Sales of passenger cars reached 103 '000 in 2016 in New Zealand, according to ACEA. This is 7.95 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in New Zealand reached an all time high of 103 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 12.8 '000 in 1961. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Australia amounted to 927 '000, 835 '000 in Indonesia, 515 '000 in Malaysia and 133 '000 in Philippines in 2016.
New Zealand has been ranked 50th within the group of 139 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).