Used Car Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Used Car Dealers Market Research Report | NAICS 44112 | Jul 2015

Smooth drive: Rising disposable income levels will boost industry sales

The Used Car Dealers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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

In the five years to 2015, revenue for the Used Car Dealers industry is expected to trend higher, albeit off a low recessionary base. Because the industry relies strongly on consumers to drive revenue growth, fluctuations in disposable income dictate the direction of the industry. In the coming years, rising disposable income levels are anticipated to increase the likelihood an individual purchases a big-ticket item, such as a used automobile... purchase to read more

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The Used Car Dealers industry is highly fragmented, with nonemploying dealerships representing over 70.0% of establishments. In 2015, the top four operators are expected to account for less than 20.0% of industry revenue, with the largest used car dealer, CarMax, generating about 11.8% of revenue. Industry concentration has increased over the five years to 2015. Most of this growth has occurred at CarMax's dealerships, which have been gaining market share over smaller dealerships due to the company's unique approach to used car sales, emphasizing convenience and quality. Traditional used car dealerships differ significantly from this approach, preferring to maximize profit on each individual sale.

The industry is firmly in the mature phase of its life cycle... purchase to read more


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What is the Used Car Dealers Industry?

This industry sells used passenger vehicles, including passenger cars, light trucks, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and passenger vans. Used car dealers also provide financing and insurance services.

Industry Products
Used vehiclesParts and servicesFinancing and insurance
Industry Activities
Used automobileUsed light truckVehicle financing

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