For a while now, and undoubtedly due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus, the used vehicle market has grown strongly, as evidenced by the report of the MSI consultancy carried out for the Faconauto dealer association.
According to this report, 184,940 transfers were made in September, which means 12.1% more compared to the same period in 2019. With this data, the proportion is 2.6 used vehicles sold for each new car sold.
The age groups that have driven this rise have been vehicles from 1 to 5 years old. Segment 1 to 2 years has increased its sales by 63.2%; that of 2 to 3, 42.3% and that of 3 to 5 years has risen by 34.1%. This section is the one that mainly serves the dealer channel, which accounted for 20.3% of the market last month, having increased their transfers by 21.8%.
In relation to other sales channels, the most They have risen are that of renting, with 47.1%, and business and import channels, with 23.2 and 20.6%, respectively. For its part, buying and selling increased by 11% in the individual channel.
The fuel most demanded by buyers was once again diesel –Which represents 60% of the market–, increasing its transfers by 10.3%. Gasoline, for its part, experienced a 15% increase compared to the same month in 2019. The greater demand for electric cars, with 455 units, 51.7% more than the previous year, although it must be taken into account that it was the segment with the highest potential growth margin.