Car sales in Europe rose to almost 10 percent in August, with low-cost brands being more popular than their rivals, according to the regional industry data.
The car market in EU gained strength in August, with a total of 819,126 units registered, translated as a 10 percent growth compared to July 2016, as said by European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA).
Italy and Spain recorded the highest growth regarding sales, with 20,1 percent and 14,6 percent. Germany is on the third place, with almost 9 percent, followed by France, with 6,7 percent and the United Kingdom with 3,3 percent, with low-cost cars sold all over the continent.
When it comes to brands, FIAT saw the biggest growth in sales with almost 21 percent, closely followed by SEAT, with 20 percent. RENAULT’s DACIA brand experienced the biggest growth in sales, registering a growth of more than 37 percent compared to the previous year.
France’s PEUGEOT CITROEN saw fewer gains this year, reporting a 6.5 percent sales increase with PEUGEOT, although its CITROEN and DS models were less successful this year.
Brands such as VOLKSWAGEN and OPEL are still successful on the market, selling both new and low-cost cars. It seems like Europeans prefer to buy low-cost cars because they come on the market with a good price, the maintenance is easier, and they don’t have to worry about small accidents, such as scratches.
Moreover, the low-cost market offers all types of cars: family, sport, business cars. You can choose almost any design and any color you want, and also you can personalize your car after buying it if you believe it still lacks something.
The low-cost car market is growing efficiently, and the profits are high. On the market you can find affordable cars for any pocket, so the advantage is clear.
Low-cars dealers have a lot of special offers for buyers, just like new cars dealers. So if you decide to buy a low-cost car, you will need to chose from many offers, as dealers come with the most attractive ones in oerder to make you buy.
Of course, there are also people who say that low-cost cars are dangerous and not safe to drive. But a lot of tests and researches show that there is no such thing and if the car is in a good shape, there is no danger in buying this kind of car.
Do you own a new or a low-cost car? What’s your opinion on low-cost cars? Do you think they are safe to drive? Let us know!
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