New knowledge from AutoTrader reveals the hottest on-line used automobile searches in South Africa in terms of body type.
The web car market famous an all-time file excessive of over 319 million on-line automobile searches carried out throughout the first half of 2021.
This is revealed in the group’s 2021 AutoTrader Mid-12 months Business Report, which gives exact knowledge in terms of the used car market in South Africa.
“We have seen a 48% increase in body-type searches year-on-year indicating that there is more of a consumer need to search by body type. Consumer buying behaviour in this area has also been influenced by more brands having released various shapes of the “same” mannequin,” AutoTrader stated.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Audi A3 for instance, are each obtainable as a hatchback or sedan, whereas Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux come in each single, prolonged and double-cabs.
As the quickest rising body type globally, it was no shock that SUVs had the highest body-type searches on AutoTrader. Single and double-cab bakkies nevertheless nonetheless continued to generate excessive search volumes ensuing in bakkies retaining the highest client consideration when you mix single and double-cabs.
Volkswagen leads the body-type particular searches showing in 4 of the high 6 classes in addition to dominating the high 3 for hatchbacks.