18 million+ vehicles on Turkish roads in 2014

Turkish Statistical Institute says the number of vehicles registered in Turkey reached over 18 million in January 2014

Turkish Statistical Institute says the number of vehicles registered in Turkey reached over 18 million in January 2014

ANKARA - The number of vehicles registered on the roads in Turkey reached over 18 million in January 2014.  A total of 124,291, including both new and old vehicles were registered in January, the country's statistics authority said on Tuesday.

Within the total, cars represented 51.9 percent, followed by small trucks 16.4 percent, motorcyles 15.1 percent, tractors 8.7 percent, trucks 4.2 percent, minibuses 2.3 percent, buses 1.2 percent and special purpose vehicles 0.2 percent.

In terms of the distribution of car model brands for the 81,477 new registered cars in January, Renault recorded 16.8 percent, Ford 11.4 percent, Volkswagen 9.8 percent, Opel 9.3 percent, Fiat 7 percent, Hyundai 6.5 percent, Toyota 5.9 percent, Dacia 4.6 percent, Peugeot 4.3 percent, Citroen 3 percent and the other brands represent 21.5 percent of the total.

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