Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motor Vehicle Dealers Market Research Report | ANZSIC G3911 | Jun 2015

Hitting a speed bump: Consumer preferences for small cars have reduced revenue

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Dealers market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has had a bumpy ride for the past five years, despite rebounding strongly after the global financial crisis. Industry revenue has declined, largely due to high fuel prices encouraging consumers to purchase smaller, cheaper and more fuel-efficient cars. As a result, dealerships have been selling higher volumes of cheaper small cars and lower volumes of more expensive large cars, resulting in per-unit revenue declining. Additionally, the combination of strong price competition, improved production efficiencies overseas, a reduction in the motor vehicle tariff and a high Australian dollar has forced overall prices down. While lower prices have benefited the industry by supporting demand, industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised 0.6%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's product segmentation reflects vehicles sold by motor vehicle dealers and does not include vehicle servicing or the sale of parts and accessories. The segmentation is based on all vehicle sales, which includes both new and used cars. The industry has been divided according to the types of vehicles sold by motor vehicle dealers, excluding commercial and heavy-duty trucks.

Sports utility vehicles

Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) feature a wagon-style body, high ground clearance, a light-truck chassis, and can have up to 12 cylinders of engine power. Despite a shift in consumer preference towards smaller cars, SUVs have remained stable as a share of revenue over the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry?

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry includes dealerships primarily engaged in selling new or used motor vehicles to consumers, companies and government entities.

Industry Products
Light passenger carsSmall passenger carsMedium passenger carsLarge passenger carsOther vehiclesCompact SUVsSports utility vehiclesUtility vehicles
Industry Activities
New motor vehicle retailingUsed motor vehicle retailing

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