[Consumerwide_ HueSoung, Jun Reporter / Yohan, Bok Reporter] In April, there was a 1.4% increase in used car transactions compared to the same month last year. Particularly in the passenger category, the sales record of electric cars and hybrid cars have rapidly increased. It seems to be a trend that valuing the environment is constantly rising.
Referring to the April used-car sales trend data, which Consumerwide commissioned to the Carisyou data-laboratory on the 19th, there has been a 0.7% increase(197,181) in April used-car transactions compared to the same month last year. Among them, the sales of used passenger cars were 162177, which is a 1.4% increase from the same month last year (159,952). In the fuel category, there have been the highest transactions in used electric car (passenger's) sales compared to the same month last year. There have been 1803 transactions in electric car sales during the month of April. It is a 30.7% (669) increase from the same month last year. For hybrid cars, there has been a two-digit increase. There has been a 14.7% (5,207) increase compared to the same month last year.
In the gender category, male customers led used-electric car transactions in April. The major age group was customers in their 40s. The registration record of customers in their 40s was 471. The registration records of customers in other age groups vary. Customers in their 30s recorded 355, in their 50s, 188, in their 20s, 75, in their 70s, 26. For females, customers in their 40s purchased 110 used-electric cars, which was highly active among female customers. The registration record of customers in other age groups are, 94 in their 50s, 92 in their 30s, 44 in their 60s, 27 in their 20s, 9 in their 70s.
In the used-hybrid car category, female customers in their 50s and male customers in their 30s led the transactions. For females, customers in their 50s recorded 362, in their 40s, 329, in their 30s, 271, in their 60s, 201, in their 20s, 88, in their 70s, 34. For males, customers in their 30s recorded 923, in their 40s, 892, in their 50s, 831, in their 60s, 475, in their 20s, 287, in their 70s, 115.
In the regional category, Gyounggido has recorded 503 used-electric car registrations, which was the top record in the domestic area. The records vary according to area; Seoul, 258, Gyoungnam, 139, Daegu, 94, Busan, 92, Jeju, 86, Gyoungbuk, 84, Inchoen, 86, Chungnam, 79, Chungbuk, 66, Jeonnam, 65, Jeonbuk, 62, Daejeon, 52, Gangwon, 46, Gwangju, 39, Ulsan, 35, Sejong, 17.
Hybrid car registrations recorded the most in Gyounggido. There were 1604 hybrid car registrations in Gyounggido during the month of April, which was a two fold difference from the record for Seoul (815). The record varies according to areas; Gyoungnam 314, Inchoen 300, Busan 262, Daegu 254, Gyoungbuk 250, Chungnam 216, Jeonnam 186, Jeonbuk 175, Gangwon 154, Gwangju 150, Daejeon 142, Chungbuk 140, Ulsan 136, Sejong 38, Jeju 71.
In April, the Tesla A transaction took up the most in the April used-electric car market. In total, 250 cars were sold. For domestic cars, Hyundai, Chevrolet, Kia, and Renault Korea took the major transaction in electric car sales. In particular, Hyundai and Kia led the used-electric car market. For imported car brands, Tesla, BMW, Audi, Benz, and Volkswagen transactions were the most frequent in used-electric car transactions. In particular, Tesla's electric car transactions were the major trend.
For the used-hybrid car market, domestic car transactions were the most energetic. In April, the top 5 transaction brands were domestic brands. Hyundai and Kia dominated the market, in particular. In vehicle type, the Sedan transactions were the mainstream compared to the SUV. Japanese car brands seemed to lead the market in imported car transactions. Among the TOP 10 overseas used hybrid car transactions, 7 cars were Japanese brands. (Lexus, Toyota)