It is estimated that around per cent of the cost you are paying for a new car finds its way into government coffers. My understanding is that a VMustang goes for around US30in the USA but around US40in Australia (AUD5000). Traditionally new cars were more expensive here due to tariffs and taxes designed to protect the local automotive industry.
Also the cost of shipping relatively small numbers of cars. The main reasons are the restrictions on import of new cars (which cause new cars to be expensive, which increases the value of used cars as an alternative) and the – generally speaking – more favourable climate for car preservation. Hot and dry is generally better for cars lasting longer than cold and wet.
Luxury vehicles usually cost. Two major projects under development in northern Australia. Its not the salt roads as cars these days just not get rusty as the shells are so well built and treate I dont understand why they are so expensive to be honest. Drinking rum before 11am does not make you an alcoholic, it makes you pirate. The Australian-market Porsche is saddled with a luxury- car tax, import tax and a goods and services tax.
The price differences also comes down to what people can afford. We did a check of average wages in Australia and compared them to the US. Surprisingly, relative to the US wages, we are paid more.
Why are cars so expensive to purchase in Australia ? Is it because they want everyone to buy the local made crap (For Holden) ? I just priced up a few European vehicles and the price hike ran at between 1- 1 more ! EXAMPLE:- A 5yr old Porsche 9in the UK costs around $4000AUD. The exact same car in Australia is a whopping £140. Our public transport infrastructure badly needs work.
Another oft-discussed government dream is the placement of a high-speed train up Australia ’s East Coast, linking Melbourne to Brisbane, with Sydney and Canberra in between – much like the Shinkansen in Japan. So why , exactly, is Australia so pricey? You can live in Asia on $a day. Our homegrown supermarket duopoly (which also act as an effective monopsony for producers), which earned over $4. Arrests at Australia anti.
Unlike any other luxury item such as yachts or expensive clothing, the LCT applies to new cars priced above $63or. Australia has slowly but surely fallen behind the rest of the world on electric cars and risks becoming “a first world country with a third world fleet”, the NRMA has warned. The more expensive the car , the more painful the equations become. It’s not fair to use Porsche as a lone example, though. A new Ferrari 4Italia costs $529in Australia.
The most expensive country in the world: Australia. So does buying a pack of cigarettes.
They are five sports cars available in Australia right now. Walk in, hand over cash, and then drive home. The only caveat is that these fast-five total $9. Looking to deepen the hole in your wallet that little bit more, Tesla’s now increased the price in the country.
So if inflation is soft, why do many consumers feel like costs are rising? The reality is while some prices are going up, others are falling. In the December quarter, petrol rose the most by 10. Why Are Cars In America So Cheap?
Relative to Australia , or maybe Australia is just expensive ). Why does it take so long to fix? You won’t want to hang around and wait while they do this service. Australian taxes are high to support infrastructure, but the real reason Australia is expensive is a lack of competition between the companies that provide goods and services. Thailand is very expensive , especially 2nd hand cars are extremely expensive , made in Thailand or not.
That is how it is and you basically have to live with it. Service and repairs are cheap , and so is fuel ( maybe not for US but comparing to Europe it is ).