Share of used cars sold through dealerships in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2019

This statistic shows the share of used cars sold, from all car sales, by motor dealers in the United Kingdom between February 2012 and February 2019, as a 12 month rolling average. The share of used cars sold compared to new cars fell slightly over this period. An average of 59.2 percent of all cars sold by dealers between February 2018 and 2019 were pre-owned.

Percentage of used cars sold from car dealerships in the United Kingdom (UK) from February 2012 to February 2019*

Share of car sales
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Release date

April 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2012 to February 2019

Supplementary notes

* Dates represent a rolling 12 month average.

** Data for 2015-2016 not provided.

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