New and imported used car sales rose 0.8% in July, continuing to lag behind 2021 figures in the first seven months of the year.
Salespeople said inflation and months-long delays in deliveries were factors negatively impacting sales.
According to the independent statistical agency ELSTAT, a total of 18,046 vehicles were registered in Greece in July, of which 10,875 were new and 7,171 were imported used vehicles.
Used cars accounted for 42.5% of total sales in the first seven months of the year.
By brand of new car sales, Toyota tops the list at 15%, followed by Hyundai (9.2%), Volkswagen and Peugeot (7.7% each), Opel (6.1%), ΚIA and Fiat (5.1% each), and Mercedes. (5%), BMW (3.8%), Nissan (3.2%).
https://www.ekathimerini.com/economy/1191034/sluggish-growth-in-july-car-sales-in-greece/ Greek car sales slow in July