Sales of used cars fell by 86%
Sales of used cars in January-April of this year fell by 86% compared to the same period in 2013 - to 5544 units.
This was reported by the press service of the association "Ukravtoprom," the "UNIAN" informed.
According to the association, sales of used commercial vehicles during this period decreased by 89% - to 4151 units, passenger cars - by 54% to 1193 units, buses - by 69% to 200 units.
In April, sales of used cars at the primary market amounted to 1057 units, which is 92% lower than that in April 2013, and 9% lower than that in March.
According to the "Ukravtoprom", the sale in the most popular among new cars segment of commercial vehicles in April fell to 858 units, which is 93% lower than that in April last year, and 3% higher than that in March 2014.
In April, 20 old buses were sold, which constitutes 17% of the total number of buses sold in April.
Sales of used passenger cars at the primary market in April totaled 179 units, or 2% of the total number of cars sold in April.
According to the association, the share of used cars at the primary car market of Ukraine in April of this year was 11.3%.
Among commercial vehicles and buses, in April 2014, Mercedes-Benz (175 pieces), Renault (166 pieces) and Volkswagen (105 pieces) were the most popular.