The lack of 0 km hits the second-hand market: “Sales are not picking up”, say the agencies

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Declining used car sales. PICTURED: NA/MARIANO SANCHEZ.

The first quarter ended down and in the sector they warn that “the supply problem is getting more and more complicated”.

In April, 130,384 transfers of Used vehicles in archives throughout Argentina, according to the usual monthly report of the Automotive Chamber of Commerce (CCA).

Although the second-hand market increased by 1.47% compared to April 2021, when 128,481 units were transferred, this is not enough for agencies: “April has passed and the market is still not rebounding” lamented the president of the CCA, Alberto Príncipe.

The sector’s crisis was reflected in the 7.05% fall it suffered from March (140,248) to April. And also in the year-to-date, which reached 510,023 vehicles and down 6.07% compared to the first quarter of last year. At that time, 542,982 used cars were sold.

“With a narrow production of terminals to meet internal demand, the problem of supplying 0 km and used cars is getting more and more complicated “Prince said.

Top 10 used cars

The CCA has published the ranking of second-hand vehicles that made the most transfers in the registers for the month of April in Argentina:

  1. Volkswagen Gol and Gol Tendance : 7,858 transfers in April
  2. Chevrolet Corsa and Classic : 4,721
  3. toyota hilux : 4,043
  4. renault clio : 3,334
  5. Ford Fiesta : 2,993
  6. fiat palio : 2,949
  7. ford ranger : 2,563
  8. Ford Focus : 2,500
  9. Ford Ka : 2,493
  10. Ford Eco Sport : 2,490

How much is your used car worth in May?

the used car price It depends on many variables, mainly on its state of conservation. However, despite the fact that the figures may vary by seller, the CCA publishes the average values ​​of the agencies in the sector on a monthly basis.

Then you can check the suggested price in May 2022 of all used cars on the market which are sold in Argentina and were manufactured from 2008 to here. For vehicles produced before this date, the CCA has no official values.

The CEC explains that the values ​​of used motor vehicles expressed in this guide are estimates and made on the basis of operations carried out and periodic surveys of the commercial sector, composed of established traders.

“These values ​​are plausible variations depending on the state of operation, conservation or other circumstances . Likewise, it is specified that the aforementioned values ​​do not include transfer costs, insurance, freight and debts, among other variables,” they indicate from the CCA.

At the same time, they indicated that the prices of automobiles at 0 km are the values ​​of the lists offered for sale to the public which appear in the lists issued the previous month by the factories and the terminal importers, without including the freight and the patents. and it is specified accordingly when the lists are expressed in dollars.

Source: TN

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