UK - Flash report, Sales volume, 2017

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Flash report, Sales volume, 2017

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Flash report, July 2017

7 Aug. 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales declease 9.3% to 161,997 units in July
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on August 4, UK car sales decreased 9.3% to 161,997 units in July 2017.
Year-to-date sales decreased 2.2%, with 1,563,808 cars registered in the first seven months of 2017.
July sales for Ford decreased 23.9% to 16,934 units (10.5% market share) and Volkswagen sales increased 0.4% to 14,094 units (8.7% share), while Audi sales increased 11.3% to 12,896 units (8.0% share).
Mercedes-Benz sales in July decreased 0.3% to 11,617 units (7.2% share) and Vauxhall sales decreased 41.6% to 11,528 units (7.1% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in July, 5,251 Ford Focuses; 5,236 Volkswagen Golfs; 4,640 Nissan Qashqais; 3,372 Ford Fiestas; and 3,227 Volkswagen Polos were sold.
Compared to last July, gasoline-engine car sales decreased by 3.0% to 83,969 units (51.8% share), diesel-engine car sales decreased 20.1% to 69,157 units (42.7% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 64.9% to 8,871 units (5.5% share).
In July, private car sales decreased 6.8% to 67,705 units (41.8% share), fleet sales decreased 10.1% to 89,186 units (55.1% share), and sales to businesses decreased 23.8% to 5,106 units (3.2% share).
Sales of all vans to 3.5 tons increased 1.1% this July to 24,766 units.
Sales of trucks between 3.5 and 6.0 tons decreased 2.4% to 444 units in July.
Sales of taxis were 8 units in July.
Mike Hawes, CEO of SMMT said "The fall in consumer and business confidence is having a knock on effect on demand in the new car market and government must act quickly to provide concrete plans regarding Brexit. While it's encouraging to see record achievements for alternatively fuelled vehicles, consumers considering other fuel types will have undoubtedly been affected by the uncertainty surrounding the government's clean air plans.  It is important to remember that there are no plans to charge drivers using the latest Euro 6 models and no proposed bans for conventional petrol and diesel vehicles for some 23 years. The lower demand in recent months will inevitably mean competition from manufacturers will intensify and it will be a good opportunity for consumers to get a great deal on their next car, with many exciting new models launched in the coming months."

Registration of new vehicles by type

Vehicle type Jul. 2017 Jul. 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jul. 2017 Jan.-Jul. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 161,997 178,523 -9.3% 1,563,808 1,599,159 -2.2%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 24,766 24,506 1.1% 209,692 216,472 -3.1%
Trucks (Under6t) 444 455 -2.4% 4,159 4,343 -4.2%
Taxi 8 0 -% 133 134 -0.7%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Ford 16,934 10.5% 22,247 12.5% -23.9% 185,250 11.8% 193,439 12.1% -4.2%
VW 14,094 8.7% 14,038 7.9% 0.4% 122,121 7.8% 123,604 7.7% -1.2%
Audi 12,896 8.0% 11,582 6.5% 11.3% 102,615 6.6% 101,103 6.3% 1.5%
Mercedes-Benz 11,617 7.2% 11,650 6.5% -0.3% 110,174 7.0% 100,253 6.3% 9.9%
Vauxhall 11,528 7.1% 19,733 11.1% -41.6% 124,015 7.9% 152,680 9.5% -18.8%
Nissan 9,786 6.0% 9,944 5.6% -1.6% 94,871 6.1% 88,526 5.5% 7.2%
BMW 9,083 5.6% 9,699 5.4% -6.4% 101,721 6.5% 101,309 6.3% 0.4%
Kia 7,155 4.4% 7,417 4.2% -3.5% 57,805 3.7% 53,760 3.4% 7.5%
Skoda 7,031 4.3% 5,825 3.3% 20.7% 49,589 3.2% 48,058 3.0% 3.2%
Toyota 6,410 4.0% 5,333 3.0% 20.2% 62,838 4.0% 59,837 3.7% 5.0%
Hyundai 6,187 3.8% 6,093 3.4% 1.5% 56,287 3.6% 54,170 3.4% 3.9%
Land Rover 5,265 3.3% 4,882 2.7% 7.8% 50,940 3.3% 47,441 3.0% 7.4%
Peugeot 4,861 3.0% 6,916 3.9% -29.7% 52,407 3.4% 61,692 3.9% -15.1%
SEAT 4,171 2.6% 3,154 1.8% 32.2% 33,662 2.2% 27,788 1.7% 21.1%
Honda 3,840 2.4% 3,886 2.2% -1.2% 33,067 2.1% 36,335 2.3% -9.0%
Renault 3,592 2.2% 3,782 2.1% -5.0% 44,416 2.8% 48,352 3.0% -8.1%
Volvo Cars 3,404 2.1% 3,629 2.0% -6.2% 27,923 1.8% 26,258 1.6% 6.3%
Citroen 3,206 2.0% 4,311 2.4% -25.6% 33,055 2.1% 42,092 2.6% -21.5%
Mini 3,007 1.9% 3,026 1.7% -0.6% 37,995 2.4% 36,989 2.3% 2.7%
Suzuki 2,791 1.7% 2,885 1.6% -3.3% 24,608 1.6% 22,829 1.4% 7.8%
Mazda 2,477 1.5% 2,692 1.5% -8.0% 25,038 1.6% 29,073 1.8% -13.9%
Jaguar 2,200 1.4% 2,639 1.5% -16.6% 22,590 1.4% 19,236 1.2% 17.4%
Fiat 1,935 1.2% 3,506 2.0% -44.8% 30,630 2.0% 36,830 2.3% -16.8%
Dacia 1,460 0.9% 1,386 0.8% 5.3% 15,847 1.0% 14,831 0.9% 6.9%
Porsche 1,048 0.6% 636 0.4% 64.8% 8,605 0.6% 7,348 0.5% 17.1%
Mitsubishi 1,035 0.6% 1,186 0.7% -12.7% 9,951 0.6% 11,730 0.7% -15.2%
Lexus 843 0.5% 774 0.4% 8.9% 7,285 0.5% 8,190 0.5% -11.1%
smart 769 0.5% 873 0.5% -11.9% 6,756 0.4% 6,616 0.4% 2.1%
DS 523 0.3% 1,211 0.7% -56.8% 5,669 0.4% 10,647 0.7% -46.8%
Jeep 434 0.3% 1,182 0.7% -63.3% 4,226 0.3% 8,782 0.5% -51.9%
Infiniti 340 0.2% 399 0.2% -14.8% 2,472 0.2% 1,964 0.1% 25.9%
Alfa Romeo 324 0.2% 433 0.2% -25.2% 3,025 0.2% 3,138 0.2% -3.6%
MG 305 0.2% 305 0.2% 0.0% 2,298 0.1% 2,201 0.1% 4.4%
Abarth 275 0.2% 180 0.1% 52.8% 2,568 0.2% 2,185 0.1% 17.5%
Ssangyong 175 0.1% 293 0.2% -40.3% 2,451 0.2% 2,635 0.2% -7.0%
Subaru 152 0.1% 148 0.1% 2.7% 1,564 0.1% 1,976 0.1% -20.9%
Bentley 121 0.1% 188 0.1% -35.6% 1,089 0.1% 1,149 0.1% -5.2%
Maserati 106 0.1% 131 0.1% -19.1% 1,069 0.1% 843 0.1% 26.8%
Aston Martin 84 0.1% 45 0.0% 86.7% 1,066 0.1% 512 0.0% 108.2%
McLaren 57 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 321 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Lotus 28 0.0% 1 0.0% 2700.0% 193 0.0% 141 0.0% 36.9%
Chevrolet 7 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 49 0.0% 3 0.0% 1533.3%
Other  91 0.1% 56 0.0% 62.5% 452 0.0% 479 0.0% -5.6%
Other Imports  350 0.2% 227 0.1% 54.2% 3,235 0.2% 2,135 0.1% 51.5%
Total 161,997 100.0% 178,523 100.0% -9.3% 1,563,808 100.0% 1,599,159 100.0% -2.2%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Ford 7,944 32.1% 7,428 30.3% 6.9% 67,462 32.2% 66,667 30.8% 1.2%
Peugeot 3,253 13.1% 1,921 7.8% 69.3% 21,087 10.1% 19,225 8.9% 9.7%
VW 2,817 11.4% 3,025 12.3% -6.9% 23,736 11.3% 24,903 11.5% -4.7%
Vauxhall 2,112 8.5% 3,016 12.3% -30.0% 16,820 8.0% 23,750 11.0% -29.2%
Citroen 1,888 7.6% 2,102 8.6% -10.2% 16,152 7.7% 17,536 8.1% -7.9%
Mercedes-Benz 1,813 7.3% 1,764 7.2% 2.8% 16,821 8.0% 15,490 7.2% 8.6%
Renault 1,205 4.9% 1,431 5.8% -15.8% 12,326 5.9% 14,832 6.9% -16.9%
Nissan 979 4.0% 1,208 4.9% -19.0% 10,102 4.8% 9,183 4.2% 10.0%
Fiat 828 3.3% 903 3.7% -8.3% 6,763 3.2% 5,740 2.7% 17.8%
Toyota 565 2.3% 228 0.9% 147.8% 6,073 2.9% 3,748 1.7% 62.0%
Mitsubishi 562 2.3% 537 2.2% 4.7% 6,031 2.9% 4,810 2.2% 25.4%
Isuzu 369 1.5% 322 1.3% 14.6% 3,066 1.5% 3,428 1.6% -10.6%
Iveco 237 1.0% 329 1.3% -28.0% 1,671 0.8% 2,349 1.1% -28.9%
Renault Trucks 109 0.4% 102 0.4% 6.9% 700 0.3% 666 0.3% 5.1%
LDV 27 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 184 0.1% 45 0.0% 308.9%
Isuzu Trucks 23 0.1% 31 0.1% -25.8% 215 0.1% 224 0.1% -4.0%
Ssangyong 21 0.1% 17 0.1% 23.5% 262 0.1% 149 0.1% 75.8%
Mitsubishi Fuso 10 0.0% 21 0.1% -52.4% 103 0.0% 125 0.1% -17.6%
Dacia 2 0.0% 1 0.0% 100.0% 43 0.0% 43 0.0% 0.0%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 5 0.0% -60.0% 29 0.0% 63 0.0% -54.0%
Great Wall 0 0.0% 11 0.0% -100.0% 26 0.0% 142 0.1% -81.7%
Land Rover 0 0.0% 100 0.4% -100.0% 20 0.0% 3,281 1.5% -99.4%
Other Imports 0 0.0% 4 0.0% -100.0% 0 0.0% 73 0.0% -100.0%
Total 24,766 100.0% 24,506 100.0% 1.1% 209,692 100.0% 216,472 100.0% -3.1%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jul. Share Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share Jan.-Jul. Share
Mercedes-Benz 121 27.3% 42 9.2% 188.1% 981 23.6% 833 19.2% 17.8%
Fiat 105 23.6% 139 30.5% -24.5% 1,002 24.1% 1,219 28.1% -17.8%
Ford 76 17.1% 134 29.5% -43.3% 1,289 31.0% 1,358 31.3% -5.1%
Iveco 49 11.0% 44 9.7% 11.4% 250 6.0% 244 5.6% 2.5%
Renault 39 8.8% 0 0.0% -% 41 1.0% 34 0.8% 20.6%
Peugeot 30 6.8% 60 13.2% -50.0% 322 7.7% 317 7.3% 1.6%
Vauxhall 17 3.8% 14 3.1% 21.4% 72 1.7% 118 2.7% -39.0%
Isuzu Trucks 2 0.5% 1 0.2% 100.0% 19 0.5% 7 0.2% 171.4%
Renault Trucks 2 0.5% 0 0.0% -% 2 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0%
VW 1 0.2% 18 4.0% -94.4% 112 2.7% 190 4.4% -41.1%
Citroen 1 0.2% 3 0.7% -66.7% 42 1.0% 18 0.4% 133.3%
Nissan 1 0.2% 0 0.0% -% 27 0.6% 3 0.1% 800.0%
Total 444 100.0% 455 100.0% -2.4% 4,159 100.0% 4,343 100.0% -4.2%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)



More detailed statistics for UK

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Flash report, June 2017

6 Jul. 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales declease 4.8% to 243,454 units in June
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on July 5, UK car sales decreased 4.8% to 243,454 units in June 2017.
Year-to-date sales decreased 1.3%, with 1,401,811 cars registered in the first half of 2017.
June sales for Ford decreased 10.4% to 27,095 units (11.1% market share) and Volkswagen sales increased 17.9% to 22,639 units (9.3% share), while GM Vauxhall sales decreased 18.0% to 20,981 units (8.6% share).
BMW sales in June increased 2.3% to 19,149 units (7.9% share) and Mercedes-Benz sales increased 1.0% to 15,715 units (6.5% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in June, 8,808 Volkswagen Golfs; 8,601 Ford Fiestas; 8,283 Ford Focuses; 6,977 Vauxhall Astras; and 6,630 MINIs were sold.
Compared to last June, gasoline-engine car sales increased by 2.5% to 129,169 units (53.1% share), diesel-engine car sales decreased 14.7% to 103,564 units (42.5% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 29.0% to 10,721 units (4.4% share).
In June, private car sales decreased 7.8% to 95,309 units (39.1% share), fleet sales decreased 2.4% to 138,914 units (57.1% share), and sales to businesses decreased 8.3% to 9,231 units (3.8% share).
Sales of all vans to 3.5 tons increased 1.8% this June to 37,349 units.
Sales of trucks between 3.5 and 6.0 tons decreased 3.6% to 725 units in June.
Sales of taxis were 121 units in June.
Mike Hawes, CEO of SMMT said "As forecast, demand for new cars has started to cool following five consecutive years of solid growth but the numbers are still strong and the first half of the year is the second biggest on record. Provided consumer and business confidence holds, we expect demand to remain at a similarly high level over the coming months. It’s encouraging to see alternatively fuelled vehicles experiencing rapid growth but adoption is still at a relatively low level and more long term incentives are required if this new generation of vehicles is to be a more common sight on British roads."

Registration of new vehicles by type
Vehicle type Jun. 2017 Jun. 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-Jun. 2017 Jan.-Jun. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 243,454 255,766 -4.8% 1,401,811 1,420,636 -1.3%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 37,349 36,700 1.8% 184,926 191,966 -3.7%
Trucks (Under6t) 725 752 -3.6% 3,715 3,888 -4.4%
Taxi 121 0 -% 125 134 -6.7%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Ford 27,095 11.1% 30,244 11.8% -10.4% 168,316 12.0% 171,192 12.1% -1.7%
VW 22,639 9.3% 19,196 7.5% 17.9% 108,027 7.7% 109,566 7.7% -1.4%
Vauxhall 20,981 8.6% 25,578 10.0% -18.0% 112,487 8.0% 132,947 9.4% -15.4%
BMW 19,149 7.9% 18,712 7.3% 2.3% 92,638 6.6% 91,610 6.4% 1.1%
Mercedes-Benz 15,715 6.5% 15,566 6.1% 1.0% 98,557 7.0% 88,603 6.2% 11.2%
Audi 15,081 6.2% 14,503 5.7% 4.0% 89,719 6.4% 89,521 6.3% 0.2%
Nissan 13,067 5.4% 13,785 5.4% -5.2% 85,085 6.1% 78,582 5.5% 8.3%
Toyota 9,556 3.9% 9,928 3.9% -3.7% 56,428 4.0% 54,504 3.8% 3.5%
Mini 9,015 3.7% 8,718 3.4% 3.4% 34,988 2.5% 33,963 2.4% 3.0%
Kia 7,972 3.3% 8,403 3.3% -5.1% 50,650 3.6% 46,343 3.3% 9.3%
Hyundai 7,965 3.3% 8,294 3.2% -4.0% 50,100 3.6% 48,077 3.4% 4.2%
Peugeot 7,688 3.2% 8,773 3.4% -12.4% 47,546 3.4% 54,776 3.9% -13.2%
Skoda 7,512 3.1% 9,035 3.5% -16.9% 42,558 3.0% 42,233 3.0% 0.8%
Renault 7,316 3.0% 9,156 3.6% -20.1% 40,824 2.9% 44,570 3.1% -8.4%
Land Rover 6,201 2.5% 5,669 2.2% 9.4% 45,675 3.3% 42,559 3.0% 7.3%
Fiat 5,062 2.1% 6,442 2.5% -21.4% 28,695 2.0% 33,324 2.3% -13.9%
Honda 5,043 2.1% 5,144 2.0% -2.0% 29,227 2.1% 32,449 2.3% -9.9%
Volvo Cars 5,018 2.1% 4,824 1.9% 4.0% 24,519 1.7% 22,629 1.6% 8.4%
SEAT 4,901 2.0% 4,245 1.7% 15.5% 29,491 2.1% 24,634 1.7% 19.7%
Citroen 4,685 1.9% 6,005 2.3% -22.0% 29,849 2.1% 37,781 2.7% -21.0%
Suzuki 3,486 1.4% 3,358 1.3% 3.8% 21,817 1.6% 19,944 1.4% 9.4%
Mazda 3,255 1.3% 4,014 1.6% -18.9% 22,561 1.6% 26,381 1.9% -14.5%
Jaguar 2,960 1.2% 2,922 1.1% 1.3% 20,390 1.5% 16,597 1.2% 22.9%
Dacia 2,845 1.2% 1,957 0.8% 45.4% 14,387 1.0% 13,445 0.9% 7.0%
Mitsubishi 1,361 0.6% 1,257 0.5% 8.3% 8,916 0.6% 10,544 0.7% -15.4%
Porsche 1,302 0.5% 1,002 0.4% 29.9% 7,557 0.5% 6,712 0.5% 12.6%
Lexus 1,161 0.5% 1,370 0.5% -15.3% 6,442 0.5% 7,416 0.5% -13.1%
smart 881 0.4% 1,005 0.4% -12.3% 5,987 0.4% 5,743 0.4% 4.2%
DS 872 0.4% 1,772 0.7% -50.8% 5,146 0.4% 9,436 0.7% -45.5%
Alfa Romeo 448 0.2% 415 0.2% 8.0% 2,701 0.2% 2,705 0.2% -0.1%
Abarth 438 0.2% 409 0.2% 7.1% 2,293 0.2% 2,005 0.1% 14.4%
Infiniti 383 0.2% 569 0.2% -32.7% 2,132 0.2% 1,565 0.1% 36.2%
Jeep 363 0.1% 1,473 0.6% -75.4% 3,792 0.3% 7,600 0.5% -50.1%
Ssangyong 362 0.1% 392 0.2% -7.7% 2,276 0.2% 2,342 0.2% -2.8%
MG 314 0.1% 336 0.1% -6.5% 1,993 0.1% 1,896 0.1% 5.1%
Subaru 202 0.1% 325 0.1% -37.8% 1,412 0.1% 1,828 0.1% -22.8%
Bentley 168 0.1% 188 0.1% -10.6% 968 0.1% 961 0.1% 0.7%
Aston Martin 112 0.0% 85 0.0% 31.8% 982 0.1% 467 0.0% 110.3%
Maserati 107 0.0% 162 0.1% -34.0% 963 0.1% 712 0.1% 35.3%
McLaren 56 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 264 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Lotus 46 0.0% 9 0.0% 411.1% 165 0.0% 140 0.0% 17.9%
Chevrolet 7 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 42 0.0% 3 0.0% 1300.0%
Other 65 0.0% 76 0.0% -14.5% 361 0.0% 423 0.0% -14.7%
Other Imports 599 0.2% 450 0.2% 33.1% 2,885 0.2% 1,908 0.1% 51.2%
Total 243,454 100.0% 255,766 100.0% -4.8% 1,401,811 100.0% 1,420,636 100.0% -1.3%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Ford 11,786 31.6% 10,868 29.6% 8.4% 59,518 32.2% 59,239 30.9% 0.5%
Peugeot 4,120 11.0% 3,325 9.1% 23.9% 17,834 9.6% 17,304 9.0% 3.1%
Mercedes-Benz 3,969 10.6% 3,330 9.1% 19.2% 15,008 8.1% 13,726 7.2% 9.3%
VW 3,463 9.3% 3,827 10.4% -9.5% 20,919 11.3% 21,878 11.4% -4.4%
Vauxhall 3,088 8.3% 4,123 11.2% -25.1% 14,708 8.0% 20,734 10.8% -29.1%
Citroen 2,923 7.8% 2,522 6.9% 15.9% 14,264 7.7% 15,434 8.0% -7.6%
Renault 2,067 5.5% 3,388 9.2% -39.0% 11,121 6.0% 13,401 7.0% -17.0%
Nissan 1,627 4.4% 1,525 4.2% 6.7% 9,123 4.9% 7,975 4.2% 14.4%
Fiat 1,298 3.5% 1,135 3.1% 14.4% 5,935 3.2% 4,837 2.5% 22.7%
Toyota 1,089 2.9% 493 1.3% 120.9% 5,508 3.0% 3,520 1.8% 56.5%
Mitsubishi 813 2.2% 854 2.3% -4.8% 5,469 3.0% 4,273 2.2% 28.0%
Isuzu 546 1.5% 522 1.4% 4.6% 2,697 1.5% 3,106 1.6% -13.2%
Iveco 317 0.8% 367 1.0% -13.6% 1,434 0.8% 2,020 1.1% -29.0%
Renault Trucks 93 0.2% 100 0.3% -7.0% 591 0.3% 564 0.3% 4.8%
Ssangyong 41 0.1% 23 0.1% 78.3% 241 0.1% 132 0.1% 82.6%
Isuzu Trucks 39 0.1% 43 0.1% -9.3% 192 0.1% 193 0.1% -0.5%
LDV 36 0.1% 27 0.1% 33.3% 157 0.1% 45 0.0% 248.9%
Mitsubishi Fuso 19 0.1% 17 0.0% 11.8% 93 0.1% 104 0.1% -10.6%
Hyundai 6 0.0% 14 0.0% -57.1% 27 0.0% 58 0.0% -53.4%
Dacia 5 0.0% 6 0.0% -16.7% 41 0.0% 42 0.0% -2.4%
Great Wall 4 0.0% 13 0.0% -69.2% 26 0.0% 131 0.1% -80.2%
Land Rover 0 0.0% 165 0.4% -100.0% 20 0.0% 3,181 1.7% -99.4%
Other Imports 0 0.0% 13 0.0% -100.0% 0 0.0% 69 0.0% -100.0%
Total 37,349 100.0% 36,700 100.0% 1.8% 184,926 100.0% 191,966 100.0% -3.7%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jun. Share Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share Jan.-Jun. Share
Ford 251 34.6% 299 39.8% -16.1% 1,213 32.7% 1,224 31.5% -0.9%
Mercedes-Benz 233 32.1% 151 20.1% 54.3% 860 23.1% 791 20.3% 8.7%
Fiat 149 20.6% 163 21.7% -8.6% 897 24.1% 1,080 27.8% -16.9%
Peugeot 40 5.5% 46 6.1% -13.0% 292 7.9% 257 6.6% 13.6%
Iveco 32 4.4% 37 4.9% -13.5% 201 5.4% 200 5.1% 0.5%
VW 8 1.1% 38 5.1% -78.9% 111 3.0% 172 4.4% -35.5%
Vauxhall 5 0.7% 13 1.7% -61.5% 55 1.5% 104 2.7% -47.1%
Citroen 5 0.7% 2 0.3% 150.0% 41 1.1% 15 0.4% 173.3%
Nissan 1 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 26 0.7% 3 0.1% 766.7%
Renault 1 0.1% 2 0.3% -50.0% 2 0.1% 34 0.9% -94.1%
Isuzu Trucks 0 0.0% 1 0.1% -100.0% 17 0.5% 6 0.2% 183.3%
Renault Trucks 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -100.0%
Total 725 100.0% 752 100.0% -3.6% 3,715 100.0% 3,888 100.0% -4.4%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)

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Flash report, May 2017

6 Jun. 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales declease 8.5% to 186,265 units in May
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on June 5, UK car sales decreased 8.5% to 186,265 units in May 2017.
Year-to-date sales decreased 0.6%, with 1,158,357 cars registered in the first five months of 2017.
May sales for Ford decreased 13.6% to 20,514 units (11.0% market share) and Volkswagen sales decreased 2.5% to 15,656 units (8.4% share), while Mercedes-Benz sales increased 6.8% to 14,660 units (7.9% share).
GM Vauxhall sales in May decreased 13.9% to 14,041 units (7.5% share) and Audi sales decreased 1.5% to 13,764 units (7.4% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in May, 7,617 Ford Fiestas; 5,449 Volkswagen Golfs; 4,970 Nissan Qashqais; 4,455 Ford Focuses; and 4,247 Volkswagen Polos were sold.
Compared to last May, diesel-engine car sales decreased by 20.0% to 81,489 units (43.7% share), gasoline-engine car sales increased 0.4% to 96,518 units (51.8% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 46.7% to 8,258 units (4.4% share).
In May, private car sales decreased 14.0% to 76,554 units (41.1% share), fleet sales decreased 5.3% to 103,657 units (55.7% share), and sales to businesses increased 20.1% to 6,054 units (3.3% share).
Sales of all vans to 3.5 tons decreased 5.3% this May to 26,982 units.
Sales of trucks between 3.5 and 6.0 tons decreased 8.9% to 540 units in May.
Sales of taxis decreased 94.6% to 4 units in May.

Registration of new vehicles by type

Vehicle type May 2017 May 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-May 2017 Jan.-May 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 186,265 203,585 -8.5% 1,158,357 1,164,870 -0.6%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 26,982 28,480 -5.3% 147,577 155,266 -5.0%
Trucks (Under6t) 540 593 -8.9% 2,990 3,136 -4.7%
Taxi 4 74 -94.6% 4 134 -97.0%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Ford 20,514 11.0% 23,740 11.7% -13.6% 141,221 12.2% 140,948 12.1% 0.2%
VW 15,656 8.4% 16,050 7.9% -2.5% 85,388 7.4% 90,370 7.8% -5.5%
Mercedes-Benz 14,660 7.9% 13,721 6.7% 6.8% 82,842 7.2% 73,037 6.3% 13.4%
Vauxhall 14,041 7.5% 16,300 8.0% -13.9% 91,506 7.9% 107,369 9.2% -14.8%
Audi 13,764 7.4% 13,970 6.9% -1.5% 74,638 6.4% 75,018 6.4% -0.5%
BMW 12,731 6.8% 15,423 7.6% -17.5% 73,489 6.3% 72,898 6.3% 0.8%
Nissan 10,627 5.7% 10,925 5.4% -2.7% 72,018 6.2% 64,797 5.6% 11.1%
Hyundai 7,321 3.9% 7,232 3.6% 1.2% 42,135 3.6% 39,783 3.4% 5.9%
Toyota 6,720 3.6% 7,144 3.5% -5.9% 46,872 4.0% 44,576 3.8% 5.2%
Skoda 6,713 3.6% 6,159 3.0% 9.0% 35,046 3.0% 33,198 2.8% 5.6%
Kia 6,682 3.6% 6,912 3.4% -3.3% 42,678 3.7% 37,940 3.3% 12.5%
Peugeot 6,060 3.3% 8,208 4.0% -26.2% 39,858 3.4% 46,003 3.9% -13.4%
Land Rover 5,619 3.0% 6,290 3.1% -10.7% 39,474 3.4% 36,890 3.2% 7.0%
Mini 4,972 2.7% 5,073 2.5% -2.0% 25,973 2.2% 25,245 2.2% 2.9%
Renault 4,308 2.3% 6,259 3.1% -31.2% 33,508 2.9% 35,414 3.0% -5.4%
Fiat 4,075 2.2% 4,327 2.1% -5.8% 23,633 2.0% 26,882 2.3% -12.1%
Citroen 4,028 2.2% 5,783 2.8% -30.3% 25,164 2.2% 31,776 2.7% -20.8%
SEAT 3,882 2.1% 3,499 1.7% 10.9% 24,590 2.1% 20,389 1.8% 20.6%
Honda 3,397 1.8% 4,243 2.1% -19.9% 24,184 2.1% 27,305 2.3% -11.4%
Volvo Cars 3,184 1.7% 2,973 1.5% 7.1% 19,501 1.7% 17,805 1.5% 9.5%
Suzuki 2,722 1.5% 2,738 1.3% -0.6% 18,331 1.6% 16,586 1.4% 10.5%
Jaguar 2,564 1.4% 2,590 1.3% -1.0% 17,430 1.5% 13,675 1.2% 27.5%
Mazda 2,447 1.3% 2,862 1.4% -14.5% 19,306 1.7% 22,367 1.9% -13.7%
Dacia 1,939 1.0% 2,137 1.0% -9.3% 11,542 1.0% 11,488 1.0% 0.5%
Porsche 1,278 0.7% 1,023 0.5% 24.9% 6,255 0.5% 5,710 0.5% 9.5%
Mitsubishi 1,142 0.6% 1,310 0.6% -12.8% 7,555 0.7% 9,287 0.8% -18.6%
smart 924 0.5% 1,001 0.5% -7.7% 5,106 0.4% 4,738 0.4% 7.8%
Lexus 715 0.4% 874 0.4% -18.2% 5,281 0.5% 6,046 0.5% -12.7%
DS 647 0.3% 1,478 0.7% -56.2% 4,274 0.4% 7,664 0.7% -44.2%
MG 395 0.2% 296 0.1% 33.4% 1,679 0.1% 1,560 0.1% 7.6%
Infiniti 346 0.2% 137 0.1% 152.6% 1,749 0.2% 996 0.1% 75.6%
Abarth 341 0.2% 282 0.1% 20.9% 1,855 0.2% 1,596 0.1% 16.2%
Jeep 303 0.2% 1,078 0.5% -71.9% 3,429 0.3% 6,127 0.5% -44.0%
Ssangyong 273 0.1% 310 0.2% -11.9% 1,914 0.2% 1,950 0.2% -1.8%
Alfa Romeo 269 0.1% 337 0.2% -20.2% 2,253 0.2% 2,290 0.2% -1.6%
Subaru 155 0.1% 246 0.1% -37.0% 1,210 0.1% 1,503 0.1% -19.5%
Aston Martin 148 0.1% 67 0.0% 120.9% 870 0.1% 382 0.0% 127.7%
Bentley 115 0.1% 120 0.1% -4.2% 800 0.1% 773 0.1% 3.5%
Maserati 107 0.1% 129 0.1% -17.1% 856 0.1% 550 0.0% 55.6%
McLaren 62 0.0% - -% -% 208 0.0% - -% -%
Chevrolet 4 0.0% - -% -% 35 0.0% 3 0.0% 1066.7%
Lotus 2 0.0% 20 0.0% -90.0% 119 0.0% 131 0.0% -9.2%
Other 51 0.0% 98 0.0% -48.0% 296 0.0% 347 0.0% -14.7%
Other Imports 362 0.2% 221 0.1% 63.8% 2,286 0.2% 1,458 0.1% 56.8%
Total 186,265 100.0% 203,585 100.0% -8.5% 1,158,357 100.0% 1,164,870 100.0% -0.6%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Ford 8,876 32.9% 9,022 31.7% -1.6% 47,732 32.3% 48,371 31.2% -1.3%
VW 2,793 10.4% 3,495 12.3% -20.1% 17,456 11.8% 18,051 11.6% -3.3%
Peugeot 2,752 10.2% 2,467 8.7% 11.6% 13,714 9.3% 13,979 9.0% -1.9%
Mercedes-Benz 2,632 9.8% 2,400 8.4% 9.7% 11,039 7.5% 10,396 6.7% 6.2%
Citroen 2,302 8.5% 2,183 7.7% 5.5% 11,341 7.7% 12,912 8.3% -12.2%
Vauxhall 1,828 6.8% 3,092 10.9% -40.9% 11,620 7.9% 16,611 10.7% -30.0%
Renault 1,478 5.5% 1,811 6.4% -18.4% 9,054 6.1% 10,013 6.4% -9.6%
Nissan 1,061 3.9% 1,215 4.3% -12.7% 7,496 5.1% 6,450 4.2% 16.2%
Toyota 814 3.0% 304 1.1% 167.8% 4,419 3.0% 3,027 1.9% 46.0%
Fiat 755 2.8% 743 2.6% 1.6% 4,637 3.1% 3,702 2.4% 25.3%
Mitsubishi 750 2.8% 415 1.5% 80.7% 4,656 3.2% 3,419 2.2% 36.2%
Isuzu 482 1.8% 430 1.5% 12.1% 2,151 1.5% 2,584 1.7% -16.8%
Iveco 219 0.8% 348 1.2% -37.1% 1,117 0.8% 1,653 1.1% -32.4%
Renault Trucks 130 0.5% 101 0.4% 28.7% 498 0.3% 464 0.3% 7.3%
Isuzu Trucks 36 0.1% 40 0.1% -10.0% 153 0.1% 150 0.1% 2.0%
LDV 29 0.1% 18 0.1% 61.1% 121 0.1% 18 0.0% 572.2%
Ssangyong 19 0.1% 27 0.1% -29.6% 200 0.1% 109 0.1% 83.5%
Dacia 11 0.0% 6 0.0% 83.3% 36 0.0% 36 0.0% 0.0%
Mitsubishi Fuso 9 0.0% 20 0.1% -55.0% 74 0.1% 87 0.1% -14.9%
Hyundai 4 0.0% 16 0.1% -75.0% 21 0.0% 44 0.0% -52.3%
Great Wall 2 0.0% 23 0.1% -91.3% 22 0.0% 118 0.1% -81.4%
Land Rover 0 0.0% 289 1.0% -100.0% 20 0.0% 3,016 1.9% -99.3%
Other Imports 0 0.0% 15 0.1% -100.0% 0 0.0% 56 0.0% -100.0%
Total 26,982 100.0% 28,480 100.0% -5.3% 147,577 100.0% 155,266 100.0% -5.0%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
May Share May Share Jan.-May Share Jan.-May Share
Ford 203 37.6% 173 29.2% 17.3% 962 32.2% 925 29.5% 4.0%
Fiat 128 23.7% 190 32.0% -32.6% 748 25.0% 917 29.2% -18.4%
Mercedes-Benz 94 17.4% 122 20.6% -23.0% 627 21.0% 640 20.4% -2.0%
Peugeot 42 7.8% 39 6.6% 7.7% 252 8.4% 211 6.7% 19.4%
Iveco 30 5.6% 27 4.6% 11.1% 169 5.7% 163 5.2% 3.7%
VW 20 3.7% 14 2.4% 42.9% 103 3.4% 134 4.3% -23.1%
Vauxhall 7 1.3% 9 1.5% -22.2% 50 1.7% 91 2.9% -45.1%
Citroen 7 1.3% 3 0.5% 133.3% 36 1.2% 13 0.4% 176.9%
Nissan 5 0.9% 2 0.3% 150.0% 25 0.8% 3 0.1% 733.3%
Isuzu Trucks 4 0.7% 1 0.2% 300.0% 17 0.6% 5 0.2% 240.0%
Renault 0 0.0% 13 2.2% -100.0% 1 0.0% 32 1.0% -96.9%
Renault Trucks 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -100.0%
Total 540 100.0% 593 100.0% -8.9% 2,990 100.0% 3,136 100.0% -4.7%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)



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Flash report, April 2017

8 May 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales tumble 19.8% in April after excise duty changes, rise 1.1% year-to-date
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on May 4, UK car sales fell 19.8% to 152,076 units as the market responded to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) changes with an increased number of purchases prior to April 1.
Year-to-date sales remained strong, up 1.1%, with a record 972,092 cars registered in the first four months of 2017.
April sales for Ford fell 30.6% to 16,183 units (10.6% market share) and Volkswagen sales fell 41.0% to 9,954 units (6.5% share), while GM Vauxhall sales fell 33.1% to 10,732 units (7.1% share).
BMW sales in April increased 2.7% to 11,277 units (7.4% share) and Mercedes-Benz sales increased 10.5% to 13,345 units (8.8% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in April, 4,957 Ford Fiesta; 4,430 Nissan Qashqai; 3,777 Mercedes-Benz C-Class; 3,608 Mercedes-Benz A-Class; and 3,421 Ford Focus vehicles were sold.
Compared to last April, diesel-engine car sales decreased 27.3% to 68,306 units (44.9% share), gasoline-engine car sales decreased 13.1% to 77,497 units (51.0% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales decreased 1.3% to 6,273 units (4.1% share).
In April, private car sales decreased 28.4% to 59,912 units (39.4% share), fleet sales decreased 12.3% to 86,678 units (57.0% share), and sales to businesses decreased 21.0% to 5,486 units (3.6% share).
Light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales of 22,625 units in April 2017 represented an 18.8% decrease from April 2016 sales.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 2.5 and 3.5 tons decreased 23.1% this April to 13,583 units.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 3.5 and 6.0 tons decreased 6.4% to 612 units in April.

Registration of new vehicles by type

Vehicle type Apr. 2017 Apr. 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-Apr. 2017 Jan.-Apr. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 152,076 189,505 -19.8% 972,092 961,285 1.1%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 22,625 27,880 -18.8% 120,595 126,786 -4.9%
Trucks (Under6t) 612 654 -6.4% 2,450 2,543 -3.7%
Taxi 0 7 -100.0% 0 60 -100.0%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Ford 16,183 10.6% 23,311 12.3% -30.6% 120,707 12.4% 117,208 12.2% 3.0%
Mercedes-Benz 13,345 8.8% 12,077 6.4% 10.5% 68,182 7.0% 59,316 6.2% 14.9%
Audi 13,094 8.6% 13,668 7.2% -4.2% 60,874 6.3% 61,048 6.4% -0.3%
BMW 11,277 7.4% 10,980 5.8% 2.7% 60,758 6.3% 57,475 6.0% 5.7%
Vauxhall 10,732 7.1% 16,037 8.5% -33.1% 77,465 8.0% 91,069 9.5% -14.9%
VW 9,954 6.5% 16,877 8.9% -41.0% 69,732 7.2% 74,320 7.7% -6.2%
Nissan 8,041 5.3% 10,029 5.3% -19.8% 61,391 6.3% 53,872 5.6% 14.0%
Hyundai 6,958 4.6% 7,183 3.8% -3.1% 34,814 3.6% 32,551 3.4% 7.0%
Kia 6,291 4.1% 6,866 3.6% -8.4% 35,996 3.7% 31,028 3.2% 16.0%
Skoda 6,011 4.0% 6,617 3.5% -9.2% 28,333 2.9% 27,039 2.8% 4.8%
Peugeot 5,405 3.6% 6,804 3.6% -20.6% 33,798 3.5% 37,795 3.9% -10.6%
Toyota 5,113 3.4% 6,644 3.5% -23.0% 40,152 4.1% 37,432 3.9% 7.3%
Land Rover 4,116 2.7% 6,482 3.4% -36.5% 33,855 3.5% 30,600 3.2% 10.6%
Renault 4,074 2.7% 5,196 2.7% -21.6% 29,200 3.0% 29,155 3.0% 0.2%
SEAT 3,926 2.6% 3,500 1.8% 12.2% 20,708 2.1% 16,890 1.8% 22.6%
Mini 3,734 2.5% 3,994 2.1% -6.5% 21,001 2.2% 20,172 2.1% 4.1%
Honda 3,016 2.0% 3,353 1.8% -10.1% 20,787 2.1% 23,062 2.4% -9.9%
Citroen 2,789 1.8% 4,639 2.4% -39.9% 21,136 2.2% 25,993 2.7% -18.7%
Volvo Cars 2,735 1.8% 3,324 1.8% -17.7% 16,317 1.7% 14,832 1.5% 10.0%
Fiat 1,981 1.3% 3,890 2.1% -49.1% 19,558 2.0% 22,555 2.3% -13.3%
Jaguar 1,732 1.1% 2,405 1.3% -28.0% 14,866 1.5% 11,085 1.2% 34.1%
Mazda 1,690 1.1% 2,314 1.2% -27.0% 16,859 1.7% 19,505 2.0% -13.6%
Suzuki 1,658 1.1% 2,303 1.2% -28.0% 15,609 1.6% 13,848 1.4% 12.7%
Dacia 1,397 0.9% 1,898 1.0% -26.4% 9,603 1.0% 9,351 1.0% 2.7%
Mitsubishi 1,309 0.9% 1,392 0.7% -6.0% 6,413 0.7% 7,977 0.8% -19.6%
Porsche 1,240 0.8% 1,361 0.7% -8.9% 4,977 0.5% 4,687 0.5% 6.2%
smart 965 0.6% 900 0.5% 7.2% 4,182 0.4% 3,737 0.4% 11.9%
Lexus 672 0.4% 835 0.4% -19.5% 4,566 0.5% 5,172 0.5% -11.7%
DS 416 0.3% 902 0.5% -53.9% 3,627 0.4% 6,186 0.6% -41.4%
Jeep 364 0.2% 1,303 0.7% -72.1% 3,126 0.3% 5,049 0.5% -38.1%
Ssangyong 282 0.2% 257 0.1% 9.7% 1,641 0.2% 1,640 0.2% 0.1%
Alfa Romeo 265 0.2% 345 0.2% -23.2% 1,984 0.2% 1,953 0.2% 1.6%
MG 219 0.1% 272 0.1% -19.5% 1,284 0.1% 1,264 0.1% 1.6%
Abarth 213 0.1% 287 0.2% -25.8% 1,514 0.2% 1,314 0.1% 15.2%
Subaru 123 0.1% 272 0.1% -54.8% 1,055 0.1% 1,257 0.1% -16.1%
Infiniti 118 0.1% 335 0.2% -64.8% 1,403 0.1% 859 0.1% 63.3%
Maserati 109 0.1% 94 0.0% 16.0% 749 0.1% 421 0.0% 77.9%
Bentley 104 0.1% 195 0.1% -46.7% 685 0.1% 653 0.1% 4.9%
Aston Martin 77 0.1% 41 0.0% 87.8% 722 0.1% 315 0.0% 129.2%
Lotus 29 0.0% 24 0.0% 20.8% 117 0.0% 111 0.0% 5.4%
Chevrolet 13 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 31 0.0% 3 0.0% 933.3%
McLaren 9 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 146 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Other 70 0.0% 80 0.0% -12.5% 245 0.0% 249 0.0% -1.6%
Other Imports 227 0.1% 219 0.1% 3.7% 1,924 0.2% 1,237 0.1% 55.5%
Total 152,076 100.0% 189,505 100.0% -19.8% 972,092 100.0% 961,285 100.0% 1.1%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Ford 6,696 29.6% 8,219 29.5% -18.5% 38,856 32.2% 39,349 31.0% -1.3%
VW 2,887 12.8% 4,194 15.0% -31.2% 14,663 12.2% 14,556 11.5% 0.7%
Peugeot 2,400 10.6% 1,994 7.2% 20.4% 10,962 9.1% 11,512 9.1% -4.8%
Mercedes-Benz 1,751 7.7% 1,690 6.1% 3.6% 8,407 7.0% 7,996 6.3% 5.1%
Vauxhall 1,718 7.6% 3,430 12.3% -49.9% 9,792 8.1% 13,519 10.7% -27.6%
Citroen 1,499 6.6% 2,134 7.7% -29.8% 9,039 7.5% 10,729 8.5% -15.8%
Renault 1,433 6.3% 1,601 5.7% -10.5% 7,576 6.3% 8,202 6.5% -7.6%
Nissan 1,361 6.0% 1,524 5.5% -10.7% 6,435 5.3% 5,235 4.1% 22.9%
Fiat 848 3.7% 711 2.6% 19.3% 3,882 3.2% 2,959 2.3% 31.2%
Toyota 706 3.1% 388 1.4% 82.0% 3,605 3.0% 2,723 2.1% 32.4%
Mitsubishi 635 2.8% 608 2.2% 4.4% 3,906 3.2% 3,004 2.4% 30.0%
Isuzu 369 1.6% 553 2.0% -33.3% 1,669 1.4% 2,154 1.7% -22.5%
Iveco 158 0.7% 352 1.3% -55.1% 898 0.7% 1,305 1.0% -31.2%
Renault Trucks 76 0.3% 87 0.3% -12.6% 368 0.3% 363 0.3% 1.4%
LDV 27 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 92 0.1% 0 0.0% -%
Isuzu Trucks 25 0.1% 20 0.1% 25.0% 117 0.1% 110 0.1% 6.4%
Ssangyong 13 0.1% 12 0.0% 8.3% 181 0.2% 82 0.1% 120.7%
Mitsubishi Fuso 12 0.1% 18 0.1% -33.3% 65 0.1% 67 0.1% -3.0%
Great Wall 6 0.0% 25 0.1% -76.0% 20 0.0% 95 0.1% -78.9%
Dacia 3 0.0% 3 0.0% 0.0% 25 0.0% 30 0.0% -16.7%
Land Rover 1 0.0% 294 1.1% -99.7% 20 0.0% 2,727 2.2% -99.3%
Hyundai 1 0.0% 5 0.0% -80.0% 17 0.0% 28 0.0% -39.3%
Other Imports - -% 18 0.1% -% 0 0.0% 41 0.0% -100.0%
Total 22,625 100.0% 27,880 100.0% -18.8% 120,595 100.0% 126,786 100.0% -4.9%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Apr. Share Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share Jan.-Apr. Share
Ford 186 30.4% 165 25.2% 12.7% 759 31.0% 752 29.6% 0.9%
Fiat 148 24.2% 249 38.1% -40.6% 620 25.3% 727 28.6% -14.7%
Mercedes-Benz 143 23.4% 78 11.9% 83.3% 533 21.8% 518 20.4% 2.9%
Peugeot 60 9.8% 53 8.1% 13.2% 210 8.6% 172 6.8% 22.1%
Iveco 32 5.2% 25 3.8% 28.0% 139 5.7% 136 5.3% 2.2%
Nissan 16 2.6% - -% -% 20 0.8% 1 0.0% 1900.0%
Citroen 11 1.8% 5 0.8% 120.0% 29 1.2% 10 0.4% 190.0%
VW 8 1.3% 57 8.7% -86.0% 83 3.4% 120 4.7% -30.8%
Isuzu Trucks 6 1.0% 4 0.6% 50.0% 13 0.5% 4 0.2% 225.0%
Vauxhall 2 0.3% 15 2.3% -86.7% 43 1.8% 82 3.2% -47.6%
Renault - -% 2 0.3% -% 1 0.0% 19 0.7% -94.7%
Renault Trucks - -% 1 0.2% -% 0 0.0% 2 0.1% -100.0%
Total 612 100.0% 654 100.0% -6.4% 2,450 100.0% 2,543 100.0% -3.7%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)






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Flash report, March 2017

6 Apr. 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales jump 8.4% in March for monthly, quarterly records
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on April 5, UK car sales increased 8.4% to 562,337 units in March 2017, setting a new monthly record.
Likewise, UK sales of 820,016 units in the first three months of 2017 set a new quarterly record.
The reason, in part, for the high numbers in March was that consumers and businesses brought their purchases forward to avoid new VED charges in place as of April 1, 2017.
March sales for Ford increased 19.0% to 71,837 units (12.8% market share) and Volkswagen sales increased 2.0% to 39,485 units (7.0% share), while GM Vauxhall sales decreased 10.3% to 46,564 units (8.3% share).
BMW sales in March increased 7.4% to 34,873 units (6.2% share) and Mercedes-Benz sales increased 18.0% to 35,690 units (6.3% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in March, 25,428 Ford Fiestas; 17,119 Ford Focuses; 16,045 Vauxhall Corsas; 13,732 Nissan Qashqais; and 11,680 Vauxhall Astras were sold.
Compared to last March, diesel-engine car sales increased by 1.6% to 244,263 units (43.4% share), gasoline-engine car sales increased 13.2% to 295,256 units (52.5% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 31.0% to 22,818 units (4.1% share).
In March, private car sales increased 4.4% to 273,751 units (48.7% share), fleet sales increased 12.5% to 261,930 units (46.6% share), and sales to businesses increased 11.9% to 26,656 units (4.7% share).
Light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales of 63,316 units in March 2017 represented a 0.9% decrease from March 2016 sales.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 2.5 and 3.5 tons increased 3.6% this March to 40,237 units.
Sales of commercial vehicles larger than 3.5 tons increased 1.9% to 1,093 units in March.


Registration of new vehicles by type

Vehicle type Mar. 2017 Mar. 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-Mar. 2017 Jan.-Mar. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 562,337 518,707 8.4% 820,016 771,780 6.2%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 63,316 63,913 -0.9% 97,970 98,906 -0.9%
Trucks (Under6t) 1,093 1,073 1.9% 1,838 1,889 -2.7%
Taxi 0 50 -100.0% 0 53 -100.0%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Ford 71,837 12.8% 60,349 11.6% 19.0% 104,524 12.7% 93,897 12.2% 11.3%
Vauxhall 46,564 8.3% 51,902 10.0% -10.3% 66,733 8.1% 75,032 9.7% -11.1%
VW 39,485 7.0% 38,694 7.5% 2.0% 59,778 7.3% 57,443 7.4% 4.1%
Nissan 36,939 6.6% 28,489 5.5% 29.7% 53,350 6.5% 43,843 5.7% 21.7%
Mercedes-Benz 35,690 6.3% 30,243 5.8% 18.0% 54,837 6.7% 47,239 6.1% 16.1%
BMW 34,873 6.2% 32,470 6.3% 7.4% 49,481 6.0% 46,495 6.0% 6.4%
Audi 30,867 5.5% 30,483 5.9% 1.3% 47,780 5.8% 47,380 6.1% 0.8%
Toyota 24,508 4.4% 21,481 4.1% 14.1% 35,039 4.3% 30,788 4.0% 13.8%
Land Rover 22,534 4.0% 18,234 3.5% 23.6% 29,739 3.6% 24,118 3.1% 23.3%
Peugeot 19,168 3.4% 20,209 3.9% -5.2% 28,393 3.5% 30,991 4.0% -8.4%
Renault 19,014 3.4% 17,866 3.4% 6.4% 25,126 3.1% 23,959 3.1% 4.9%
Kia 18,801 3.3% 16,207 3.1% 16.0% 29,705 3.6% 24,162 3.1% 22.9%
Hyundai 18,460 3.3% 16,802 3.2% 9.9% 27,856 3.4% 25,368 3.3% 9.8%
Skoda 13,655 2.4% 12,527 2.4% 9.0% 22,322 2.7% 20,422 2.6% 9.3%
Citroen 12,977 2.3% 13,734 2.6% -5.5% 18,347 2.2% 21,354 2.8% -14.1%
Mini 12,942 2.3% 12,526 2.4% 3.3% 17,267 2.1% 16,178 2.1% 6.7%
Fiat 12,930 2.3% 13,190 2.5% -2.0% 17,577 2.1% 18,665 2.4% -5.8%
Honda 11,635 2.1% 13,139 2.5% -11.4% 17,771 2.2% 19,709 2.6% -9.8%
SEAT 11,200 2.0% 8,677 1.7% 29.1% 16,782 2.0% 13,390 1.7% 25.3%
Mazda 11,178 2.0% 11,499 2.2% -2.8% 15,169 1.8% 17,191 2.2% -11.8%
Volvo Cars 9,710 1.7% 7,488 1.4% 29.7% 13,582 1.7% 11,508 1.5% 18.0%
Jaguar 9,571 1.7% 5,659 1.1% 69.1% 13,134 1.6% 8,680 1.1% 51.3%
Suzuki 8,602 1.5% 7,943 1.5% 8.3% 13,951 1.7% 11,545 1.5% 20.8%
Dacia 5,773 1.0% 5,274 1.0% 9.5% 8,206 1.0% 7,453 1.0% 10.1%
Mitsubishi 3,421 0.6% 4,340 0.8% -21.2% 5,104 0.6% 6,585 0.9% -22.5%
Lexus 2,888 0.5% 3,104 0.6% -7.0% 3,894 0.5% 4,337 0.6% -10.2%
Porsche 2,848 0.5% 2,293 0.4% 24.2% 3,737 0.5% 3,326 0.4% 12.4%
DS 2,183 0.4% 3,388 0.7% -35.6% 3,211 0.4% 5,284 0.7% -39.2%
smart 2,172 0.4% 1,900 0.4% 14.3% 3,217 0.4% 2,837 0.4% 13.4%
Jeep 1,807 0.3% 2,597 0.5% -30.4% 2,762 0.3% 3,746 0.5% -26.3%
Alfa Romeo 1,239 0.2% 1,139 0.2% 8.8% 1,719 0.2% 1,608 0.2% 6.9%
Infiniti 985 0.2% 392 0.1% 151.3% 1,285 0.2% 524 0.1% 145.2%
Ssangyong 956 0.2% 970 0.2% -1.4% 1,359 0.2% 1,383 0.2% -1.7%
Abarth 948 0.2% 714 0.1% 32.8% 1,301 0.2% 1,027 0.1% 26.7%
MG 749 0.1% 576 0.1% 30.0% 1,065 0.1% 992 0.1% 7.4%
Subaru 706 0.1% 704 0.1% 0.3% 932 0.1% 985 0.1% -5.4%
Maserati 429 0.1% 214 0.0% 100.5% 640 0.1% 327 0.0% 95.7%
Aston Martin 425 0.1% 186 0.0% 128.5% 645 0.1% 274 0.0% 135.4%
Bentley 358 0.1% 290 0.1% 23.4% 581 0.1% 458 0.1% 26.9%
McLaren 74 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 137 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Lotus 39 0.0% 32 0.0% 21.9% 88 0.0% 87 0.0% 1.1%
Chevrolet 18 0.0% 2 0.0% 800.0% 18 0.0% 3 0.0% 500.0%
Other 106 0.0% 106 0.0% 0.0% 175 0.0% 169 0.0% 3.6%
Other Imports 1,073 0.2% 675 0.1% 59.0% 1,697 0.2% 1,018 0.1% 66.7%
Total 562,337 100.0% 518,707 100.0% 8.4% 820,016 100.0% 771,780 100.0% 6.2%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Ford 20,294 32.1% 20,367 31.9% -0.4% 32,160 32.8% 31,130 31.5% 3.3%
VW 7,943 12.5% 6,369 10.0% 24.7% 11,776 12.0% 10,362 10.5% 13.6%
Peugeot 5,452 8.6% 6,286 9.8% -13.3% 8,562 8.7% 9,518 9.6% -10.0%
Vauxhall 4,804 7.6% 6,279 9.8% -23.5% 8,074 8.2% 10,089 10.2% -20.0%
Mercedes-Benz 4,540 7.2% 4,252 6.7% 6.8% 6,656 6.8% 6,306 6.4% 5.6%
Renault 4,441 7.0% 4,874 7.6% -8.9% 6,143 6.3% 6,601 6.7% -6.9%
Citroen 4,266 6.7% 5,465 8.6% -21.9% 7,540 7.7% 8,595 8.7% -12.3%
Nissan 3,530 5.6% 2,599 4.1% 35.8% 5,074 5.2% 3,711 3.8% 36.7%
Mitsubishi 2,265 3.6% 1,619 2.5% 39.9% 3,271 3.3% 2,396 2.4% 36.5%
Fiat 2,053 3.2% 1,297 2.0% 58.3% 3,034 3.1% 2,248 2.3% 35.0%
Toyota 2,019 3.2% 1,341 2.1% 50.6% 2,899 3.0% 2,335 2.4% 24.2%
Isuzu 861 1.4% 1,036 1.6% -16.9% 1,300 1.3% 1,601 1.6% -18.8%
Iveco 448 0.7% 526 0.8% -14.8% 740 0.8% 953 1.0% -22.4%
Renault Trucks 127 0.2% 113 0.2% 12.4% 292 0.3% 276 0.3% 5.8%
Ssangyong 121 0.2% 56 0.1% 116.1% 168 0.2% 70 0.1% 140.0%
Isuzu Trucks 51 0.1% 50 0.1% 2.0% 92 0.1% 90 0.1% 2.2%
LDV 37 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 65 0.1% 0 0.0% -%
Mitsubishi Fuso 23 0.0% 28 0.0% -17.9% 53 0.1% 49 0.0% 8.2%
Land Rover 16 0.0% 1,253 2.0% -98.7% 19 0.0% 2,433 2.5% -99.2%
Dacia 10 0.0% 20 0.0% -50.0% 22 0.0% 27 0.0% -18.5%
Hyundai 8 0.0% 14 0.0% -42.9% 16 0.0% 23 0.0% -30.4%
Great Wall 7 0.0% 50 0.1% -86.0% 14 0.0% 70 0.1% -80.0%
Other Imports - -% 19 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 23 0.0% -100.0%
Total 63,316 100.0% 63,913 100.0% -0.9% 97,970 100.0% 98,906 100.0% -0.9%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Mar. Share Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share Jan.-Mar. Share
Ford 377 34.5% 368 34.3% 2.4% 573 31.2% 587 31.1% -2.4%
Fiat 270 24.7% 312 29.1% -13.5% 472 25.7% 478 25.3% -1.3%
Mercedes-Benz 242 22.1% 215 20.0% 12.6% 390 21.2% 440 23.3% -11.4%
Peugeot 74 6.8% 37 3.4% 100.0% 150 8.2% 119 6.3% 26.1%
Iveco 65 5.9% 58 5.4% 12.1% 107 5.8% 111 5.9% -3.6%
VW 42 3.8% 16 1.5% 162.5% 75 4.1% 63 3.3% 19.0%
Vauxhall 13 1.2% 50 4.7% -74.0% 41 2.2% 67 3.5% -38.8%
Citroen 7 0.6% 1 0.1% 600.0% 18 1.0% 5 0.3% 260.0%
Isuzu Trucks 2 0.2% 0 0.0% -% 7 0.4% 0 0.0% -%
Nissan 1 0.1% 1 0.1% 0.0% 4 0.2% 1 0.1% 300.0%
Renault 0 0.0% 15 1.4% -100.0% 1 0.1% 17 0.9% -94.1%
Renault Trucks 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 1 0.1% -100.0%
Total 1,093 100.0% 1,073 100.0% 1.9% 1,838 100.0% 1,889 100.0% -2.7%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)




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Flash report, February 2017

7 Mar. 2017

*There are cases where recently released data and detailed information in the database do not match up for reasons including different information sources, and discrepancies between preliminary reports and confirmed data.

UK car sales decrease 0.3% in February
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on March 6, UK car sales decreased 0.3% to 83,115 units in February 2017.
February sales for Ford fell 13.9% to 9,909 units (11.9% market share), GM Vauxhall sales fell 19.9% to 6,299 units (7.6% share), while Volkswagen sales increased 9.4% to 7,326 units (8.8% share).
BMW sales in February increased 6.2% to 6,119 units (7.4% share) and Mercedes-Benz sales increased 17.4% to 6,099 units (7.3% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in February, 4,282 Ford Fiestas; 2,949 Volkswagen Golfs; 2,170 Vauxhall Astras; 1,971 Ford Focuses; and 1,829 Nissan Qashqais were sold.
Compared to last February, diesel-engine car sales decreased by 9.2% to 36,981 units (44.5% share), gasoline-engine car sales increased 5.8% to 42,826 units (51.5% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 48.9% to 3,308 units (4.0% share).
In February, private car sales decreased 4.4% to 36,018 units (43.3% share), fleet sales increased 3.3% to 45,699 units (55.0% share), and sales to businesses decreased 5.3% to 1,398 units (1.7% share).
Light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales of 13,291 units in February 2017 represented a 4.3% decrease from February 2016 sales.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 2.5 and 3.5 tons decreased 1.3% this February to 8,753 units.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 3.5 and 6 tons increased 2.3% to 354 units in February.

Registration of new vehicles by type

Vehicle type Feb. 2017 Feb. 2016 Y-o-Y Jan.-Feb. 2017 Jan.-Feb. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 83,115 83,395 -0.3% 257,679 253,073 1.8%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 13,291 13,891 -4.3% 34,654 34,993 -1.0%
Trucks (Under6t) 354 346 2.3% 745 816 -8.7%
Taxi 0 3 -100.0% 0 3 -100.0%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -% N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT


Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Ford 9,909 11.9% 11,513 13.8% -13.9% 32,687 12.7% 33,548 13.3% -2.6%
VW 7,326 8.8% 6,694 8.0% 9.4% 20,293 7.9% 18,749 7.4% 8.2%
Vauxhall 6,299 7.6% 7,868 9.4% -19.9% 20,169 7.8% 23,130 9.1% -12.8%
BMW 6,119 7.4% 5,760 6.9% 6.2% 14,608 5.7% 14,025 5.5% 4.2%
Mercedes-Benz 6,099 7.3% 5,196 6.2% 17.4% 19,147 7.4% 16,996 6.7% 12.7%
Audi 5,237 6.3% 5,384 6.5% -2.7% 16,913 6.6% 16,897 6.7% 0.1%
Nissan 5,033 6.1% 4,634 5.6% 8.6% 16,411 6.4% 15,354 6.1% 6.9%
Peugeot 3,273 3.9% 3,469 4.2% -5.7% 9,225 3.6% 10,782 4.3% -14.4%
Kia 3,243 3.9% 2,889 3.5% 12.3% 10,904 4.2% 7,955 3.1% 37.1%
Skoda 3,236 3.9% 2,902 3.5% 11.5% 8,667 3.4% 7,895 3.1% 9.8%
Toyota 3,095 3.7% 2,478 3.0% 24.9% 10,531 4.1% 9,307 3.7% 13.2%
Hyundai 3,009 3.6% 2,685 3.2% 12.1% 9,396 3.6% 8,566 3.4% 9.7%
Honda 2,126 2.6% 2,050 2.5% 3.7% 6,136 2.4% 6,570 2.6% -6.6%
Citroen 2,120 2.6% 3,046 3.7% -30.4% 5,370 2.1% 7,620 3.0% -29.5%
Renault 2,092 2.5% 1,948 2.3% 7.4% 6,112 2.4% 6,093 2.4% 0.3%
Mini 2,045 2.5% 1,721 2.1% 18.8% 4,325 1.7% 3,652 1.4% 18.4%
Land Rover 1,778 2.1% 1,275 1.5% 39.5% 7,205 2.8% 5,884 2.3% 22.5%
SEAT 1,728 2.1% 1,594 1.9% 8.4% 5,582 2.2% 4,713 1.9% 18.4%
Suzuki 1,587 1.9% 1,248 1.5% 27.2% 5,349 2.1% 3,602 1.4% 48.5%
Fiat 1,426 1.7% 1,917 2.3% -25.6% 4,647 1.8% 5,475 2.2% -15.1%
Mazda 1,164 1.4% 1,411 1.7% -17.5% 3,991 1.5% 5,692 2.2% -29.9%
Volvo Cars 1,077 1.3% 1,030 1.2% 4.6% 3,872 1.5% 4,020 1.6% -3.7%
Jaguar 869 1.0% 769 0.9% 13.0% 3,563 1.4% 3,021 1.2% 17.9%
Dacia 439 0.5% 512 0.6% -14.3% 2,433 0.9% 2,179 0.9% 11.7%
DS 369 0.4% 807 1.0% -54.3% 1,028 0.4% 1,896 0.7% -45.8%
Mitsubishi 354 0.4% 710 0.9% -50.1% 1,683 0.7% 2,245 0.9% -25.0%
smart 294 0.4% 234 0.3% 25.6% 1,045 0.4% 937 0.4% 11.5%
Jeep 227 0.3% 345 0.4% -34.2% 955 0.4% 1,149 0.5% -16.9%
Lexus 206 0.2% 232 0.3% -11.2% 1,006 0.4% 1,233 0.5% -18.4%
Porsche 202 0.2% 206 0.2% -1.9% 889 0.3% 1,033 0.4% -13.9%
Alfa Romeo 196 0.2% 165 0.2% 18.8% 480 0.2% 469 0.2% 2.3%
Abarth 130 0.2% 112 0.1% 16.1% 353 0.1% 313 0.1% 12.8%
Infiniti 118 0.1% 27 0.0% 337.0% 300 0.1% 132 0.1% 127.3%
MG 111 0.1% 103 0.1% 7.8% 316 0.1% 416 0.2% -24.0%
Ssangyong 105 0.1% 153 0.2% -31.4% 403 0.2% 413 0.2% -2.4%
Bentley 60 0.1% 48 0.1% 25.0% 223 0.1% 168 0.1% 32.7%
Subaru 48 0.1% 74 0.1% -35.1% 226 0.1% 281 0.1% -19.6%
Maserati 46 0.1% 31 0.0% 48.4% 211 0.1% 113 0.0% 86.7%
Aston Martin 31 0.0% 19 0.0% 63.2% 220 0.1% 88 0.0% 150.0%
Lotus 24 0.0% 39 0.0% -38.5% 49 0.0% 55 0.0% -10.9%
McLaren 14 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 63 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Chevrolet 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0%
Other 17 0.0% 15 0.0% 13.3% 69 0.0% 63 0.0% 9.5%
Other Imports 234 0.3% 82 0.1% 185.4% 624 0.2% 343 0.1% 81.9%
Total 83,115 100.0% 83,395 100.0% -0.3% 257,679 100.0% 253,073 100.0% 1.8%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Ford 4,157 31.3% 4,467 32.2% -6.9% 11,866 34.2% 10,763 30.8% 10.2%
VW 1,500 11.3% 1,445 10.4% 3.8% 3,833 11.1% 3,993 11.4% -4.0%
Peugeot 1,390 10.5% 1,312 9.4% 5.9% 3,110 9.0% 3,232 9.2% -3.8%
Vauxhall 1,267 9.5% 1,512 10.9% -16.2% 3,270 9.4% 3,810 10.9% -14.2%
Citroen 1,203 9.1% 1,220 8.8% -1.4% 3,274 9.4% 3,130 8.9% 4.6%
Mercedes-Benz 1,079 8.1% 1,061 7.6% 1.7% 2,116 6.1% 2,054 5.9% 3.0%
Renault 913 6.9% 878 6.3% 4.0% 1,702 4.9% 1,727 4.9% -1.4%
Fiat 419 3.2% 398 2.9% 5.3% 981 2.8% 951 2.7% 3.2%
Nissan 345 2.6% 295 2.1% 16.9% 1,544 4.5% 1,112 3.2% 38.8%
Mitsubishi 295 2.2% 243 1.7% 21.4% 1,006 2.9% 777 2.2% 29.5%
Toyota 260 2.0% 276 2.0% -5.8% 880 2.5% 994 2.8% -11.5%
Isuzu 197 1.5% 254 1.8% -22.4% 439 1.3% 565 1.6% -22.3%
Iveco 137 1.0% 138 1.0% -0.7% 292 0.8% 427 1.2% -31.6%
Renault Trucks 66 0.5% 63 0.5% 4.8% 165 0.5% 163 0.5% 1.2%
Isuzu Trucks 16 0.1% 23 0.2% -30.4% 41 0.1% 40 0.1% 2.5%
Mitsubishi Fuso 15 0.1% 11 0.1% 36.4% 30 0.1% 21 0.1% 42.9%
Ssangyong 14 0.1% 6 0.0% 133.3% 47 0.1% 14 0.0% 235.7%
LDV 8 0.1% 0 0.0% -% 28 0.1% 0 0.0% -%
Great Wall 5 0.0% 10 0.1% -50.0% 7 0.0% 20 0.1% -65.0%
Dacia 3 0.0% 2 0.0% 50.0% 12 0.0% 7 0.0% 71.4%
Hyundai 2 0.0% 3 0.0% -33.3% 8 0.0% 9 0.0% -11.1%
Land Rover 0 0.0% 273 2.0% -100.0% 3 0.0% 1,180 3.4% -99.7%
Other Imports 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0% 0 0.0% 4 0.0% -100.0%
Total 13,291 100.0% 13,891 100.0% -4.3% 34,654 100.0% 34,993 100.0% -1.0%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Feb. Share Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share Jan.-Feb. Share
Ford 97 27.4% 84 24.3% 15.5% 196 26.3% 219 26.8% -10.5%
Fiat 93 26.3% 77 22.3% 20.8% 202 27.1% 166 20.3% 21.7%
Mercedes-Benz 78 22.0% 77 22.3% 1.3% 148 19.9% 225 27.6% -34.2%
Peugeot 35 9.9% 39 11.3% -10.3% 76 10.2% 82 10.0% -7.3%
VW 19 5.4% 26 7.5% -26.9% 33 4.4% 47 5.8% -29.8%
Vauxhall 13 3.7% 10 2.9% 30.0% 28 3.8% 17 2.1% 64.7%
Iveco 11 3.1% 29 8.4% -62.1% 42 5.6% 53 6.5% -20.8%
Citroen 3 0.8% 3 0.9% 0.0% 11 1.5% 4 0.5% 175.0%
Isuzu Trucks 3 0.8% 0 0.0% -% 5 0.7% 0 0.0% -%
Nissan 2 0.6% 0 0.0% -% 3 0.4% 0 0.0% -%
Renault 0 0.0% 1 0.3% -100.0% 1 0.1% 2 0.2% -50.0%
Renault Trucks 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -% 0 0.0% 1 0.1% -100.0%
Total 354 100.0% 346 100.0% 2.3% 745 100.0% 816 100.0% -8.7%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)





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Flash report, January 2017

7 Feb. 2017

*Data in the flash report may from time to time differ from data in the detail report to be announced at a later date due to a difference in the data source.


UK car sales rise 2.9% in January 2017, highest level in 12 years
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on February 6, UK car sales increased 2.9% to 174,564 units in January 2017, the highest level since 2005.
January sales for Ford increased 3.4% to 22,778 units (13.1% market share), GM Vauxhall decreased 9.1% to 13,870 units (8.0% share), and Volkswagen increased 7.6% to 12,967 units (7.4% share).
BMW sales in January increased 2.7% to 8,489 units (4.9% share) and Mercedes-Benz sales increased 10.6% to 13,048 units (7.5% share).
Of the five most popular vehicles in January, 8,495 Ford Fiestas; 5,455 Volkswagen Golfs; 4,796 Ford Focuses; 4,230 Mercedes-Benz C-Class; and 4,065 Vauxhall Astras were sold.
Compared to last January, diesel-engine car sales decreased by 4.3% to 78,778 units (45.1% share), gasoline-engine car sales increased 8.9% to 88,507 units (50.7% share), and alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) sales increased 19.9% to 7,279 units (4.2% share), a milestone for AFV vehicles.
In January, private car sales increased 5.0% to 76,729 units (44.0% share), fleet sales increased 1.4% to 91,181 units (52.2% share), and sales to businesses decreased 1.0% to 6,654 units (3.8% share).
Light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales of 21,363 units in January 2017 represented a 1.2% increase from January 2016 sales.
Sales of commercial vehicles between 2.5 and 3.5 tons increased 5.6% this January to 12,617 units.
Sales of commercial vehicles larger than 3.5 tons decreased 16.8% to 391 units in January.

Registration of new vehicles by type
Vehicle type Jan. 2017 Jan. 2016 Y-o-Y
Passenger cars 174,564 169,678 2.9%
Commercial
vehicles
Vans 21,363 21,102 1.2%
Trucks (Under6t ) 391 470 -16.8%
Bus and coach N/A N/A -%
Source: SMMT



Registrations of new vehicles by make

Passenger cars

Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Ford 22,778 13.0% 22,035 13.0% 3.4%
Vauxhall 13,870 7.9% 15,262 9.0% -9.1%
Mercedes-Benz 13,048 7.5% 11,800 7.0% 10.6%
VW 12,967 7.4% 12,055 7.1% 7.6%
Audi 11,676 6.7% 11,513 6.8% 1.4%
Nissan 11,378 6.5% 10,720 6.3% 6.1%
BMW 8,489 4.9% 8,265 4.9% 2.7%
Kia 7,661 4.4% 5,066 3.0% 51.2%
Toyota 7,436 4.3% 6,829 4.0% 8.9%
Hyundai 6,387 3.7% 5,881 3.5% 8.6%
Peugeot 5,952 3.4% 7,313 4.3% -18.6%
Skoda 5,431 3.1% 4,993 2.9% 8.8%
Land Rover 5,427 3.1% 4,609 2.7% 17.7%
Renault 4,020 2.3% 4,145 2.4% -3.0%
Honda 4,010 2.3% 4,520 2.7% -11.3%
SEAT 3,854 2.2% 3,119 1.8% 23.6%
Suzuki 3,762 2.2% 2,354 1.4% 59.8%
Citroen 3,250 1.9% 4,574 2.7% -28.9%
Fiat 3,221 1.8% 3,558 2.1% -9.5%
Mazda 2,827 1.6% 4,281 2.5% -34.0%
Volvo Cars 2,795 1.6% 2,990 1.8% -6.5%
Jaguar 2,694 1.5% 2,252 1.3% 19.6%
Mini 2,280 1.3% 1,931 1.1% 18.1%
Dacia 1,994 1.1% 1,667 1.0% 19.6%
Mitsubishi 1,329 0.8% 1,535 0.9% -13.4%
Lexus 800 0.5% 1,001 0.6% -20.1%
smart 751 0.4% 703 0.4% 6.8%
Jeep 728 0.4% 804 0.5% -9.5%
Porsche 687 0.4% 827 0.5% -16.9%
DS 659 0.4% 1,089 0.6% -39.5%
Ssangyong 298 0.2% 260 0.2% 14.6%
Alfa Romeo 284 0.2% 304 0.2% -6.6%
Abarth 223 0.1% 201 0.1% 10.9%
MG 205 0.1% 313 0.2% -34.5%
Aston Martin 189 0.1% 69 0.0% 173.9%
Infiniti 182 0.1% 105 0.1% 73.3%
Subaru 178 0.1% 207 0.1% -14.0%
Maserati 165 0.1% 82 0.0% 101.2%
Bentley 163 0.1% 120 0.1% 35.8%
McLaren 49 0.0% 0 0.0% -%
Lotus 25 0.0% 16 0.0% 56.3%
Chevrolet 0 0.0% 1 0.0% -100.0%
Other 52 0.0% 48 0.0% 8.3%
Other Imports 390 0.2% 261 0.2% 49.4%
Total 174,564 100.0% 169,678 100.0% 2.9%


Vans (LCV) (<3.5t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Ford 7,709 36.1% 6,296 29.8% 22.4%
VW 2,333 10.9% 2,548 12.1% -8.4%
Citroen 2,071 9.7% 1,910 9.1% 8.4%
Vauxhall 2,003 9.4% 2,298 10.9% -12.8%
Peugeot 1,720 8.1% 1,920 9.1% -10.4%
Nissan 1,199 5.6% 817 3.9% 46.8%
Mercedes-Benz 1,037 4.9% 993 4.7% 4.4%
Renault 789 3.7% 849 4.0% -7.1%
Mitsubishi 711 3.3% 534 2.5% 33.1%
Toyota 620 2.9% 718 3.4% -13.6%
Fiat 562 2.6% 553 2.6% 1.6%
Isuzu 242 1.1% 311 1.5% -22.2%
Iveco 155 0.7% 289 1.4% -46.4%
Renault Trucks 99 0.5% 100 0.5% -1.0%
Ssangyong 33 0.2% 8 0.0% 312.5%
Isuzu Trucks 25 0.1% 17 0.1% 47.1%
LDV 20 0.1% 0 0.0% -%
Mitsubishi Fuso 15 0.1% 10 0.0% 50.0%
Dacia 9 0.0% 5 0.0% 80.0%
Hyundai 6 0.0% 6 0.0% 0.0%
Land Rover 3 0.0% 907 4.3% -99.7%
Great Wall 2 0.0% 10 0.0% -80.0%
Other Imports 0 0.0% 3 0.0% -100.0%
Total 21,363 100.0% 21,102 100.0% 1.2%


Trucks (3.5t-6.0t)
Maker/Brand 2017 2016 Y-o-Y
Jan. Share Jan. Share
Fiat 109 27.9% 89 18.9% 22.5%
Ford 99 25.3% 135 28.7% -26.7%
Mercedes-Benz 70 17.9% 148 31.5% -52.7%
Peugeot 41 10.5% 43 9.1% -4.7%
Iveco 31 7.9% 24 5.1% 29.2%
Vauxhall 15 3.8% 7 1.5% 114.3%
VW 14 3.6% 21 4.5% -33.3%
Citroen 8 2.0% 1 0.2% 700.0%
Isuzu Trucks 2 0.5% 0 0.0% -%
Renault 1 0.3% 1 0.2% 0.0%
Nissan 1 0.3% 0 0.0% -%
Renault Trucks 0 0.0% 1 0.2% -100.0%
Total 391 100.0% 470 100.0% -16.8%
Source: The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. (SMMT)



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