Petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold reached 48.6 % in 2020 in Hungary, according to ACEA. This is 33.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Hungary reached an all time high of 97.1 % in 1996 and an all time low of 41.5 % in 2013. When compared to Hungary's main peers, petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Austria amounted to 43.3 %, 64.6 % in Czech Republic, 62.6 % in Poland and 61.9 % in Slovakia in 2020.
Hungary has been ranked 18th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in North America) is an internal combustion engine with spark ignition, designed to run on petrol and similar volatile fuels.