Sales of passenger cars reached 80.4 thousand in 2020 in New Zealand, according to ACEA. This is 22.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in New Zealand reached an all time high of 108 thousand in 2017 and an all time low of 12.8 thousand in 1961. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Australia amounted to 677 thousand, 389 thousand in Indonesia, 481 thousand in Malaysia and 154 thousand in Philippines in 2020.
New Zealand has been ranked 54th within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of sales of passenger cars, 4 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).