Ukrainians massively import used cars with gasoline engines »GoGetNews News

24.4 thousand used cars imported from abroad passed their first registration in Ukraine in August, Ukravtoprom reports. This figure exceeded last year’s August registrations of imported second-hand passenger cars by 2.4 times. As a result, used cars covered 3/4 of the primary passenger car market, a year earlier their share was 58%.

Cars over 10 years old accounted for 36% of primary registrations of used cars. The oldest car to receive a Ukrainian registration number in August was the 1987 Buick Regal.

Choosing a used foreign car, Ukrainians more often preferred cars with gasoline engines. Last month, such cars covered almost 49% of primary registrations of imported used cars. At the same time, the share of diesel cars was 39%, cars with HBO – more than 7%, almost 3% were electric cars and 2% hybrids.

The most popular brand of the month remains Volkswagen. Almost 4,000 cars of this German company changed their foreign owners to Ukrainian. The second most popular was Skoda, 2060 used cars of which were imported and registered in Ukraine in August.

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In third place – Renault with the result of 2002 cars. Ford cars showed the fourth result – 1930 Ukrainians chose them. Closes the five leaders of Opel, in the classification of which 1618 Ukrainian numbers.

Since the beginning of the year, 298.5 thousand used cars have received Ukrainian registration, which is 4.8 times more than in the same period in 2018.

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