Who likes the Powerful Cars the Most?

Power of New Cars Sold (kW), 2016
Automotive | February 09, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 16 countries in 2016, Switzerland ranked the highest in average power of new cars sold with 122 kW followed by Luxembourg and Sweden. On the other end of the scale was Italy with 78.5 kW, Portugal with 81.7 kW and Denmark with 82.3 kW.

Data for more countries are available at Power of New Cars Sold (Average) indicator page.

Power of New Cars Sold (Average) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria kW 82.0 85.0 87.0 88.0 89.0
Belgium kW 80.0 82.0 84.0 84.0 86.0
Denmark kW 76.0 77.0 72.0 72.0 74.0
Finland kW ... ... ... ... ... 94.0 96.0 96.0 95.0 97.0
France kW 74.0 79.0 81.0 80.0 81.0
Germany kW 96.0 99.0 100 101 102
Ireland kW 77.0 79.0 81.0 81.0 81.0
Luxembourg kW 103 107 109 110 112
Netherlands kW 78.0 78.0 79.0 81.0 83.0
Norway kW ... ... 90.0 90.0 93.0 94.0 96.0
Portugal kW 78.0 80.0 81.0 81.0 81.0
Spain kW 83.0 85.0 84.0 84.0 84.0
Sweden kW 102 102 102 104 106
Switzerland kW 107 108 110 112 116
United Kingdom kW 90.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 95.0