New Zealand: Car Market soared 7% in June. Top25 brands and models inside.

Posting the 17th year-on-year increase in a string, in June 2013 the light passenger vehicles sales were 10.722, up 7.9%. Thanks to this performance, first half 2013 ended with 53.258 sales, growing 9.2% from last year.

Light Commercial vehicles registrations were 3.181 while passenger car were 7.541 posting the best registration figures for May since 1990. For the month of May the SUV segment was the most popular with 30% of total registrations. This was followed by the Pick Up/Chassis segment which accounted for 20% of all registrations.

Looking at Top Brands performance:

Toyota in 1st sold 2.350 vehicles with a share of 21.9%, up 2.0 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date June sales were 10.804 with a share of 20.3%.Toyota held 5 models in the top 20, with the Hilux in as market leader.

Ford was 2nd selling 1.210 units with a share of 11.3%, down 2.3 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 5.876 with a share of 11.0%. Ford held 3 models in the top 20, with the Ranger in 2nd position.

Holden in 3rd sold 1.097 vehicles with a share of 10.2%, down 0.2 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 5.271 with a share of 9.9%. Holden held 4 models in the top 20, with the Colorado in 6th position.

Hyundai in 4th posted a better month, selling 912 units with a share of 8.5%, up 0.3 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 4.043 with a share of 7.6%. The best-selling model was the Santa Fe in 4th position.

Mazda was 5th (6th year-to-date) selling 675 units with a share of 6.3%, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 3.491 with a share of 6.6%. The top model was the BT-5′ in 1Oth position.

Nissan was 6th (5th year-to-date) selling 641 units with a share of 6.0%, down 1.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 3.500 with a share of 6.6%. The Navara was 5th.

Mitsubishi climbed to the 7th position, selling 562 units with a share of 5.2%, up 0.7 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 2.835 with a share of 5.3%. The Triton was 11th.

In the table below, the Top 25 brands ranked for the year-to-date position:

Rank Ytd

Brand

Jun

YTD 2013

Q2 2012

Q3 2012

Q4 2012

Q1 2013

May 2013

Jun 2013

Ytd   2013

1

Toyota

2.350

10.804

20,9%

19,6%

27,5%

20,2%

19,9%

21,9%

20,3%

2

Ford

1.210

5.876

12,1%

12,1%

10,9%

9,6%

13,6%

11,3%

11,0%

3

Holden

1.097

5.271

8,6%

11,2%

9,3%

9,7%

10,4%

10,2%

9,9%

4

Hyundai

912

4.043

7,6%

7,4%

6,6%

7,2%

8,2%

8,5%

7,6%

5

Nissan

641

3.500

7,6%

5,6%

6,3%

7,6%

4,8%

6,0%

6,6%

6

Mazda

675

3.492

6,5%

6,4%

5,9%

6,8%

5,9%

6,3%

6,6%

7

Mitsubishi

562

2.835

5,3%

5,5%

4,4%

5,8%

4,5%

5,2%

5,3%

8

Suzuki

437

2.691

5,4%

5,4%

5,0%

5,4%

4,8%

4,1%

5,1%

9

Volkswagen

509

2.525

4,0%

3,7%

3,9%

4,9%

4,8%

4,7%

4,7%

10

Honda

236

1.500

3,1%

4,1%

2,8%

2,9%

2,7%

2,2%

2,8%

11

Kia

261

1.491

3,1%

3,1%

2,5%

2,8%

3,0%

2,4%

2,8%

12

BMW

201

1.030

1,6%

1,6%

1,6%

2,0%

1,8%

1,9%

1,9%

13

Audi

195

983

1,6%

1,6%

1,4%

1,8%

2,0%

1,8%

1,8%

14

Mercedes

117

918

1,6%

1,6%

1,6%

1,8%

2,2%

1,1%

1,7%

15

Subaru

153

885

1,8%

1,7%

1,7%

1,8%

1,6%

1,4%

1,7%

16

Isuzu

215

720

0,8%

1,1%

0,9%

1,1%

1,6%

2,0%

1,4%

17

SsangYong

121

560

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

1,0%

1,0%

1,1%

1,1%

18

Peugeot

76

505

1,1%

1,1%

0,9%

0,9%

1,1%

0,7%

0,9%

19

Great Wall

74

485

1,1%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

0,9%

20

Skoda

47

353

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

0,8%

0,6%

0,4%

0,7%

21

Jeep

54

345

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,6%

22

Land Rover

45

265

0,5%

0,5%

0,2%

0,6%

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

23

Mini

29

248

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,3%

0,5%

24

Dodge

52

242

0,5%

0,7%

0,5%

0,6%

0,3%

0,5%

0,5%

25

Lexus

40

228

0,5%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

Toyota Hilux was the market leader with 665 units with a share of 6.2%, up 1.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 2.378 with a share of 4.5%.

Toyota Corolla was 2nd, up 3 spots from May, with 416 units and a share of 3.9%, up 0.8 points from the previous month, ranked as Ford Ranger, in 2nd place with 416 sales and a share of 3.9%, down 1.6 points from May.

Toyota RAV4 was 3rd, up 4 spots, with 343 sales and a share of 3.2%, up 0.9 points from the previous month, followed by Hyundai Santa Fe in 4th with 312 units and a share of 2.9%, down 0.2 points from May, and by Nissan Navara in 5th, up 6 spots, with 286 units and a share of 2.7%, up 1.0 points from the previous month.

Holden Colorado was 6th with 281 units and a share of 2.6%, up 0.4 points from May, followed by Holden Commodore in 7th with 270 sales and a share of 2.5%, up 0.3 points from the previous month.

In the table below the Top 20 models:

Rank Jun

Rank May

Rank 2012

Model

Jun

YTD 2013

Q2 2012

Q3 2012

Q4 2012

Q1 2013

May 2013

Jun 2013

YTD   2013

1

2

2

Toyota Hilux

665

2.378

6,4%

4,2%

4,1%

3,5%

5,1%

6,2%

4,5%

2

5

1

Toyota Corolla

416

2.424

2,7%

4,0%

9,9%

5,6%

3,1%

3,9%

4,6%

2

1

4

Ford Ranger

416

1.991

4,2%

3,6%

2,1%

2,6%

5,5%

3,9%

3,7%

3

7

17

Toyota RAV4

343

1.242

1,7%

1,1%

1,9%

1,9%

2,3%

3,2%

2,3%

4

4

15

Hyundai Santa Fe

312

1.475

1,4%

1,9%

2,0%

2,7%

3,1%

2,9%

2,8%

5

11

5

Nissan Navara

286

1.292

3,6%

2,1%

2,6%

2,5%

1,7%

2,7%

2,4%

6

8

19

Holden Colorado

281

1.146

1,4%

2,4%

1,3%

2,0%

2,2%

2,6%

2,2%

7

8

7

Holden Commodore

270

1.264

2,4%

2,8%

2,5%

2,4%

2,2%

2,5%

2,4%

8

6

3

Suzuki Swift

251

1.607

3,2%

3,3%

3,3%

3,0%

3,0%

2,3%

3,0%

9

9

8

Toyota Hiace

226

1.042

2,4%

2,5%

2,3%

1,7%

2,2%

2,1%

2,0%

10

18

26

Mazda BT-50

205

682

0,8%

1,5%

1,1%

1,0%

1,3%

1,9%

1,3%

11

15

22

Mitsubishi Triton

193

645

1,6%

1,5%

1,2%

1,0%

1,4%

1,8%

1,2%

12

19

10

Ford Focus

191

681

2,0%

2,2%

2,3%

1,1%

1,3%

1,8%

1,3%

13

21

11

Hyundai i30

167

707

2,1%

1,5%

1,2%

1,3%

1,1%

1,6%

1,3%

14

13

13

Toyota Highlander

165

631

2,2%

1,8%

2,0%

1,0%

1,6%

1,5%

1,2%

14

3

6

Holden Captiva

165

1.158

2,6%

2,7%

2,7%

2,1%

3,5%

1,5%

2,2%

15

14

12

Holden Cruze

157

1.204

1,7%

1,9%

1,4%

2,8%

1,5%

1,5%

2,3%

15

20

27

Volkswagen Golf

157

659

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

1,1%

1,2%

1,5%

1,2%

16

12

24

Mazda CX-5

155

946

2,0%

1,5%

1,4%

1,7%

1,6%

1,4%

1,8%

17

24

30

Hyundai ix35

153

481

1,0%

1,0%

0,7%

0,8%

0,7%

1,4%

0,9%

18

10

9

Toyota Yaris

152

1.024

2,3%

2,1%

2,7%

2,2%

2,1%

1,4%

1,9%

19

16

20

Ford Territory

116

690

1,6%

1,5%

1,0%

1,4%

1,3%

1,1%

1,3%

20

17

14

Mazda 3

113

867

1,4%

1,8%

1,6%

2,0%

1,3%

1,1%

1,6%

We wish to thanks Mr. David Crawford, CEO at New Zealand Motor Industry Association for supporting with data and news.

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This report was written by Camilla.

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