Turkey’s passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market increased by 72.4% in the January-April period of 2021 compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 260,148. Automobile sales increased by 68.7% in the January-April period of 2021 compared to the previous year and reached 204,839 units, while the light commercial vehicle market increased by 88.1% and reached 55,309 units.
61.4 thousand vehicles sold in April
In April 2021, the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market increased by 132.4% compared to April 2020 and reached 61,488. In April 2021, passenger car sales increased by 121.6% compared to the same month of the previous year to 48,375, while the light commercial vehicle market increased by 183.1% to 13,113. Passenger car and light commercial vehicle market, compared to the average 10-year April sales, decreased by 5.2%.
444 electrics in 4 months
When evaluated according to body types, the most preferred body type was again Sedan cars (40.9% share, 83,708 units). Gasoline automobile sales had a share of 64.2% with 131,463 units, diesel car sales had a share of 23.6% with 48,417 units, and hybrid car sales had a share of 7.4% with 15,101 units. 444 electric cars were sold. Cars with automatic transmission; While it took a share of 76.5% with 156,695 units, manual transmission cars had a share of 23.5% with 48,144 units.