Belgium: Car Market flat in 2013. Volkswagen kept leadership.

Accordingly with data released by FEBIAC, the Belgium Association of Car Manufacturers, in November the total passengers cars registered in Belgium were 25.081, up 12.3% from last year. Full Year sales have been 486.065, down 0.1% from last year.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Renault ended the year advancing in first place selling 2.616 cars with share at 10.4%, up 0.7 points of share from November. Full Year Renault was second with 45.652 sales and 9.4% of share, down 0.1 points from 2012.

Volkswagen in December reduced the speed and fell in second place with 2.292 sales and 9.1% of share, down 1.1 points from the previous month. Full Year Volkswagen confirmed the leadership as in the previous years with 50.060 sales and 10.3% of share, down 0.3 points from full year 2012.

Opel advanced in third place selling 2.281 cars with share at 9.1%, up 2.2 points from November. Full Year Opel was fifth with 33.555 sales and 6.9% of share, down 0.4 points from last year.

Peugeot ranked 4th with 1.955 sales and share flat at 7.8%. Full Year Peugeot was third with 38.803 sales and a share of 8.0%, down 0.3 points of share from 2012.

Ford advanced in 5th with 1.786 sales and 7.1% of share, up 0.7 points from November. Full Year Ford ranked 8th with 25.624 sales and 5.3% of share, down 0.7 points from last year.

In the table below, the Top 30 brands, ranked for the year-to-date position:

Rank Dec

Rank Nov

Rank 2013

 

  Dec

Sales 2013  

Share 2011

Share 2012

Share H1 2013

Nov 2013

Dec 2013

Share 2013

1

2

2

Renault

2.616

45.652

10,7%

9,5%

9,4%

9,7%

10,4%

9,4%

2

1

1

Volkswagen

2.292

50.060

10,8%

10,6%

10,4%

10,2%

9,1%

10,3%

3

5

5

Opel

2.281

33.555

7,5%

7,3%

6,8%

6,9%

9,1%

6,9%

4

3

3

Peugeot

1.955

38.803

8,5%

8,3%

7,8%

7,8%

7,8%

8,0%

5

7

8

Ford

1.786

25.624

6,8%

6,0%

5,0%

6,4%

7,1%

5,3%

6

6

4

Citroen

1.563

33.884

8,0%

7,6%

7,1%

6,6%

6,2%

7,0%

7

8

7

Audi

1.155

29.305

5,5%

6,5%

6,0%

5,8%

4,6%

6,0%

8

4

6

BMW

1.151

31.601

5,2%

6,3%

6,4%

6,9%

4,6%

6,5%

9

12

13

Dacia

1.115

16.034

2,4%

2,5%

3,4%

3,6%

4,4%

3,3%

10

10

10

Hyundai

1.086

18.610

2,5%

3,0%

3,8%

3,8%

4,3%

3,8%

11

14

14

Fiat

1.004

15.619

2,3%

2,8%

3,2%

3,4%

4,0%

3,2%

12

9

9

Mercedes

998

24.414

3,5%

4,4%

5,0%

4,8%

4,0%

5,0%

13

16

12

Nissan

958

16.574

3,2%

3,4%

3,6%

2,8%

3,8%

3,4%

14

13

11

Toyota

766

17.301

3,8%

3,3%

3,6%

3,5%

3,1%

3,6%

15

15

15

Volvo

739

15.145

3,4%

3,2%

3,2%

3,0%

2,9%

3,1%

16

11

16

Skoda

732

15.070

3,4%

3,5%

3,2%

3,6%

2,9%

3,1%

17

18

18

Seat

546

6.937

1,8%

1,3%

1,5%

1,4%

2,2%

1,4%

18

17

17

Kia

541

13.242

2,2%

2,4%

2,9%

2,4%

2,2%

2,7%

19

23

21

Chevrolet

346

4.656

0,8%

1,0%

0,8%

0,7%

1,4%

1,0%

20

20

19

Suzuki

186

5.173

1,3%

1,0%

1,0%

1,1%

0,7%

1,1%

21

22

23

Land Rover

180

4.057

0,4%

0,8%

0,9%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

22

19

20

Mini

171

5.014

1,2%

1,1%

1,0%

1,1%

0,7%

1,0%

22

21

22

Mazda

171

4.122

0,6%

0,6%

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

23

24

25

Mitsubishi

139

2.823

0,8%

0,6%

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

24

27

27

Lancia

133

1.545

0,3%

0,4%

0,3%

0,4%

0,5%

0,3%

25

26

26

Alfa Romeo

93

2.472

1,1%

0,8%

0,6%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

26

25

24

Honda

79

2.850

0,6%

0,5%

0,7%

0,4%

0,3%

0,6%

27

28

29

Lexus

65

970

0,2%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,3%

0,2%

28

30

32

Smart

43

590

0,2%

0,2%

0,1%

0,2%

0,2%

0,1%

29

35

36

Tesla

39

148

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,1%

0,2%

0,0%

30

29

28

Porsche

33

1.387

0,3%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,1%

0,3%

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