Most new vehicles registered in 2020 are diesel powered

By TPN/Lusa, in Business, Motoring · 16-02-2021 15:00:00 · 2 Comments

The automotive market totaled 176,992 new vehicles from January to December last year, 78,755 of which were powered by diesel and 64,313 gasoline, according to data from the Portugal Automobile Association (ACAP), made available to Lusa.

In 2020, 176,992 new vehicles were put into circulation, a 33.9 percent year-on-year setback. Of this total, 74,959 correspond to light vehicles and 3,816 heavy vehicles powered by diesel, totaling 78,755 units. In turn, 64,313 new petrol light vehicles were recorded in the period concerned.

The electric/gasoline plug-ins represented 9,960 light vehicles, while in the light electric/diesel category there were 1,907. The light hybrid/electric fueled gasoline accounted for 9,509 units in 2020, while diesel units were at 2,402.

Here’s a snapshot of what kind of new vehicles are being bought in Portugal:

In December, in regards to the light petrol, three alfa romeo’s were registered, five Aston Martins, 40 Audi’s, 95 BMW’s, 394 Citroen, one Cupra, 129 Dacia, four DS, two Ferrari, Fiat 360, 92 Ford, 15 Honda, 170 Hyundai, 94 Jeep, 129 KIA, six Mazda, 12 Mercedes-Benz, 44 Mini, 39 Mitsubishi, 357 Nissan, 195 Opel, 637 Peugeot, 16 Porsche, 946 Renault, 479 Seat, 47 Skoda, a Suzuki, 106 Toyota, 493 Volkswagen and 35 volvo.

In regards to diesel light vehicles, six alfa romeo were registered in December, 38 Audi, 230 BMW, 876 Citroen, 131 Dacia, 19 DS, 643 Fiat, 312 Ford, 74 Spindle, two Honda, 11 Hyundai, 39 Isuzu, 128 Iveco, two Jaguar, 50 Jeep, 16 KIA, seven Land Rover, 28 MAN, nine Mazda, 294 Mercedes-Benz, 24 Mini, 69 Mitsubishi, 151 Nissan, 453 Opel, 1263 Peugeot, 1676 Renault, 205 Seat, 62 Skoda, 228 Toyota, 239 Volkswagen and 25 Volvo. In the reference month, 54 Audi electric light vehicles, nine BMW I, 16 Citroen, two DS, 38 Fiat, 24 Honda, 83 Hyundai, 40 Jaguar, nine KIA, 26 Mazda and 70 Mercedes-Benz, 18 Mini, 154 Nissan, 10 Opel, 55 Peugeot, 15 Porsche, 215 Renault, 62 Smart, 271 Tesla and 42 Volkswagen were also recorded in the reference month.

In the light electric/petrol plug-in category, 107 audi brand were added, 539 BMW and a BMW I, 20 Citroen, 22 Dacia, two Ferrari, one Ford, three Hyndai, eight Jeep, 35 KIA, 40 Land Rover, 190 Mazda, 45 Mini, 10 Mitsubishi, 14 Opel, 86 Peugeot, 38 Porsche, 101 Renault, nine Seat, 23 Skoda, three Suzuki, five Toyota, 62 Volkswagen and 326 Volvo. Still in the same category, but considering the electric/diesel there were 364 Mercedes-Benz. There were also five audi petrol-powered hybrids/electrics, a BMW, 684 Fiat, 307 Ford, 19 Honda, nine Hyundai, nine Jeep, two Land Rovers, 33 Lexus, 41 Mazda, 29 Mercedes-Benz, 34 Renault, 75 Seat, 22 Suzuki, 464 Toyota, five Volkswagen and five Volvo.



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Comments:

Diesels, the best vehicles going.

By Ian from Lisbon on 18-02-2021 02:46

Ban diesel vehicles ,they are toxic cancer causing devices.

Wake up Portugal get with the programme!!

You are selling a healthy destination but omitting to tell tourists they will be breathing in highly toxic carcinogenic particulates.

It is impossible to drive with windows open as a result.

By James from Algarve on 17-02-2021 06:56
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