Australia July. Clouds over economic data untouched the market

Australia Vehicles Market 2017 Hyundai-Tucson-2016

Australia Vehicles Market up 1.6% in July keeping the moderately growing pace as utes and SUVs continue to surge up the charts. Second half outlook is moderately positive projecting the third all time record in a string.. Toyota is gaining market share.

Australian economy continues to send mixed signals about its overall health, after starting off the year on a disappointing note. Consumers were persistently pessimistic throughout the second quarter and into the start of Q3 in spite of the fact that the labor market has been improving quickly. The unemployment rate reached its lowest level since early 2013 in May, but much of the recent improvement in employment comes down to the creation of part-time jobs, accentuating that there is under employment.

The automotive sector started this year following two all time record in series, but the forecast were moderately positive with sales predicted up 3-5 percent.

Indeed,according to data released by the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructures, in the first half of the year total sales had been 599.574, up 0.5% thanks to the June results, the new record for a single month with 134.171 sales (+4.4%).

Next months outlook is still moderately positive with projections in favor of a new record scored at the end of the year. July did not gave surprise with 92.754 sales, up 1.6%.

Year to date sales have been 692.328, up 0.7%

So far this year, the Market leader has beaten the industry average. In fact Toyota sold 126.957 vehicles (+6.0%) with market share at 18.4%.

In second place Mazda with 71.024 units (+2.1%) ahead of Hyundai with 52.320 (-7.5%), Holden with 48.580 sales (-11.8%), Ford with 46.975 units (+0.6%), Mitsubishi with 45.691 (+7.1%), Nissan with 34.274 (-12.1%) and Volkswagen with 32.937 (-3.1%).

No main changes within the best-selling cars ranking, with the Toyota Hilux on top with 27.120 sales (+11.6%) followed by the Ford Ranger with 24.714 (+17.3%), the Toyota Corolla with 22.662 (-5.5%) and the Mazda3 with 20.518 (-5.0%).

Updates of the Top 100 best-selling models are available here.

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Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Brand Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul Share 2017 Share Jul
1 1 Toyota 126.957 17.931 6,0% 2,7% 18,4% 19,3%
2 2 Mazda 71.024 9.528 2,3% 12,6% 10,3% 10,3%
3 3 Hyundai 57.320 7.501 -7,5% -1,3% 8,3% 8,1%
4 4 Holden 48.580 6.467 -11,8% -8,5% 7,0% 7,0%
5 5 Ford 46.975 6.270 -0,6% -9,1% 6,8% 6,8%
6 6 Mitsubishi 45.691 6.020 7,1% 11,2% 6,6% 6,5%
7 9 Nissan 34.274 4.094 -12,3% -22,8% 5,0% 4,4%
8 7 Kia 33.001 4.266 32,8% 20,0% 4,8% 4,6%
9 10 Volkswagen 32.932 3.803 -3,1% -9,3% 4,8% 4,1%
10 8 Subaru 30.227 4.265 10,2% 27,1% 4,4% 4,6%
11 11 Honda 25.324 3.493 10,9% 9,2% 3,7% 3,8%
12 12 Mercedes 23.504 3.082 -1,5% -3,1% 3,4% 3,3%
13 13 BMW 14.995 2.152 -15,8% 5,0% 2,2% 2,3%
14 15 Isuzu 13.985 1.882 5,1% 1,8% 2,0% 2,0%
15 14 Audi 12.816 2.114 -9,1% 9,2% 1,9% 2,3%
16 16 Suzuki 11.291 1.519 -2,2% 7,2% 1,6% 1,6%
17 17 Land Rover 7.421 1.154 -13,2% -4,1% 1,1% 1,2%
18 19 Isuzu Trucks 6.288 697 28,9% 0,0% 0,9% 0,8%
19 18 Renault 6.153 763 12,0% 2,3% 0,9% 0,8%
20 20 Lexus 5.460 669 -1,2% -7,3% 0,8% 0,7%

Rank 2017 Rank Jul Model Sales 2017 Sales Jul Var 2017 Var Jul
1 1 Toyota Hilux 27.120 3.742 11,6% 19,3%
2 3 Ford Ranger 24.714 3.076 17,3% 7,0%
3 2 Toyota Corolla 22.662 3.208 -5,5% -6,4%
4 4 Mazda3 20.518 2.466 -5,0% 64,3%
5 7 Hyundai i30 16.660 2.123 -33,6% -4,2%
6 6 Mazda CX-5 15.229 2.305 4,8% 19,2%
7 9 Hyundai Tucson 14.555 1.719 31,1% 14,8%
8 5 Toyota Camry 14.083 2.385 16,6% 9,8%
9 11 Mitsubishi Triton 13.649 1.708 -0,9% 27,0%
10 13 Holden Commodore 12.576 1.633 -17,4% -12,9%
11 8 Toyota RAV4 12.547 1.736 8,6% -4,9%
12 18 Holden Colorado 12.136 1.311 10,1% -20,4%
13 17 Kia Cerato 11.658 1.327 56,8% 19,4%
14 15 Nissan X-Trail 11.350 1.463 9,0% 47,6%
15 16 Mazda CX-3 10.686 1.420 -3,9% -18,6%
16 14 Mitsubishi ASX 10.583 1.544 6,8% 36,6%
17 30 Volkswagen Golf 10.324 1.005 -20,8% -38,0%
18 32 Nissan Navara 10.019 958 -2,7% -37,7%
19 21 Toyota Prado 9.874 1.217 11,8% -2,5%
20 12 Hyundai Accent 9.865 1.642 -2,2% -4,9%

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