Car Numbers and Engine Size

There is a continuing trend in the purchase of new cars. However, from 2016 to 2018 there is a reduction in the trend towards the purchase of cars with mid-range and larger engine sizes. There is also an overall increasing yearly trend in the purchase of electric and hybrid cars. In 2018 1% of total new private cars purchased were electric cars and 6% were hybrid.

Source: https://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/ep/p-tranom/transportomnibus2018/

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