Netherlands Automotive Sales Data & Trends


Here you will find annual car sales figures for The Netherlands. These statistics are Total Market Volumes, which include passenger cars as well as light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

Since the late 1990s, the Dutch car market has fluctuated between 430.000 and 700.000 annual sales. The market dipped to a low of under 440.000 sales in 2009 before recovering sharply by 40% in 2 years time, but then dropped back to the 2009 level by 2014 again. In 2016 The Netherlands was one of only 2 countries in Europe to lose volume, together with Switzerland, due to changes in the taxation of company cars. The market recovered in 2017 and 2018 and stabilized in 2019. LCV sales typically make up just over 10% of total car sales in The Netherlands, but their share peaked at over 15% in 2004 and, 2016 to 2019.

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Annual Vehicle Sales

Annual Vehicle Sales Chart

Source: ACEA