A total of 274,784 road motor vehicle registrations were recorded between January and March period, it added.
In the same period, automobiles accounted for the newest registrations at 60.4 percent (166,077 cars), while 49,900 small trucks and 28,765 motorcycles represented 18.2 percent and 10.5 percent respectively.
Meanwhile, nearly 15,500 tractors were among the total number of road motor vehiclesregistered in the first quarter.
“At the end of March, among 12,194,330 registered cars, the share of LPG-fueled cars was 38.2 percent followed by diesel-fueled cars with 35.8 percent and gasoline-fueled cars with 25.7 percent,” TÜİK stated.
Renault accounted for 16.4 percent of the new registrations, followed by Volkswagen with 11.4 percent, and Fiat with 7.6 percent.
The next release on road motor vehicles is due on May 31, 2018.