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Portugal Light Vehicle Sales in March boomed up 44%. Nissan shines.

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Portugal Light Vehicle Sales in March boomed up 44% from the correspondent month last year fueled by recovering economy. Nissan was the protagonist doubling sales and advancing in 4th place.

In March 2015 according to data released by A.C.A.P., the Portuguese Association of Car Producers, total new Passengers Cars sold in Portugal have been 20.071, up 41.9% from same period last year and achieving the 22nd year on year growth in a string.

Year to date sales in Portugal have been 46.222, up 36.1%.

The market leader Renault have sold 2.430 units (+29.1%) with share at 12.1%. IN the first quarter the French carmaker did 5.217 sales (+37.2%).

Second was Volkswagen with 1.770 sales (+56.6%) just 21 units ahead of Peugeot, third with 1.749 (+41.6%).

Nissan was fourth with 1.613 sales, almost doubling from 2014, followed by the two premium brands Mercedes (5th with 1.360 sales, +32.4%) and BMW (6th with 1.337, +27.1%).

Looking at the Best Car Groups, the leader was Renault-Nissan with 22.5% of market share, ahead of Volkswagen Group with 17.6% and P.S.A. with 13.7%.

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 Mar Rank Feb Brand Sales Mar Sales Q1 Var Mar Var Q1 Share Mar Share Q1
1 1 Renault 2.430 5.217 29,1% 37,2% 12,1% 11,3%
2 3 Volkswagen 1.770 4.177 56,6% 41,7% 8,8% 9,0%
3 2 Peugeot 1.749 4.368 41,6% 40,4% 8,7% 9,4%
4 8 Nissan 1.613 3.033 99,1% 72,4% 8,0% 6,6%
5 5 Mercedes 1.360 3.558 32,4% 34,5% 6,8% 7,7%
6 4 BMW 1.337 3.614 27,1% 25,9% 6,7% 7,8%
7 6 Opel 1.291 2.678 22,8% 36,4% 6,4% 5,8%
8 10 Fiat 1.069 2.168 79,4% 54,6% 5,3% 4,7%
9 7 Citroen 1.000 2.671 20,6% 42,6% 5,0% 5,8%
10 11 Ford 909 2.018 89,0% 50,0% 4,5% 4,4%
11 13 Toyota 896 1.747 80,6% 41,3% 4,5% 3,8%
12 9 Audi 803 2.371 17,4% 22,8% 4,0% 5,1%
13 12 Seat 715 1.625 38,0% 30,8% 3,6% 3,5%
14 14 Dacia 475 1.041 49,4% 48,9% 2,4% 2,3%
15 21 Mitsubishi 445 640 97,8% 42,5% 2,2% 1,4%
16 16 Volvo 389 921 53,8% 47,6% 1,9% 2,0%
17 15 Kia 384 863 111,0% 70,9% 1,9% 1,9%
18 17 Mini 264 651 63,0% 70,9% 1,3% 1,4%
19 18 Skoda 242 634 -3,2% 4,6% 1,2% 1,4%
20 19 Smart 232 607 50,6% 49,5% 1,2% 1,3%
21 20 Honda 184 384 22,7% -20,7% 0,9% 0,8%
22 22 Hyundai 165 336 58,7% 20,9% 0,8% 0,7%
23 23 Mazda 126 252 20,0% -9,0% 0,6% 0,5%
24 24 Alfa Romeo 90 168 -40,4% -30,3% 0,4% 0,4%
25 24 Land Rover 52 200 -1,9% 3,6% 0,3% 0,4%
26 25 Lexus 30 92 87,5% 48,4% 0,1% 0,2%
27 28 Jeep 18 34 800,0% 580,0% 0,1% 0,1%
28 27 Jaguar 10 51 -28,6% 27,5% 0,0% 0,1%
29 26 Porsche 8 59 -77,8% -25,3% 0,0% 0,1%
29 30 Lancia 8 23 -93,0% -88,9% 0,0% 0,0%
30 29 Suzuki 5 14 400,0% 600,0% 0,0% 0,0%
31 31 Ferrari 1 3 0,0% -25,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Mar Rank Feb Group Sales Mar Sales Q1 Var Mar Var Q1 Share Mar Share Q1
1 1 Renault-Nissan 4.518 9.291 50,1% 48,4% 22,5% 20,1%
2 2 Volkswagen 3.538 8.868 35,1% 30,3% 17,6% 19,2%
3 3 PSA 2.749 7.039 33,2% 41,2% 13,7% 15,2%
4 4 BMW 1.601 4.265 31,9% 31,2% 8,0% 9,2%
5 5 Mercedes Daimler 1.592 4.165 34,8% 36,5% 7,9% 9,0%
6 6 GM 1.291 2.678 15,9% 19,7% 6,4% 5,8%
7 7 FCA 1.187 2.400 37,2% 29,0% 5,9% 5,2%
8 9 Toyota 926 1.839 80,9% 41,7% 4,6% 4,0%
9 8 Ford 909 2.018 89,0% 50,0% 4,5% 4,4%
10 10 Hyundai-Kia 549 1.199 92,0% 53,1% 2,7% 2,6%

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