Auto Trader has revealed the best-selling used cars in its classifieds last month was a petrol BMW 3 Series.
The car sales website reports an appetite for petrol cars in May – with nine out of 10 of its fastest sellers powered by unleaded.
Auto Trader’s retailer and consumer products director, Karolina Edwards-Smajda, said: “The BMW 3 Series becoming the fastest selling used car for retailers in May proves that premium models with higher price tags can leave the forecourt as quickly as average used cars by following the same retail practices.
A 2016 Ford Kuga petrol manual bagged third place, taking 17 days to sell on average.
More used cars on Motoring Research:The Skoda Fabia and Ford Mondeo were both second fastest for leaving UK forecourts in May, according to Auto Trader, taking just 16 days on average to sell.
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Kenya has three vehicle assemblers: Thika based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers, General Motors East Africa (GMEA), and the Associated Vehicle Assemblers.
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Used cars make up more than 80 per cent of the EAC vehicle market due to their lower prices.
At the moment, Kenya applies an eight-year age rule on second hand vehicles while Tanzania has a 10-year limit.
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