Automotive sales in Turkey down 35.06 percent in 2018

Monday, 07 January 2019 16:23:04 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In December last year, sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Turkey decreased by 42.96 percent year on year and rose by 33.5 percent month on month to 77,706 units, according to the statistics released by the Turkish Automotive Distributors Association (ODD). In the given month, domestic sales of passenger cars in Turkey declined by 38.97 percent year on year and increased by 31.68 percent month on month to 60,843 units, while sales of light commercial vehicles dropped by 53.86 percent year on year and increased by 40.52 percent month on month to 16,863 units.

Meanwhile, in 2018, domestic sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles saw a decrease of 35.06 percent year on year, amounting to 620,937 units. Last year, domestic sales of passenger cars in the country were down by 32.71 percent to 486,321 units, while sales of light commercial vehicles fell by 42.33 percent to 134,616 units, both on year-on-year basis.


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