Sales of passenger cars reached 2,214 thousand in 2019 in France, according to ACEA. This is 1.88 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in France reached an all time high of 2,309 thousand in 1990 and an all time low of 1,713 thousand in 1997. When compared to France's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Belgium amounted to 550 thousand, 3,607 thousand in Germany, 1,916 thousand in Italy and 1,258 thousand in Spain in 2019.
France has been ranked 10th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 2 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).