Who Produces the Most Cars?

Production of Passenger Cars ('000), 2016
Automotive | February 09, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 49 countries in 2016, China ranked the highest in production of passenger cars with 24,421 '000 followed by Japan and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Bangladesh with 0.580 '000, Venezuela with 0.849 '000 and Ukraine with 4.34 '000.

Total production of passenger cars reached 72,292 '000 in 2016 in the World according to ACEA. This is 5.08 % more than in the previous year and 30.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of passenger cars reached an all time high of 72,292 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 37,925 '000 in 1998. The average annual growth amounted to 3.38 % since 1957.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 33.8 % of production of passenger cars in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 52.6 % share while the ten largest countries some 79.3 % in 2016.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Passenger Cars indicator page.