Buying a Used Car in Idaho? Here’s Something Good to Know!
You learn something new every day, and I just learned something interesting about used car dealerships in Idaho.
Apparently, Idaho is actually in the Top 5 states in America with the most used car dealerships per capita — and there are now more used car dealerships in Idaho than ever before. But interestingly enough, the number of used car dealership’s employees is steadily decreasing. Keep scrolling for a breakdown of the numbers 👇
Why is this good to know?
Well, obviously this is just my opinion, but I'm thinking if we have the most dealerships per capita, then that means there are A LOT of options. So, if you're looking for the perfect car for you, just know you have a lot of options totally available to you — just do your research and shop around until you find the perfect deal.
- Used car dealers per 100k residents: 12.78 (6.3% increase since last year)
- Statewide used car dealers: 235
- Currently employed at used car dealers: 1,271 (0.4% decrease since last year)
Idaho is reported to be the #4 state in the country with the most used car dealerships per capita.
Car dealerships are striving to navigate the constant need for used cars. I recently had this conversation with some dealerships in Nampa, and they said used cars are actually more in demand right now (and higher priced) than new cars.
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