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US Used Car Market, By Vehicle Type (Small Cars, Mis-size Cars and Luxury Cars), By Sector (Organized Vs. Semi-Organized/Unorganized), By Fuel Type (Petrol, Diesel and CNG), Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024

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  • September 2019
  • Region: United States
  • TechSci Research
  • ID: 4846564
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The US Used Car Market is expected to register growth during the forecast period, on account of increasing proliferation of websites selling used cars, discounted after-sales services or insurance offered by used car sellers, and high rate of interest and high prices of new vehicles in the country. In 2018, number of new vehicles sold in the United States was 17.27 million, while the number was double for used vehicles in the country with 39.4 million units in the reported year.

The market can be further segmented into vehicle type, sector, fuel type and region. Based on vehicle type, the market can be separated into small cars, mid-size cars and luxury cars. Mid-size cars and small cars are the most growing segments in the market. On account of increasing demand for mid-size cars comprising SUVs, sedans and crossovers, the segment is likely to register significant growth during the forecast period.

In terms of regional analysis, the market can be segmented into West, Midwest, North East, South West and South East. Owing to increasing demand for vehicles and presence of local players, South East region is expected to witness growth in the country’s used car market in coming years. Moreover, less registration fees and less insurance price are reason to positively influence the demand for used cars in the US.

Major players operating in the country’s used car market include, Honda, Ford, Toyota, Chevrolet, Nissan, among others. Most of the companies are developing advanced technologies and producing new products in order to compete in competitive market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Years: 2014-2017
  • Base Year: 2018
  • Estimated Year: 2019
  • Forecast Period: 2020-2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the US Used Car Market size.
  • To classify and forecast the US Used Car Market based on vehicle type, sector, fuel type and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for the US Used Car Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in the US Used Car Market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for the US Used Car Market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the US Used Car Market.

The author does both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, they derived a list of used car sellers across the country. Subsequently, conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, they could include the used car sellers that are not being identified due to the limitations of secondary research. They analyzed the product offerings, distribution channels and availability of all major used car providers across the country.

The author computed the US Used Car Market size by using a bottom-up approach, where data for different end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. They derived these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing previous data of these product types and applications for getting an exact, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied.

Key Target Audience:

  • Car Manufacturers
  • Car Component Manufacturers
  • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers
  • Research organizations and consulting companies
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to used car market

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as used car providers and partners, end-users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on the market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, the US Used Car Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Market, by Vehicle Type:

  • Small Cars
  • Mid-Size Cars
  • Luxury Cars

Market, by Sector:

  • Organized
  • Unorganized

Market, by Fuel Type:

  • Petrol
  • Diesel
  • CNG

Market, by Region:

  • South East
  • South West
  • West
  • North East
  • Midwest

Competitive Landscape
Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in the US Used Car Market.

Available Customizations:
With the given market data, the author offers customizations according to a client’s specific needs.

Table of Contents

1. Product Overview2. Research Methodology3. Executive Summary4. Voice of Customer
5. US Used Car Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value
5.1.2. By Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Small Cars, Mid-Size Cars & Luxury Cars)
5.2.2. By Sector (Organized Vs. Semi-Organized/Unorganized)
5.2.3. By Fuel Type (Petrol, Diesel & CNG)
5.2.4. By Company (2018)
5.2.5. By Region
5.3. Market Attractiveness Index
6. US Mid-Size Used Car Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.1.2. By Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Sector (Organized Vs. Semi-Organized/Unorganized)
6.2.2. By Fuel Type (Petrol, Diesel & CNG)
6.3. Market Attractiveness Index
7. US Small Used Car Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.1.2. By Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Sector (Organized Vs. Semi-Organized/Unorganized)
7.2.2. By Fuel Type (Petrol, Diesel & CNG)
7.3. Market Attractiveness Index
8. US Luxury Used Car Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value
8.1.2. By Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Sector (Organized Vs. Semi-Organized/Unorganized)
8.2.2. By Fuel Type (Petrol, Diesel & CNG)
8.3. Market Attractiveness Index
9. Market Dynamics
9.1. Drivers
9.2. Challenges
10. Market Trends & Developments11. SWOT Analysis12. Policy & Regulatory Landscape13. US Economic Profile
14. Competitive Landscape
14.1. Competition Outlook
14.2. Company Profiles
14.3. Honda
14.4. Ford
14.5. Toyota
14.6. Chevrolet
14.7. Nissan
14.8. Others
15. Strategic Recommendations
(Note: The companies list can be customized based on the client requirements)

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Honda
  • Ford
  • Toyota
  • Chevrolet
  • Nissan
  • BMW
  • Mercedes Benz
  • Lexus
  • Dodge
  • Audi