Best-selling used cars have … more than 10 years!

Best-selling used cars have ... more than 10 years!

He used-car market is getting stronger. In the past Month of May were sold in Spain a total of 167,224 cars and SUVs equipment, representing had a 17.34 percent more than in the same month of 2016. This increase was far above what they have gone up sales of new cars, which have remained at 1.11 percent, as reported by the National Association of Vehicle Dealers (Ancove).

Sales of used cars, older vehicles are those that have gained prominence. And it is that in May, nearly 60 percent of cars sold (100,860 units) had over 10 years. Sales compared to May last year increased by 22.48 percent. However, the biggest increase sales, one 27.08 percent, occurred in the models between 0 and 5 years with 39,496 units reached 23.62 percent of the second-hand market in May. The increase in sales of younger vehicles denotes a increasing weight of zero kilometers acquired by the dealers themselves to be resold at a discount. In fact, the segment of vehicles between 0-5 years, groups mostly units of less than one year old from zero kilometers and repurchases of brands of car rental using the formula by-back.

Cars between 5 and 10 years continue scarcer, and reduce sales by 7.62% over the same month of 2016. With 26,868 units occupied 16.07 percent of VO purchases last month. In the case of units between 0-10 years, 79 percent originated in companies (Dealers or leasing companies) and alquiladoras.

Instead, in the case of models over 10 years, individuals contribute 65 percent of vehicles are resold on the market.

Older individuals sell cars

National Vehicle Dealers Association takes time warning of risks involved in the parallel market of individuals, outside legal channels traders, since in most cases the sales are made by seudoprofesionales engaged in the unsecured reselling cars and failing to comply with other legal or tax obligations.

According to the data handled Ancove, almost half (45.6%) of used cars in the Spanish market are sold by private cases, according to records of the DGT. Of particular concern if one considers that the vast majority (80% percent) vehicles that sell these particular cases over 10 years old and the remaining approaching that age. These vehicles often suffer from irregularities, as many have not even passed the ITV and even they are not current in paying fines or cases weighing embargoes on cars are given. "For this reason, says the president of Ancove, Elías Iglesias, the Government should face reality and regulate a parallel market increases pollution levels and road safety, because the cars do not pass the checks to which they are subjected traders ".

Seat Ibiza, the best-selling used car

The best-selling second-hand market in May was the model Seat Ibiza, with 6,660 cars, followed by Volkswagen Golf, with 5,807, and Renault Megane with 5,251. However, the ranking varies by regions and provinces. In Aragon, the defendant in VO model was the Opel Astra; Canary Islands, the Volkswagen Polo; in Castilla La Mancha, the Citroen C3; and Valencia, the Ford Focus.

Best selling models CC.AA.

May 2017

CC.AA

Model

sales VO

Andalusia

Seat Ibiza

1,300

Renault Megane

1,001

VW Golf

931

Aragon

Opel Astra

196

Opel Corsa

159

Seat Ibiza

119

Asturias

Renault Megane

136

Seat Ibiza

135

VW Golf

128

Balearics

Seat Ibiza

238

Renault Clio

195

VW Golf

179

Canary Islands

VW Polo

809

Renault Clio

408

VW Golf

382

Cantabria

Renault Megane

77

Seat Ibiza

64

VW Golf

61

Castilla la Mancha

Citroen C3

464

Citroën C4 Citroën Cactus

387

Peugeot 2008

317

Castilla y León

Renault Megane

361

BMW 3 Series

281

Seat Ibiza

265

Catalonia

VW Golf

1,223

Seat Ibiza

1,097

Seat Leon

783

Ceuta

Mercedes C Class

10

Seat Ibiza

10

VW Golf

9

Estremadura

Seat Ibiza

166

Renault Megane

125

Opel Astra

99

Galicia

Seat Ibiza

364

VW Golf

358

Renault Megane

299

The Rioja

Opel Astra

fifty

Renault Megane

3. 4

BMW 3 Series

33

Madrid

Seat Ibiza

752

BMW 3 Series

714

Renault Megane

681

Melilla

Mercedes Class E

60

Mercedes C Class

36

Mitsubishi Montero

22

Murcia

Seat Ibiza

251

VW Golf

243

Renault Megane

196

Navarre

Seat Ibiza

93

Opel Astra

92

VW Golf

89

Basque Country

VW Golf

264

Opel Astra

252

Seat Ibiza

242

Valenciana

Ford Focus

687

Seat Ibiza

664

Renault Megane

601

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