Used Car Sales Volume in UAE is Driven by Rising Demand for Used Super Cars, Convertible and Luxury Sedan and Improved Transparency in Arriving at Final Price along with Company Warranty and Finance Options : Ken Research


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According to Ken Research report titled UAE Used Car and Auto Classified Market Outlook to 2022 – By Revenue Streams (Commission, Paid Listings, Banner Advertisement), By Export and Domestic Salesmost car dealership exist in clusters, however the big players in the market have expanded outside their clusters in order to reach out to the customers easily. Prices, value added service, and brand reputation are expected to continue to remain the key parameters for deciding the market leader. Other factors that are expected to have positive impact on the revenue generated in the market include demand for antique and supercars in domestic market, easy availability of financing and declining age of used cars.

Positioning of Used Cars Market in UAE

The market for used car is in consolidation phase in UAE. It has witnessed a positive CAGR in the past five years (2012-2017) even though the new car sales have followed a dome shaped curve. The growth was mainly driven by improving quality of used cars, better post sales services and improved documentation assistance for large number of expatriates and others factors. The passion for cars especially in antique and super/luxury car segment in the country is one of the biggest reasons that more players are entering the market. The market witnessed entry of few new players which has altered the competitive landscape in the last few years.

The market is driven by both domestic as well as export sales. The share of export of sales is more than domestic sales. In domestic sales, B2B/B2C dealership has the majority share while Crossover has the majority of used car sales volume. Japan based manufactured cars contributed the largest sales.

Regulatory Changes and Transparency in Operation to Drive the Used Car Market

There have been a number of regulatory changes such as implication of VAT that has impacted the market. Some of the key challenges that exist in the market such as price discrepancy, lack of standardization poor knowledge about history of car, lack of access to professional help for evaluation are being in the process of elimination and it is expected to have positive impact on sales of used cars.

Companies Covered:-

Used Car Dealerships:, Al-Futtaim, Arabian Automobiles, Al Naboodah, Elite Cars, Al Tayar,

Classified Used Car Retailing Websites

Carmudi, Yalla Motors, Dubizzle

Key Segments Covered:-

By Type of Regions:- Dubai, Sharjah, Abudhabi, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman

By Sales Channel: B2B/B2C Dealers, C2C Classifieds

By Type of Cars:- Crossover, Luxury SUV, Full Size Sedan, Premium Sedan, Luxury Sedan, Full Size SUV, Convertible, Super Car, Coupe, Entry Level Sedan, Hatchback, Luxury Hatchback, Pick-Up Trucks

Key Target Audience:-

Used Cars Dealerships

Classified Used Car Retailing Websites

Used Car Buyers

Used car Sellers

Keywords Covered In this report:- Average Price Used Car UAE, Car Ownership Period Used Car UAE, Inspection Used Car UAE, Best Selling Used Car UAE, Online Used Car Sales UAE, Auto Paid Listing UAE, Export Used Cars UAE, Dubai Used Car Market, Sharjah Used Car Industry, Preowned Car Market Abu Dhabi, Used Car Market UAE, Revenue UAE, Al Futtaim Revenue UAE

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