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Used-imported cars up by 7.8%

The Toyota Aqua was New Zealand’s most popular used import of 2021 as used commercials tumble by 22.8 per cent.
Posted on 05 January, 2022
Used-imported cars up by 7.8%

First-time registrations of used-imported cars climbed by 7.8 per cent to 121,928 last year from 113,142 in 2020.

The models’ table was topped by Toyota’s Aqua, pictured, with 8,853 sales based on NZTA statistics released on January 5.

Next up was the Mazda Axela on 5,586 units and the Toyota Prius claiming third spot thanks to 4,721 registrations.

As for used-imported commercials, they slumped – from 9,051 in 2020 to 6,991 last year, or by 22.8 per cent.

The best-selling model in this segment was Toyota’s Hiace with 1,838 registrations. The Nissan NV350 came second on 611.