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Used Car Dealers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Used Car Dealers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44112CA | Feb 2014

Revving up: Renewed demand for used vehicles and higher prices will drive industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Used Car Dealers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
13,345
Businesses
6,400
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As a result of the recession that began in late 2008, consumers facing unemployment and limited disposable income avoided large discretionary purchases, such as cars. Beginning in 2010, however, the economy began to improve and consumer spending began to rise. Rising demand for used vehicles, particularly for those five years and older, will likely lead growth in the next five years. Nonetheless, many firms are expected to forgo significant expansion of their operations. Rather than expanding into new markets with new locations, dealers will instead prefer to increase inventory at their existing retail outlets, hoping to leverage higher sales from an existing customer base... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is generally spread according to share of population. According to the Automotive Industry Association of Canada, 51.0% of two-person households and 57.0% of four-person households have at least two vehicles. The majority of industry sales are completed in Ontario and Quebec, which combine for an estimated 66.5% of sales volume in 2014, according to data sourced from Statistics Canada. With a population of more than 34.0 million dispersed over a large geographic area, the majority of the population tends to live in the southern part of the country, which is also the home to 17 of Canada's largest cities. For example, about 62.0% of the Canadian population lives in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Used Car Dealers Industry?

This industry sells used passenger vehicles, including cars, light trucks, sports utility vehicles and vans. Used car dealers also provide parts and repair services, as well as financing and insurance.

Industry Products
Used light trucksUsed cars
 
Industry Activities
Selling used carsSelling used light trucksWholesaling used vehiclesOffering vehicle financing


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