Sales of passenger cars reached 799 thousand in 2019 in Australia, according to ACEA. This is 8.52 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in Australia reached an all time high of 927 thousand in 2016 and an all time low of 172 thousand in 1961. When compared to Australia's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Indonesia amounted to 799 thousand, 550 thousand in Malaysia and 104 thousand in New Zealand in 2019.
Australia has been ranked 15th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).