Diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold reached 28.7 % in 2020 in Cyprus, according to ACEA. This is 17.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Cyprus reached an all time high of 138 % in 2018 and an all time low of % in.
Cyprus has been ranked 13th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A diesel engine is an internal combustion engine that uses the heat of compression to initiate ignition to burn the fuel, which is injected into the combustion chamber.