Classifieds platform Dubizzle Motors saw one new, used car listing for every two minutes in 2017, according to its annual report.
Over half (54%) of the used cars listed were under 5 years old, while 57% have been driven less than 100,000km.
The total value of used cars on the platform was estimated at more than AED20.5 billion, with an average price of AED90,000 per car. Each listing received an average of 40 inquiries from potential buyers.
The report also revealed the most searched brands were Toyota (14% of the searches), Nissan (12%), Mercedes (9%), BMW (7%), Ford (6%) and Porsche (3%), while the most searched car models were Range Rover (with an average price of AED209,000), followed by Mitsubishi Pajero (AED48,500), Toyota Yaris (AED29,900), Toyota Camry (AED42,000) and Jeep Wrangler (AED81,500).
The most popular car brands listed on the platform were Toyota (14% of the listings), Nissan (11%), Mercedes Benz (9%), BMW (7%), Ford (6%), Lexus (5%) and Audi (4%).
Over a quarter (26%) of the overall visits to the dubizzle platform were to the used cars section last year, with a total of 227,989 cars listed for sale.
As many as 77% of the used cars listed in 2017 received 3 replies within the first week alone, according to Dubizzle Motors general manager Jean-Pierre Mondalek.
Popular features for consumers included keyless start and parking sensors (48% of the listings), Bluetooth systems (47%), leather seats (40%) and premium wheel rims (31%).For all the latest car news & reviews from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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