Europe Top 50 Car Brands performance in February 2014.

Thanks to the large database and the network of local correspondents, focus2move.com is now able to release sales data for the entire Europe, from Portugal to Ukraine. The countries included are not only those inside the European Community – as released by ACEA association – but also others, such as Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldavia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine. Moreover, data includes cars and light commercial vehicles in order to give a better view of the True European light passenger markets and allow a pear with pear comparison with the rest of the World. This month data cover 40 countris (now including Monaco as well).

In February 2014, accordingly with data collected by focus2move in all the European countries, new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Europe (cars plus LCV from Portugal to Russia) have been 1.259k, up 3.8% from last year. Indeed, while the European Community reported a 6% increase, East European countries were all down and Turkey has lost over 28% of sales. Details about Total Europe by Market are reported aside.

Cumulated sales in first two months of the year were 2.541k, up 3.2% from last year. The expected negative effect of the Russian “anschluss” of Crimea and indetermined future for Ukraine has already hit the market, despite effects will be harsher in the next months, and has partially offeset the benefit of an improved economic trend.

Volkswagen sales at 138k have been flat from last year with share at 11.0, down 0.6 points from last year. Renault shines with a great performance, 96k sales and share soared at 7.7%, up 0.7 points from January and 0.4 from full year 2013. Ford in third struggled losing half a point of share while Peugeot in fourth kept share at 5.8%, a quite high level achieved in January, only 3k units down from Ford.

Nissan was the Winner of the month, celebrating the launch of second generation of Qasquai in almost all countries and advancing as leader among Japanese, ahead of Toyota, in 8th place, up 3 spots from full year 2013 with share at 4.3%, up 0.7 points from full year 2013.

Skoda performed a robust increase at 50k with share at 4.0% one of the best ever in Europe. The best increase year on year was placed by an Italian luxury brand, Maserati which retailed 376 units versu 97 last year.

In the interactive table below, the Best 50 Brands ranking in Large Europe (40 countries):

Rank Feb Rank 2014 Brand Feb 2014 Q3 2013 Q4 2013 Jan Feb 2014
1 1 Volkswagen 138.614 287.548 11,00% 11,40% 11,60% 11,00% 11,30%
2 2 Renault 96.681 186.415 7,00% 8,00% 7,00% 7,70% 7,30%
3 3 Ford 76.234 161.023 7,20% 7,00% 6,60% 6,10% 6,30%
4 4 Peugeot 73.288 147.150 5,00% 5,20% 5,80% 5,80% 5,80%
5 5 Opel 68.183 132.860 5,70% 5,50% 5,00% 5,40% 5,20%
6 6 Citroen 59.480 122.620 4,20% 4,30% 4,90% 4,70% 4,80%
7 7 Fiat 56.951 112.402 4,00% 4,00% 4,30% 4,50% 4,40%
8 11 Nissan 53.682 101.194 3,60% 3,50% 3,70% 4,30% 4,00%
9 8 Toyota 53.676 111.578 4,50% 4,30% 4,50% 4,30% 4,40%
10 9 Audi 52.741 109.312 4,30% 4,00% 4,40% 4,20% 4,30%
11 12 Skoda 50.231 99.554 3,60% 3,80% 3,80% 4,00% 3,90%
12 10 Mercedes 50.137 104.000 4,60% 4,20% 4,20% 4,00% 4,10%
13 14 Hyundai 48.154 93.271 3,90% 3,60% 3,50% 3,80% 3,70%
14 13 BMW 45.168 97.048 4,10% 3,90% 4,00% 3,60% 3,80%
15 15 Kia 40.477 81.079 3,40% 3,10% 3,20% 3,20% 3,20%
16 17 Lada 32.019 56.342 2,80% 2,60% 1,90% 2,50% 2,20%
17 16 Dacia 28.802 60.960 2,00% 2,10% 2,50% 2,30% 2,40%
18 18 Seat 21.991 44.425 1,70% 1,70% 1,70% 1,70% 1,70%
19 19 Chevrolet 21.862 42.786 2,10% 1,80% 1,60% 1,70% 1,70%
20 20 Volvo 18.198 35.770 1,30% 1,60% 1,40% 1,40% 1,40%
21 21 Mazda 16.116 34.316 1,20% 1,10% 1,40% 1,30% 1,40%
22 22 Suzuki 14.798 28.932 1,10% 1,00% 1,10% 1,20% 1,10%
23 23 Mitsubishi 14.417 26.064 1,00% 1,20% 0,90% 1,10% 1,00%
24 24 Honda 11.724 23.670 1,00% 1,00% 0,90% 0,90% 0,90%
25 25 Land Rover 8.540 21.111 0,80% 0,80% 1,00% 0,70% 0,80%
26 26 Mini 8.271 17.678 0,90% 0,90% 0,70% 0,70% 0,70%
27 27 Lancia 5.784 12.570 0,40% 0,40% 0,50% 0,50% 0,50%
28 28 Smart 4.966 9.846 0,30% 0,40% 0,40% 0,40% 0,40%
29 31 Gaz 4.813 8.354 0,60% 0,50% 0,30% 0,40% 0,30%
30 30 Daewoo 4.761 8.782 0,40% 0,40% 0,30% 0,40% 0,30%
31 29 Alfa Romeo 4.760 9.395 0,30% 0,30% 0,40% 0,40% 0,40%
32 32 Subaru 4.287 8.286 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% 0,30%
33 33 Porsche 3.137 7.018 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% 0,20% 0,30%
34 36 Uaz 3.037 5.374 0,30% 0,30% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20%
35 34 Jeep 2.860 5.742 0,20% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20%
36 38 SsangYong 2.813 4.943 0,30% 0,30% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20%
37 35 Geely 2.807 5.513 0,30% 0,30% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20%
38 37 Lexus 2.243 5.327 0,30% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20% 0,20%
39 40 Chery 1.907 3.126 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,20% 0,10%
40 41 Great Wall 1.624 2.810 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10%
41 43 Lifan 1.548 2.666 0,20% 0,20% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10%
42 42 Iveco 1.391 2.733 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10%
43 44 Zaz 1.259 2.312 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10%
44 39 Jaguar 1.143 3.301 0,20% 0,10% 0,20% 0,10% 0,10%
45 45 Infiniti 1.103 1.915 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,10%
46 48 Tesla 577 846 0,00% 0,10% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00%
47 46 Isuzu 548 1.197 0,10% 0,10% 0,10% 0,00% 0,00%
48 47 Maserati 376 864 0,00% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00%
49 49 Faw 234 536 0,00% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00%
50 50 Bogdan 216 412 0,10% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00% 0,00%

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