The Greek automotive market (April 2023)
New: The new passenger car market was up by +10,2% in April compared to the same period in 2022.
In the first four months of 2023, 44.011 new passenger cars have been registered compared to 31.715 the year before (+38,8%).
Passenger car market in April 2023 posted 10.239 registrations compared to 9.289 the year before. Petrol passenger car registrations reached 4.768 units (46,6%), followed by 2.884 hybrids (28,2%), 1.198 diesel cars (11,8%), 414 plug-in hybrid (4,0%), 463 electrical ones (4,5%) and 44 CNG-powered cars (0,4%). 59,8% of total passenger car registrations are cars with engine size up to 1.400 cc.
Light Commercial Vehicles
(gross weight up to 3.5 tons)
New: The light commercial vehicle market was down by -14,0% in April compared to April 2022.
Since January 2023, 3.580 light trucks have been registered compared with 2.840 the same period in 2022 (+26,1%). Vanettes represent the highest share in the market (54,0%) followed by Vans with a market share of 24,1%.
Vanettes represent the highest share in the light commercial vehicle market 50,8%, followed by Pick-ups with a market share of 31,2%.
Light commercial vehicles market posted 705 registrations in April 2023 compared to 820 the year before(-14,0%).
(gross weight over 3.5 tons)
New: The commercial vehicle market was down by -35,1% compared to April 2022.
Since the beginning of the year, 239 units were registered as compared to 237 the year before, suggesting an increase of +0,8%.
In April 2023, 50 trucks were sold in total, compared with 77 the year before.
Moreover, imported used commercial vehicles still cover the greatest share of the specific market segment. New CVs represent only a small percentage, pushing the average age of commercial vehicles in Greece to high levels. This, expectedly, generates environmental and road safety issues.
New: The bus market decreased in April by -39,1%, as compared to April 2022.
During the first four months of the year, 77 buses were registered compared with 60 the year before (+28,3%).
Regarding April 2023, 14 buses were registered compared to 23 buses in April 2022.
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