Auto Pulse: SUVs and LCVs fuel another record week of car shopping

BMW bounces back; MG resonates with more new-car shoppers, and Australians’ enduring love of used Toyotas continues.

It seems there’s no stopping SUVs and LCVs return to form; BMW bounces back; MG resonates with more new-car shoppers, and Australians’ enduring love of used Toyotas continues…

Here’s what caught our eye on carsales between May 21-27:

Users logged 7.5m sessions during this period, resulting in 89.7m searches, up 7.7% on the previous week, while views totalled 19.5m, up 8.3%.¹

And perhaps it’s no surprise, but car buyers haven’t lost their love for weekends – specifically, Saturdays. This May, dealer enquiries on carsales.com.au on Saturdays have broken records, as consumers return to the marketplace looking for a new car.


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