Turkey’s road motor vehicle registrations jump in March

Total of 130,420 new, old vehicles registered last month, rising 81% y-o-y, official data shows

The number of vehicles registered in Turkey surged 81% in March compared to the same month last year, according to the country’s statistics authority on Tuesday.

A total of 130,420 new and old vehicles were registered last month, according to TurkStat.

The overall number of registered vehicles traveling on Turkish roads neared 24.5 million as of this March.

The figure also jumped 71.8% from a month ago.

Automobiles accounted for 61.3% of all registrations, followed by motorcycles with 15.4%, and small trucks 13.8% in March.

In terms of distribution of model brands for new registered cars, 13.9% were Fiat, 11.4% Renault, and 11.3% Volkswagen.

In the first quarter of 2021, the number of registered vehicles soared 47.3% year-on-year to 323,635.


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