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A phenomenal June for New Zealand car market. LCVs pump up sales.

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A phenomenal June for New Zealand car market with LCVs pumping sales up at the highest level since ’80. As a reflection of the strong demand for light commercial vehicles, the two top selling models for the month of June were Toyota Hilux and Ford Ranger.

In June 2014 accordingly with data released M.I.A.the New Zealand Automotive Industry Manufacturers Association, new light passengers cars sold have been 12.519, up an impressive 16.9% from year ago. Year to date Junel sales have been 58.953, up 10.7% from year ago.

Toyota was the overall market leader with 2.555 cars with share at 20.4%, down 0.7 points from May. Year to date (I Half) sales were 10.863 with share at 17.8% thanks mainly to Hilux and RAV4 (2.916 and 1.142 retails each) in 1st and 4th place among best selling cars.

Ford sold 1.361 units with share at 10.9%, down 0.5 points from May and down 5.7% from the previous month last year. First Half sales were at 6.753 with share at 11.1%. Sales were supported by the Ranger pick up in 2nd place with 2.761 units.

Holden in third sold 1.344 cars up an incredible 20.8% from same month 2013 and now at 10.7% of share. Year to date June sales were 6.280 with share at 10.3%. Colorado continued its stable in 6th while Commodore with 302 retails (and 1.397 units in the first six months) ranked 8th also for this month.

Hyundai jump two steps ahead in June and it’s now 4th selling 1.031 units with 8.2% of share, up 2.2 points. Cumulative sales volume was at 4.522 or 6.4% of share, up only 0.4 points from full year 2013.

Mitsubishi in fifth (was 7th last month) sold 900 with 7.2% of share, up 1.5 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 3.919 with 6.4% of share. The first model was the Triton in 6th but 23rd (with 827 sales) if considering year to date figures.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models as you like:

Rank June Rank I Half Brand June 2014 June Var. YoY I Half 2014 Share Q1 Share May Share June Share I Half 2014
1 1 Toyota 2.555 11,6% 10.863 16,6% 19,7% 20,4% 17,8%
2 2 Ford 1.361 -5,7% 6.753 10,9% 11,4% 10,9% 11,1%
3 3 Holden 1.344 20,8% 6.280 9,8% 11,1% 10,7% 10,3%
4 4 Hyundai 1.031 -17,2% 4.522 7,6% 6,0% 8,2% 7,4%
5 6 Mitsubishi 900 41,4% 3.919 6,5% 5,7% 7,2% 6,4%
6 5 Mazda 702 31,1% 3.940 6,6% 6,9% 5,6% 6,5%
7 8 Volkswagen 558 13,3% 2.833 4,7% 4,8% 4,5% 4,7%
8 7 Nissan 554 44,6% 3.818 6,9% 6,2% 4,4% 6,3%
9 9 Suzuki 475 -1,2% 2.675 4,9% 4,2% 3,8% 4,4%
10 10 Kia 299 -10,0% 1.546 2,6% 2,4% 2,4% 2,5%
11 18 Jeep 212 134,8% 715 0,9% 1,1% 1,7% 1,2%
12 14 Audi 196 -0,6% 1.089 1,9% 1,7% 1,6% 1,8%
13 12 Mercedes 183 21,1% 1.172 1,9% 2,4% 1,5% 1,9%
14 15 Isuzu 175 43,4% 1.009 1,7% 2,0% 1,4% 1,7%
15 13 BMW 174 33,8% 1.127 1,8% 2,2% 1,4% 1,9%
16 11 Honda 165 -16,2% 1.518 3,2% 2,0% 1,3% 2,5%
17 16 Subaru 153 -8,7% 890 1,6% 1,3% 1,2% 1,5%
18 20 Land Rover 144 82,5% 552 0,9% 0,7% 1,1% 0,9%
19 22 Skoda 132 26,4% 478 0,7% 0,7% 1,1% 0,8%
20 19 Peugeot 128 -32,3% 586 1,0% 0,7% 1,0% 1,0%
21 23 Volvo 112 7,5% 388 0,5% 0,6% 0,9% 0,6%
22 21 Great Wall 106 11,0% 531 0,9% 0,8% 0,8% 0,9%
23 17 SsangYong 87 60,2% 822 1,5% 1,4% 0,7% 1,3%
Rank June Rank I Half Model June 2014 June Var YoY I Half 2014 I Half Var. Share May Share June Share I Half
1 1 Toyota Hilux 847 27,4% 2.916 22,6% 5,6% 4,7% 6,8%
2 2 Ford Ranger 574 38,0% 2.761 38,7% 5,0% 4,4% 4,6%
3 4 Mazda3 444 214,9% 2.276 110,2% 3,5% 3,7% 3,6%
4 12 Toyota RAV4 371 8,2% 1.142 -8,1% 2,3% 1,8% 3,0%
5 8 Holden Colorado 359 27,8% 1.355 18,2% 2,8% 2,2% 2,9%
6 3 Toyota Corolla 333 -20,0% 2.313 -4,6% 2,4% 3,7% 2,7%
7 19 Toyota Highlander 308 86,7% 866 36,5% 1,4% 1,4% 2,5%
8 6 Holden Commodore 302 11,9% 1.397 10,5% 2,1% 2,3% 2,4%
9 5 Suzuki Swift 257 2,4% 1.438 -10,5% 2,7% 2,3% 2,1%
10 11 Holden Captiva 253 53,3% 1.194 3,1% 2,1% 1,9% 2,0%
11 7 Nissan Navara 247 -13,6% 1.382 7,0% 1,9% 2,2% 2,0%
12 9 Toyota Hiace 234 3,5% 1.348 29,4% 3,5% 2,2% 1,9%
13 23 Mitsubishi Triton 216 11,9% 827 25,9% 1,6% 1,3% 1,7%
14 15 Ford Focus 212 11,0% 945 47,0% 1,1% 1,5% 1,7%
15 10 Mazda CX-5 198 27,7% 1.256 32,8% 2,3% 2,0% 1,6%
16 14 Hyundai Santa fe 195 -37,5% 1.008 -31,7% 1,3% 1,6% 1,6%
17 44 Toyota Prado 194 270,1% 497 58,2% 0,6% 0,8% 1,6%
18 16 Mazda2 189 53,3% 936 15,4% 1,5% 1,5% 1,5%
19 25 Nissan X-Trail 188 262,0% 763 44,7% 1,5% 1,2% 1,5%
20 17 Hyundai ix35 181 18,3% 898 62,4% 1,1% 1,4% 1,5%
21 34 Isuzu D-Max 175 192,3% 655 82,3% 1,1% 1,1% 1,4%
22 22 Hyundai i30 174 4,2% 831 17,5% 1,1% 1,3% 1,4%
23 23 Mitsubishi Outlander 165 85,4% 827 21,4% 0,9% 1,3% 1,3%
24 13 Volkswagen Golf 164 4,5% 1.046 58,7% 1,5% 1,7% 1,3%
25 29 Mazda BT-50 159 -22,4% 713 4,5% 1,5% 1,1% 1,3%
26 26 Toyota Camry 156 124,4% 760 21,0% 1,2% 1,2% 1,3%
27 24 Ford Kuga 154 72,2% 806 50,0% 1,2% 1,3% 1,2%
28 36 Honda CR-V 145 146,3% 627 33,3% 1,2% 1,0% 1,2%
29 30 Holden Barina 143 67,3% 710 38,4% 1,1% 1,1% 1,1%
30 35 Ford Fiesta 140 81,7% 654 41,0% 1,1% 1,1% 1,1%
31 31 Hyundai i20 140 181,6% 696 132,9% 1,1% 1,1% 1,1%
32 40 Jeep Grand Cherokee 139 204,6% 512 86,9% 1,1% 0,8% 1,1%
33 32 Volkswagen Polo 137 131,5% 679 91,5% 1,1% 1,1% 1,1%
34 33 Ford Falcon 136 142,7% 678 43,6% 1,1% 1,1% 1,1%
35 27 Ford Mondeo 135 65,9% 760 55,8% 1,1% 1,2% 1,1%

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