Within last 5 years, the number of over 4 million new vehicles was sold in the Turkish domestic market. Of these vehicles, 2 million 911 thousand units were automobiles, 1 million 112 thousand units were light commercial vehicles.
According to the data from Turkish Automotive Distributors’ Association (ODD), Turkish automobile and light commercial vehicle sector grew within last 5 years compared to the previous years except the years 2012 and 2014. In 2010, the number of 760,913 unit automobile and light commercial vehicle was sold increasing its sales 37 percent over the previous year. The figure surged 13 percent to 864,239 units in 2011 which was peak year in the sales of automobile and light commercial vehicles. In 2012, the sales were 777,761 units, in 2013 the number was 853,378, and in 2014 the sales of the automobile and light commercial vehicle were 767,681 units.
The total number of sold new vehicles was 4 million 24 thousand 172 units within 5 years. The most automobile sales happened in 2013 with the number of 664,655 units. The year 2011 was the year in which the utmost light commercial vehicles were sold with the number of 270,920 units