Road Motor Vehicles, October 2019, in Turkey
The total number of road motor vehicles registered to the traffic reached 23 million 153 thousand 556 by the end of October. Within the total, cars represented 54.1%, followed by small trucks 16.4%, motorcycles 14.3%, tractors 8.2%, trucks 3.7%, minibuses 2.1%, buses 0.9% and special purpose vehicles 0.3%.
In October, 68 069 road motor vehicle registrations were recorded
Within 68 thousand 69 vehicle registrations in October, cars accounted for 63.7%, followed by motorcycles 17.7%, small trucks 11% and tractors 4.6%. Minibuses, buses, trucks and special purpose vehicles constituted 3% of new registrations.
The number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 29.8% compared with the previous month
In October, the number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 29.8% compared with the previous month. Cars, minibuses, small trucks, trucks and tractors increased by 51%, 8%, 53.9%, 34.8% and 19% respectively. Buses, motorcycles and special purpose vehicles decreased by 8.2%, 16.7% and 13.3%.
The number of road motor vehicles registered increased by 78.6% compared with the same month of the previous year
In October, the number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 78.6% compared with the same month of the previous year. Cars, minibuses, small trucks, trucks and motorcycles increased by 134%, 42.1%, 74.4%,109.9% and 21.1% while buses, special purpose vehicles and tractors decreased by 3%, 70.5% and 19.6% respectively.
In the period of January-October, the total number of road motor vehicles in traffic increased by 281 621
While 258 thousand 848 road motor vehicles were withdrawn, 540 thousand 469 road motor vehicles were added in January-October period. Hence, the total number of road motor vehicles registered increased by 281 thousand 621.
919 501 road motor vehicles handed over in October
Among 919 thousand 501 vehicles handed over(1), cars accounted for 73.4% followed by small trucks 15.4%, motorcycles 4.1% and tractors 2.8%. Minibuses, buses, trucks and special purpose vehicles constituted 4.3% of the handed over motor vehicles in October.
The ratio of cars registered using diesel was 37.8%
At the end of October, among 12 million 515 thousand 365 registered cars, the share of diesel-fuelled cars was 37.8% followed by LPG-fuelled cars with 37.5% and gasoline-fuelled cars with 24.3%. The share of electric or hybrid cars is 0.1% and the cars with unknown(2) fuel type was 0.3%.
In October, 43 393 cars were registered to the traffic
In terms of the distribution of trademarks for the 43 thousand 393 new registered cars in October, Renault recorded 14.6%, Volkswagen 11.1%, Fiat 10.4%, Hyundai 6.9%, Toyota 6.2%, Honda 5.9%, Opel 5.3%, Peugeot 4.5%, Skoda 4.5%, Ford 4.2% and the other trademarks 26.5% of the total.
Most frequent engine size was 1501-1600 for registered cars
Within 300 thousand 979 cars registered to traffic in January-October period, 38.5% of them had engine size 1501-1600, 28.2% had 1401-1500, 13.1% had 1301-1400, 12.7% had 1300 or less, 6.2% had 1601-2000, 1.1% had 2001 and above engine size.
Most frequent colour was white for registered cars
Within 300 thousand 979 cars registered to traffic in January-October period, 54% of them were white, 24.1% were grey, 6.9% were black, 5.6% were red and 9.4% were in other colours.
The next release on this subject will be on January 6, 2020.
(1) Road motor vehicles handed over are that the owners of them had changed through the notaries for one time or more.
(2) Unknown includes the cars for which the type of fuel field in the license was entered incorrectly or left blank.
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