Turkey: Over 97,000 vehicles registered in April


A total of 97,388 vehicles were registered in April, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said on Thursday.

The number of motor vehicle registrations in Turkey fell in April, a 1.9 percent year-on-year drop, according to official data.

"The total number of road motor vehicles registered to traffic reached 22,551,157 by the end of April," TurkStat said in a statement.

In April, automobiles accounted for the most new registrations, 56.6 percent, while motorcycles and small trucks represented 19.8 percent and 12.7 percent, respectively.

Compared to the previous month, motor vehicle registrations rose 3 percent.

TurkStat added that 684,291 road motor vehicles were transferred in April.

As for the makes of cars registered, Renault made up 18.8 percent of new registrations, followed by Volkswagen with 9.4 percent, and Fiat with 7.6 percent.

The next data on road motor vehicles are due for release on July 2.


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