Number of vehicles on Turkey’s road reaches around one-fourth of population
DHA photoThe number of registered vehicles on Turkey’s roads was up 0.5 percent in April to over 20.2 million, around one-fourth of the country’s total population, according to official data which was released on June 13.
A total of 106,986 new and old vehicles were registered in April, according to data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK), compiled by Anadolu Agency.
In terms of the distribution of model brands for new registered cars in April, Renault recorded 18.1 percent, Volkswagen 12.1 percent, Hyundai 6.6 percent, Fiat 6.4 percent, Opel 6.3 percent, Ford 6.2 percent, Toyota 5.5 percent, Dacia 5.5 percent, Mercedes-Benz 4 percent, Skoda 3.8 percent and other trademarks combined were 25.4 percent.
TÜİK said that in the first five months of the year, a total of 350,893 vehicles were registered by the authorities.
In total, cars represented 53.2 percent of new vehicles, small trucks 16.3 percent, motorcycles 14.9 percent, tractors 8.5 percent, trucks 4 percent, minibuses 2.2 percent, buses 1.1 percent and special purpose vehicles 0.2 percent.