Turkey’s passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market

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Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market Showed a Decrease of 52% in the first two months of 2019.

Passenger Car Market Decreased By %52, Light Commercial Vehicle
Market Decreased By 54%.
Turkey’s passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market decreased by 52.19% in the first two months of 2019 compared to the same period of previous year, to 39,248. In the twomonth period of 2018, total market sales figure was 82,085.

Passenger car sales went down by 51.71% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period of previous year, to 30,184. In the same period of 2018, the sales were 62,512.
In January-February period of 2019, light commercial vehicle market decreased by 53.69%, in comparison to the year before, to 9,064. In the same period of previous year, the sales were 19,573.

 

Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market
Showed a Decrease of 47% in February 2019.

Passenger Car Market Decreased By 47%, Light Commercial Vehicle
Market Decreased By 49%. In February 2019, passenger car and light commercial vehicle market decreased to 24,875. In comparison to the total number of 47,009 in February 2018, the sales went down in a ratio of 47.08%.

In February 2019, passenger car sales went down by 46.51% in comparison to the same month of the year before and were 19,205. Last year, the sales were 35,901.
Light commercial vehicle market decreased by 48.96% in February 2019 compared to February 2018, to 5,670. Last year, the sales were 11,108.
By the end of February 2019, a decrease of 52.2% in the sales of passenger cars below 1600cc and a decrease of 51.3% in the sales of passenger cars with a 1600-2000cc motor volume was observed. As for the sales of the passenger cars over 2000cc, a decrease of 59.7% was observed.

Electric cars and  hybrid passenger cars

15 electric cars and 659 hybrid passenger cars were sold in the first two months of 2019.
When the average emission values of the passenger car market in the end of February 2019 are
considered, the passenger cars between 100-120g/km took the largest share with a ratio of
34.31%, with a number of 10,356.
In the end of February 2019, diesel passenger car sales share decreased to 53.42% while the automatic transmission passenger car sales share decreased to 65.86%.
In the end of February 2019, 82.4% of the passenger car market segment again consisted of the vehicles in the A, B and C segments. When evaluated according to segments, Segment C with a share of 58.5% reached the highest sales volume (17,672). When evaluated according to frame, most preferred body type was again Sedan (49.9%, a quantity of 15,060).
In the end of February 2019, when evaluated according to body type, vans with a share of 70.09% had the highest sales volume (6,353), light trucks followed them with a share of 12.43% (1,127) while the share of minibuses was 8.75% (793) and the share of pick-ups was 8.73% (791) in light commercial vehicle market.