OLX Egypt witnessed an increase of 89% in car sales compared to the same period in 2014

OLX Egypt, the biggest classified platform in Egypt and noted as the biggest market for OLX Arabia in Middle East and North Africa region, revealed for the first time its insights on the Egyptian market on cars sale, including the top selling car brands for this year. As the company rounds up research results to close the year, it highlights the immense increase in car for sale ads of 89% betweenJanuary and November 2015 compared to 2014.

OLX Egypt Auto section recorded over 88 million visits between January and November 2015. This is a clear indication of how Egyptians have chosen OLX Arabia as the preferred platform to sell their cars; due to the free of costs ease in reaching potential buyers with no intermediate 3rdparties and the cash method of payment. Commenting on the car listing figures, Abdallah Touqan, Senior Public Relations and Communications Lead at OLX MENA stated: “OLX is a trustworthy and easy way for Egyptians to sell and buy their secondhand cars. The figures reveal that Egyptians’ preferences vary and that the market is wide open for many brands and not limited to one specific car brand.”

Korean car brands on OLX Egypt

The Korean car brands recorded the highest number of car ads in OLX Egypt during the same period; Hyundai was the top Korean car brand with (92,383 car ads), while Kia took the second place with (56,580 car ads) and Daewoo was third with (38,124 car ads).

Japanese car brands on OLX Egypt

The Japanese car brands were notable for their presence among the cars on demand on OLX Egypt throughout the year. The top three listed Japanese car brands on are: Mitsubishi (36,385 car ads), Toyota (30,305 car ads) and Nissan (24,950 car ads), hence giving a clear indication about the Egyptians preferences in buying car models and how the car market operates in Egypt.

American car brands on OLX Egypt

The American car brands got its share on OLX Egypt, Chevrolet recorded (47,672 car ads) at the top of the list, followed by Jeep (11,011 car ads) and finally Ford (6,285 car ads).

German car brands on OLX Egypt

In regards to the German car brands: Volkswagen topped the charts with the highest number of car ads (32,722 car ads), followed by BMW (36,098 car ads), then Mercedes-Benz came third with (23,418 car ads).
To list your car today on OLX Arabia app or here are the top hints and tips to sell your car faster:

  • Ask about the vehicle history to know the exact state of the car
  • Check the tires: they are important and expensive
  • Be honest about any accident or repairs if you are selling your car
  • Choose a realistic price for the car you are selling

Download the OLX Arabia app which is available for both iOS and Android or logon to the OLX website and start selling your unused or secondhand items in Egypt. It is free and with no commission and helps society members to get extra cash by selling items they no longer using them.

About OLX:

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 50 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast, easy and free for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world are already using OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars, kids and baby items, motorcycles, cameras, mobile phones, property and much more. OLX operates in fast-growing markets around the globe, where OLX helps people improve their lives through smart person-to-person trade. OLX employs more than 1,200 committed employees world-wide located in places like Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Delhi, Jakarta, Lagos, Lisbon, Manila, Nairobi, Poznan, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

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