52,000 new motor vehicles registered in May in Turkey

New motor vehicle registrations last month fell 9.8% on a yearly basis

Turkey registered 52,080 new motor vehicles in May, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK). The country’s statistical authority said the number of new motor vehicle registrations last month fell 9.8% on a yearly basis, as it increased 29.6% on a monthly basis.

Renault leads the new registrations

As we check the breakdown, cars accounted for 43.7%, followed by motorcycles at 37.4%, small trucks at 8.8% and tractors at 7.4%, added TÜİK. Trucks, minibus, bus and special purpose vehicles consisted 2.7% of new registrations. Among 22,748 newly registered cars in May, Renault’s share was 19.1%, while Peugeot (15.2%), Opel and FIAT  (both 9%), and Citroen (6.3%) followed it.

More than 23 million motor vehicles in Turkey

The total number of road motor vehicles registered reached 23.45 million as of the end of May, TÜİK said, adding: “Cars represented 54.1%, small trucks 16.4%, motorcycles 14.4%, tractors 8.2%, trucks 3.6%, minibuses 2.1%, buses 0.9% and special purpose vehicles 0.3% of total number of road motor vehicles registered.”

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