Sales of used cars in Ukraine soar by 4.5 times in ten months

15:42, 10 November 2017

Sales of used vehicles in Ukraine's primary market formed by imports rose by 4.5 times in January-October 2017 year-over-year (y-o-y), to 44,000 cars, according to the Ukrautoprom Association's press service.

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Some 5,496 cars with mileage, accounting for 42% of the primary market, were registered in October 2017 alone, which was 78% up y-o-y.

In October, Volkswagen was in the lead with 977 sold cars, which was 55% of the total number of registrations of the brand.

The Renault brand ranked second with 945 used cars sold, which accounted for 59%.

Read alsoUkraine boosts vehicle output by over 77% in nine monthsThe Skoda car brand has retained the third position since the beginning of the year with 649 used cars sold in October.

The Opel brand ranked fourth: 426 cars with mileage sold, which accounted for 93% of the total number of registrations of this brand.

UNIAN memo. Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association Ukrautoprom was created in 1997. Its founders include more than 20 leading Ukrainian enterprises of the automotive industry. Among them are Zaporizhia-based ZAZ Plc., Lviv-based bus manufacturer LAZ Plc., Kremenchuk-based truck manufacturer AutoKrAZ PJSC, and others.

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