Volkswagen is the most popular car brand in Cavan and Monaghan.
There’s currently over 8,200 of them taxed across the region.
It beat Toyota to the top spot locally.
There are 60,432 cars registered and on the road in Cavan and Monaghan.
Over a quarter of them are either a Volkswagen or Toyota.
There are 8,219 of the German manufacturer on local roads, 126 more than the Japanese marque.
Both have a similar market share of the over 2.1 million cars across the country.
The Department of Transport figures show 2 in every 3 vehicles on Irish roads are diesel.
There are 94,360 licence holders across Cavan and Monaghan, 4,300 more than last year.
The number of learner permits in the region dropped by 595 in the last year.