Small cars as a share of new cars sold reached 28.8 % in 2016 in Switzerland, according to ACEA. This is 9.18 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, small cars as a share of new cars sold in Switzerland reached an all time high of 35.0 % in 2010 and an all time low of 27.8 % in 2006. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, small cars as a share of new cars sold in Austria amounted to 33.9 %, 52.2 % in France, 28.5 % in Germany and 62.2 % in Italy in 2016.
Switzerland has been ranked 14th within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of small cars as a share of new cars sold, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Small cars have become the most popular segment in Europe over the last two decades.