This is because this strategic step makes consumers hesitate to pay for the car due to the loss of carrying capacity aftersales manufacturers to provide the various components needed in a certain period of time.
Not to mention that the Indonesian automotive market is very dynamic, so every year there are always new products that come in and also enliven the market used car.
“For example, Chevrolet, although it offers a number of advantages, this car must be willing to use its used price to drop. Consumers don’t want to take risks because the APM is gone,” said Herjanto Kosasih, Senior Manager of the Stock Exchange. Used car WTC Mangga Dua to Kompas.com.
“Well, they are thinking about the service, the availability of spare parts, and the resale value when they are resold, they will definitely drop a lot. Maybe components can be bought outside or online, but who can guarantee the quality? Consumers will definitely switch to another model. “He continued.
On the same occasion, Herjanto stated that the price of Ford and Chevrolet cars depreciated the most among several products on the market.
“For Japanese cars such as the Datsun or Honda Freed which are no longer produced, the decline is 15 to 25 percent. But Ford and Chevrolet could be 20 to 30 percent depending on the condition of the car,” he said.