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Most searched used vehicles of Q1 2022, according to CarGurus data

Posted by Beth Burke on May 20, 2022

UK Top Searched Cars Q1 2022

As global inventory shortages linger with no definitive end in sight, we decided to dig into our search data from the first quarter of 2022 to see what’s trending among buyers in the UK. In particular, we looked at which used makes and models were the most searched on CarGurus in 12 UK regions. 

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Topics: CarGurus data, used cars

CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report – October 2021

Posted by Kevin Roberts on November 10, 2021

The ongoing everything shortage continues to disrupt the auto industry – in particular, new vehicle production – although we’re beginning to see some recovery for used inventory. Once again, inventory levels rose in October with the Vehicle Availability Index coming in at 90, an increase of 9.4% from September. What caused this increase? It looks like consumers, while showing a high demand for private mobility, are still price-conscious.

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Topics: industry insights, inventory, trends, used cars

Most searched used vehicles of Q3 2021, according to CarGurus data

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on November 1, 2021

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With a resolution to the ongoing global chip shortage unlikely in 2021, average listing prices have continued to increase as supply remains limited. Despite the steeper price tags, consumer demand for vehicles remains high. We decided to dig into our search data from last quarter to understand what impact high prices and limited vehicle availability have had on buyers’ searches.

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Topics: buyer trends, CarGurus data, used cars

Most searched used vehicles of Q2 2021, according to CarGurus data

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on September 3, 2021

Although the rollercoaster of 2021 continues, dealerships have adapted, selling cars to the plethora of car buyers still searching for and researching vehicles online. But as global inventory shortages persist, we decided to dig into our search data from the second quarter of 2021 to see how buyers’ searches have changed since the beginning of the year. In particular, we looked at which used makes and models were the most searched on CarGurus in 12 UK regions.

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Introducing the CarGurus UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report

Posted by Kevin Roberts on August 11, 2021

As vehicle availability continues to challenge both dealers and car-buyers, CarGurus is happy to introduce a new monthly report from our Director of Industry Insights & Analytics, Kevin Roberts. The UK Vehicle Availability Index & Insights report will deliver his in-depth research and outlook for the coming months.

While a recovery from COVID’s direct impact on the economy & industry is challenging, the addition of the global semiconductor shortage has created a further headwind. Though this lack of chips is directly affecting new vehicle availability, there is a trickle-down impact on used, which is increasing in size as the stock shortage lingers.

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Topics: inventory, used cars

Most searched used vehicles of 2021 so far, according to CarGurus data

Posted by Meg Bernazzani on April 26, 2021

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Though 2021 got off to a turbulent start with lockdown measures in place, car buyers continued to search for and research vehicles online. To see which cars currently sit at the top of buyers’ wish lists, we dug into our search data from the first quarter of 2021. In particular, we looked at which used makes and models were the most searched on CarGurus in 12 UK regions.

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Topics: CarGurus data, used cars