Sales of passenger cars reached 311 thousand in 2019 in Switzerland, according to ACEA. This is 4.10 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of passenger cars in Switzerland reached an all time high of 339 thousand in 1989 and an all time low of 90.4 thousand in 1960. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, sales of passenger cars in Austria amounted to 329 thousand, 2,214 thousand in France, 3,607 thousand in Germany and 1,916 thousand in Italy in 2019.
Switzerland has been ranked 30th 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).