Petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold reached 57.3 % in 2020 in Netherlands, according to ACEA. This is 19.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Netherlands reached an all time high of 89.1 % in 1990 and an all time low of 57.3 % in 2020. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold in Belgium amounted to 51.8 %, 56.1 % in Denmark, 46.7 % in Germany and 55.4 % in United Kingdom in 2020.
Netherlands has been ranked 7th 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.