Sales of passenger cars reached 11,961 thousand in 2020 in European Union, according to ACEA. This is 24.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in European Union reached an all time high of 16,003 thousand in 2007 and an all time low of 11,252 thousand in 1993. When compared to European Union's main peers, sales of passenger cars in China amounted to 20,178 thousand, 3,810 thousand in Japan, 1,434 thousand in Russia and 3,402 thousand in USA in 2020.
European Union has been ranked 3rd within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 1 places behind 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).