Thailand is over 500,000 square kilometres in size. This makes it the third-largest country in ASEAN. Infrastructure is therefore very important to facilitate quick transportation between Thai cities throughout the country. The largest share of Thailand’s infrastructure comprises roads, including over 70,000 kilometres of highway network. In comparison, the railroad network is only 4,000 kilometres in length. This makes private cars the more efficient means of transportation in Thailand.
Buying a car is not as easy as finding a 7/11 in Bangkok. Getting the correct paperwork and licenses can be quite a hassle. This article will guide you through your purchase of a
new and used car.
Because Thailand charges around 200 percent tax and import duty on imported cars, it is wise to buy a new car that was manufactured in Thailand and is sold at a Thai car dealership. Thailand has many car production sites allowing you to choose between a fair amount of car brands: BMW, Chery, Chevrolet, Dongfeng, Ford, Hino, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MG, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Proton, Saab, SsangYong, Subaru, Tata, Thai Rung, Toyota and Volvo.
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