On the eve of the start of the new school year, in the face of an ongoing conflict in Ukraine and in the face of a severe shortage of auto components, which is lengthening delivery times, the pattern of car sales is especially turned upside down. What about sales in Ille-et-Vilaine? Find trends in buying new and used cars in the Bretillien sector in July 2022.
Sedans and SUVs still popular
Sedans remain the best-selling vehicle type in Ille-et-Vilaine with 46% new car sales achieved, followed by urban SUVs & Crossovers with 43% sale and break with 9%.
The Peugeot and Renault brands are doing well with their models at the top of the best-selling cars near Rennes at the start of summer 2022.
The Lion brand raised three of its models to the top of the ranking with the Peugeot 2008, Peugeot 208 and Peugeot 308. On the used market, city cars such as the Peugeot 308, Renault Clio 4 or even Peugeot 208 are the most bought cars in Ille-et-Vilaine.
-38% new cars were sold in Ille-et-Vilaine in July 2022 compared to the previous month. In an uncertain automotive environment, the sale of new cars is becoming more difficult and more uncertain. As a result, used vehicles are becoming highly sought after. The rating of a used car can even increase in some cases!
The choice of petrol and hybrid
In July 2022, 33% of new car buyers have turned to petrol mod 23% for diesel. At the end of 2021 we noticed buying trends for new cars in Ille-et-Vilaine different with 36% of petrol cars sold against 21% of diesel.
In a difficult economic context and a shortage of components that drag on, the automotive sector is experiencing extended delivery times. Buying trends are different. The choice of a new vehicle may now depend on production and inventory constraints. Some drivers end up moving towardsbuying a used car.
Hybrid and electric cars are still experiencing sales growth and represent alone 43% sales made in July 2022 in the department, that is, an increase of 3% compared to the end of 2022.
That hybrid car represents the second energy required when buying a new car in Ille-et-Vilaine.
What is the Ouest France Auto barometer?
Ouestfrance-auto.com and its partner AAA-DATA, an expert in automotive data, have teamed up to help you discover car buying trends and criteria through their interactive maps and rankings.
Ouest France Autobarometer in Ille-et-Vilaine
This monthly event illustrates car buying trends at a glance and discovers the list of the most popular new and used vehicles in Ille-et-Vilaine.
With its interactive map, the ranking of the best model of the month can be refined by department, as in Ille-et-Vilaine.
With this information, the barometer provides information on the criteria for buying used cars in Ille-et-Vilaine.
Help for buying a car in Ille-et-Vilaine
In this special Grand Ouest car barometer you will find insight into the choices of Brittany drivers:
- Prefer to buy a car or rent a vehicle
- What type of car loan: classic or hire with option to buy, long-term hire
- Choice of fuel: petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric
- Choice of gearbox: manual or automatic
- Price comparison on newer or older used car ads
To find all this information, find the Ouest France Auto barometer and select your department!