According to data from the Department of Transport Management, the total number of motor vehicles operating in Nepal reached approximately more than 3.1 million. According to the department, the number of new motor vehicle registrations has increased fivefold during the last decade. We have compiled a list of the top 10 motor vehicles registered in Nepal in the fiscal year 2019/20.
*The ranking is done based on data collected from the Department of Transport Management.
The easiest and fastest method to travel around a huge city like Kathmandu is to take a microbus. In and around Kathmandu, microbuses circle practically every road. Microbus Byawasayi Sangh operates and guides the microbuses in Kathmandu Valley, and all public microbuses are classified under it since it is the umbrella body that decides on the fares and itineraries of the microbuses. In Nepal in 2019/20, there are 393 registered Mini-bus, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
The minibus may be utilized in a variety of ways. In Nepal, the most used application is for public transportation. Minibusses typically have 22 seats and can transport 18 – 20 persons comfortably. There are now a variety of electric minibusses that are used for public transportation in Nepal. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 998 registered Mini-buses in Nepal in 2019/20.
E-Rickshaws, which are driven by electricity, are ideal for short distances and are becoming a popular alternative to petrol/diesel/CNG auto-rickshaws. They are three-wheelers with electric motors ranging in power from 650 to 1400 Watts. They are mostly produced in India and China. In Nepal in 2019/20, there are 1068 registered E-Rikshaws, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
The bus is a widely used transportation system in Nepal. From city to urban places, buses are the less costly and comfortable means of travel in various parts of the country. In Nepal, buses are arguably the cheapest mode of transportation, therefore they are too crowded for comfort. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 2282 registered buses in Nepal in the year 2019/20.
Various types of trucks (4 MT to 33 MT capacity) are used in Nepal as the means to transport cargo similarly, dozer, cranes, and excavators are also widely used during construction in Nepal. Nowadays, many new structures and residences are being built, making the usage of such vehicles more common. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 4112 registered Tractor/ Power tellers in Nepal in the year 2019/20.
Nepal's landform is not smooth and flat. As a result, pickup trucks are quite popular in Nepal since they can go from high terrain to the flat Terai area. It may be used to move large amounts of freight from one site to another, as well as for travel and adventure in different parts of Nepal. In Nepal in 2019/20, there are 4347 registered Tractor/Power tellers, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
A tractor is an engineering vehicle that is specially built to provide a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds to carry a trailer or machinery used in agriculture, mining, or construction. Tractors aid in the increment of crop output per unit of land allowing mechanization expansion despite continuous farm size declines. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 5160 registered Tractor/ Power tellers in Nepal in the year 2019/20.
Tempo is a popular and inexpensive mode of public transportation in Nepal. Tempo is utilized across the country for short-distance transportation (up to 10-15 kilometers). Tempo is a gas-powered transportation method used widely across the country. In the fiscal year 2019/20, there are 5764 registered Tempos in Nepal, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
The first automobile to enter Nepal was carried on the shoulders of hundreds of porters from Bhimphedi to Thankot due to a lack of suitable road amenities. Adolf Hitler gifted the car to King Tribhuwan during World War II. Cars, Jeeps, and Vans are more common in Nepal. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 11211 registered automobiles in Nepal for the fiscal year 2019/20.
The motorcycle's history began in the second half of the nineteenth century, although it arrived in Nepal much later. Motorcycles may now be found in every corner of the country, but back then it was a passion and hobby. Now, riding a motorcycle in Nepal is a necessity, not a hobby. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, there are 209671 registered automobiles in Nepal for the fiscal year 2019/20.
Last updated on 2024-03-03