Retail prices for sleeper tractors increased 17 percent in 2011 compared to 2010, according to a new report by the ATD/NADA Official Commercial Truck Guide.
Used Class 8 commercial trucks also had about 10 percent higher mileage in 2011 than in 2010, according to the February Guidelines report. The average sleeper truck by dealers in 2011 was just less than 6 years old, cost $46,436 and had 523,272 miles.
Among other highlights of the report:
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