Road vehicles - New registrations


Overview

In 2023, 356 538 motor vehicles were newly registered in Switzerland: 10.6% more than in 2022, but 12.9% less than in 2019, the last pre-covid year.

Passenger cars accounted for almost three quarters of new registrations. A total of 255 981 cars were newly put into circulation on Swiss roads in 2023: 11.6% more than in 2022, but 18.1% fewer than in 2019. Once again there was an increase in electric cars: in 2023, 20.7% of newly registered passenger cars were purely electric, 3.0 percentage points more than in 2022 (17.7%).

New registrations – annual data
  2023
 
Change 2022/23, as %
Total motor vehicles (excl. mopeds)  356 538 +10.6
 255 981 +11.6

of which petrol-driven

 85 205 –1.2

of which diesel-driven

 23 940 –10.0

of which conventional hybrid vehicles1

 70 732 r +21,9 r

of which plug-in hybrid vehicles1

 23 094 r +29,7 r

of which all-electric vehicles

 52 929 +30.7
 8 382 +5.1

of which camper vans

 7 239 +1.5
 35 032 +21.0

of which light vehicles (up to 3.5 t)

 30 529 +21.2

of which heavy vehicles (more than 3.5 t)

 4 503 +20.2
Agricultural vehicles  2 911 +5.7
Industrial vehicles  4 835 +7.0
Motorcycles  49 397 +1.2
Total trailers  19 552 –2.1
1) Petrol-electric, diesel-electric
r rectified
Source: FSO, FEDRO – New registrations of road vehicles (IVS)

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