Car sales increase for fifth straight year in Portugal

Portugal saw its car sales increase in 2017 for the fifth consecutive year.

Car sales grew 7.6% last year, though the increase is substantially lower than the surges registered in recent years: +11.5% in 2013; +36.1% in 2014; +23.9% in 2015 and +15.7% in 2016.

In total, 260,654 cars were sold in Portugal last year.