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Get top tips on using Compare to evaluate actual and forecast residual values across European markets.

Use the most up-to-date residual value data across Europe

Sudden changes in the market can quickly throw you off track. Our advice is to regularly review your residual value strategies and always work with the latest data.

That’s why our data methodologies are strict – to ensure you have the most accurate residual value data possible.

To explore the most up-to-date residual value developments in your markets, log in now.

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Get the most out of Compare

Our experts have designed Compare to offer easy access to a full range of residual value comparison capabilities

Maximise Compare’s full potential to:

  • Instantly capture residual value trends on an easy-to-use interface
  • Stay ahead of the curve with reliable data that’s updated regularly
  • Analyse trends with ease using a robust segmentation structure
  • Access a complete market view from anywhere at your fingertips

How to use Compare as a manufacturer

High residual values have a direct positive effect on new car sales. So, manufacturers like you use Compare’s full list of features to:

  • Determine the long-term effect of pricing on the new-car market
  • Avoid discounting cars to leasing companies by improving residual values
  • Boost brand reputation by creating models that remain attractive for longer
  • Inform internal positioning strategies that are key to company-wide success

And sell more cars for a higher profit.


How to use Compare as a fleet & leasing company

As a professional that manages vehicle fleets and leasing contracts, staying on top of residual value developments is critical to your company’s financial stability. Maximise Compare’s potential to:

  • Determine around 85% of leasing rates
  • Identify vehicles with highest residual value and lowest cost of ownership
  • Gain competitive price-point advantages against market rivals
  • Establish a trusted reputation amongst customers
  • Remarket vehicles at the best time for the highest profit margins

How do I get started with Compare?

Compare is designed to help you navigate residual value and vehicle data with ease. To get started, open Compare and:

  1. Select the models you want to investigate
  2. Identify the strongest and weakest performers by vehicle and market
  3. Define model positioning by setting competitive prices for vehicles or leasing contracts
  4. Take action to exploit cross-border opportunities, close gaps and reduce financial risks
  5. Boost your sales and remarketing performance

Explore how Compare can help your business thrive

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Compare enables you to benchmark: 

  • a single model variant across 15 countries 
  • a model against its full competitive peer group 
  • new car prices, actual residual values and forecasts 
  • more than 100,000 new cars models 
  • over 200,000 used car models 
  • more than 1 million different equipment items 
  • equipment and specification strategy to identify the options that have the greatest impact on values 

100K new vehicles and 200K used vehicles across 15 markets

Compare currently tracks vehicles across 15 markets: 

  • Austria 
  • Belgium 
  • Czech Republic 
  • France 
  • Germany 
  • Hungary 
  • Italy 
  • Netherlands 
  • Poland 
  • Portugal 
  • Slovakia 
  • Spain 
  • Sweden 
  • Switzerland 
  • United Kingdom 

There are several reasons you may want to do this, including to: 

  • Address under performance and build on positions of strength 
  • Evaluate the impact of specification on used car values 
  • Identify opportunities and educate sales teams on model differentiators 
  • Analyse and adapt product strategy to remain attractive to fleet customers and consumers 
  • Design pricing policies and incentives. 

We update Compare’s data monthly. We offer an independent analysis that you can trust to provide accurate results. 

Automotive professionals trust our data due to three main factors: 

  1. We feed expert-reviewed data into our systems daily, to ensure you are always in line with the current market. 
  1. Our market specialists combine their local expertise with state-of-the-art machine learning, then benchmark against market observations to ensure maximum accuracy. 
  1. Our databases are built from original manufacturing sources covering 99% of vehicles, so we can provide all the relevant technical information for up to 20 years historically. 

See why else automotive professionals trust our data.