Used cars sell faster in Scotland

Used cars sell six days faster in Scotland than the nationwide average, it has emerged.

Data from the CarGurus motoring website shows that cars typically spend just 25 days on dealer forecourts in Scotland compared to the UK average of 31 days, indicating that used car buyers in Scotland may need to move especially fast to secure their ideal vehicle.

1. Scotland 25 days
2. West Midlands 29 days
3. East Midlands 30 days
4. North East England 30 days
5. Northern Ireland 31 days
6. North West England 31 days
7. Greater London 31 days
8. Yorkshire & Humberside 32 days
9. South East England 33 days
10. South West England 33 days
11. East of England 34 days
12. Wales 35 days

“When shopping for a car in Scotland, buyers should be aware that cars are selling more quickly than average for the UK, particularly the most popular used models. Doing research ahead of a visit to the forecourt should allow the consumer to make an informed decision more readily,” CarGurus’ Editor Chris Knapman said.