Who Produces the Most Light Commercial Vehicles?

Production of Light Commercial Vehicles (up to 3.5t) ('000), 2017 or latest
Automotive | October 03, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 37 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in production of light commercial vehicles with 7,876 '000 followed by Mexico and China. On the other end of the scale was Romania with 0.445 '000, Serbia with 0.552 '000 and Venezuela with 0.852 '000.

Total production of light commercial vehicles reached 19,388 '000 in 2017 in the World according to ACEA. This is 2.9 % more than in the previous year and 16.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of light commercial vehicles reached an all time high of 19,388 '000 in 2017 and an all time low of 10,605 '000 in 2009. The average annual growth amounted to 1.65 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 40.6 % of production of light commercial vehicles in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 60.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 88.1 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Light Commercial Vehicles (Up to 3.5 tonnes) indicator page.

Production of Light Commercial Vehicles (Up to 3.5 tonnes) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Argentina thousand ... ... 227 246 258 233 218
Brazil thousand 638 644 762 471 315
Canada thousand ... ... 1,135 1,414 1,405 1,469 1,380
China thousand ... ... 1,845 1,875 1,976 1,871 1,793
France thousand ... ... 312 285 282 322 416
Germany thousand ... ... 275 261 278 304 325 ... ...
India thousand ... ... 511 553 516 434 427
Italy thousand ... ... 270 241 236 271 317
Japan thousand ... ... 718 795 851 883 850
Mexico thousand ... ... 886 1,052 1,139 1,277 1,419
South Korea thousand ... ... 398 359 361 288 309
Spain thousand ... ... 479 393 420 477 486
Thailand thousand ... ... 905 1,449 1,344 1,119 1,116
Turkey thousand 502 456 448 470 490
USA thousand ... ... 5,441 5,959 6,447 7,118 7,613