Italian Car Sales rose 3% in September while alternative fuel mix grew at 18%.

Italian Car Sales Lancia Flavia 2013

Italian Car Sales rose 3% in September while alternative fuel mix grew at 18% and Fiat Group was below 28% challenged by Volkswagen and Renault-Nissan Groups. Volkswagen Golf jumped in fourth place among models.

In September 2014 according to data released by UNRAE, the Italian Associations of Car Importers, total new Car Passengers sold have been 111.511, up 3.6% from the correspondent month last year.

Year to date sales have been 1.032.702, up 3.0% from year ago showing that finally in 2014 the falling strike with be broken, with a little recovery from 2013.

In September, over 18% of vehicles purchased have been with an alternative fuel with GNG/LPG at 16.6%, the highest mix in Europe and one of the highest world-wide. Hybrid vehicles (basically sold just by Toyota) amounted at a record 1.7% (1.853 units) while pure electric vehicles were only 0.1% (72 units).

Despite a very unfavorable fiscal conditions, with Italian companies hit by the highest taxation in Europe, the fleet sales have pushed up last month volume, while private purchase were flat on last year.

After the Ministry of Infrastructures announcement released in July regarding the introduction of fiscal incentives to renovate the old and high polluting car park, the worsening Italian economic scenario has blocked any initiative.

In September Fiat fell below 20% market share, first time this year, with 21.842 sales, followed by Volkswagen, solid second with 8.938 units, and Ford (7.895 sales, +7.4% from last year).

It was remarkable the year-on-year performance scored by Peugeot (5th with 6.087 sales, +12.5%), Lancia (7th with 5.508, +26.9%), Mercedes (12th with 4.030, +13.5%), Hyundai (13th with 3.802, +33.5%), Kia (15th with 2.979, +18.4%), Suzuki (19th with 1.550, +14.4%) and Skoda (21st with 1.128, +14.4%).

Considering the Group performance, FCA is losing terrain and navigates almost below the 30 percent of share.

Cumulative September FCA share was 27.8%, – 0.7 points from full year 2013, while Volkswagen Group was at 14.1%, +0.6 points, and Renault/Nissan was third with 12.2%, up a robust 1.4 points from 2013.

As far as best-selling models, behind the leader Fiat Panda (8.728 sales) Lancia Ypsilon surged in second place (5.110 sales +47.8%) ahead of Fiat Punto and Volkswagen Golf.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding all brands and groups. 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 Sep Rank YTD Brand Sales Sep Ytd Sep Sep YoY Var Ytd YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep
1 1 Fiat 21.842 215.211 1,0% 0,2% 20,9% 20,9% 19,6%
2 2 Volkswagen 8.938 84.416 9,7% 4,8% 8,1% 8,9% 8,0%
3 3 Ford 7.985 70.859 7,4% 3,8% 6,8% 7,1% 7,2%
4 5 Opel 6.337 57.012 9,2% 5,7% 5,5% 5,7% 5,7%
5 6 Peugeot 6.087 56.310 12,5% 17,2% 5,5% 5,2% 5,5%
6 4 Renault 5.927 61.018 3,6% 22,4% 5,9% 6,6% 5,3%
7 9 Lancia 5.508 41.948 26,9% -4,4% 4,0% 4,2% 4,9%
8 7 Toyota 5.289 44.032 5,4% 8,3% 4,3% 3,4% 4,7%
9 8 Citroen 4.197 42.543 -4,6% -8,1% 4,2% 3,8% 3,8%
10 11 Nissan 4.151 37.099 2,7% -0,6% 3,5% 3,7% 3,7%
11 10 Audi 4.120 39.233 3,5% 5,9% 3,8% 3,8% 3,7%
12 12 Mercedes 4.030 34.735 13,5% 1,7% 3,3% 2,7% 3,6%
13 14 Hyundai 3.802 31.432 33,5% 5,0% 2,9% 3,2% 3,4%
14 13 BMW 3.758 32.486 1,4% 1,0% 3,1% 2,9% 3,4%
15 16 Kia 2.979 24.626 18,4% 5,4% 2,2% 3,0% 2,7%
16 17 Alfa Romeo 2.317 21.916 -14,8% -12,5% 2,1% 1,7% 2,1%
17 15 Dacia 1.976 28.412 -26,7% 34,9% 2,6% 3,5% 1,8%
18 18 Mini 1.786 13.539 9,6% 4,7% 1,3% 1,2% 1,6%
19 20 Suzuki 1.550 12.059 14,4% 20,3% 1,1% 1,1% 1,4%
20 23 Volvo 1.290 10.356 3,1% 4,9% 1,0% 1,1% 1,2%
21 22 Skoda 1.128 10.305 20,8% 23,9% 1,0% 1,0% 1,0%
22 21 Land Rover 1.103 11.220 0,6% 5,1% 1,1% 0,8% 1,0%
23 19 Smart 878 12.201 -46,6% -20,9% 1,3% 0,5% 0,8%
24 24 Seat 874 9.299 32,8% 20,4% 0,9% 1,1% 0,8%
25 26 Jeep 696 6.094 44,4% 39,8% 0,6% 0,7% 0,6%
26 27 Mazda 553 4.108 37,2% 15,9% 0,4% 0,3% 0,5%
27 30 Mitsubishi 404 3.017 44,3% 26,4% 0,3% 0,3% 0,4%
28 28 Honda 377 3.311 19,3% 3,1% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
29 29 Porsche 307 3.023 31,8% 50,7% 0,3% 0,3% 0,3%
30 31 Subaru 271 1.866 2,3% -21,7% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
31 32 Abarth 211 1.612 37,9% 18,4% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2%
32 34 Lexus 188 1.075 67,9% 45,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,2%
33 25 Chevrolet 146 6.776 -94,1% -66,4% 0,8% 0,1% 0,1%
34 36 Jaguar 109 743 0,0% -8,8% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 35 SsangYong 108 855 16,1% -6,8% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
36 33 Maserati 96 992 350,0% 416,7% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
37 37 Isuzu 43 325 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
38 38 Great Wall 37 301 88,9% 70,8% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
39 40 Mahindra 35 209 101,0% 33,3% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
40 41 DR Motor 29 178 -21,8% -46,7% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
41 39 Ferrari 15 195 -20,2% 15,2% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Infiniti 13 104 44,4% 28,4% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
43 43 Tata 8 98 -62,8% -49,4% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
44 44 Lamborghini 3 43 -30,8% 10,3% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Group Sales Sep Sales Ytd Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Aug Share Sep Share Ytd
1 1 FCA 30.685 287.968 4,5% 27,9% 27,9% 27,5% 27,8%
2 2 Volkswagen 15.370 146.334 10,1% 14,0% 15,1% 13,8% 14,1%
3 3 Renault-Nissan 12.068 126.645 -3,2% 12,0% 13,8% 10,8% 12,2%
4 4 PSA 10.284 98.853 4,8% 9,7% 9,1% 9,2% 9,5%
5 5 Ford 7.985 70.859 7,4% 6,8% 7,1% 7,2% 6,8%
6 7 Hyundai-Kia 6.781 56.058 26,4% 5,2% 6,2% 6,1% 5,4%
7 6 GM 6.483 63.788 -21,6% 6,3% 5,9% 5,8% 6,1%
8 9 BMW 5.546 46.036 3,9% 4,4% 4,1% 5,0% 4,4%
9 10 Toyota 5.477 45.108 6,6% 4,4% 3,5% 4,9% 4,3%
10 8 Daimler 4.908 46.936 -5,5% 4,6% 3,2% 4,4% 4,5%

Rank Sep Rank Ytd Model Sales Sep Sales YtD Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Jul Share Aug Share Sep
1 1 Fiat Panda 8.728 77.707 0,3% 7,3% 7,8% 7,8% 8,0%
2 3 Lancia Ypsilon 5.110 38.555 47,8% 3,6% 3,1% 4,0% 4,7%
3 2 Fiat Punto 4.971 43.551 13,6% 4,0% 4,6% 5,2% 4,6%
4 7 Volkswagen Golf 3.653 30.037 48,8% 2,8% 2,8% 3,6% 3,4%
5 8 Ford Fiesta 3.529 28.007 15,1% 2,6% 2,6% 2,9% 3,2%
6 6 Renault Clio 2.743 30.768 4,0% 2,9% 3,3% 3,6% 2,5%
7 5 Fiat 500 2.648 36.421 11,6% 3,7% 3,6% 2,5% 2,4%
8 9 Volkswagen Polo 2.407 23.344 10,9% 2,2% 2,4% 2,6% 2,2%
9 10 Citroen C3 2.195 23.223 -22,8% 2,3% 1,7% 2,0% 2,0%
10 13 Peugeot 208 2.184 19.581 8,6% 1,9% 1,8% 1,8% 2,0%
11 11 Toyota Yaris 2.130 21.164 -9,1% 2,1% 1,9% 1,2% 2,0%
12 12 Nissan Qashqai 2.059 19.720 3,1% 1,9% 1,9% 2,0% 1,9%
13 14 Opel Corsa 1.884 16.599 2,7% 1,6% 1,4% 1,6% 1,7%
14 19 Opel Mokka 1.643 12.490 160,0% 1,1% 1,3% 1,7% 1,5%
15 15 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.534 15.144 -22,7% 1,5% 1,5% 1,2% 1,4%
16 16 Peugeot 2008 1.413 14.611 97,6% 1,4% 1,7% 1,4% 1,3%
17 26 Hyundai i10 1.321 10.618 72,9% 1,0% 1,0% 1,0% 1,2%
18 21 Audi A3 1.316 12.224 -11,9% 1,2% 1,2% 1,2% 1,2%
19 37 Toyota Aygo 1.264 6.982 59,6% 0,6% 0,4% 0,6% 1,2%
20 62 Renault Twingo 1.196 4.828 149,2% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4% 1,1%
21 24 Mercedes A Class 1.189 11.466 4,7% 1,1% 1,0% 0,8% 1,1%
22 27 Kia Sportage 1.121 9.832 21,1% 0,9% 1,2% 1,2% 1,0%
23 30 Mini Countryman 1.110 8.380 -9,1% 0,8% 0,6% 0,6% 1,0%
24 4 Fiat 500L 1.104 37.630 -69,1% 4,2% 3,0% 1,3% 1,0%
25 23 Volkswagen Up! 1.100 11.866 7,8% 1,2% 1,1% 0,9% 1,0%
26 28 Hyundai ix35 1.086 9.606 38,3% 0,9% 1,1% 0,9% 1,0%
27 17 Dacia Duster 1.036 13.294 17,7% 1,1% 2,4% 1,9% 1,0%
28 25 Ford C-max 941 10.696 -19,9% 1,1% 0,8% 0,9% 0,9%
29 42 Fiat Freemont 921 6.535 34,6% 0,6% 0,6% 0,8% 0,8%
30 29 Ford Focus 893 9.048 7,7% 0,9% 0,8% 0,9% 0,8%
31 22 Smart Fortwo 877 11.993 -5,4% 1,3% 1,1% 0,5% 0,8%
32 31 BMW 3 Series 860 8.155 -11,0% 0,8% 0,8% 0,7% 0,8%
33 36 Toyota Auris 831 7.166 4,5% 0,7% 0,5% 0,7% 0,8%
34 39 Peugeot 308 830 6.870 60,2% 0,6% 0,6% 0,8% 0,8%
35 18 Renault Captur 817 12.911 -45,5% 1,2% 1,6% 1,4% 0,8%
36 33 Mercedes B Class 812 7.802 -19,4% 0,7% 0,8% 0,7% 0,7%
37 40 Alfa Romeo Mi.To 772 6.644 8,9% 0,6% 0,5% 0,6% 0,7%
38 41 Audi A4 730 6.599 9,0% 0,6% 0,7% 0,8% 0,7%
39 32 Opel Astra 729 8.050 -26,4% 0,8% 0,7% 0,7% 0,7%
40 56 Toyota RAV4 704 5.147 26,4% 0,5% 0,4% 0,6% 0,6%

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