Model Year Share shows the percentage share of2012 and 2013, and 2014 model year vehicles sold within the last month versus vehicles associated with a other model year sold.
For December 2014, the makes together with the highest percentage of 2013 Model Year Share are Hyundai, Lincoln, smart and Jaguar and Nissan. Model year 2014 vehicles make up many of the market this month at 57.8%.
Generally, the higher the model year share value, the greater the discount a consumer should expect to receive on that given model. Furthermore, it reflects that dealers are more inclined to cut deals on a 2013. At this time of the season, many brand’s model year mix are predominantly composed of 2014’s.