Sales of brand new cars continue to decline day by day. According to the latest statement made by the Automotive Distributors Association, in the period covering the January-July period, 410.110 units sold. However, when the same period of last year is taken into account, this number means a decrease of 7.3%.
On the other hand, on a monthly basis, the situation is a little more optimistic. Accordingly, while the sales of new cars in July 2022 were 52,206, this number was in July of 2021. There were 47,849 units. Although we see an increase of over 10% on a monthly basis, automotive industry Representatives say that this number is below expectations.
Especially in June 80,652 of the number of vehicles We can say that there was a really big withdrawal in July. Of course, the following question comes to mind: Why are sales of new cars declining?
Auto sales continue to decline
Experts basically give three different answers to this question. Accordingly, the most important reason for the citizens to wait for the choice of a new car is that they cannot find a vehicle to buy. Continuing problems in the supply chain put new vehicle procurement in a difficult position. of credit channels narrowing It is also cited as the second reason that negatively affects vehicle sales. As it is known, although the official interest rate is at very low levels, the interest demanded by the banks is both much higher and higher. to be accepted It does not guarantee that the loan will be received.
According to experts zero vehicle demand The third reason is the never-ending rumors of SCT regulation. Some users postpone their new vehicle expectations for a while in order not to be left behind due to a possible SCT regulation. Let’s see which of these problems can be solved in the rest of the year?