Automotive Market in Romania

Romania’s automotive market was one of the largest vehicle producers in Central and Eastern Europe and has played a significant role throughout time. In recent years, the market has been growing at an average rate of 18% year-on-year since 2009. In 2022, it recorded a total of 129,327 sales, which was a 6.7% increase from the previous year.

The automotive sector in Romania generated billions of euros in revenue from 2015 to 2021. It is emerging as a significant hub in Europe. As the fourth biggest automotive manufacturer in Central and Eastern Europe, the Romanian automotive industry is expected to exceed EUR 20 billion.

Popular Car Brands
According to Statista and Focus2Move, Dacia is the most popular car brand in Romania. It sold the most in 2022, with approximately 40 thousand vehicles. Toyota was the second most sold brand, with nearly ten thousand automobiles sold in the same year.

Dacia, Volkswagen, and Opel are the three most common car brands in the country: 1.3 million Dacia cars are registered, followed by Volkswagen, with 991,000 registered cars, and Opel as the third, with 679,000 registered.

Auto Shows in Romania
There are several significant auto shows in Romania, including:
   Automotive Expo & B2B Meetings: a leading B2B automotive trade fair for professionals, buyers, and suppliers in the field.
   SAB Salonul Auto București & Accesorii: An automotive show and accessories event open to professional visitors and the general public.
   TIBCO: A public consumer fair.
Automotive companies can showcase their latest products with these events. Visitors get to learn the future trends in the automotive industry.

The Romanian automotive market has been adaptable and resilient throughout history. It is foreseen to continue growing and playing a critical role in the field. Contact our regional distributor for a unique vinyl wrap film and become a trend leader in this evolution.