Used Car Dealers in Canada: Market Research Report

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Used Car Dealers in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 44112CA | Nov 2015

Revved up: Rising demand for used vehicles will drive growth prospects

IBISWorld’s Used Car Dealers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Used Car Dealers industry has shifted gears since the economic downturn and has taken off at full speed. During the recovery, relatively high unemployment and limited disposable income caused consumers to cut back on discretionary purchases, such as cars. However, as economic conditions improved and consumer spending began to rise again, consumers released pent-up demand for big-ticket purchases, such as automobiles. In the coming years, rising demand for used vehicles, particularly for those five years and older, will foster industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Used Car Dealers industry has a moderate level of capital intensity, spending about $0.24 on capital for every dollar spent on labour. Used car dealers require fairly minimal capital, typically limited to a few computers, vehicle diagnostic equipment and sales space. The majority of this industry's investments are in the form of vehicle stock, which is held-for-sale and not depreciated. Many dealerships further reduce their capital investment by foregoing parts and services departments and focusing purely on vehicle sales... 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 vehiclesParts and servicesFinancing and insurance
Industry Activities
Selling used carsSelling used light trucksWholesaling used vehiclesOffering vehicle financing

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