Sales of passenger cars reached 224 thousand in 2019 in Portugal, according to ACEA. This is 1.97 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in Portugal reached an all time high of 939 thousand in 1987 and an all time low of 77.3 thousand in 1979. When compared to Portugal's main peers, sales of passenger cars in France amounted to 2,214 thousand, 117 thousand in Ireland, 148 thousand in Morocco and 1,258 thousand in Spain in 2019.
Portugal has been ranked 39th 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).