Vehicle registrations - Argentina. October of 2017

Argentines sales of passenger car improve

In October, vehicle registrations in Argentina grew by 9.05% with respect to October of 2016. In total, 56,357 cars were registered and 673,163 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 12.48% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 15,408, 16.53% more than in October of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 40,949, which represents a figure of 6.47% more than in October of 2016.

Argentina is among the ten countries where the greatest number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 35 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 15.35 cars per 1,000 residents, 1.29 of them in the last month, Argentina, occupies 25th 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 577,355 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 14.81.

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.
October 201715,40840,94956,3571.29185,354487,809673,16315.35
September 201718,39649,42067,8161.55183,168485,319668,48715.25
August 201718,30345,64963,9521.46182,469478,670661,13915.08
July 201714,43638,24252,6781.20178,955475,589654,54414.93
June 201719,37543,81763,1921.44178,642477,221655,86314.96
May 201718,51941,84160,3601.38175,878474,660650,53814.84
April 201717,45743,05660,5131.38171,562468,996640,55814.61
March 201716,37544,31960,6941.38165,580458,284623,86414.23
February 201713,38238,51851,9001.18161,721451,994613,71514.00
January 201711,28238,26349,5451.13162,221443,668605,88913.82
December 20168,70425,80434,5080.79159,374431,098590,47213.47
November 201613,71737,93151,6481.19164,727444,033608,76014.02
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Argentina - New motor vehicle registrations
Argentina - New motor vehicle registrations