Italian vehicles sales in April kept momentum

Italian vehicles sales in April Fiat-Tipo_Station_Wagon-2017

Italian vehicles sales in April kept the momentum with the 22nd winning month in a row, fueled by low-interest rate and need to renovate a really aged circulating park. Volkswagen outpaced Ford in second place.

Market Outlook

Italian eased financing conditions as well as healthy private consumption—sustained by low inflation and stable labor market conditions—should be mildly supportive to growth. On the other hand, weak external demand—especially from BRIC countries—could hold back growth. The automotive sector keeps benefit from the positive economic environment and by aged circulating park.

According to data released by the UNRAE, the Italian Association of Cars Importers, in April new car passenger’s sales had been 169.058, up 12.9% posting the twenty-second year-on-year increase in a row. The Year to date sales had been 686.837, up 18.6% from the previous year.

Competitive Arena

In April Fiat sold 35.785 vehicles (+10.7%) with share up at 21.2%, posting four models among the top 6 with Panda leader booming sales by 22.6%.

Volkswagen defeated the American rival passing in second place with 12.579 sales (+10.3%), and Ford slipped in third with 11.649 (+14.1%). Renault was again fourth with 10.915 sales (+1.7%) ahead of Peugeot with 9.076 (+5.8%), Opel with 8.844 (+14.6%), Lancia with 6.925 (+25.7%), Toyota with 6.771 (+15.2%), Citroen with 6.280 (+25.3%) and Audi, 10th and best premium brand, with 5.866 units (+17.7%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, FCA led with 29.1% of market share followed by Volkswagen Group at 13.2%, Renault-Nissan at 12.5% and P.S.A. at 9.3%

The best-selling model, the Fiat Panda,  sold 14.003 units with share at 7.8%. In second place was the Lancia Ypsilon with 6.923 sales (+26.0%) followed by the Fiat Punto with 6.289 (-14.0%), the Renault Clio with 4.809 (+3.9%) and the Volkswagen Golf with 4.455 (+20.1%).

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In the table below, the best 40 models in the last month while the full models list is available in the dedicated article

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 Apr Rank 2016 Brand Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr % YTD % Apr Var YTD Var
1 1 Fiat 35.785 146.211 21,2% 21,1% 10,7% 22,2%
2 2 Volkswagen 12.579 51.210 7,4% 7,4% 10,3% 19,4%
3 3 Ford 11.649 50.135 6,9% 7,3% 14,1% 23,0%
4 4 Renault 10.915 43.518 6,5% 6,3% 1,7% 17,0%
5 5 Peugeot 9.076 37.321 5,4% 5,4% 5,8% 18,7%
6 6 Opel 8.844 36.333 5,2% 5,3% 14,6% 10,2%
7 8 Lancia 6.925 26.398 4,1% 3,8% 25,7% 24,2%
8 7 Toyota 6.771 27.304 4,0% 3,9% 15,2% 7,4%
9 9 Citroen 6.280 25.157 3,7% 3,6% 25,3% 28,6%
10 10 Audi 5.866 24.610 3,5% 3,6% 17,7% 22,6%
11 11 Nissan 5.416 22.459 3,2% 3,2% 4,1% -2,2%
12 12 Mercedes 5.394 22.223 3,2% 3,2% 21,1% 22,0%
13 13 BMW 5.285 21.361 3,1% 3,1% 26,0% 22,4%
14 14 Hyundai 5.257 19.766 3,1% 2,9% 24,0% 13,6%
15 15 Dacia 4.646 19.018 2,7% 2,8% 10,3% 11,5%
16 16 Kia 3.794 16.489 2,2% 2,4% 7,0% 16,2%
17 17 Jeep 3.330 14.600 2,0% 2,1% 24,1% 36,2%
18 18 Smart 2.778 11.960 1,6% 1,7% 7,0% 24,3%
19 19 Alfa Romeo 2.717 11.705 1,6% 1,7% -1,4% 3,4%
20 21 Mini 2.069 8.342 1,2% 1,2% 23,8% 18,0%
21 22 Suzuki 1.836 7.354 1,1% 1,1% 22,4% 33,4%
21 20 Land Rover 1.836 8.428 1,1% 1,2% 11,8% 24,6%
22 23 Skoda 1.826 6.956 1,1% 1,0% 22,5% 21,5%
23 24 Volvo 1.566 6.444 0,9% 0,9% -7,9% 1,9%
24 25 Seat 1.423 5.606 0,8% 0,8% -16,6% -4,7%
25 26 Mazda 1.044 3.903 0,6% 0,6% 95,9% 98,7%
26 27 Honda 850 3.288 0,5% 0,5% 120,2% 111,0%
27 29 Porsche 514 1.808 0,3% 0,3% 9,6% -0,6%
28 30 DS 434 1.751 0,3% 0,3% -14,6% -12,5%
29 33 Jaguar 422 1.252 0,2% 0,2% 711,5% 479,6%
30 28 Mitsubishi 395 1.881 0,2% 0,3% -9,6% -2,2%
31 31 Abarth 351 1.620 0,2% 0,2% 12,9% 58,7%
32 32 Subaru 314 1.317 0,2% 0,2% 11,3% 16,7%
33 35 SsangYong 227 995 0,1% 0,1% 106,4% 139,2%
34 34 Lexus 211 1.197 0,1% 0,2% -27,2% 18,8%
35 37 Infiniti 128 350 0,1% 0,1% 93,9% 120,1%
36 36 Maserati 108 510 0,1% 0,1% -10,7% -0,8%
37 40 Ferrari 50 158 0,0% 0,0% 108,3% 58,0%
38 39 DR Motor 44 162 0,0% 0,0% 7,3% 15,7%
39 38 Mahindra 36 177 0,0% 0,0% 2,9% 6,6%
40 42 Lamborghini 23 45 0,0% 0,0% 228,6% 150,0%
41 41 Tesla 20 69 0,0% 0,0% 566,7% 165,4%
42 44 Great Wall 9 36 0,0% 0,0% 350,0% 5,9%
43 47 Bentley 5 9 0,0% 0,0% #DIV/0! 0,0%
44 45 Lotus 3 18 0,0% 0,0% -40,0% 20,0%
44 46 Chevrolet 3 16 0,0% 0,0% -90,6% -91,9%
45 49 Aston Martin 2 7 0,0% 0,0% -50,0% -12,5%
46 51 McLaren 1 3 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
46 50 Cadillac 1 6 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 100,0%

Rank Apr Rank 2016 Group Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr % YTD % Apr Var YTD Var
1 1 FCA 49.266 201.202 29,1% 29,1% 12,6% 22,3%
2 2 Volkswagen 22.236 90.244 13,2% 13,1% 10,8% 18,1%
3 3 Renault-Nissan 21.105 85.345 12,5% 12,3% 4,4% 10,3%
4 4 PSA 15.790 64.229 9,3% 9,3% 12,0% 21,2%
5 5 Ford 11.649 50.135 6,9% 7,3% 14,1% 23,0%
6 7 Hyundai-Kia 9.051 36.255 5,4% 5,2% 16,3% 14,8%
7 6 General Motors 8.848 36.355 5,2% 5,3% 14,2% 9,6%
8 8 Mercedes Daimler 8.172 34.183 4,8% 4,9% 15,9% 22,8%
9 9 BMW 7.354 29.705 4,3% 4,3% 25,4% 21,1%
10 10 Toyota 6.982 28.502 4,1% 4,1% 13,2% 7,9%

Rank Apr Rank YTD Model Sales Apr Sales YTD Apr % YTD % Apr Var YTD Var
1 1 Fiat Panda 14.003 58.037 7,89% 7,99% 22,6% 9,7%
2 2 Lancia Ypsilon 6.923 26.372 3,90% 3,63% 26,0% 27,1%
3 8 Fiat Punto 6.289 17.129 3,55% 2,36% -14,0% 12,5%
4 7 Renault Clio 4.809 18.172 2,71% 2,50% 3,9% -3,0%
5 6 Volkswagen Golf 4.455 18.802 2,51% 2,59% 20,1% 6,8%
6 10 Volkswagen Polo 4.416 16.427 2,49% 2,26% 26,6% 27,3%
7 4 Fiat 500L 4.152 19.156 2,34% 2,64% -8,0% 22,6%
8 5 Fiat 500X 4.128 18.948 2,33% 2,61% 124,7% 26,8%
9 9 Ford Fiesta 3.604 16.594 2,03% 2,28% 12,4% -4,1%
10 3 Fiat 500 3.368 19.583 1,90% 2,69% 6,0% -32,4%
11 12 Peugeot 208 3.325 13.060 1,87% 1,80% 31,9% 31,4%
12 11 Toyota Yaris 3.285 13.367 1,85% 1,84% 17,4% 17,7%
13 21 Fiat Tipo 2.913 8.594 1,64% 1,18%
14 13 Jeep Renegade 2.897 12.423 1,63% 1,71% 49,2% 29,7%
15 14 Citroen C3 2.815 12.341 1,59% 1,70% 29,8% 3,2%
16 16 Nissan Qashqai 2.698 10.645 1,52% 1,46% 1,7% -1,1%
17 15 Opel Corsa 2.628 11.709 1,48% 1,61% 9,9% -8,5%
18 17 Renault Captur 2.523 10.370 1,42% 1,43% 16,2% 2,1%
19 19 Opel Mokka 2.473 8.945 1,39% 1,23% -4,5% 18,3%
20 20 Peugeot 2008 2.319 8.713 1,31% 1,20% 21,6% 14,5%
21 23 Dacia Duster 2.159 8.424 1,22% 1,16% 3,5% 9,2%
22 25 Hyundai Tucson 2.081 8.038 1,17% 1,11%
23 18 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 2.059 9.380 1,16% 1,29% 9,3% 4,6%
24 24 Dacia Sandero 1.842 8.132 1,04% 1,12% 21,8% 0,9%
25 22 Peugeot 308 1.812 8.474 1,02% 1,17% 29,8% -3,6%
26 30 Ford Ecosport 1.778 6.544 1,00% 0,90% 65,4% 171,5%
27 26 Audi A3 1.766 7.160 1,00% 0,99% 7,0% -6,2%
28 28 Smart Fortwo 1.713 6.993 0,97% 0,96% 38,4% -11,7%
29 27 Ford Focus 1.612 7.025 0,91% 0,97% 20,5% -10,0%
30 36 Toyota Aygo 1.581 5.117 0,89% 0,70% -6,0% 28,4%
31 29 Kia Sportage 1.515 6.834 0,85% 0,94% 5,6% -3,0%
32 31 Ford C-max 1.388 6.253 0,78% 0,86% 11,4% 12,7%
33 32 Mercedes A Class 1.385 5.844 0,78% 0,80% 20,4% 27,2%
34 35 Audi A4 1.331 5.298 0,75% 0,73% 67,9% 127,1%
35 42 BMW 2 Series 1.246 4.464 0,70% 0,61% 35,9% 64,6%
36 33 Renault Kadjar 1.244 5.818 0,70% 0,80%
37 39 Fiat Ducato 1.219 4.877 0,69% 0,67% 0,0% 0,0%
38 40 Hyundai i10 1.219 4.627 0,69% 0,64% -4,4% -2,3%
39 34 Nissan Micra 1.195 5.304 0,67% 0,73% 3,0% 25,0%
40 41 Audi Q3 1.192 4.541 0,67% 0,62% 38,5% 21,1%

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