Sales of passenger cars reached 1,381 thousand in 2020 in Italy, according to ACEA. This is 27.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in Italy reached an all time high of 2,493 thousand in 2007 and an all time low of 381 thousand in 1960. When compared to Italy's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Austria amounted to 249 thousand, 1,650 thousand in France, 53.7 thousand in Slovenia and 237 thousand in Switzerland in 2020.
Italy has been ranked 5th within the group of 31 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 6 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).