Youngtimer and classic less popular

The figures from Cartalk International show that the decline is spread over all age groups. The drop is especially notable because the number of transactions in this age group has steadily increased since 2018. The figures also show that the decrease is more or less the same. Whether it concerns sales from car companies to consumers or between consumers themselves. In the age group from fifteen to forty years old, the decrease this year is 25.5 percent. Sale of cars 15 to 40 years old January to June 2018 109,557 2019 109,774 2020 116,271 2021 119,425 2022 88,892 In the youngtimers category, the Peugeot 206 is the leader this year with a total of 4,010 units sold. Second is the Volkswagen Golf and third is the Opel Corsa. The appearance of the BMW 3-series in this list is remarkable. Of these, 2,053 units of 15 to 40 years old have been sold in the past six months. Cars from 15 to 40 years old. Sales to consumers*, Jan-Jun 2022 1 Peugeot 206 4,010 2 Volkswagen Golf 3,731 3 Opel Corsa 3,377 4 Volkswagen Polo 3,321 5 Ford Focus 2,310 6 BMW 3-series 2,053 7 Peugeot 307 2,019 8 Opel Astra 1,767 9 Toyota Yaris 1,621 10 Ford Fiesta 1,618 * Sales b2c and c2c total. Source: CarTalk International Sales of cars aged 40 and older January to June The decline in sales of cars aged 15 to 40 years is 25.5 percent. According to the figures, cars older than 40 years are even less popular. Sales even fell by more than 33 percent. 2018 1,440 2019 1,433 2020 1,690 2021 1,989 2022 1,380 In the age group of forty years and older, we have to measure sales in dozens. In the Top 10 we see two Mercedes – the 200 series and the S-class – and no fewer than three Volkswagens: the Beetle, the Transporter and the Golf. Remarkable is the position of the Ford Mustang in third place. But yes, the Chevrolet Corvette is also high, in eighth place. The MG B should of course not be missing, it is in eighth place with eighteen copies sold. Cars 40 years and older – retail sales*, Jan-Jun 2022 1 Mercedes-Benz 200 Series 61 2 Volkswagen Beetle 47 3 Ford Mustang 36 4 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 34 5 Opel Kadett 33 6 Fiat 500 22 7 Volkswagen Transporter 21 8 Chevrolet Corvette 19 9 MG B 18 10 Volkswagen Golf 18 * Sales b2c and c2c total. Source: CarTalk International A youngtimer or classic is fortunately for many a source of joy, look here at the many beautiful stories that the possession of an old car yields. Fancy a classic? View the offer here.

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