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Turkey's motor vehicle registrations double in September

According to official data, over 105,700 vehicles registered last month, up 101.6% year-on-year.
27.10.2020 - 11:33

The number of motor vehicle registrations in Turkey doubled in September, up 101.6% compared to the same month last year, according to official data released on Tuesday.

A total of 105,732 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered last month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat). The figure was also 1.8% higher than the preceding month of August.

736,543 NEW ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REGISTERED IN 9 MONTHS

The total number of registered vehicles in Turkey reached 23.85 million by the end of September, TurkStat said.

Automobiles accounted for the lion’s share -- 51.7% -- of registrations last month, followed by motorcycles at 22.6% and small trucks at 16.9%.

In terms of brands, 20.3% were Fiat vehicles, 17.4% were Renault, and 8.6% were Toyota.

From January to September this year, 736,543 new road motor vehicles have been registered in Turkey, a 55.9% rise from the corresponding nine-month period in 2019.