Japan Used Vehicle Sales Up 3 Pct in April-Sept.

Economy

Tokyo, Oct. 10 (Jiji Press)--Used vehicle sales in Japan in April-September rose 3.0 pct year on year to 1,891,372 units, marking the first increase in two fiscal first-half periods, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association said Thursday.

The data do not include minivehicles, or vehicles with an engine displacement of up to 660 cc.

Sales of used passenger cars increased 3.5 pct to 1,654,813 units.

Of them, sales of cars with an engine displacement of up to 2,000 cc rose 0.4 pct and those of larger cars were up 6.1 pct.

Meanwhile, sales of commercial vehicles dropped 0.6 pct.

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