Pre-registered inventory causes elevated stocking days for youthful automobiles


The fastest-selling used automobiles offered 4 days faster in August in line with the most recent statistics from Indicata, whereas pre-registered inventory diminished demand for youthful automobiles.

Common used automobile stocking days for the fastest-selling used automobile fell from 47 days in July to 43 days in August with the petrol Ford EcoSport and Tucson collectively topping the charts.

The standard summer season market slowdown and the forthcoming September plate change noticed a 2019 low of 52,282 offered used automobiles on the Indicata platform.

Usually August used demand remained robust, regardless of an elevated variety of pre-registered new automobiles coming into the market.

Neil Gilligan, Indicata UK’s enterprise improvement supervisor, “The 18-month to four-year outdated used automobiles are promoting strongly, however the sub 12-18-month outdated used automobiles are being pressured to compete with the pre-registered new automobiles coming into the market.

“This may increasingly cut back demand, have an effect on costs and enhance stocking days for youthful used automobiles throughout September and October if the aggressive pre-reg exercise continues.”

The Seat, Mercedes and Volkswagen manufacturers all carried out nicely in August, with the petrol Seat Ibiza the second fastest-selling used automobile at 45 days.

Smaller petrol used SUVs and bigger diesel SUVs are additionally promoting strongly.

Month Quickest promoting make, mannequin and gas sort* Common vendor stocking days Common worth of fastest-selling used automobile Whole offered inventory volumes on Indicata
January Dacia Sandero and Duster petrol, Ford EcoSport petrol 48 £10,840 90,000
February Ford EcoSport petrol 44 £14,065 98,500
March Hyundai Tucson petrol 39 £17,113 84,000
April Hyundai Tucson petrol 35 £16,423 80,776
Might Hyundai Tucson petrol and Vauxhall Crossland petrol X 35 £14,302 83,458
June Hyundai Tucson petrol 38 £16,198 89,731
July Mercedes A Class petrol 47 £22,016 97,170
August Ford EcoSport petrol and Hyundai Tucson petrol 43 £15,438 52,282