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Automobile and light commercial vehicle sales in Turkey increased by 132.4%

Automobile and light commercial vehicle sales in Turkey last April increased by 132.4% compared to April of last year, reaching 61 thousand 488 units.

According to the Automotive Distributors Association (ODD) data, in April 2021, automobile sales increased by 121.6% compared to the same month of the previous year and became 48,375 units, while the light commercial vehicle market increased by 183.1% to 13,113.

Passenger car and light commercial vehicle market decreased 5.2% compared to the average 10-year April sales. The automobile market decreased by 2.2% compared to the average 10-year April sales. The light commercial vehicle market decreased by 14.9% compared to the average 10-year April sales.

72% INCREASE IN JANUARY-APRIL PERIOD

Turkey’s automobile 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 units.

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.

Source: Sabah / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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