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Vehicle registrations - Mexico. April of 2022

Drop in number of Mexicans passenger car registrations

In April, vehicle registrations in Mexico grew by 0.66% with respect to April of 2021. In total, 86,734 cars were registered and 1,036,557 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 4.83% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 46,212, 11.41% more than in April of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 40,522, which represents a figure of 10.67% less than in April of 2021.

Mexico is the 14th-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 8.11 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.68 of them in the last month, Mexico, occupies 59th place in the ranking.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has fallen in the last year. A drop in registrations generally indicates a fall in consumer confidence and, when it is sustained, a recession in the real 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 2012, as 966,313 were produced that year although there has been a drop in the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 8.38.

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.
April 202246,21240,52286,7340.68545,874494,4901,036,5578.11
March 202254,80043,74398,5430.77541,141499,3291,035,9878.11
February 202245,32736,85482,1830.64533,306507,6831,035,6598.10
January 202243,90737,27781,1840.64530,002514,0571,038,1528.12
December 202155,31645,35199,5080.78526,593520,1121,040,2858.14
November 202146,43739,08585,5220.67522,416532,2251,048,8968.21
October 202139,95739,36279,3190.62520,814546,5781,061,4128.31
September 202140,79638,56979,3650.62522,204552,8591,069,0288.37
August 202140,51040,47380,9830.63518,239557,5111,069,6788.37
July 202143,70341,18784,8900.66513,242560,9281,068,0578.36
June 202145,41546,07289,8850.70504,110560,8641,058,8128.29
May 202143,49445,99588,4410.69488,710549,8591,033,9478.09
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Mexico - New motor vehicle registrations
Mexico - New motor vehicle registrations