News from PitStopArabia

  • September 09,2015

    Online motoring trends for H1 2015

    Online classifieds site, Dubizzle, recently revealed 72,000 vehicle ads were featured in H1 2015, with three of the most expensive cars traded amassing a combined ‎tally of nearly Dh28 million..

     

    In H1 2015 for the UAE, users placed nearly and average of 12,000 ads ‎in the motoring section per month.  Toyota was one of the top car brand listed on the site with an average of 2,132 ads per month, followed by Nissan with an average of 1,465 ads per month, followed by German car maker Mercedes-Benz with an average of 1,330 ads per month.

     

    The top three cars sold on Dubizzle were Japanese brands with Toyota Camry 2008 coming in first at an average price of Dh32,393; Honda Accord 2009 and Mitsubishi Pajero 2009 came second and third at an average price of Dh41,658 and Dh49,068 respectively.

     

    The report indicated three most searched expensive cars listed since the beginning of the year were Bugattis, with a Dh10,500,000 limited edition of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport 2013, followed by a Dh9,990,000 Grand Sport Vitesse Meo Costantini 2014 and a Dh7,500,000  Veyron.

     

    The report also highlighted the three most expensive unique license plates listed on the site, with the priciest marked at Dh3,000,000, the second number plate at Dh2,500,000 and the third one listed at Dh155,000.

     

    For Dubai users, the top searched car brands were: BMW, Jeep, Honda, AMG and Porsche.  While the top searched car models were Ford Mustang, C63, SRT, Wrangler, and GTS.

     

    For Abu Dhabi users, the top searched car brands were: BMW, Honda, Jeep, AMG, and Mercedes and the top searched car models were: C63, SRT, GT, Raptor, and Wrangler.

     

    Black was the most popular car color in the first half of this year, followed by white then red.

     

    The report also revealed that in the last six months there were more than 48,000 users who searched for convertible cars.