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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has moderate barriers to entry. Many dealerships are operated under franchise agreements. These can act as a barrier to entry in the industry, as franchisors are able to decide when, where and if further franchise agreements will be let. Franchise agreements may also specify expected sales targets and performance measures. These factors can make it difficult for prospective franchisees to enter the industry.

The costs of entry into franchises, which can be substantial, can also constrain entry into new vehicle dealerships. Larger dealerships can cost up to an estimated $2 million, just for the franchise fee... 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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