Slight Rise In New Cars Sold In Kerry Last Month Compared To July 2021

Posted by


THERE was a slight increase in new car sales in Kerry last month compared to July 2021, according to the latest statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

There were 520 new car registrations in the county in July  compared to 516 in the same month in 2021, an increase of less that 1%.

So far this year 1,980 new cars have been sold in Kerry this year, up 5.26% on the same time last year when 1,881 were sold. Nationally there were 21,902 new car sales last month, while in July 2021 there were 26,477 a decrease of over 17%.

Continued below…


Hyundai was by far the most popular make of car in Kerry sold in July at 122 units, The rest of the Top 5 was made up of Toyota (78), Volkswagen (69), Kia (52) and Skoda (37).

The Hyundai Tucson was the most popular model with 96 units sold, the Kia Sportage (32), Volkswagen T-Roc (22), Peugeot 3008 (19) and Toyota CH-R and Toyota Corolla both on 18 units sold making up the top 5.

There were 220 diesel cars sold, 150 petrol, 87 petrol electric (hybrid) vehicles, 35 electric, 21 petrol/plug-in electric hybrid, six diesel electric and one gas vehicle.

Comments are closed.