The prices of the used cars suffered a jump after the devaluation ordered by the Government on August 14, according to data published by the Automotive Chamber of Commerce.
Despite this drop, in August 162,403 were sold used vehicles, which represented an increase of 12.99% compared to the same month in 2022 (143,726 units). If compared to July (154,367 vehicles), the growth was 5.21%.
In the first eight months of the year, 1,114,700 used vehicles were sold, an increase of 3.95% compared to the same period in 2022 (1,072,343 units).
“August’s growth in all variables has a before and after the devaluation. Before, the sector had been experiencing ups and downs: one month it went up and another it went down. Suddenly we found ourselves with a market that, although it is not paralyzed, both the consultations and the operations fell 70%“Lamas said.
“There were new price lists and dollarized, something that had not been happening until now and more surcharges. Today there are differences of up to 100% in a car of the same model and year“said Lamas.
Said “The new update of the tax base of the Internal Tax will lead to accommodation of prices and our companies to gradually return to working normally.”
He Volkswagen Gol was the best seller, with almost 10 thousand units, while in second place was the Chevrolet Corsa, with about 5,500, and third the truck Toyota Hilux, with just under 5,200.
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- VW Gol and Trend: 9,973
- Chevrolet Corsa and Classic: 5,494
- Toyota Hilux: 5,163
- Renault Clio: 3,927
- Ford Ranger: 3,763
- Ford Fiesta: 3,759
- EcoSport: 3,454
- VW Amarok: 3,308
- Fiat Palio: 3,254
- Toyota Corolla: 3,185
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