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February was the best month in the last 23 for the car market in Australia.

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February was the best month in the last 23 for the car market in Australia albeit top brands performance was shy. Toyota Corolla took the crowd from Mazda3 in a never-ending battle.

In February 2015 according to data released by FCAI, the Federation of Australian Car Manufacturers, total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Australia have been 90.424, up 6.6% from the correspondent month last year, the best performance since April 2013.

Year to date February sales had been 172.540, up 3.8%.

With 16.243 sales, Toyota was on top of the list growing 2.0% from last year with market share at 18.0%, up 1.4 points from the previous month.

The gap on the second was really high, if Mazda sold only 9.057 vehicles (-2.8%) with share at 10.0%.

Outpacing Holden, Hyundai was third with 8.003 sales (-9.2% from February 2014) while Holden in fourth sold 7.809 cars (-7.7%).

If the top 4 had not performed particularly well, behind several player scored a great month, starting from the 5th, the Japanese Mitsubishi with 6.242 sales (+17.0%) and the 6th, Nissan with 5.984 (+20.8%).

As far as the car group’s performance and ranking, the leader was Toyota with 18.7% of share, ahead of Hyundai-Kia at 11.6% and Mazda at 10.0%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Corolla gained the leadership with 3.939 sales (+19.2%) outpacing Mazda3 that was sold in 3.598 units (-9.3%) while in third arrived the Toyota Hilux with 2.861 units (-14.5%).

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 Feb Rank Jan Brand Sales Feb ’15 YtD Feb ’15 Y.o.Y. Feb ’15 Share Feb ’15 Share Jan ’15
1 1 Toyota 16.243 29.904 2,0% 18,0% 16,6%
2 2 Mazda 9.057 18.063 -2,8% 10,0% 11,0%
3 4 Hyundai 8.003 14.904 -9,2% 8,9% 8,4%
4 3 Holden 7.809 16.210 -7,7% 8,6% 10,2%
5 8 Mitsubishi 6.242 10.322 17,0% 6,9% 5,0%
6 6 Nissan 5.984 10.521 20,8% 6,6% 5,5%
7 5 Ford 5.022 10.379 -19,6% 5,6% 6,5%
8 7 Volkswagen 4.889 9.286 15,3% 5,4% 5,4%
9 9 Subaru 3.223 6.327 2,5% 3,6% 3,8%
10 10 Honda 2.901 5.604 16,8% 3,2% 3,3%
11 11 Mercedes 2.744 5.338 31,1% 3,0% 3,2%
12 12 Kia 2.527 4.943 1,4% 2,8% 2,9%
13 13 Jeep 2.380 4.663 3,4% 2,6% 2,8%
14 15 BMW 1.812 3.544 13,8% 2,0% 2,1%
15 14 Audi 1.699 3.624 11,1% 1,9% 2,3%
16 17 Isuzu 1.490 2.631 33,1% 1,6% 1,4%
16 16 Suzuki 1.490 3.099 23,3% 1,6% 2,0%
17 18 Land Rover 837 1.712 0,1% 0,9% 1,1%
18 19 Renault 749 1.295 31,5% 0,8% 0,7%
19 21 Lexus 630 1.139 -1,3% 0,7% 0,6%
20 20 Fiat 467 1.005 3,4% 0,5% 0,7%
21 22 Peugeot 405 811 20,5% 0,4% 0,5%
22 25 Skoda 369 678 34,5% 0,4% 0,4%
23 24 Volvo 300 630 -24,6% 0,3% 0,4%
24 26 Mini 231 484 34,8% 0,3% 0,3%
25 23 Porsche 219 592 66,8% 0,2% 0,5%
26 32 Alfa Romeo 181 259 -44,8% 0,2% 0,1%
27 29 Foton 111 209 #DIV/0! 0,1% 0,1%
28 28 Dodge 101 207 -20,4% 0,1% 0,1%
29 31 SsangYong 98 179 -37,2% 0,1% 0,1%
30 30 Jaguar 83 167 -13,5% 0,1% 0,1%
31 27 Citroen 80 190 27,5% 0,1% 0,1%
32 33 Chrysler 78 122 -51,6% 0,1% 0,1%
33 37 Infiniti 57 85 46,6% 0,1% 0,0%
34 34 Maserati 44 80 207,7% 0,0% 0,0%
35 36 LDV 35 68 #DIV/0! 0,0% 0,0%
36 39 Proton 28 50 -68,4% 0,0% 0,0%
37 38 Chery 27 51 -52,3% 0,0% 0,0%
38 35 Great Wall 21 55 -91,6% 0,0% 0,0%
39 41 Aston Martin 15 26 -10,3% 0,0% 0,0%
40 40 Ferrari 14 30 66,7% 0,0% 0,0%
41 42 Smart 12 22 266,7% 0,0% 0,0%
42 44 Lamborghini 6 13 116,7% 0,0% 0,0%
43 43 Lotus 4 12 -40,0% 0,0% 0,0%
44 44 Bentley 2 9 -57,1% 0,0% 0,0%
44 46 Morgan 2 3 200,0% 0,0% 0,0%
45 45 Rolls-Royce 1 4 33,3% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Feb Rank Jan Group Sales Feb ’15 Ytd Feb ’15 Y.o.Y Feb ’15 Share Feb ’15 Share Jan ’15
1 1 Toyota 16.873 31.043 3,8% 18,7% 17,3%
2 2 Hyundai-Kia 10.530 19.847 3,3% 11,6% 11,3%
3 3 Mazda 9.057 18.063 -1,3% 10,0% 11,0%
4 4 GM 7.809 16.210 -11,6% 8,6% 10,2%
5 5 Volkswagen 7.184 14.202 12,5% 7,9% 8,5%
6 7 Renault-Nissan 6.790 11.901 34,2% 7,5% 6,2%
7 8 Mitsubishi 6.242 10.322 33,3% 6,9% 5,0%
8 6 Ford 5.022 10.379 -20,1% 5,6% 6,5%
9 10 FCA 3.265 6.366 -3,2% 3,6% 3,8%
10 9 Fuji Heavy Industries 3.223 6.327 3,3% 3,6% 3,8%

Rank Feb Rank Jan Model Sales Feb ’15 Sales Ytd Feb Y.o.Y. Sales Feb ’15 Share Feb ’15 Share 2014
1 2 Toyota Corolla 3.939 7.411 19,2% 4,4% 4,0%
2 1 Mazda3 3.598 7.501 -9,3% 4,0% 4,0%
3 3 Toyota Hilux 2.861 5.192 -14,5% 3,2% 3,5%
4 6 Holden Commodore 2.517 4.301 -9,4% 2,8% 2,8%
5 4 Hyundai i30 2.126 4.218 -6,0% 2,4% 2,9%
6 7 Mazda CX-5 2.085 3.784 19,0% 2,3% 2,0%
7 19 Mitsubishi Triton 1.988 3.022 45,9% 2,2% 2,2%
8 6 Ford Ranger 1.953 3.737 116,8% 2,2% 2,4%
9 8 Hyundai ix35 1.856 3.492 24,5% 2,1% 1,6%
10 16 Toyota Camry 1.767 2.900 98,3% 2,0% 2,0%
11 14 Nissan X-Trail 1.742 2.913 118,0% 1,9% 1,1%
12 11 Toyota RAV4 1.453 2.854 -10,0% 1,6% 1,7%
13 27 Mitsubishi ASX 1.451 2.320 142,4% 1,6% 1,0%
14 20 Jeep Grand Cherokee 1.134 2.142 -17,2% 1,3% 1,5%
15 31 Toyota Kluger 1.099 1.900 69,6% 1,2% 1,1%
16 25 Toyota Prado 1.040 1.928 -18,4% 1,2% 1,5%
16 18 Nissan Navara 1.040 2.080 -27,9% 1,2% 1,5%
17 21 Suzuki Swift 940 1.880 56,8% 1,0% 0,9%
17 12 Mazda2 940 2.331 -24,3% 1,0% 1,3%
18 9 Holden Colorado 900 2.443 -37,6% 1,0% 1,7%
19 13 Nissan Dualis 893 1.808 19,9% 1,0% 0,8%

To know all about this market, you could consider purchasing the just published Australian 2015 Data book:

 

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