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New car registrations up in Northern Ireland


New car registrations remain fairly constant in Northern Ireland with 55,275 sold in the first eleven months of this year compared to 55,091 for a similar period last year (2015). That’s a 0.4 per cent increase.

Sales in England are up 3 per cent for the year-to-date with both Scotland and Wales down marginally. New car sales for similar periods in the Republic are running at 17.45 per cent ahead of last year. That is 23,713 more new cars sold compared to the first eleven months of 2015.

  Nov. Nov. % Year-to-date Year-to-date %
  2015 2016 change 2015 2016 change
ENGLAND 154,424 159,120 3.0 2,094,510 2,157,609 3.0
N. IRELAND 3,128 3,130 0.1 55,091 55,275 0.3
SCOTLAND 14,985 15,278 2.0 208,714 208,188 -0.3
WALES 5,859 6,160 5.1 87,458 87,093 -0.4
Total 178,396 183,688 3.0 2,445,773 2,508,165 2.6