Spain: October 2013 Car sales boomed under incentive scheme renewal.

Accordingly with data released by ANIACAM, the Spanish Association of car importers, and ANFAC, the Spanish Association of car makers, total car sold in October were 60.458, up an impressive 34.7% from 2012. Thanks to this great performance, year-to-date loss had been totally recovered and the October 606.904 sales were finally up 1.1% from last year. The first positive cumulated number in 4 years.

Mid October the Spanish government has approved to fund additional € 70 million for the PIVE incentive scheme. Obviously, the plan was appreciated by sector operators and ANIACAM had improved final year volume forecast at 700.000 units.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Volkswagen kept the speed selling 5.718 cars with a share of 9.5%, down 0.1 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 53.945 with 9.2% of share, up 0.3 points from last year. Golf fell in 5th place while Polo advanced in second.

Renault advanced again and was second, up 2 spots, with 5.504 sales and a share of 9.1%, up 1.7 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 45.158 with a share of 7.7%, up 0.2 points from FY 2012. After many months, Clio was back N° 1 in the market.

Peugeot was third with 4.682 sales and a share of 7.7%%, down 0.5 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 47.586 with a share of 7.5%, down 0.4 points from FY 2012. The top model 308 was back out of top ten.

Seat was 4th selling 4.392 units with a share of 7.3%, up 1.3 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Seat was second with 50.951 sales and 8.4% of share, up 0.6 points from FY 2012. The best model was Ibiza this month back on podium in third place.

Citroen was 5th with 4.092 sales and 6.8% of share, up 0.52points from the previous month. Year to date Citroen was 6th with 39.496 sales and 6.5% of share, down 1.0 points from full year 2012. The best model was the C4 ranked 9th.

Ford was 6th, down 3 spots, with 4.039 sales and a share of 6.7%, down 0.8 points from the previous month. Year to date Ford was 7th with 39.056 sales and 6.4% of share, down 0.9 points from FY 2012. The top model was Focus ranked 12th.

Opel was 7th with 3.629 sales and 6.0% of share, up 0.2 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date Opel was fourth with 46.656 sales and 7.7% of share, up 0.6 points from FY 2012. Top model Astra ranked 10th.

Toyota was 8th with 3.446 sales and 5.7% of share, up 0.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Toyota was 9th with 29.900 sales and 4.9% of share, down 0.2 points from FY 2012. The top model Auris ranked 8th.

In the table below, the top 25 brands, ordered by year-to-date position:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank Ytd

Brand

Oct

Ytd 2013

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

1

1

1

Volkswagen

5.718

53.945

8,9%

8,7%

9,6%

9,5%

8,9%

2

4

5

Renault

5.504

45.158

7,5%

7,1%

7,4%

9,1%

7,4%

3

2

3

Peugeot

4.682

47.586

7,9%

8,0%

8,2%

7,7%

7,8%

4

6

2

Seat

4.392

50.951

7,8%

9,1%

6,0%

7,3%

8,4%

5

5

6

Citroen

4.092

39.496

7,5%

6,5%

6,6%

6,8%

6,5%

6

3

7

Ford

4.039

39.056

7,3%

6,6%

7,5%

6,7%

6,4%

7

7

4

Opel

3.629

46.656

7,1%

8,2%

5,8%

6,0%

7,7%

8

8

9

Toyota

3.446

29.900

5,1%

4,5%

5,6%

5,7%

4,9%

9

9

10

Nissan

2.894

29.099

5,1%

4,8%

4,8%

4,8%

4,8%

10

12

8

Audi

2.736

31.446

5,2%

5,4%

4,1%

4,5%

5,2%

11

11

11

Hyundai

2.480

25.683

4,2%

4,2%

4,2%

4,1%

4,2%

12

10

12

BMW

2.289

23.204

3,7%

3,9%

4,3%

3,8%

3,8%

13

13

15

Kia

2.227

18.176

2,6%

2,6%

4,0%

3,7%

3,0%

14

14

14

Dacia

1.736

19.839

2,5%

3,1%

3,4%

2,9%

3,3%

15

15

13

Mercedes

1.719

20.117

3,0%

3,4%

3,2%

2,8%

3,3%

16

16

16

Fiat

1.628

17.911

2,3%

3,0%

2,9%

2,7%

2,9%

17

17

17

Skoda

1.048

11.691

2,0%

1,9%

2,0%

1,7%

1,9%

18

18

18

Chevrolet

991

10.849

2,2%

1,8%

1,9%

1,6%

1,8%

19

23

20

Land Rover

739

5.932

0,9%

1,0%

0,8%

1,2%

1,0%

20

21

23

Mazda

691

4.556

0,7%

0,7%

1,0%

1,1%

0,8%

21

19

22

Volvo

645

5.229

0,9%

0,8%

1,2%

1,1%

0,9%

22

20

19

Mini

556

6.428

1,0%

1,1%

1,2%

0,9%

1,1%

23

22

21

Honda

452

5.234

0,8%

0,9%

1,0%

0,7%

0,9%

24

25

24

Mitsubishi

383

2.922

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,6%

0,5%

Renault Clio was back first of the list with 1.900 sales and a share of 3.1%, down 0.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Clio was 5th with 16.925 sales and 2.8% of share.

Volkswagen Polo advanced in 2nd, up 3 spots, with 1.769 units and a share of 2.9%, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year to date it was third with 17.661 units.

Seat Ibiza was back in 3rd with 1.649 sales and share at 2.7%. Year to date Ibiza kept the leadership with 20.018 sales.

Nissan Qashqai was 4th with 1.587 sales and 2.67% of share, followed by Volkswagen Golf in 5th with 1.560 units and a share of 2.6% and Seat Leon, advanced in 6th from 11th with 1.521 sales.

Renault Megane advanced in7th from 13th, with 1.520 units and a share of 2.5%, ahead of Toyota Auris, 8th from 10th, with 1.220 sales and 2.0% of share.

Citroen C4 soared in 9th from 17th with 1.203 units and a share of 2.0%, up 0.4 points, followed in 10th by Opel Astra with 1.135.

In the table below, the best-selling 50 models, ranked for last month position:

Rank Oct

Rank Sep

Rank 2013

Model

Oct

YTD Oct

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Sep 2013

Oct 2013

Ytd 2013

Q3 2013

1

4

5

Renault Clio

1.900

16.925

1,9%

2,8%

2,7%

3,1%

2,8%

2,7%

2

5

3

Volkswagen Polo

1.769

17.661

2,5%

3,0%

2,5%

2,9%

2,9%

2,7%

3

6

1

Seat Ibiza

1.649

20.018

3,4%

3,5%

2,3%

2,7%

3,3%

2,9%

4

3

4

Nissan Qashqai

1.587

17.431

3,2%

2,9%

2,8%

2,6%

2,9%

2,9%

5

1

6

Volkswagen Golf

1.560

16.680

2,5%

2,6%

3,2%

2,6%

2,7%

3,1%

6

11

7

Seat Leon

1.521

16.395

2,3%

2,9%

1,8%

2,5%

2,7%

2,2%

7

13

8

Renault Megane

1.520

14.935

2,9%

2,5%

1,7%

2,5%

2,5%

2,4%

8

10

17

Toyota Auris

1.220

8.741

1,4%

1,2%

1,8%

2,0%

1,4%

1,8%

9

17

13

Citroen C4

1.203

10.981

2,3%

1,8%

1,6%

2,0%

1,8%

1,8%

10

16

10

Opel Astra

1.135

12.885

1,9%

2,2%

1,6%

1,9%

2,1%

2,0%

11

2

12

Peugeot 308

1.087

11.392

2,0%

1,8%

2,9%

1,8%

1,9%

2,1%

12

8

15

Ford Focus

1.065

9.528

1,9%

1,6%

2,0%

1,8%

1,6%

1,5%

13

7

14

Ford Fiesta

959

10.910

1,9%

2,0%

2,0%

1,6%

1,8%

1,5%

14

12

2

Opel Corsa

948

17.769

2,4%

3,5%

1,8%

1,6%

2,9%

2,2%

15

15

9

Peugeot 208

940

14.082

1,4%

2,7%

1,7%

1,6%

2,3%

1,7%

16

9

11

Dacia Sandero

905

12.059

1,4%

1,9%

1,8%

1,5%

2,0%

2,5%

17

21

19

Ford C-Max

903

8.260

1,5%

1,4%

1,4%

1,5%

1,4%

1,2%

18

14

55

Renault Captur

879

3.695

0,0%

0,2%

1,7%

1,5%

0,6%

1,2%

19

19

32

Volkswagen Tiguan

859

6.054

1,0%

0,9%

1,5%

1,4%

1,0%

1,2%

20

18

16

Citroen C4 Picasso

846

9.024

1,7%

1,5%

1,5%

1,4%

1,5%

1,4%

21

23

28

Toyota Yaris

778

6.302

1,1%

0,9%

1,3%

1,3%

1,0%

1,2%

22

47

30

Renault Scenic

774

6.199

1,4%

1,1%

0,6%

1,3%

1,0%

0,8%

23

22

23

Kia Sportage

759

6.690

1,1%

1,0%

1,4%

1,3%

1,1%

1,3%

24

29

22

Hyundai ix35

724

6.971

1,3%

1,1%

1,2%

1,2%

1,1%

1,3%

25

25

26

Citroen C3

713

6.480

1,8%

1,0%

1,3%

1,2%

1,1%

1,2%

26

27

20

Nissan Juke

700

8.111

1,1%

1,4%

1,2%

1,2%

1,3%

1,2%

27

24

18

Hyundai i30

685

8.537

1,2%

1,5%

1,3%

1,1%

1,4%

1,3%

28

55

34

Audi A4

640

5.770

1,0%

1,0%

0,6%

1,1%

0,9%

0,8%

29

41

29

Seat Altea

639

6.207

1,1%

1,0%

0,7%

1,1%

1,0%

1,0%

30

28

31

Kia Cee’d

633

6.055

0,7%

1,0%

1,2%

1,0%

1,0%

1,1%

31

33

36

Opel Insignia

598

5.609

1,1%

0,8%

0,9%

1,0%

0,9%

1,2%

32

20

25

BMW 3 Series

587

6.565

0,9%

1,1%

1,4%

1,0%

1,1%

1,2%

33

43

49

Peugeot 207

580

4.106

1,6%

0,6%

0,7%

1,0%

0,7%

0,8%

34

26

21

Audi A3

562

8.110

1,1%

1,4%

1,3%

0,9%

1,3%

1,3%

35

31

35

Mercedes A Class

542

5.636

0,4%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

0,9%

0,9%

36

46

57

BMW X1

541

3.548

0,6%

0,5%

0,7%

0,9%

0,6%

0,6%

37

42

33

Peugeot 3008

529

5.777

0,9%

1,0%

0,7%

0,9%

1,0%

0,8%

38

34

47

Chevrolet Cruze

503

4.153

0,7%

0,6%

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

39

53

51

Volkswagen Touran

486

3.925

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

0,8%

0,6%

0,6%

40

70

58

Fiat 500L

479

3.351

0,0%

0,5%

0,4%

0,8%

0,6%

0,7%

41

37

41

Dacia Duster

468

4.669

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

41

50

45

Ford Kuga

468

4.225

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

0,8%

0,7%

0,6%

42

51

27

Audi A1

457

6.385

0,9%

1,2%

0,6%

0,8%

1,1%

0,9%

43

68

50

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

448

3.938

0,6%

0,7%

0,4%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

44

35

39

Volkswagen Passat

446

4.887

1,1%

0,8%

0,9%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

45

38

40

Peugeot 5008

444

4.794

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

0,8%

46

40

42

Toyota Verso

441

4.604

0,5%

0,7%

0,8%

0,7%

0,8%

1,0%

47

30

24

BMW 1 Series

439

6.670

1,1%

1,2%

1,1%

0,7%

1,1%

0,9%

48

56

43

Peugeot 508

409

4.378

0,8%

0,8%

0,5%

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

49

164

65

Fiat Punto

402

2.777

0,4%

0,4%

0,0%

0,7%

0,5%

0,5%

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