Guatemala: Vehicle Fleet up 75%

In 2018, the total of vehicles registered in the departments of the country's central region totaled 1.7 million units, 75% more than the figure reported in 2008.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

According to statistics from the Superintendence of Tax Administration (SAT), the vehicle fleet registered in the departments of Guatemala, Sacatepéquez and Chimaltenango, has grown considerably in the last ten years, increasing from 982,430 in 2008 to almost 1.8 million units in 2018.

You may be interested in "What Car Brands are Circulating in Central America?" reports that "... According to the Mayor of the Municipal Transit Police of the capital, Railcar Montejo, 220 new vehicles enter the city's vehicle fleet daily: newly acquired cars, motorcycles, heavy transport, among others. Approximately one million one hundred thousand vehicles circulate daily in Guatemala City, according to the official."

Regarding the brands of vehicles circulating, a report by CentralAmericaData details that in Guatemala the predominant are Toyota, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Hyundai, since they totaled about 68% of total registered units.

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According to CentralAmericaData forecasts, with respect to the regional auto parts market between 2016 and 2017, the value of imported parts and vehicle spare parts in Central America registered an increase of 5%, up from $1.043 million in 2016 to $1.1 million in 2017.

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What Vehicles Circulate in Guatemala?

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At the end of 2018, 86% of the units circulating in the Guatemalan streets were cars and light cargo vehicles, and the remaining 14% were heavy cargo and buses.

Data from the report "Vehicle Fleet in Guatemala up to the first quarter 2018" compiled by the Trade Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData, provides details on the characteristics of the different vehicles that transit the streets of Central American countries.

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At the end of last year, 38% of the car-type units circulating in the region represented the brands Nissan, Honda, Chevrolet, Ford, Suzuki, Volkswagen and KIA.

An analysis of CentralAmericaData's Trade Intelligence Unit provides details on the characteristics of the different vehicles passing through the streets of Central American countries.

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Freightliner, Isuzu, International and Toyota brands represented almost 40% of the heavy transport vehicles circulating in Central American countries up to September 2018.

Data from the report "Vehicle Fleet in Central America up to September 2018" by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData provides details on the features of the different vehicles traveling through the streets of Central American countries.

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In 2017 imports of vehicle parts in Guatemala totaled approximately $306 million, which represents an increase of 4% compared to the previous year.

Figures from the information system on the Market for Spare Parts for Vehicles in Guatemala, compiled by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData: [GRAFICA Caption = "Click to interact with graph"]

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