Four Fast Facts

The average Australian vehicle lifespan is 10.1 years, with over 30% of vehicles only being on the road for less than 5 years. Interestingly enough, data tells us that in 2016 used car sales were tripled in comparison to new car sales – a record high.

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The report  brought forward some very interesting industry facts:

  •  Approximately 18.4 million registered vehicles were on Australian soil last year, which indicates a 2.4% growth in the last year
  • Passenger vehicles comprise over 75% of the national fleet
  • Vehicles up to 5 years of age account for the largest potion of the market at 30.5%
  • Over 800,000 registered motor vehicles were scrapped between 2015 and 2016 

The report also showed that 1,178,133 new vehicles were sold in Australia in 2016, with 2017 boasting a new record high of another 0.4% increase in already.

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