Overview

Not a bad deal: Industry growth has been driven by increased sales of lower-priced vehicles

IBISWorld’s Motor Vehicle Dealers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Dealerships have sold higher volumes of cheaper small cars in relation to more expensive large cars
  • The shift in demand towards smaller cars has driven down average revenue per vehicle sold
  • The industry is anticipated to decline over the next five years, with limited room for expansion

  • shopping_cartBUY NOW TO READ MORE

    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry has had a largely steady ride over the past five years. High fuel prices early in the five-year period encouraged consumers to purchase smaller, cheaper and more fuel-efficient cars. Dealerships have therefore been selling higher volumes of cheaper small cars at the expense of more expensive large cars, resulting in per-unit cost declining. Industry players have passed on this lower cost to consumers, which has benefited the industry by supporting demand growth, with industry revenue expected to rise at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $63.7 billion...

    shopping_cartBUY NOW TO READ MORE

    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Motor Vehicle Dealers industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to rise at an annualised 1.5% over the 10 years through 2021-22. This represents an underperformance of overall GDP, which is projected to increase at an annualised 2.5% over the same period. Although the industry's contribution to the overall economy is shrinking, motor vehicle dealers are well established in Australia and are anticipated to continue their slow growth over the next five years.

    While new car sales have undergone strong growth over the past five years, consumer preference is shifting towards cheaper, more fuel-efficient cars. Rev..

    shopping_cartBUY NOW TO READ MORE

    Additional Insights for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry are

  • Provision of superior after-sales service
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as New passenger motor vehicle sales and Real household discretionary income in the Motor Vehicle Dealers industry impact industry performance..

    shopping_cartBUY NOW TO READ MORE

    Look under the hood?

    Download a FREE sample report

    Click here to read our

    New Zealand Special Report

    Industry Products

    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 firms also offer after-sale services to motor vehicles.

    Industry Products
    Light passenger cars
    Small passenger cars
    Medium passenger cars
    Large passenger cars and other vehicles
    After-sale service
    Compact SUVs
    Sports utility vehicles
    Utility vehicles
    Industry Activities
    New motor vehicle retailing
    Used motor vehicle retailing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • New passenger motor vehicle sales
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Motor vehicle price index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Industry participation
  • Supply shock
  • Affordable cars
  • Import penetration
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • New vehicles
  • Import tariffs
  • Competitive market
  • Oil slump
  • Table: Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Taxi and Limousine Transport
  • Passenger Car Rental and Hiring
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Motor Vehicle Electrical Services
  • Motor Vehicle Engine and Parts Repair and Maintenance
  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Motor Vehicle Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Sports utility vehicles
  • Small passenger cars
  • Utility vehicles
  • Large passenger cars and other vehicles
  • Light passenger cars
  • Compact SUVs
  • Medium passenger cars
  • After-sale service
  • Chart: Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Private customers
  • Business customers
  • Government and other customers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motor Vehicle Dealers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Automotive Holdings Group Limited
  • Table: Automotive Holdings Group Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Motor Vehicle Dealers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cab Chassis
  • Vehicle with a body-on-frame design, where the cabin (or 'cab') is placed on a chassis with bare frame rails behind, allowing the consumer to modify the rear part of the vehicle.
  • People Mover
  • Large vehicle with a wagon design that has the capacity to carry seven or more passengers.
  • Sports Utility Vehicles (Suvs)
  • Vehicles based on a wagon body style, which have a high ground clearance and are built on a light-truck chassis.
  • Why buy this report?

    IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:
    • Find out about key industry trends
    • Identify threats and opportunities
    • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
    • Quickly build competitive intelligence
    This report on Motor Vehicle Dealers:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Motor Vehicle Dealers market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Motor Vehicle Dealers, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

    Contact Us

    Want to speak to a representative? Call us.

    clear