August 2021: what used cars Ukrainians bought during the holidays
In general, in August 2021 on the secondary market Ukrainians bought 130,439 pieces. passenger cars with mileage.There is a noticeable seasonal decline in sales of used cars, but this is the second most successful month in 2021.
Compared to the previous month ( July 2021 ), the total market volume decreased by 6.9%. The share of used car imports in the structure of the secondary market decreased from 41% to 39%, the share of domestic resale increased from 59% to 61%.
Compared to August 2020, the total market volume decreased by only 0.5%. The structure of the market also changed in favor of imports: its share increased from 31% to 39%.
The most popular models on the secondary market
Compared to the previous month (July 2021), the tastes of Ukrainians remain almost unchanged. Small changes took place in the last three: Skoda Fabia rose one step — from 9th to 8th place; Hyundai Sonata dropped two positions down — from 8th to 10th place. Opel Zafira dropped out of the ranking, while Renault Scenic came in 9th place.
- Volkswagen Passat — 5,772 pcs.
- Skoda Octavia — 4,662 шт.
- Volkswagen Golf — 4,240 pcs.
- Daewoo Lanos/Sens — 3,471 шт.
- Renault Megane — 3,041 pcs.
- Ford Focus - 2,790 pcs.
- Opel Astra — 2 143 pcs.
- Skoda Fabia — 1,902 pcs.
- Renault Scenic — 1,762 шт.
- Hyundai Sonata — 1,709 шт.
The most popular models, domestic resale
In the ranking of domestic resale of used cars in Ukraine in August 2021, there was only one change: Renault Megane and Ford Focus swapped places.
- Daewoo Lanos/Sens — 3,454 pcs.
- Volkswagen Passat — 2,598 pcs.
- Skoda Octavia — 2 373 pcs.
- Volkswagen Golf — 1,785 шт.
- VAZ 2109/21099 — 1,650 pcs.
- Ford Focus — 1,291 шт.
- Renault Megane — 1,260 pcs.
- Chevrolet Aveo/Kalos — 1 197 шт.
- Skoda Fabia — 1 083 pcs.
- Opel Astra — 1,002 pcs.
The most popular models imported from abroad
As for used cars from abroad, the preferences of Ukrainians also proved to be stable. Compared to last month, the ranking of the most popular cars with mileage recorded only one change: the Hyundai Sonata dropped out, while the Audi A4 appeared in 10th place. This model is one of the most popular among the so-called "Eurobills", preferential customs clearance of which lasts from June 15, 2021.
- Volkswagen Passat — 3,174 pcs.
- Volkswagen Golf — 2,455 pcs.
- Skoda Octavia — 2 289 pcs.
- Renault Megane — 1,781 шт.
- Ford Focus — 1,499 шт.
- Opel Zafira — 1 201 pcs.
- Renault Scenic — 1,159 шт.
- Opel Astra — 1,141 шт.
- Audi A6 — 979 pcs.
- Audi A4 — 873 pcs.
Read about the market of new cars and other categories of vehicles in the following publications of the Institute of Car Market Research.