Used cars made up 77% of car market of Ukraine

Подержанные авто составили 77% авторынка Украины

The proportion of used cars on the automotive market of Ukraine continues to grow

With the beginning of the year Ukraine has imported more than 200 thousand used cars. Half of them are older than 10 years.

The proportion of used cars on the market of Ukraine in April increased 3.5 times in comparison with April of last year to 22.5 million units. However, their share in the passenger car market (with a new) increased by 28% to 77%. It is reported by Ukrautoprom Association.

Half of these registrations amounted to cars older than 10 years.

It is noted that in April, the Ukrainians have favoured cars with diesel engines – they accounted for 53% of primary registrations of imported cars with mileage, whereas the share of cars with petrol cars – 35% of vehicles – about 9%, and 3% were for electric cars and hybrids.

Leader of the month was Volkswagen (3.7 million), the second place Skoda (1,848 thousand), the third – Renault with the result (1,821 thousand).

High demand has also benefited the car brands Opel (1,777 million) and Ford (1,55 million).

The most popular brands of imported second-hand in April was the Volkswagen Passat – 1,514 thousand units, Skoda Octavia – 1,15 ths and Renault Megane – 1,138 thousand

According to the Association, in just four months of the current year of registration of used cars has increased 8.2 times compared to the same period of 2018 to 206,93 thousand units.

It became known yesterday that sales of new commercial vehicles in Ukraine fell by 16% and amounted to 3398 machines.

Overall in the first quarter of 2019 in Ukraine registered more than 18 thousand new cars in the amount of $550 million.

 

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