Vehicle registrations - Argentina. January of 2017

Argentines car registrations rise

In January, vehicle registrations in Argentina grew by 2.49% with respect to January of 2016. In total, 605,889 cars were registered and 605,889 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 2.49% more than the year before.

The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of January is:

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 162,221, 5.31% less than in January of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 38,263, which represents a figure of 48.92% more than in January of 2016.

Argentina is the 12th-placed country in ranking of 36 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Argentines residents, when compared to the other countries in the ranking, is the number of vehicles sold or registered per thousand residents in the last year. With annual sales of 13.96 cars per 1,000 residents, 13.96 of them in the last month, Argentina, occupies 26th place in the ranking.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has grown in the last year. The increase in this figure is positive, as it generally indicates improved public confidence in the country's economy.

Changes in Argentine vehicle registration numbers are shown in the tables below. As several studies indicate, these changes are very much related to changes in GDP and, hence, to a country's economic situation. Sales have grown since 2007, as 467,409 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 11.99.

Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in Argentina. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Argentina in en Argentine economy.

Argentina - New motor vehicle registrations
DateCommercial vehicles MonthPassengers vehicles MonthMonthly vehicle salesMonthly Vehicles/ 1,000 p.Commercial vehicles YearPassengers vehicles YearAnnual vehicle salesAnnual Vehicles/ 1,000 p.
< 2016
January 201711,28238,26349,5451.14162,221443,668605,88913.96
December 20168,70425,80434,5080.79159,374431,098590,47213.60
November 201613,71737,93151,6481.19164,727444,033608,76014.02
October 201613,22238,45951,6811.19162,881435,611598,49213.78
September 201617,69742,77160,4681.39166,043428,396594,43913.69
August 201614,78942,56857,3571.32166,126428,162594,28813.69
July 201614,12339,87453,9971.24166,098421,945588,04313.54
June 201616,61141,25657,8671.33167,885420,345588,23013.55
May 201614,20336,17750,3801.16167,192416,302583,49413.44
April 201611,47532,34443,8191.01168,724416,304586,40013.51
March 201612,51638,02950,5451.16170,080416,313588,94413.56
February 201613,88230,19244,0741.02171,325416,318591,17513.62
Argentina - New motor vehicle registrations