Lower-medium cars as a share of new cars sold reached 30.0 % in 2016 in Austria, according to ACEA. This is 7.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lower-medium cars as a share of new cars sold in Austria reached an all time high of 35.0 % in 2007 and an all time low of 30.0 % in 2016. When compared to Austria's main peers, lower-medium cars as a share of new cars sold in Germany amounted to 32.8 %, 19.0 % in Italy and 27.0 % in Switzerland in 2016.
Austria has been ranked 7th within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of lower-medium cars as a share of new cars sold, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The popularity of the lower-medium car segment has been rising in Europe over the last two decades.