Turkey sees drop in registered vehicles in February

More than 22,000 vehicles registered by end of February, according to official data 

Turkey sees drop in registered vehicles in February

World Bulletin / News Desk

The number of motor vehicle registrations in Turkey fell in February 2018, a 3.5 percent year-on-year decrease, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said Monday.

"The total number of road motor vehicles registered to the traffic reached 22,377.559 by the end of February," TurkStat said in a statement.

A total of 62,719 road motor vehicle registrations were recorded in February, according to TurkStat.

In February, automobiles accounted for the newest registrations, 58.7 percent, while small trucks and motorcycles represented 12.1 percent and 7.2 percent, respectively. 

Compared to the previous month, motor vehicle registrations decreased by 46.6 percent.

TurkStat added 597,953 road motor vehicles were handed over in February.

As for the car makes registered, Renault made up 18.6 percent of new registrations, followed by Volkswagen with 10.4 percent, and Fiat with 7.7 percent.

The next release on-road motor vehicles is due on May 2, 2018.

Last Mod: 02 Nisan 2018, 11:24
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