Market of used cars of premium brands decreased by 13%
OREANDA-NEWS. October 26, 2015. According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", the market of used cars of premium brands for the first 9 months of 2015 was 318,000 units. It is less by 13% than in the same period of the last year (365 thousand units).
The most popular premium brand in the used car market is Mercedes-Benz. In January-September of 2015 79,595 "Mercedes" cars changed their owners. It is less by 12% than in the same period of the last year.
In the second place the eternal rival of "Mercedes" - Bavarian brand BMW that is very fond of Russians. For 9 months of 2015 it was resold 75552 BMW cars (-13%). The third position in this segment of market is kept by Audi - 65,843 units (-16%). Total German trio occupies almost 70% of used cars in the segment "Premium".
However, there are also other premium brands that Russians buy not only new but also second-hand. The top-10 of premium brands for the first 9 months of 2015 included: Lexus (27364 units), Volvo (22697 units), Land Rover (18316 units), Infiniti (12396 units), Porsche (6326 units), Cadillac (2794 units) and Jaguar (2384 units).