While several countries now ban the import of used cars, others, such as Costa Rica, have no restrictions in place.
Furthermore, used cars tend to be worse for the environment than newer ones due to declining fuel efficiency levels as they age.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, used vehicles are mostly imported from Japan, the U.S., Thailand, the U.K. and Germany.
Mexico has traditionally been a major importer of used cars, mainly from the U.S., but is now making efforts to promote the sale of locally manufactured cars.
Secondhand cars offer an affordable way for people living in developing countries to become mobile, which studies show leads to increases in gross domestic product.
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Imports of used cars to Ukraine 4.5 times up in March
As a result, the share of imported used cars in the primary market of passenger cars was 35% compared to 15% in March 2016.
In the first quarter of 2017 some 9,156 used passenger cars were registered in Ukraine, which is almost 4 times more than in the same period last year.
As reported, according to market experts, the operation in Ukraine since August 2016 of preferential terms for imports of used cars at reduced excise rates affected the market of new cars.
The primary registration of used cars in Ukraine in March this year increased by 4.5 times compared to the same month in 2016, to 3,944 units, which is 30% higher than in February 2017, the Ukrautoprom association has said.
The most popular imported used cars are Renault (834 cars), Volkswagen (715), Skoda (502), Opel (360), Nissan (174), while in the first four brands the number of cars with operational kilometers exceeds the number of new ones in the total volume of primary registrations.
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The 2016 Honda Accord earned a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The Golf earned top scores in crash tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The Patriot earned four out of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, falling short in frontal and rollover crash tests.
The 2015 Nissan Altima received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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