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Tuesday 20 August 2019

VW most popular brand advertised on DoneDeal in Wexford

This infographic highlights DoneDeal's car trends in Wexford.
This infographic highlights DoneDeal's car trends in Wexford.

By David tucker

Volkswagen was the most popular car brand advertised on DoneDeal in Wexford in 2014, according to new research carried out by the website.

The marque took first spot, with the Golf as the most popular model. These stats are in line with the rest of the nation as Volkswagen won out in 22 out of 26 counties, making it the most advertised car on DoneDeal in Ireland.

In Wexford, the second most popular car brand advertised in 2014 was Ford, followed by Renault in third place.

The DoneDeal research showed that roughly €69.3 million worth of cars were advertised on DoneDeal and sold in Wexford throughout 2014, with 9,953 cars in total advertised through the website and sold.

The average price of a car sold on DoneDeal was €6,972 which is a little steeper than the nationwide average of €6,560.

Stats also show that Wexford people prefer petrol to diesel when buying second hand cars, with 9,000 petrol cars advertised compared to 7,757 diesel cars. This is at odds with the rest of the country, where diesel comes out on top with 291,297 diesel cars and 236,066 petrol cars advertised overall.

The research also looked into the most popular car colours. Wexford's favourite car colour is silver followed by blue and black respectively.

Wexford was definitely not the only county that liked its silver cars; every single county showed silver as the most advertised colour on DoneDeal in 2014. Additionally, it looks like 2005 was a good year for car sales, as it is the most popular car year advertised on DoneDeal in Wexford and also across the whole country.

It showed up some interesting figures regarding the nation as a whole. In 2014, a whopping €3.9 billion worth of goods were advertised on DoneDeal's motoring section, up from €3.3 billion in 2013.

The overall number of cars advertised on DoneDeal and sold in the country in 2014 was 315,524, which amounted to a value of €2.3 billion.

The total number of visits to DoneDeal's motoring section in 2014 was 140 million, up 53 million from 2013. Stats show that the average visitor spends 13.05 minutes looking at the motors.

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