Turkey: Road motor vehicle registrations up in January

More than 117,300 vehicles registered last month, rising 24% compared to year ago

The number of road motor vehicle registrations in Turkey increased 24% year-on-year in January, the country’s statistics authority revealed on Tuesday.

A total of 117,313 first- and second-hand vehicles were registered last month, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).

Compared to the previous month, motor vehicle registration surged by 37.5%.

The total number of road motor vehicles registered to the traffic reached nearly 24.3 million by the end of January, TurkStat said.

In January, automobiles accounted for most new registrations 63.5% while small trucks accounted for 19.1%. Motorcycles represented 8.9%.

In terms of distribution of model brands for new registered cars in the month, 16.1% were Fiat; 14% Renault, and 9% Volkswagen.

Last year, the country registered over 1 million vehicles, a rise of 55% from the previous year.


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