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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 Products Chapter

Used car dealers sell used light vehicles, including cars and trucks. Used vehicle sales have risen over the past five years. According to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, used vehicles generated 56.6% of total vehicle sales in 2000; in 2011, they accounted for 65.0% of revenue (latest data available).

Used light trucks

In 2014, used light trucks are expected to account for 54.4% of industry revenue. The Ford F-series trucks are the most popular trucks among consumers. Growth in used truck sales has fluctuated over the past five years. While demand declined during the recessionary years, it has since picked up, especially in the western provinces where there is a significant rural population... 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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