Total Registered Vehicle Approaches 19 Million

14As of the end of November 2014, the total number of road motor vehicles registered in Turkey reached 18,767,989, according to the statement from Turkish Statistic Institute (TurkStat)

The total number of road motor vehicles registered to the traffic reached 18 million 767 thousand 989 by the end of November. Within the total number, cars represented 52.3%, followed by small trucks 16.3%, motorcycles 15.1%, tractors 8.6%, trucks 4.1%, minibuses 2.3%, buses 1.1% and special purpose vehicles 0.2%.

In November, 93,842 vehicle registrations were recorded

Of these 93 thousand 842 vehicle registrations in November, cars accounted for 59.5%, followed by small trucks 16.2%, motorcycles 10.9% and tractors 7.5%. Minibuses, buses, trucks and special purpose vehicles constituted 5.9% of new registrations.

Vehicles registrations up 6% compared with the previous month

In November, the number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 6% compared with October. Cars, minibuses, small trucks, trucks and tractors increased by 8.6%, 0.8%, 24.1%, 0.9% and 15.7% respectively. Buses, motorcycles and special purpose vehicles decreased by 13.1%, 21.9% and 17.4%.

New vehicles decreased by 1.3% over the same month previous year

In November, the number of road motor vehicle registrations decreased by 1.3% compared with the same month of the previous year. Cars, buses, motorcycles decreased by 7.7%, 43%, 10.3%. Minibuses, small trucks, trucks, special purpose vehicles and tractors increased by 11.8%, 31.9%, 0.5%, 67.7% and 18.9% respectively.

In the period of January – November, new vehicles increased by 828,542

While 118 thousand 210 road motor vehicles were withdrawn, 946 thousand 752 road motor vehicles were added in January￾November. Hence, the total number of road motor vehicles registered increased by 828 thousand 542.

496,198 vehicles handed over in November

Among 496 thousand 198 vehicles handed over, cars accounted for 68.2% followed by small trucks 16.4%, tractors 5.3% and motorcycles 3.9%. Minibuses, buses, trucks and special purpose vehicles constituted 6.2% of the handed over motor vehicles in November.

The ratio of cars registered using LPG was 41.3%

At the end of November, among 9 million 806 thousand 661 registered cars, the share of LPG-fuelled cars is 41.3% followed by gasoline-fuelled cars with 29.2% and diesel fuelled cars with 29%. The ratio of the cars with unknown fuel type is 0.4%

In November, 55,870 cars were registered to the traffic

In terms of the distribution of trademarks for the 55 thousand 870 new registered cars in November, Volkswagen recorded 15.2%, Renault 14.2%, Hyundai 7.9%, Opel 6.6%, Toyota 6.5%, Fiat 5.6%, Dacia 5.2%, BMW 5.1%, Ford 4.6%, Audi 3.8% and the other trademarks 25.2% of the total.

Most frequent engine size of cars is 1501-1600

Within 527 thousand 313 cars registered to traffic in January November period, 40.7% of them have engine size of 1501- 1600, 20.9% have 1401-1500, 18.2% have 1300 or less, 13.9% have 1301-1400, 4.5% have 1601-2000, 1.6% have 2001 and above engine size. The share of cars with unknown engine size is 0.1%.

Most frequent colour is white

Within 527 thousand 313 cars registered to traffic in January November period, 63% of them are white, 16.7% are grey, 9.3% are black, 4.8% are red and 6.2% are in other colours.