Cars what premium brand is best worried operation in Russia?
Mercedes, BMW and Audi – which premium pre-owned vehicle the best to a used market
Today we looked at the ranking of cars in 2018, on such an important parameter as the residual value of the car, details here: Here’s how to cheaper new cars bought in 2015
But, if you delve into the range of brands and to consider the well-being of the most famous in Russia and in the world, her representatives? We are talking about the three leaders – the so-called “German Big three”, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz. Recent survey by the analysis shows how the feeling in Russia used cars issued by these brands.
All know that Germany make high-quality cars. Also everybody knows that premium brands that are included in the “Big three automakers” are the benchmark of quality, comfort, speed and reliability. But whether things really are, and how hardy was a modern Mercedes, Audi and BMW in the Russian reality?
In order to find out, What during the year (from February 1, 2018 February 1, 2019) conducted a survey 4.244 used cars Audi, 5.438 BMW cars and 5.539 – Mercedes-Benz. That’s what the statistics have got analysts.
To understand how a rigorous approach to verifying each pre-owned vehicle, the experts conduct inspection, 300 parameters, taking into account up to 1100 damage. All data collected in the inspection process, sistematizirovat and vehicle, the system assigns a certain number of stars according to four parameters: “Body”, “Salon”, “Technical condition” and “contributing factors”. The maximum each vehicle can collect 20 stars, this means that it is in perfect condition.
In the ranking did not participate exclusive cars worth over 8 million rubles, only mass models that any of us can locate on the used car market.
The status and value of cars of German premium car brands
Best technical condition showed cars with three-beam star. At the same time, it is noted that the gap was quite serious, but, on average, cars brand Mercedes-Benz was much more expensive than other representatives of the “Big Three”. But the body is best preserved in BMW cars. You yourself can see in the screenshot below:
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Auto up to 3 years
If to compare cars of three brands over the years, you have a fresh car for up to three years, from a technical point of view, all is well. The only thing, according to experts, the condition of the body of the Audi concern.
On average, cars from Ingolstadt are worth 1.9 million rubles, from Munich – 2.4, from Stuttgart – 2.5 million Mercedes have always been expensive.
Most popular category: 3-5 years
“The condition of the body positions of the three brands are aligned, the gap between them is minimal. It’s not the quality of the LKP – just with age increases the number of accidents, and hence the number of painted parts”, sum up the most popular category among buyers used cars.
Cars aged 5-7 years
Over time, the most fear begins to call the body. Nobody wants to put 1 million, plus or minus 200 million for seven years to get rusty “trough”. In this time interval BMW again in favor to the body.
And finally, the selection of the most popular cars (3-5 years) from the “Big three” with rating characteristics and average prices on the market:
Top 5 popular models of Audi cars
Top 5 popular models of BMW cars
Top 5 popular models from Mercedes-Benz
When choosing a second-hand car, it is worth remembering that, as a rule, at the age of 3 – 5 years machine, moving to the second owner, has low mileage, looks like new, but its price is 20% – 30% lower than the new one. So, consider this a caveat for their own benefit. And yet, Carpris warns that “the ratings of the models of cars the “Big German Troika” will be of interest primarily to those who choose a car by comparing cars of the same class from different manufacturers”.
In the end, the cars from Mercedes-Benz and BMW show results slightly better than Audi. However, the price of the last on average 15-20% lower. To precisely correct to choose b/a car, check out our materials:
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