Zetec, 2010/60, 47k miles £7,650s

Ford Mondeo 2.0TDCI 115 Econetic, 2009/59, 95k miles £4,200s

Honda Jazz 1.4 I-VTEC ES, 09 reg, 29k miles £5,100s

Honda Civic 2.2iCTDI EX GT, 2010/60, 89k miles £7,050s

Honda CR-V 2.2iCTDI ES, 09 reg, 42k miles £11,150s

Hyundai ix35 1.7CRDI Premium, 2011/61, 33k miles £12,800s

Jaguar XF 3.0i V6 Luxury, lthr, nav, 2010/60, 72k miles £11,300s

Mercedes A160CDI Classic SE 5-dr, 2008/58, 78k miles £4,000s

Mercedes C220 CDI Blue, a/c, 12 reg, 19k miles £14,950s

MINI One 1.6, a/c, 10 reg, 29k miles £6,250s

Nissan Cube 1.6i Kaizen, nav, 2011/60, 13k miles £6,100s

Nissan Juke 1.6i Visia, 2011/61, 22k miles £8,050s

Nissan Juke 1.6i Tekna, 2011/61, 10k miles £10,500s

Nissan Juke 1.5DCI Tekna, 2011/61, 22k miles £10,700s

Nissan Qashqai 1.5DCI N-Tech, 10 reg, 102k miles £6,500s

Nissan Qashqai 1.6i Visia, 10 reg, 12k miles £8,850s

Nissan Qashqai 1.6i Acenta, 2010/60, 34k miles £9,050s

Nissan Qashqai +2 2.0DCI Visia, 09 reg, 45k miles £8,250s

Nissan Qashqai +2 1.5DCI Acenta, 10 reg, 41k miles £9,450s

Peugeot 207 1.4S 3-dr, 2010/59, 46k miles £3,500s

Peugeot 407 SW 2.0HDI 136 SE, 2008/58, 180k miles £1,250s

Porsche Panamera 3.0V6 D auto, 12 reg, 12k miles £50,000s

Porsche Panamera BCA 9 Oct 13

Ren Meg 1.9DCI 130 Dyn TomTom est, 11 reg, 69k miles £5,950s

Ren Lag 2.0DCI 130 Dyn S TomTom est, 2010/60, 89k miles £5,950s

SEAT Leon 2.0TDI CR 170 FR, 10 reg, 38k miles £9,300s

Suzuki Alto 1.0 SZ4, alys, a/c, 10 reg, 77k miles £2.500s

Toyota Avensis 1.8i V/T Multi/S T4 est, 2010/60, 61k miles £7,900s

VW Golf VI 2.0TDI Tech GT, lthr, 2012/12, 3k miles £16,100s

VW Scirocco 2.0TDI 140, 2009/59, 64k miles £10,150s

VW Passat 2.0TDI Tech SE, 12 reg, 36k miles £12,050s

VW Tiguan 2.0TDI Tech S 2WD, 2010/60. 22k miles £12,200s

Volvo S60 1.6D DrivE 115 R Design, 2011/61, 20k miles £12,700s

Volvo XC60 2.0 D3 163 DrivE, 11 reg, 22k miles £16,200s


Nissan Juke 61 BCA 9 Oct 13 Txt


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Andy Midd    on 10 October 2013

Nice report. Those DS4 resale values are looking poor. Despite the target buyer, these are way off the premium brands on resale.

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