Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Motor Vehicle Dealers industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.9%

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has had a bumpy ride over the past five years. The industry's performance has been strongly linked to the sale of new motor vehicles. Early in the past five-year period, high fuel prices encouraged consumers to purchase smaller, cheaper and more fuel-efficient cars. Although fuel prices have since fallen considerably, consumer preferences have continued to shift towards smaller vehicles in response to increased environmental awareness and periods of negative consumer sentiment. Therefore, dealerships have been selling higher volumes of cheaper small cars than costlier large cars, resulting in average revenue per vehicle sold declining. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.9% over the f...
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Motor Vehicle Dealers industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Motor Vehicle Dealers industry is projected to grow over the next five years, with new vehicle sales expected to drive the industry's performance over the period. The ongoing shift in consumer demand towards fuel-efficient cars is anticipated to further stimulate new car sales. The Australian dollar is forecast to appreciate over the next five years, alleviating cost pressures on imported cars. Free trade agreements (FTAs) and lower production costs, stemming from economies of scale in vehicle manufacturing countries, are projected to contribute to the motor vehicle price index declining over the next five years. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $XX.X billio...
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Motor Vehicle Dealers industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $60bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 5,425
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 78,726

Biggest companies in the Motor Vehicle Dealers industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia industry include Automotive Holdings Group Limited and A P Eagers Limited.

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What is Motor Vehicle Dealers industry?

Industry Definition

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry includes dealerships primarily engaged in selling new or used motor vehicles to consumers, companies and government entities. Industry firms also offer after-sale services for motor vehicles.

Industry Products and Services

  • Commercial vehicles
  • Small passenger vehicles
  • Medium passenger vehicles
  • Large passenger cars and other vehicles
  • After-sale service
  • Compact SUVs
  • Sports utility vehicles (SUVs)
  • Utility vehicles

Industry Activities

  • New motor vehicle retailing
  • Used motor vehicle retailing
  • After-sale services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry includes dealerships primarily engaged in selling new or used motor vehicles to consumers, companies and government entities. Industry firms also offer after-sale services for motor vehicles.

Main Activities

  • New motor vehicle retailing
  • Used motor vehicle retailing
  • After-sale services

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

New passenger motor vehicle sales account for a significant proportion of revenue for industry firms. Therefore, higher new vehicle sales typically boost ...
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New passenger motor vehicle sales
Real household discretionary income
Motor vehicle price index
Business confidence index

Current Performance

Affordable cars
Business sales
Import penetration
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Import tariffs
Competitive market
Oil slump
 Table: Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Taxi and Limousine Transport in Australia
Passenger Car Rental and Hiring in Australia
Consumers




Key Selling Industries

Motor Vehicle Manufacturing in Australia
Motor Vehicle Wholesaling in Australia
Motor Vehicle Electrical Services in Australia
Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance in Australia



Products & Services

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry's product segmentation reflects vehicles sold by motor vehicle dealers and vehicle servicing. The sale of parts and acc...
Business customers
Government and other customers




Demand Determinants

Demand for motor vehicles largely depends on the ability and willingness of consumers and businesses to purchase big-ticket items. Demand increases when m...
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Major Markets

Business customers
Government and other customers





 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry exhibits low market share concentration. The industry has many dealerships servicing the new and used car markets in Au...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Automotive Holdings Group Limited (AHG) is an Australian public company established in 1952. After being listed on the Perth Stock Exchange in 1955, the c...
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Automotive Holdings Group

 Table: Automotive Holdings Group - financial performance

A P Eagers

 Table: A P Eagers - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry displays low capital intensity. In 2018-19, for every dollar spent on wages, industry firms invest an estimated $0.05 i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Motor Vehicle Dealers in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

CAB CHASSIS

PEOPLE MOVER

SPORTS UTILITY VEHICLES (SUVS)

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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
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