Spanish Car Market roared 28% in April 2014. Seat shines.

Spanish Car Market

Spanish Car Market roared 28% in April 2014, posting the eight year-on-year increase in a row and helping all automotive operators to breath after really hard times. Spain is gaining space and now ranks 17th among Top Global Car Markets.

In April 2014 accordingly with data released by ANIACAM, the Spanish Association of car importers, and ANFAC, the Spanish Association of car makers and dealers, new passengers cars sold have been 80.210, up 28.7% from year ago. Year to date April sales have been 282.338, up 13.2% from year ago.

Light Commercial Vehicles sold in April were 10.994, up 57.5% and posting the 13th year on year increase. First four month sales were 35.705, up 44.5%.

In April, Seat finally posted a strong performance with 8.513 retails and share at 10.6%, up 3.0 points from the previous month, gaining the monthly leadership (from 4th in March) and being second year to date.

In second place Volkswagen sold 7.808 units and losing the leadership despite growing share at 9.7%, up 0.6 points from the previous month.

In third, Opel sold 6.769 units with share at 8.4%, followed by Peugeot with 5.949 and 7.4% of share, up 0.5 points from March, and, Ford  which sold 5.790 units with share of 7.2% down 0.5 points from the previous month.

In seventh place Renault kept the negative momentum with April market share at 5.9% in line with the year to date performance and losing 1.5 points from full year 2013.

In 12th place, following the roaring March performance (when the Corporation maximize data closing Japanese fiscal year) Nissanfell in April with only 2.925 retails and 3.6% of share, down 1.9 points from March.

Looking at the best-selling models, two Seat models on top of the April ranking with Ibiza (4.006 retails) followed by Leon (3.155 sales). Behind, Opel Corsa and Volkswagen Golf defended their position from a strong attack from Peugeot 208, grew at 2.8% of share.

In seventh place, a great performance was posted by Ford Focus with share at 2.5%, up 0.7 points from the previous month.

Following a very bad start of the year, Renault Clio was back in 9th place partially improving the Ytd place, now in 13th from 5th last year. Finally, Fiat 500l jumped in 19th place from 33rd in March with 987 retails.

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

Rank Apr Rank Ytd Brand Sales Apr 2014 Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 2 Seat 8.513 24.355 8,2% 8,6% 7,6% 10,6% 8,6%
2 1 Volkswagen 7.808 25.944 8,8% 8,1% 9,1% 9,7% 9,2%
3 3 Opel 6.769 23.891 7,5% 10,0% 8,5% 8,4% 8,5%
4 4 Peugeot 5.949 21.303 7,9% 8,0% 6,9% 7,4% 7,5%
5 5 Ford 5.790 19.175 6,6% 7,0% 7,7% 7,2% 6,8%
6 6 Citroen 5.327 18.641 6,5% 6,5% 6,2% 6,6% 6,6%
7 7 Renault 4.756 16.641 7,4% 5,8% 6,9% 5,9% 5,9%
8 8 Audi 3.449 14.458 4,9% 4,9% 5,4% 4,3% 5,1%
9 9 Toyota 3.384 13.191 5,1% 4,5% 4,4% 4,2% 4,7%
10 11 Hyundai 3.377 11.849 4,2% 3,7% 4,6% 4,2% 4,2%
11 13 Dacia 3.131 10.773 3,6% 3,7% 3,4% 3,9% 3,8%
12 10 Nissan 2.925 12.523 4,8% 4,0% 5,7% 3,6% 4,4%
13 15 Kia 2.850 8.816 3,0% 2,6% 3,4% 3,6% 3,1%
14 14 Fiat 2.767 9.660 2,8% 4,3% 3,1% 3,4% 3,4%
15 16 Mercedes 2.582 8.761 3,3% 2,7% 3,1% 3,2% 3,1%
16 17 Skoda 2.238 6.544 2,0% 2,1% 1,9% 2,8% 2,3%
17 12 BMW 2.184 11.249 3,7% 4,8% 3,6% 2,7% 4,0%
18 18 Mini 811 3.194 1,0% 1,2% 1,1% 1,0% 1,1%
19 20 Mazda 727 2.600 0,8% 1,0% 0,8% 0,9% 0,9%
20 19 Land Rover 721 2.879 1,0% 1,0% 0,9% 0,9% 1,0%
21 21 Honda 690 2.511 0,9% 0,9% 0,9% 0,9% 0,9%
22 22 Volvo 598 2.455 0,9% 0,8% 1,2% 0,7% 0,9%
23 24 Smart 476 1.178 0,3% 0,3% 0,4% 0,6% 0,4%
24 25 Mitsubishi 349 1.160 0,5% 0,4% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4%
25 23 Chevrolet 307 2.289 1,8% 1,0% 0,4% 0,4% 0,8%
26 28 Lancia 302 946 0,2% 0,2% 0,5% 0,4% 0,3%
27 26 Suzuki 284 1.002 0,4% 0,3% 0,4% 0,4% 0,4%
28 27 Alfa Romeo 251 974 0,4% 0,4% 0,4% 0,3% 0,3%
29 29 Lexus 193 774 0,3% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2% 0,3%
30 30 SsangYong 174 646 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,2% 0,2%
31 31 Porsche 158 518 0,2% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2% 0,2%
32 33 Jeep 103 407 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
33 32 Subaru 97 424 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,2%
34 34 Jaguar 73 321 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
35 36 Tata 29 107 0,1% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
36 35 Infiniti 27 143 0,0% 0,1% 0,1% 0,0% 0,1%
37 37 Abarth 14 74 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
38 38 Maserati 7 41 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
39 43 Chrysler 5 8 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
40 40 Mahindra 3 11 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
40 39 Ferrari 3 15 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
41 45 Lamborghini 2 3 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
41 41 Lada 2 10 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
41 41 Bentley 2 10 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 42 Tesla 1 9 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 46 Dodge 1 2 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 46 Cadillac 1 2 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
43 44 Aston Martin 7 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Apr 2014 Rank Ytd 2014 Model Sales Apr 2014 Sales Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 1 Seat Ibiza 4.006 10.379 3,2% 3,4% 3,2% 5,0% 3,7%
2 2 Seat Leon 3.155 9.545 2,7% 3,6% 3,2% 3,9% 3,4%
3 3 Opel Corsa 3.048 8.773 2,8% 3,3% 3,1% 3,8% 3,1%
4 4 Volkswagen Golf 2.552 8.392 2,7% 2,5% 2,9% 3,2% 3,0%
5 7 Peugeot 208 2.237 5.969 2,2% 2,1% 2,0% 2,8% 2,1%
6 5 Volkswagen Polo 2.153 7.511 2,8% 2,3% 3,1% 2,7% 2,7%
7 9 Ford Focus 1.982 5.560 1,6% 1,9% 1,8% 2,5% 2,0%
8 6 Dacia Sandero 1.779 6.644 2,2% 2,6% 2,0% 2,2% 2,4%
9 13 Renault Clio 1.707 5.151 2,8% 1,7% 1,9% 2,1% 1,8%
10 11 Renault Megane 1.544 5.335 2,2% 1,6% 2,5% 1,9% 1,9%
11 12 Ford Fiesta 1.520 5.228 1,8% 1,7% 2,4% 1,9% 1,9%
12 8 Nissan Qashqai 1.487 5.792 2,8% 1,8% 2,4% 1,9% 2,1%
13 14 Citroen C4 1.471 5.025 1,8% 1,7% 1,7% 1,8% 1,8%
14 10 Opel Astra 1.414 5.530 2,1% 2,7% 1,9% 1,8% 2,0%
15 17 Volkswagen Tiguan 1.129 4.316 1,1% 1,5% 1,4% 1,4% 1,5%
16 18 Citroen C4 Picasso 1.091 4.081 1,5% 1,6% 1,1% 1,4% 1,4%
17 16 Toyota Auris 1.040 4.513 1,6% 1,6% 1,5% 1,3% 1,6%
18 15 Peugeot 308 997 4.647 2,0% 1,8% 1,7% 1,2% 1,6%
18 27 Kia Sportage 997 3.138 1,1% 0,8% 1,4% 1,2% 1,1%
19 37 Fiat 500L 987 2.500 0,5% 0,6% 0,9% 1,2% 0,9%
20 24 Hyundai i30 962 3.290 1,3% 1,0% 1,3% 1,2% 1,2%
21 20 Citroen C3 956 3.882 1,1% 1,3% 1,5% 1,2% 1,4%
22 28 Peugeot 3008 914 3.017 0,9% 1,0% 0,8% 1,1% 1,1%
23 22 Ford C-max 831 3.500 1,4% 1,5% 1,6% 1,0% 1,2%
24 35 Dacia Duster 830 2.562 0,9% 0,7% 0,9% 1,0% 0,9%
25 19 Audi A3 818 3.893 1,2% 1,3% 1,5% 1,0% 1,4%
26 39 Kia Cee’d 775 2.342 1,0% 0,7% 0,8% 1,0% 0,8%
27 21 Nissan Juke 767 3.550 1,3% 1,3% 1,5% 1,0% 1,3%
28 33 Fiat Panda 764 2.763 0,7% 1,3% 0,6% 1,0% 1,0%
29 31 Hyundai ix35 715 2.914 1,2% 1,0% 1,1% 0,9% 1,0%
30 23 Audi A1 710 3.382 1,0% 1,1% 1,7% 0,9% 1,2%

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