Second hand car

When Aussies want to buy a used car, they often turn to Gumtree. This popular online platform offers over 2.5 million classified ads in hundreds of categories, including cars, vans, and utes.

You can search for thousands of cars from dealers and private sellers. You can also filter by make, body type, and price.

According to Gumtree’s website, the most popular used cars for sale in 2019 (in reversed order) were:

Ford Falcon

Falcons were a popular choice for 1980s car buyers. Their solid construction, along with their Australian-tough suspension system, makes them an excellent option today.

These cars have high-quality engines with fuel injection and a sportier appearance than the average family sedan. Even LPG versions are available.

Toyota Hilux

What is it that Aussies so love about the Hilux?

This sturdy workhorse is Australia’s most popular vehicle for 2019 and a big hit with secondhand buyers.

Gumtree has many of these, so finding one you like should be fine.


BMW 3 is a popular car because of its innovative technology and versatility.

BMW 3 has eDrive, TwinPower turbo petrol, diesel engines, and a sporty design. This ensures maximum performance and driving enjoyment.

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf’s global sales have exceeded 30,000,000, and with good reason. It is a convenient size and an option that can be used for different driving requirements.

The hatchback was introduced to Australia in 1967 to replace the VW beetle. It is still a favorite amongst Australian consumers.

Unsurprisingly, this car is among the ten most popular used cars, with its stylish interior and fuel efficiency.

Holden Commodore

The iconic Commodore car has held a special place for Australian car enthusiasts.

The last car produced in the country was a Holden Commodore that rolled off the assembly line on October 2017.

Holden sold more than 2.3 million Commodores here in the United States. The best-selling model was the VT (models 1997-1999) with over 300.000 units.

Toyota LandCruiser

Toyota LandCruiser is a popular large 4WD famous for its off-road capability.

This vehicle has many models and is perfect for camping, beach driving, and adventure.

Toyota’s Land Cruiser has been around for over 40 years and is continually updated to meet the needs of rugged terrain.

Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 has had a significant impact on Australian car buying habits. This vehicle is designed for city driving and off-road driving.

It is available as a spacious five-door SUV with a choice of petrol or diesel engines.

Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry is a reliable mid-size car that was introduced in Australia at the beginning of the 1980s. It remains one of the top choices for Australian consumers looking for a sedan.

The Camry is used for various purposes, including government fleets and taxis.

Toyota Corolla

Corollas have a reputation for being comfortable, safe vehicles.

These vehicles’ spaciousness, fuel efficiency, and ease of maintenance are all highly rated.

The reliability of a car is hard to dispute. It consistently ranks in the top five for new and used vehicles in Australia.

Mazda 3

The Mazda 3 is a stylish vehicle with the best of a small sedan and a hatchback.

Gumtree says its cohesive design has made it Australia’s most desired used car.

Mazda 3 is a modern car with a lot of high-quality standard equipment. It comes with two engine options and push-button starters.

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