Automotive sales in Turkey up 29 percent in February from January

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 17:09:15 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul
       

In February this year, sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in Turkey decreased by 47.8 percent year on year and rose by 29 percent month on month to 24,875 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 46.51 percent year on year and increased by 75 percent month on month to 19,205 units, while sales of light commercial vehicles dropped by 49 percent year on year and increased by 67 percent month on month to 5,670 units.

Meanwhile, in the first two months of the year, domestic sales of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles saw a decrease of 52.19 percent year on year, amounting to 39,248 units. In this period, domestic sales of passenger cars in the country were down by 51.71 percent to 30,184 units, while sales of light commercial vehicles fell by 53.69 percent to 9,064 units, both on year-on-year basis.


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