Utes and SUV sales in second hand cars is strong

car sales in Gumtree

In the last two months, growth in new car sales has been strong for vehicles that could be used for recreational activities, such as SUVs and utes.

But what is happening in the new car market is also reflected in the second-hand market.

David Lowe is the marketing manager at Gumtree cars, the market site on which you can advertise a vehicle.

We’re seeing a trend towards both the term on sight. So a four by four or four wheel drives off about 70 per cent. So we’re seeing that up dramatically. And then I go into the classic. What he said for Toyota is up to 20 per cent. So that’s the third quarter. And you classics like Land Cruiser is up 13 per cent. We’re seeing extend right out to patrols and ranges and so forth.

Im David Brown

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David’s boyhood passion for motor cars did not immediately lead to a professional role in the motor industry. A qualified Civil Engineer he specialised in traffic engineering and transport planning. What followed were various positions including being seconded to a government think-tank for the planning of transport firstly in Sydney and then for the whole of NSW. After working with the NRMA and as a consultant he moved to being an independent writer and commentator on the broader areas of transport and the more specific areas of the cars we drive. His half hour motoring program “Overdrive” has been described as an “informed, humorous and irreverent look at motoring and transport from Australia and overseas”. It is heard on 22 stations across Australia. He does weekly interviews with several ABC radio stations and is also heard on commercial radio in Sydney. David has written for metropolitan and regional newspapers and has presented regular segments on metropolitan and regional television stations. David is also a contributor for AnyAuto