Fuel and rent drive inflation, while used cars offset the rise.
There was a drop in used commercials sales last month, with 858 units recorded.
There was an 11.7 per cent drop in the used-imported passenger vehicle market last month.
New car registrations drop eight per cent in June as cooling market continues.
New figures show 10,954 used cars were imported into New Zealand in June.
Monthly imports rise in May 2019, despite a fall in vehicles, parts and accessories.
New Zealand's current account deficit remains stable, says Stats NZ.
Annual net migration has remained at high levels since the December 2014 year.