In certain vehicle segments some buyers appear to be using the poor sales to get a bargain on a better model or a large car.
Mercedes GLC, a medium size SUV, had rising sales until March where they declined by 42% compared to last year but sales of the larger GLE have increased by a similar amount.
Audi’s sales of their smallest SUV the Q2 have plummeted but the sales of their next size up SUV the Q3 and the much larger Q7 have increased enormously.
And while the ute market is down in total, it is more prevalent in two-wheel drives while four-wheel drives have declined by nearly 12% but that is better than the market average.
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