Car prices in Argentina

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  • With inflation and the ridiculous taxes imposed on new cars, prices out of the showroom are set to increase by an incredible 40% in the coming weeks.

    Cars like the Fiat Cronos and Peugeot 208 are classed, unbelievably, as being in the luxury segment with many used cars now being more expensive than new ones.

    On the other hand, using the blue dollar rate, a Peugeot 208 is averaging about AR$17million, whereas the same car in the UK is around £20,000.

    The trouble with looking at car prices on Mercadolibre is that the price advertised is never the actual cash price, so it can get very confusing.

  • Another reason to love the public transportation in a city, for those of us who don't have to have a car. We'd never be able to figure out the intricacies of purchasing a car here - - and then, there's the DRIVING.... Mama Mia.

  • The missus hates the new OROCH she bought this year. She's crashed it twice right enough which hasn't helped. ^^

    She usually waits 3 years before trading the car in however I suspect her patience won't last that long.

  • The vehicle registry offices and the bureaucracy that they create, not to mention the exorbitant costs, are a total scam of nepotism.

    There are over 1500 motor vehicle registries in Argentina, many of which are run by friends of the political 'elite' and are quasi franchises, generating millions for those that run them. In fact, this situation is very similar to the towing vehicles that roam the streets of the capital, which is an industry with practically no regulation.

    Milei's government wants to eliminate these registries, but what would replace them is anyone's guess.

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