Are you about writing a car dealership business plan? If YES, here is a sample SWOT analysis for a car dealership company to help you form a competitive strategy.

Car Dealership Business Plan – Economic Analysis

Starting a used car dealership business just like starting any other business requires that you conduct your feasibility studies and market survey so as to get your economic analysis right. As a matter of fact, you just have to get your economic analysis right if your intention of building the business is to generate profits, grow the business and perhaps expand the business beyond one location to other locations within the United States and other cities in the world.

When conducting economic analysis for your used car dealership business, you have to critically examine these key factors; place, product, pricing, and promotion. As a matter of fact, you would have to continue to review these key factors at regular interval while running your used cars dealership business.

A Sample Used Car Dealership Business Plan SWOT Analysis

Our intention of opening just one outlet of our used car dealership in Spruce, Chestnut and Walnut Streets – Philadelphia is to test run the business for a period of 2 to 5 years to know if we will invest more money, expand the business and then open other outlets in other cities in the United States.

We are quite aware that there are several used car dealership garages all over Philadelphia and even in the same location where we intend locating ours, which is why we are following the due process of establishing a business. We know that if a proper SWOT analysis is conducted for our business, we will be able to position our business to maximize our strength, leverage on the opportunities that will be available to us, mitigate our risks and be welled equipped to confront our threats.

Jason Hyacinth® Used Car Dealership, Inc. employed the services of an expert HR and Business Analyst with bias in car dealership business to help us conduct a thorough SWOT analysis and to help us create a business model that will help us achieve our business goals and objectives. This is a summary of the SWOT analysis that was conducted for Jason Hyacinth® Used Car Dealership, Inc.;

  • Strength:

Our location, business model (we will operate both a physical garage and online store), varieties of payment options, wide range of used cars from different manufacturing brands and models and our excellent customer service culture will definitely count as a strong strength for Jason Hyacinth® Used Car Dealership, Inc. So also, our team of highly qualify staff is also a plus for us.

  • Weakness:

A major weakness that may count against us is the fact that we are a new used car dealership garage in Philadelphia and we don’t have the financial capacity to compete with multi – million dollars used car garages when it comes to retailing at a rock bottom prices.

  • Opportunities:

The fact that we are going to be operating our used car garage in a corner piece property along a major road close to one of the largest residential estates in Spruce, Chestnut and Walnut Streets – Philadelphia provides us with unlimited opportunities to sell our used cars to a large number of individuals and corporate organizations.

We have been able to conduct thorough feasibility studies and market survey and we know what our potential clients will be looking for when they visit our used car garage.

  • Threat:

Just like any other business, one of the major threats that we are likely going to face is economic downturn. It is a fact that economic downturn affects purchasing/spending power. Another threat that may likely confront us is the arrival of a new used car dealership outlet in the same location where ours is located and even online. So also, unfavorable government policies may also pose a threat to businesses such as ours.