Diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold reached 18.9 % in 2020 in Poland, according to ACEA. This is 5.50 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Poland reached an all time high of 55.0 % in 2010 and an all time low of 7.18 % in 1998. When compared to Poland's main peers, diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Czech Republic amounted to 29.7 % and 28.1 % in Germany in 2020.
Poland has been ranked 25th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of diesel-fuelled as a share of new cars sold, 15 places behind 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.