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The Greek automotive market (November 2020)

Passenger cars

New: The new passenger car market was up by 2,4% in November compared with the same period the year before.

In the first eleven months of 2020, 74.534 new passenger cars have been registered compared to 107.512 the year before (-30,7%).

Passenger car market in November 2020 posted 7.641 registrations compared to 7.464 the year before. Petrol passenger car registrations reached 3.239 units (42,4%), followed by 2.317 diesel passenger cars (30,3%), 1.394 hybrids (18,2%), 112 CNG-powered cars (1,5%), 45 dual-fuel cars (0,6%) and 114 electrical ones (1,5%) .

Light Commercial Vehicles
(gross weight up to 3.5 tons)

New: Light commercial vehicle market was up by 3,0% compared to November 2019 by posting 755 registrations compared to 733 registrations the year before.

Since January 2020, 2.264 light trucks have been registered compared with 7.296 the same period in 2019 (-14,1%). Vanettes represents the highest share in the market (43,0%) followed by Pick-ups with a market share of 30,4%.

Concerning November 2020, Vanettes represent the highest share in the light commercial vehicle market (49,3%) followed by Vans with a market share of 24,3%.

Commercial Vehicles
(gross weight over 3.5 tons)

New: The commercial vehicle market was down by -21,9% in November, compared to the corresponding month in 2019.

Since the beginning of the year, 536 units were registered as compared to 398 the year before, suggesting an increase of 34,7%.

In November 2020, 25 trucks were sold in total, compared with 32 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 in November was up by 58,3% compared to November 2019.

During the first eleven months of the year, 281 buses were registered compared with 346 the year before (-18,8%).

Regarding November 2020, 19 buses were sold in total as opposed to 12 buses in November 2019.

(over 50cc)

New: The motorcycle market continued its positive course and is up by 7,0% in November 2020 compared to the year before.

Since January, 33.396 motorcycles were registered compared with 36.918 the year before (-9,5%).

Motorcycle market in November 2020 posted 2.362 registrations compared to 2.207 in November 2019. 6 out of 10 new motorcycles which were registered in November are equipped with engines up to 250 cc (66,6%), while 87,6% of total registrations are motorcycles up to 400 cc.

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