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New passenger car sales, numbers per year, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 17 countries was 2133124 passenger cars. The highest value was in China: 23563287 passenger cars and the lowest value was in Kuwait: 93465 passenger cars. The indicator is available from 2005 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: passenger cars; Source: OICA
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Countries Passenger car sales, 2022 Global rank Available data
China 23563287 1 2005 - 2022
India 3792356 2 2005 - 2022
Japan 3448297 3 2005 - 2022
South Korea 1420486 4 2005 - 2022
Indonesia 783563 5 2005 - 2022
Malaysia 544838 6 2005 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 519485 7 2005 - 2022
Taiwan 375841 8 2005 - 2022
Thailand 343349 9 2005 - 2022
Vietnam 283352 10 2005 - 2022
Israel 257743 11 2005 - 2022
Philippines 226403 12 2005 - 2022
Pakistan 188318 13 2005 - 2022
UA Emirates 171414 14 2005 - 2022
Uzbekistan 153750 15 2005 - 2022
Kazakhstan 97169 16 2005 - 2022
Kuwait 93465 17 2005 - 2022



Definition: The indicator estimates the number of new passenger car registrations and sales that took place within a country in a year. Passenger cars are road motor vehicles, other than a motor cycle, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine persons (including the driver).
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