New Car Facts January 2021 Sales Statistics in Australia

New Car Facts January 2021  Sales Statistics in Australia

The Australian car sales statistics by manufacturer released with the sales figures for January 2021.

79,666 new cars were sold in January 2021 based on the car facts report, this reflects an 11.1% growth from January 2020 sales. This positive car facts result was spread across all Australian states.

The built up demand resulted from COVID-19 lockdown which indicates a strong recovery in new car sales.

This Australian car market statistics was a very positive sign for the automotive industry. During the last three months, new car sales increased, customers are retaining positive confidence in the domestic economy which is reflected in the Australian car sales statistics. The market is offering attractive interest rates and a range of other economic indicators encouraging new car buyers.

January 2021 new car sales was impacted by the increased demand from private buyers. Business buyers dropped by 1.3%, in addition to the decrease in Government and Rental new car sales.

The Australian car sales statistics by the manufacturers in the first month of 2021 was as follows:

Toyota was the top-selling brand of 16,819 cars, followed by Mazda with 8,508, Hyundai with 5,951, Kia with 5,500and Mitsubishi with 5,179.

Toyota Hilux was the best-selling vehicle in January 2021, followed by the Ford Ranger, then Toyota RAV4, Toyota Land cruiser, and the Mazda CX5.


ClassJan 21Feb 21Mar 21Apr 21May 21June 21July 21Aug 21Sep 21Oct 21Nov 21Dec 21Total
Light Commercial17,48517,485
Heavy Commercial2,0472,047

Total Vehicle Sales – Year to Date:

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