How much do cars cost in Iran? February 2019 Edition
Car Cost: can you afford them?
Car costs have skyrocketed in recent months in Iran, what with foreign currencies having rollercoaster time since last year. But, how much can you buy one for?
If you’re on a local salary, then this will hurt, the price of the cheapest Kia Pride 111 (the oldest model still produced in Iran) now tops IRR500,000,000 (€3,258), and yes we would advise strongly about buying such a death trap for its miserable safety record.
As you can see from the inserted chart, the locally assembled low-cost car is now in the leagues of India’s Tata Nano vehicle which was dubbed the cheapest car on the planet.
However, if you’re into French vehicles, why not pick a 2018 Peugeot 206, which will whisk you back to your youth with its manual speed dial and bubbly charm. You can sit back and listen to the first Arash album and think about the future!
That car now retails for IRR471,000,000 in the official market or in foreign money €3,014. If you manage to find that car in the open market it will set you back a minuscule €5,175, actually less than when it was originally introduced to Iran.
If you manage to find the elusive, but more recently designed Peugeot 2008, then that will cost you €16,869 in the open market. To find a similar model of the 2008 in Europe, it would cost in excess of €19,000.
Car prices in February 2019
If you’re into different types of vehicles not mentioned here, take a look at our previous articles on Chinese SUVs taking over the Iranian auto market.