New Zealand Vehicles Market in 2015 hit a new all time record, the third in a row.

New Zealand Vehicles Market in 2015 Ford-Ranger_Wildtrak

New Zealand Vehicles Market in 2015 hit a new all time record, the third in a row, improving sales by 6% and keeping its position of World’s 49th. The market leader was again Toyota with Ford Ranger best-selling model.

Economic Outlook

New Zealand’s economy accelerated in Q3 2015 and grew at the fastest rate since Q4 2014. However, growth remains relatively weak. The economy is slowly recovering from a significant slowdown that started at the end of 2014, as low commodity prices strained the key dairy industry and weighed on export growth.

Global dairy prices are expected to increase only modestly in 2016. However, renewed optimism at the end of 2015 casts hope of a rebound in 2016; business confidence jumped to an eight-month high in December and consumer confidence improved in Q4. Meanwhile, a mix of recent low inflation data, expectations of further rate cuts by the Central Bank (RBNZ) and weakening dairy prices have caused the NZD to lose ground against the USD in January and it is currently trading close to the all-time lows last seen in September 2015. The currency is not expected to recover in 2016.

Market Outlook

The fourth quarter of the year in New Zealand is traditionally heavy influenced by rental companies renewal plans and this was the case this year when the fleet market had sustained the market growth while consumer’s demand declined after a really strong pace scored during the rest of the year.

IN the Q4 market rose over 6% with the full year touching the base of a new all time record volume.

According to data released by M.I.A., the Motor Industry Association of New Zealand, total new light passengers vehicles sold in the 2015 had been 132.210, up 6.9% from the correspondent period last year, third annual record in a row and sixth annual increase in a row. Thanks to this performance the market kept its global ranking as the 49th.

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 report year to date data updated.

Rank Dec Rank 2015 Brand Dec 2015 Var 2015 Var Dec % 2015 %
1 1 Toyota 2.207 26.330 -10,7% 6,6% 22,2% 20,1%
3 2 Holden 1.060 14.001 4,1% 4,1% 10,7% 10,7%
2 3 Ford 1.159 13.808 2,5% -1,8% 11,7% 10,5%
4 4 Mazda 675 10.078 7,3% 25,4% 6,8% 7,7%
8 5 Hyundai 427 8.329 -0,7% 1,8% 4,3% 6,4%
5 6 Mitsubishi 662 8.158 17,6% 8,2% 6,7% 6,2%
6 7 Nissan 651 7.780 18,4% 10,0% 6,6% 5,9%
10 8 Volkswagen 289 5.053 14,7% -3,3% 2,9% 3,9%
7 9 Suzuki 437 4.506 21,4% -8,7% 4,4% 3,4%
13 10 Honda 149 3.613 -21,6% 1,6% 1,5% 2,8%
12 11 Kia 245 3.296 38,4% 15,6% 2,5% 2,5%
11 12 Isuzu 270 3.020 112,6% 37,8% 2,7% 2,3%
9 13 Mercedes 340 2.975 58,1% 14,6% 3,4% 2,3%
19 14 Subaru 100 2.268 -35,5% 24,4% 1,0% 1,7%
17 15 SsangYong 117 2.220 -10,7% 18,0% 1,2% 1,7%
15 16 BMW 130 1.952 9,2% -8,4% 1,3% 1,5%
22 17 Audi 65 1.765 -32,3% -14,9% 0,7% 1,3%
14 18 Fiat 140 1.464 -33,0% 40,6% 1,4% 1,1%
18 19 Jeep 102 1.438 -16,4% 8,5% 1,0% 1,1%
21 20 Land Rover 67 1.033 179,2% 18,2% 0,7% 0,8%
27 21 Skoda 39 1.007 2,6% 17,9% 0,4% 0,8%
28 22 Peugeot 34 806 -32,0% -24,9% 0,3% 0,6%
16 23 Mitsubishi Fuso 128 753 75,3% 3,2% 1,3% 0,6%
24 24 Lexus 61 641 52,5% 15,1% 0,6% 0,5%
26 25 Dodge 40 628 -11,1% 10,4% 0,4% 0,5%
29 26 Mini 28 615 0,0% 8,1% 0,3% 0,5%
25 27 Foton 54 534 10,2% 12,9% 0,5% 0,4%
23 28 Volvo 62 505 72,2% 20,0% 0,6% 0,4%
35 29 Porsche 7 444 133,3% 53,6% 0,1% 0,3%
32 30 Great Wall 12 427 -61,3% -55,3% 0,1% 0,3%
20 31 Renault 92 333 922,2% 11,7% 0,9% 0,3%
31 32 Citroen 13 223 -7,1% -41,5% 0,1% 0,2%
31 33 Chery 13 201 -13,3% -34,5% 0,1% 0,2%
33 34 Mahindra 10 191 -41,2% -8,2% 0,1% 0,1%
33 35 Jaguar 10 175 150,0% 43,4% 0,1% 0,1%
30 36 Iveco 16 129 100,0% -1,5% 0,2% 0,1%
34 37 Alfa Romeo 9 105 80,0% -54,5% 0,1% 0,1%
36 38 Maserati 4 66 300,0% -7,0% 0,0% 0,1%
38 39 Chrysler 2 43 -86,7% -56,1% 0,0% 0,0%
40 40 Aston Martin 36 80,0% 0,0% 0,0%
40 41 Bentley 30 15,3% 0,0% 0,0%
40 42 MG 28 -42,9% 0,0% 0,0%
37 43 Ferrari 3 19 26,7% 0,0% 0,0%
40 44 Lamborghini 12 19,8% 0,0% 0,0%
40 45 McLaren 9 -43,8% 0,0% 0,0%
40 46 Lotus 8 166,7% 0,0% 0,0%
38 47 Chevrolet 2 7 16,7% 0,0% 0,0%
39 48 Rolls-Royce 1 5 -28,6% 0,0% 0,0%
39 49 Jac 1 4 -20,0% 0,0% 0,0%
39 50 Daihatsu 1 1 -95,7% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2015 Group Dec 2015 Var 2015 Var Dec % 2015 %
1 1 Toyota 2.269 26.972 -9,7% 6,6% 22,8% 20,6%
3 2 General Motors 1.062 14.008 4,3% 4,1% 10,7% 10,7%
2 3 Ford 1.159 13.808 2,5% -1,8% 11,7% 10,5%
7 4 Hyundai-Kia 672 11.625 10,7% 5,4% 6,8% 8,9%
6 5 Mazda 675 10.078 7,3% 25,4% 6,8% 7,7%
4 6 Mitsubishi 790 8.911 24,2% 7,8% 8,0% 6,8%
9 7 Volkswagen 400 8.311 2,8% -2,0% 4,0% 6,3%
5 8 Renault-Nissan 743 8.113 32,9% 10,1% 7,5% 6,2%
8 9 Suzuki 437 4.506 21,4% -8,7% 4,4% 3,4%
11 10 FCA 316 3.892 -22,4% 11,8% 3,2% 3,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2015 Model Sales Dec Sales 2015 Dec Var 2015 Var Share Dec Share 2015
1 1 Ford Ranger 594 6.818 -15,6% 7,7% 6,4% 4,9%
3 2 Toyota Corolla 469 6.514 -39,3% 0,7% 5,1% 4,6%
2 3 Toyota Hilux 548 5.623 228,1% 180,6% 5,9% 4,0%
6 4 Holden Colorado 305 3.586 48,8% 21,6% 3,3% 2,6%
4 5 Toyota RAV4 458 3.519 48,2% 37,2% 5,0% 2,5%
9 6 Nissan Navara 210 3.146 6,1% 25,0% 2,3% 2,2%
19 7 Holden Commodore 131 2.710 -41,0% -9,7% 1,4% 1,9%
8 Hyundai Accent 2.622 -100,0% -11,5% 0,0% 1,9%
12 9 Mazda CX-5 183 2.577 -5,7% 8,6% 2,0% 1,8%
5 10 Toyota Highlander 388 2.540 43,7% 26,9% 4,2% 1,8%
17 11 Mazda3 140 2.506 10,2% 6,6% 1,5% 1,8%
13 12 Toyota Yaris 181 2.500 -27,9% -2,2% 2,0% 1,8%
15 13 Holden Captiva 151 2.450 -27,1% 7,7% 1,6% 1,7%
14 14 Mitsubishi Triton 166 2.429 25,8% 51,9% 1,8% 1,7%
7 15 Suzuki Swift 262 2.373 14,4% -11,7% 2,8% 1,7%
84 16 Hyundai ix35 2.182 -100,0% 16,4% 0,0% 1,6%
27 17 Hyundai Santa fe 82 2.041 1,2% 10,3% 0,9% 1,5%
18 Hyundai Elantra 2.001 -100,0% 16,7% 0,0% 1,4%
28 19 Honda Jazz 79 1.887 -30,7% 1,3% 0,9% 1,3%
24 20 Mitsubishi Outlander 90 1.787 -50,0% 4,8% 1,0% 1,3%
8 21 Isuzu D-Max 231 1.696 59,3% 4,1% 2,5% 1,2%
10 22 Toyota Hiace 209 1.606 -0,5% -45,6% 2,3% 1,1%
44 23 Kia Sportage 59 1.593 -59,7% -4,1% 0,6% 1,1%
18 24 Nissan Qashqai 138 1.572 0,0% -8,5% 1,5% 1,1%
35 25 Mitsubishi ASX 67 1.569 34,0% 79,2% 0,7% 1,1%

 

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