In 2021, 446.6 thousand new passenger cars were registered in Poland - 4.3% more than in 2020. The increase in registrations also applied to vans (+23.9%), trucks (+58.1%) and trailers and semi-trailers, which were registered nearly 95% more y/y. The dynamic growth rate is maintained by the alternative drive passenger car segment. In 2021, the number of registrations of cars of this type in Poland amounted to 152 thousand and was 82% higher than in 2020. A total of 437.4 thousand vehicles was produced in Poland throughout 2021, presenting a 3.1% drop y/y and continuing a downward trend that has been observed for 4 years in a row. The production of passenger cars decreased the most - by 7.2%.

In total, new passenger car registrations in Poland rose by 4. 3% to 446.6 thousand in 2021. Institutional customers registered 331 thousand vehicles in the discussed period - an increase of 6.4% y/y. In the individual customer segment, 115.6 thousand cars were registered in the period, 1.4% less than in 2020.


  • Overview
  • Economy in Poland and the EU
  • Automotive retail and manufacturing in the EU
  • Tax and regulatory environment
  • Automotive retail in Poland
    • Passenger cars
      • New PC registrations
      • New PC registrations – alternative fuels
      • New PC registrations – segments
    • Light commercial vehicles
    • Commercial vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
    • Buses & coaches
    • Powered two-wheelers
  • Automotive financial services in Poland
    • Leasing
    • Insurance
  • Automotive manufacturing in Poland
    • Production and financial results
    • Investments

The aim of this series of quarterly reports is to present current trends in the Polish automotive industry, including automotive retail, manufacturing and
financial services. Analysis is based on the most recent registrations, statistical
and market data and is a result of a joint endeavour by the Polish Automotive
Industry Association and KPMG in Poland.