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Portugal market report. Full Year 2016

Portuguese Auto Market 2016 peugeot_2008-2017

Portuguese Auto Market 2016 slam a strong recovery posting the best sales level since 2011 and the fourth increase in a row. Renault was the best brand in absolute while Jaguar hit the best increase.

Market Outlook

In the third quarter, GDP expanded at the fastest rate in nearly three years, thanks to an improvement in the external sector due to faster export growth and a contraction in imports. Domestic demand disappointed however, and government consumption dropped for the first time in a year. The economy continues to be undermined by the deteriorating investment environment and strapped public finances.

Indeed, according to data released by the A.C.A.P., the Portuguese Association of Car Producers, in December the sales of new car passenger’s had been 16.988, up 29.3%, ending the entire year at 207.313 units (+16.1%), hitting the best since the 2011.

Competitive Arena

In 2016 Renault led the ranking with 25.861 units (+26.5%) ahead of Peugeot and Volkswagen, while among the highest increase of the year there were Suzuki, Hyundai, Maserati, Honda and Kia. The best performances were reported by Jaguar and Mazda, improving 103.9% and 78.1%.

Skoda and Ford has been the only brands reporting lost in the year.

The Renault Clio was the best-selling model with 11.494 units (+20.1%), while in 2nd place was the Peugeot 208 with 6.914 (+25.9%) ahead of the Renault Mégane with 6.503 (+44.4%).

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 2016 BRAND Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016
1 1 Renault 2.492 25.861 28,7% 26,5% 14,7% 12,5%
2 2 Peugeot 1.764 19.854 54,1% 19,8% 10,4% 9,6%
3 7 Nissan 1.112 11.711 14,8% 9,8% 6,5% 5,6%
4 3 Volkswagen 1.111 17.031 6,0% 0,8% 6,5% 8,2%
5 6 Opel 1.068 12.066 45,5% 20,2% 6,3% 5,8%
6 4 Mercedes 993 15.308 10,2% 13,3% 5,8% 7,4%
7 11 Toyota 992 8.399 39,1% 12,4% 5,8% 4,1%
8 10 Audi 944 9.503 58,1% 0,5% 5,6% 4,6%
9 5 BMW 784 14.261 6,4% 10,6% 4,6% 6,9%
10 9 Citroen 764 9.914 84,5% 21,9% 4,5% 4,8%
11 8 Fiat 700 10.176 32,6% 30,0% 4,1% 4,9%
12 12 Seat 630 8.319 24,0% 20,7% 3,7% 4,0%
13 13 Ford 570 8.150 -20,9% -4,0% 3,4% 3,9%
14 14 Dacia 552 5.414 34,6% 20,4% 3,2% 2,6%
15 16 Volvo 510 4.363 55,0% 22,5% 3,0% 2,1%
16 15 Kia 297 4.843 20,7% 37,5% 1,7% 2,3%
17 18 Skoda 236 2.879 2,2% -7,5% 1,4% 1,4%
17 17 Smart 236 3.034 38,0% 16,8% 1,4% 1,5%
18 19 Mazda 217 2.615 73,6% 78,1% 1,3% 1,3%
19 21 Hyundai 207 2.534 149,4% 61,7% 1,2% 1,2%
20 20 Mini 187 2.601 85,1% 23,9% 1,1% 1,3%
21 22 Honda 176 2.266 44,3% 38,6% 1,0% 1,1%
22 23 Mitsubishi 136 2.188 32,0% 16,3% 0,8% 1,1%
23 25 Alfa Romeo 72 715 100,0% 17,8% 0,4% 0,3%
24 24 Land Rover 67 944 -5,6% 25,4% 0,4% 0,5%
25 26 DS 49 706 6,5% 12,6% 0,3% 0,3%
26 27 Jaguar 40 632 81,8% 103,9% 0,2% 0,3%
27 28 Lexus 31 372 -11,4% 10,4% 0,2% 0,2%
27 29 Suzuki 31 254 40,9% 64,9% 0,2% 0,1%
28 30 Jeep 8 172 -11,1% 3,0% 0,0% 0,1%
28 31 Porsche 8 132 700,0% -7,0% 0,0% 0,1%
29 32 Maserati 2 43 100,0% 43,3% 0,0% 0,0%
29 34 Ferrari 2 17 #DIV/0! -10,5% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 GROUP Sales December Sales 2016 FY Variation December Variation 2016 FY Share December Share 2016 FY
1 1 Renault-Nissan 4.156 42.986 25,4% 20,7% 24,5% 20,7%
2 2 Volkswagen 2.929 37.868 22,7% 3,7% 17,2% 18,3%
3 3 PSA 2.577 30.474 60,6% 20,3% 15,2% 14,7%
4 4 Mercedes Daimler 1.229 18.342 14,6% 13,8% 7,2% 8,8%
7 5 BMW 971 16.862 15,9% 12,5% 5,7% 8,1%
5 6 General Motors 1.068 12.066 45,5% 20,2% 6,3% 5,8%
8 7 FCA 784 11.158 34,7% 27,8% 4,6% 5,4%
6 8 Toyota 1.023 8.771 36,8% 12,3% 6,0% 4,2%
9 9 Ford 570 8.150 -20,9% -4,0% 3,4% 3,9%
11 10 Hyundai-Kia 504 7.377 53,2% 45,0% 3,0% 3,6%

Rank Dec Rank 2016 Model Sales December Sales 2016 Variation December Variation 2016
1 1 Renault Clio 1.140 11.494 26,4% 20,1%
2 3 Renault Mégane 686 6.503 104,2% 44,4%
3 2 Peugeot 208 579 6.914 51,2% 25,9%
4 7 Nissan Qashqai 551 5.081 5,0% -2,8%
5 4 Volkswagen Golf 466 5.829 134,2% -4,7%
6 12 Opel Astra 461 4.485 15,3% 34,2%
7 14 Citroen C3 456 4.177 206,0% 42,5%
8 8 Peugeot 308 422 5.004 28,3% 12,8%
9 16 Audi A3 410 3.610 31,4% 2,2%
10 5 Renault Captur 391 5.633 -26,6% 16,8%
11 11 Opel Corsa 386 4.732 162,6% 13,9%
12 13 Peugeot 2008 383 4.272 69,5% 31,9%
13 9 Seat Ibiza 347 4.951 26,6% 21,4%
14 17 Toyota Yaris 339 3.411 28,4% 11,0%
15 20 Toyota Auris 313 2.757 -8,2% -0,3%
16 10 Mercedes A Class 300 4.844 -10,4% 13,7%
17 23 Dacia Sandero 274 2.596 43,5% 19,9%
18 25 Volvo V40 269 2.482 35,9% 17,0%
19 6 Volkswagen Polo 249 5.417 19,7% -1,5%
20 15 BMW 1 Series 237 3.899 16,7% 0,6%
21 59 Peugeot 3008 231 950 621,9% 39,3%
22 19 Ford Focus 192 3.068 -40,2% -17,5%
23 33 Audi A4 191 1.855 354,8% 37,7%
24 22 Seat Leon 188 2.601 -6,5% 7,3%
25 24 Fiat Punto 184 2.581 58,6% -1,1%
26 51 Fiat Tipo 181 1.188
27 44 Nissan Micra 174 1.336 65,7% 27,8%
28 18 Mercedes C Class 169 3.248 -9,1% 11,5%
29 30 Nissan Juke 164 2.172 28,1% 40,2%
30 38 Mercedes E Class 160 1.577 233,3% 37,5%
31 21 Fiat 500 156 2.710 113,7% 25,0%
32 36 Mini 155 1.697 158,3% 2,5%
33 56 Audi A6 150 1.054 275,0% 25,6%
34 61 Toyota Aygo 144 885 269,2% 20,2%
35 48 Dacia Duster 143 1.227 127,0% 57,1%
36 66 Volkswagen Tiguan 129 714 303,1% 91,4%
36 28 BMW 3 Series 129 2.288 6,6% -8,6%
37 32 Volkswagen Passat 126 1.968 -50,8% -17,0%
38 45 Smart Forfour 121 1.333 128,3% 19,1%
39 35 Smart Fortwo 115 1.701 -3,4% 15,0%
40 31 Citroen C4 Cactus 113 2.118 4,6% 14,5%

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