Spain November. Market up 13% with Renault on top

Spanish Car Market Seat-Arona-2018

Spanish autos market grew up in November a robust 13% consolidating the annual gain with full year 2017 projected over 1.2 million sales, still supported by the successful strategy behind the PIVE incentive multi-year plan.

While the impact of heightened uncertainty over Catalonia remains to be seen, the Spanish economy fared well throughout Q3. Recent data points to a bounce back in growth momentum in September, boosted by a pick-up in business activity as evidenced by a higher PMI in both manufacturing and services. Retail sales expanded at an accelerated annual pace in August. An improved performance in exports, led by a thriving tourism sector, yielded a stronger current account in July. Moreover, survey-based data shows economic sentiment rose for the third consecutive month in September, to the highest level since December 2015.

Spanish vehicles market is recovery year after year since the tremendous fall reported after the 2009 crisis, when volume dropped by over the half. The government have sustained the recovery of the industry, crucial for a market that is the second major auto producer in Europe, with an incentive plan called PIVE, which sustain the scrap of old vehicles when purchasing a new one. The program has been modulated across the years becoming a stable sustain to the domestic market, that in the last five years grew up from less than 700.000 cars in 2012 to over 1.1 million last year. In the 2017 sales are projected above 1.2 and in the 2018 over 1.3 million.

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 e 2018 e
Car 699.740 722.690 855.308 1.036.670 1.147.597 1.237.483 1.324.174
LCV 76.348 85.030 112.387 155.107 165.173 190.632 204.004
Total 776.088 807.720 967.695 1.191.777 1.312.770 1.428.115 1.528.178
  2012 Var 2013 Var 2014 Var 2015 Var 2016 Var 2017 Var e. 2018 var e
Car -13,4% 3,3% 18,4% 21,2% 10,7% 7,8% 7,0%
LCV -25,9% 11,4% 32,2% 38,0% 6,5% 15,4% 7,0%
Total -14,8% 4,1% 19,8% 23,2% 10,2% 8,8% 7,0%

Indeed, according to data released by the Minister of Transportation through the local association of car distributors (ANIACAM), after the quite positive first half, with total car passenger’s sales at 670.919 units, up 7.6% in the second half the outlook remained unchanged and almost positive.

In the Q3 sales improved 6.9%,in October 14.2% (with 95.108 sales) and in November 13.1% (with 104.756 sales) with a year to date figures at 1.137.000 units, up 8.4%.

At Brand-wise, the market is one of the most competitive world-wide with the best brands able to catch no more than 8% of market share.

This year, after having seen Seat on top for the first nine month, in October Renault has gained the leadership with 89.907 sales year to date (+11.8%) and market share at 7.9%, overtaking Seat, actually second with 87.562 units (+20.2%).

Volkswagen is third with 83.422 units (+2.4%) followed by Opel with 82.409 sales (-1.0%),  Peugeot with 78.670 units (+3.9%), Ford with 63.027 (+4.8%), Citroen with 62.355 (+11.2%), Toyota with 61.707 (+20.8%), Nissan with 56.296 (+8.6%) and in 10th place Kia with 54.110 (+7.8%).

At model wise, the Seat Leon with 32.952 (-7.7%) ahead of Seat Ibiza with 31.990 sales (-4.6%) and the Renault Clio with 26.039 (+0.7%). To see the Spanish best-selling cars ranking, you can see here.

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast

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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 always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2017 Rank Nov Brand Sales 2017 Sales Nov Variation 2017 Variation Nov Share 2017 Share Nov
1 1 Renault 89.907 9.289 11,8% 11,6% 7,9% 8,9%
2 4 Seat 87.562 7.403 20,2% 13,0% 7,7% 7,1%
3 5 Volkswagen 83.422 6.285 2,4% -11,6% 7,3% 6,0%
4 3 Opel 82.409 7.613 -1,0% 14,8% 7,2% 7,3%
5 2 Peugeot 78.670 7.743 3,9% 24,6% 6,9% 7,4%
6 8 Ford 63.027 5.427 4,8% 3,6% 5,5% 5,2%
7 6 Citroen 62.355 5.789 11,2% 35,8% 5,5% 5,5%
8 7 Toyota 61.707 5.574 20,8% 20,6% 5,4% 5,3%
9 12 Nissan 56.296 4.964 8,6% 0,5% 4,9% 4,7%
10 9 Kia 54.110 5.175 7,8% 37,6% 4,7% 4,9%
11 14 Audi 51.426 4.299 7,3% 10,0% 4,5% 4,1%
12 16 Fiat 50.769 3.687 13,6% 12,0% 4,5% 3,5%
13 11 Hyundai 48.903 5.073 7,8% 5,9% 4,3% 4,8%
14 15 Mercedes 48.110 4.201 11,4% 2,6% 4,2% 4,0%
15 10 BMW 44.426 5.089 9,6% 14,7% 3,9% 4,9%
16 13 Dacia 41.170 4.830 1,0% 42,5% 3,6% 4,6%
17 18 Skoda 23.244 1.722 3,6% 7,2% 2,0% 1,6%
18 17 Mazda 16.753 1.919 -0,5% 32,4% 1,5% 1,8%
19 21 Volvo 12.026 839 1,3% -20,8% 1,1% 0,8%
20 19 Mini 10.938 1.029 6,0% -11,1% 1,0% 1,0%
21 22 Land Rover 9.504 837 1,5% 8,3% 0,8% 0,8%
22 20 Mitsubishi 8.887 863 7,0% -2,4% 0,8% 0,8%
23 23 Jeep 7.897 818 25,4% 39,1% 0,7% 0,8%
24 25 Honda 7.553 699 -12,7% -4,5% 0,7% 0,7%
25 24 Suzuki 6.858 803 32,3% 60,3% 0,6% 0,8%
26 26 Lexus 5.713 603 9,6% 30,5% 0,5% 0,6%
27 27 Smart 5.539 521 -3,8% 24,0% 0,5% 0,5%
28 28 Alfa Romeo 3.776 335 32,2% 7,7% 0,3% 0,3%
29 29 SsangYong 3.540 278 2,6% 13,5% 0,3% 0,3%
30 30 Jaguar 3.344 262 1,3% -30,5% 0,3% 0,3%
31 DS 2.540 -41,0% -100,0% 0,2% 0,0%
32 31 Porsche 2.123 200 5,3% 0,5% 0,2% 0,2%
33 32 Subaru 2.060 194 14,1% 41,6% 0,2% 0,2%
34 33 Infiniti 1.704 172 53,7% 38,7% 0,1% 0,2%
35 34 Abarth 1.057 129 67,5% 38,7% 0,1% 0,1%
36 35 Maserati 349 36
37 36 Tesla 331 32
38 37 Mahindra 119 13
39 38 Ferrari 68 4
40 38 Bentley 58 4
41 Lancia 39
42 39 Aston Martin 21 1
43 Lamborghini 18
44 39 Rolls-Royce 9 1
45 39 Morgan 8 1
46 Chevrolet 4
47 Lotus 3
48 McLaren 2
49 Hummer 1
49 Cadillac 1
49 Lada 1
49 Pontiac 1
49 Chrysler 1
49 Buick 1
Rank 2017 Rank Nov Group Sales 2017 Sales Nov Variation 2017 Variation Nov Share 2017 Share Nov
1 3 Volkswagen Group 247.853 19.913 9,3% 2,8% 21,8% 19,0%
2 1 P.S.A. 225.974 21.145 3,0% 21,4% 19,9% 20,2%
3 2 Renault Nissan Alliance 197.965 20.118 8,5% 13,9% 17,4% 19,2%
4 4 Hyundai-Kia 103.013 10.248 7,8% 19,9% 9,1% 9,8%
5 5 Toyota M.C. 67.420 6.177 19,7% 21,5% 5,9% 5,9%
6 8 F.C.A. 63.956 5.009 15,7% 15,5% 5,6% 4,8%
7 7 Ford M.C. 63.027 5.427 4,8% 3,6% 5,5% 5,2%
8 6 BMW 55.373 6.119 8,9% 9,4% 4,9% 5,8%
9 9 Mercedes Benz 53.649 4.722 9,6% 4,6% 4,7% 4,5%
10 10 Mazda 16.753 1.919 -0,5% 32,4% 1,5% 1,8%
Rank 2017 Rank Nov Model Sales 2017 Sales Nov Variation 2017 Variation Nov
1 1 Seat Leon 32.952 2.873 -7,7% 13,6%
2 8 Seat Ibiza 31.990 1.928 -4,6% -17,6%
3 3 Renault Clio 26.039 2.570 0,7% 28,6%
4 5 Nissan Qashqai 25.964 2.159 1,6% -5,5%
5 6 Opel Corsa 25.700 2.048 -10,5% 25,1%
6 7 Volkswagen Golf 24.165 1.966 -3,2% 10,6%
7 2 Dacia Sandero 23.678 2.744 -6,4% 40,6%
8 28 Volkswagen Polo 22.648 1.133 -13,5% -41,6%
9 4 Renault Mégane 20.419 2.257 8,5% -15,6%
10 10 Citroen C3 18.925 1.727 47,6% 44,4%
11 11 Peugeot 208 18.690 1.658 -12,9% 14,7%
12 19 Opel Astra 18.234 1.420 -14,2% -17,2%
13 16 Peugeot 308 18.123 1.502 -24,0% 10,8%
14 9 Hyundai Tucson 17.950 1.870 -4,8% 4,5%
15 15 Renault Captur 17.723 1.518 -11,0% -1,1%
16 14 Peugeot 2008 17.328 1.528 4,3% 22,0%
17 24 Seat Ateca 16.429 1.289 272,0% 6,5%
18 13 Toyota Auris 16.409 1.598 -7,5% 4,3%
19 12 Opel Mokka 16.244 1.637 -9,5% -4,6%
20 34 Fiat 500 15.993 975 13,5% 28,6%
21 22 Ford Focus 15.924 1.389 -1,2% 11,1%
22 21 Kia Sportage 15.390 1.390 -13,8% 9,1%
23 20 Volkswagen Tiguan 15.142 1.408 29,9% 6,0%
24 23 Toyota Yaris 14.469 1.312 1,6% 18,5%
25 17 Peugeot 3008 14.265 1.484 40,7% 15,1%
26 Citroen C4 Picasso 11.918 -16,2% -100,0%
27 25 Renault Kadjar 11.704 1.220 -8,8% 17,5%
28 32 Hyundai i20 10.926 994 -1,8% -2,6%
29 18 Dacia Duster 10.893 1.442 -15,8% 41,2%
30 59 Audi A3 10.793 627 -24,9% -20,6%

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