In Bulgaria, there has been a record growth in sales of brand new cars, but according to statistics, mostly old cars continue to drive on our roads. According to the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers, the last year saw a 34.8% increase in sales of new cars. The month of March this year even goes down in history as a record sales of new cars in Europe, for which Bulgaria has a contribution, ranking 2nd with 3005 sales. The total number of cars in our country is about 4 million. In the category of luxury cars most - Many sales were reported for Porsches - 93 units. Thus, their total number in Bulgaria is 2932. Another 4 Bentleys, 3 Ferraris and one Lamborghini have been sold. The prices of these cars start from several hundred thousand euros and can reach millions. At the same time, 40% of the cars in our country are over 20 years old. years, and another 40% are between 10 and 20 years old. Only 15% are 10 years old and younger, and the new ones - up to 5 years old are only 5%. The average age of the car fleet in Bulgaria is 19 years. For comparison, in the EU it is 9 years. According to statistics, the Bulgarian gives between BGN 5,000 and 7,000 for a second-hand car.
But is the old car cheaper?