Press release: 12.492
About one forth more used passenger cars in first quarter 2021; registrations of used two-wheelers also recorded significant increases
"Registrations of used passenger cars increased significantly again in March 2021, reaching a plus of 131.7% compared to March of the previous year, when significantly fewer used cars were purchased due to the lockdown. In the entire 1st quarter of 2021, the number of used passenger car registrations rose by 24.2% compared to the same quarter of the previous year and was even 3.6% above the level of the 1st quarter of 2019," said Statistik Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.
Compared to first quarter of 2020, used diesel-driven
passenger cars (share: 60.0%;
All of the top 10 passenger cars recorded increases
in used registrations in the first quarter of 2021: BMW
29.9% fewer motor vehicles from January to March 2021
From January to March 2021, 263 489 used motor vehicles were registered, 29.9% more than in the same period of the previous year.
Among commercial vehicles, the used registrations
of tractors for agriculture and forestry
For two-wheelers, more used motorcycles
For more detailed results and further information concerning statistics of motor vehicles please refer to our website.
on methods, definitions: Motor vehicle statistics (registrations
of new and used vehicles as well as the stock of vehicles) are secondary
statistics, compiled on the basis of daily data files sent to Statistics
Austria by Austria’s association of insurance companies (VVO). VVO,
in turn, receives data by the insurances’ registrations offices, responsible
for registrations, de-registrations and rectifications of motor vehicles
Within motor vehicle statistics, all motor vehicles, once nationally or internationally registered, are levied, irrespective of the registration’s duration.
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