Used Car Market Breaks One Million in 2016

PRESS RELEASE

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (8th February) that used transactions for private cars were in excess of 1 million transactions in 2016 – the highest level since Cartell.ie started recording results.

Cartell.ie considered all transactions for private cars (including imports) in the market in 2016 including private to private sales, imported by private, trade to trade sales, trade-ins, and trade to private transactions. The total number of transactions for the year was 1,014,376 up from 943,995 in 2015 (+7%).

Cartell.ie next examined the total number of transactions in the used market for all vehicle types and found that 2016 had been a record year with 1,200,695. This was up from 1,125,816 in 2015 (+7%).

John Byrne, Legal and Public Relations Manager, Cartell.ie says:

The used vehicle market had a record year in 2016. We recorded over 1 million transactions for private cars – the first time we have reached this milestone since Cartell.ie started recording results. Overall the used market was up 7% year-on-year and we anticipate further growth in 2017.

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Note to Editor:

Most Popular Models by Transaction in 2016 vs 2015 (used cars including imports)

(Source: Cartell.ie Carstat)

2016 2015
1 FOCUS FOCUS
2 GOLF GOLF
3 PASSAT PASSAT
4 COROLLA COROLLA
5 AVENSIS AVENSIS
6 ASTRA ASTRA
7 A4 A4
8 FIESTA FIESTA
9 YARIS MONDEO
10 POLO YARIS
11 MONDEO MICRA
12 CORSA POLO

 

About Cartell.ie

Cartell.ie was set up in 2006 to help buyers make an informed choice when buying a used vehicle – including imported vehicles – by providing a user-friendly and cost-effective vehicle data checking service. Cartell.ie is a totally independent company and fully Irish owned.

For further information please contact John Byrne on 087 4199018 or at john at cartell.ie or check out www.cartell.ie  for further information.

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