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According to the Automobile Association of Portugal (ACAP), more than 1.5 million cars are more than 20 years old.

This number corresponds to 26% of the total car fleet in Portugal, while only 20 years ago, the share of cars over 20 years old was only 1%, according to a report by NM.


In 2021, of the 5.6 million cars in circulation in Portugal, 63% were over 10 years old. With regard to the average age of vehicles delivered for scrap, in 2021, the value was around 23.5 years (for comparison, in 2006, it was set at 16 years).


In The Portugal News