Vehicle registrations up by 25.8% in Q1 2018

Vehicle registrations were significantly up by 25.8% in the first quarter of 2018, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service, on Tuesday, show.

According to the data, the total registrations of motor vehicles increased by 25.8% to 13,002 in January-March 2018, up from 10,334 vehicles in the same period of 2017.

Passenger saloon cars increased to 11,024, from 8,666 in January-March 2017, recording an increase of 27.2%.

4,250 or 38.6% were new and 6,774 or 61.4% were used cars.

Goods conveyance vehicles increased by 24.3% to 1,291 in the first quarter of 2018 compared to 1,039 in the first quarter of last year.

Light goods vehicles increased by 28.4% to 1,102, heavy goods vehicles increased by 28.7% to 130, while road tractors fell by 26.3% to 59.

Mopeds < 50cc increased to 41 in the first three months of this year compared to 24 in the same period of 2017.

Motorcycles > 50cc numbered 470 in 2018, compared to 471 in the first quarter of 2017.

Source: Cyprus News Agency