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Vehicle registrations - Mexico. February of 2023

Drop in number of Mexicans passenger car registrations

In February, vehicle registrations in Mexico grew by 28.36% with respect to February of 2022. In total, 105,491 cars were registered and 1,165,560 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 12.54% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 57,199, 26.16% more than in February of 2022.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 48,292, which represents a figure of 31.04% more than in February of 2022.

Mexico is the 13th-placed country in ranking of 137 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Mexicans 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 9.2 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.83 of them in the last month, Mexico, occupies 57th 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 Mexican 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 2013, as 1,041,442 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 8.91.

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

Mexico - 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.
February 202357,19948,292105,4910.83672,397501,8511,165,5609.20
January 202356,96240,72897,6900.77660,535490,4131,142,2529.02
December 202276,96450,622125,1660.99647,480486,9621,125,7468.88
November 202260,71440,59799,0850.78625,841481,6911,100,0888.68
October 202258,98436,95194,4360.75611,565480,1791,086,5258.58
September 202252,42437,95989,1700.70592,545482,5901,071,4088.46
August 202254,11041,43594,6810.75580,917483,2001,061,6038.38
July 202250,38036,25286,1660.68567,317482,2381,047,9058.27
June 202252,58741,39193,9850.74560,643487,1731,046,6298.26
May 202251,05943,35994,4130.75553,471491,8541,042,5298.23
April 202246,21440,52286,7340.68545,906494,4901,036,5578.18
March 202254,80043,74398,5430.78541,171499,3291,035,9878.18
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Mexico - New motor vehicle registrations
Mexico - New motor vehicle registrations