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90% of cars in Georgia are more than 10 years old

by | Jul 25, 2014
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The used car market in Rustavi near Tbilisi. (Rustavi.ge.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–More than 90 percent of the cars people drive in Georgia are from before 2004, according to a new report by the Interior Ministry.

The report, which was published on Friday, deals with cars registered in Georgia, but also imported and re-exported cars.

60.9 percent of the cars in Georgia are light vehicles and most of them are white or gray.

There was a growing share of agriculture machinery, trailers and motorcycles in 2011-2013.

90.9 percent of the cars registered in Georgia were produced before 2004, but the number of cars produced during the past three years has increased.

44.1 percent of cars are older than 20 years; 46.8 percent are older than 11 years.

The top car brands are Mercedes with 111,914 units, Opel 106,664 units, Ford 79,334 units, Volkswagen 49,375 units and BMW 44,930 units.

37.1 percent of the cars are registered in Tbilisi.



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