Sweden Cars Market in Q1 2016 keeps going on

Sweden Cars Market in Q1 2016 Seat-Ateca-2017

Sweden Cars Market in Q1 2016 kept momentum with record volume, up 7% from the last year. The market is fueled by a still strong private consumers demand. Seat, Honda and Mazda shining.

Market Outlook

The Swedish economy is taking the right direction, despite the current decline in world trade poses a great challenge to small open economies of the Nordic countries . One of the reasons for the surprising acceleration of the economy is the refugee crisis, that triggered a fiscal stimulus through increased government spending .

The automotive industry is heavily dependent on exports, which started to grow for the Eurozone effect. After the recorded sales in 2015, there was positive data in Q1 2016 where stands the month of March .

According to data released by the BIL Sweden, the Swedish Associations of Car Manufacturers, during the Q1 2016 new car passenger’s sold in Sweden had been 91.723, up 6.9% from the previous year.

In March sales were 34.631 (+1.0%), up 9.9% from the same month last year, best March sales ever and 27th consecutive Y.o.Y. growth in a row.

Competitive Arena

Volvo’s speed is lower than the average and in March sales were 6.440 (+3.9%) with 18.6% of market share, ahead of Volkswagen with 4.589 units (-1.1%) and  Toyota with 2.253 sales (-2.6%).

Out of podium BMW with 1.964 (+6.4%), Audi with 1.914 (+23.5%), Kia with 1.861 (+27.0%), Mercedes with 1.679 (+42.9%) and Hyundai with 1.559 (+47.2%).

The best-selling model ranking was as usual dominated by local-made models with the Volvo V70 on top of the list with 2.667 units (+0.2%) followed by the Volkswagen Golf with 1.819 (-0.7%), the Volvo S/V60 with 1.282 (+1.3%) and the Volvo V40 with 1.145 (+18.4%).

While in the table below we report on the top 40 models to see the full best-selling models ranking with the top 100, please see the dedicated article.

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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 Mar Rank Q1 Brand Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volvo 6.440 16.195 3,9% 7,7% 18,6% 19,5%
2 2 Volkswagen 4.589 11.913 -1,1% 0,9% 13,3% 14,3%
3 3 Toyota 2.253 5.160 -2,6% -1,4% 6,5% 6,2%
4 4 BMW 1.964 5.098 6,4% 9,2% 5,7% 6,1%
5 5 Audi 1.914 5.057 23,5% 23,5% 5,5% 6,1%
6 6 Kia 1.861 4.870 27,0% 34,1% 5,4% 5,9%
7 7 Mercedes 1.679 3.943 42,9% 24,1% 4,8% 4,7%
8 12 Hyundai 1.559 2.698 47,2% 27,2% 4,5% 3,2%
9 8 Skoda 1.514 3.620 22,4% 11,4% 4,4% 4,4%
10 9 Renault 1.404 2.814 34,6% 23,7% 4,1% 3,4%
11 11 Nissan 1.271 2.762 -24,3% -10,4% 3,7% 3,3%
12 10 Ford 1.268 2.797 21,9% 7,5% 3,7% 3,4%
13 13 Peugeot 900 2.423 9,9% 8,8% 2,6% 2,9%
14 19 Fiat 699 1.085 -4,2% -9,2% 2,0% 1,3%
15 16 Honda 687 1.405 70,5% 41,1% 2,0% 1,7%
16 14 Opel 650 1.706 10,0% 23,5% 1,9% 2,1%
17 15 Mazda 552 1.631 -4,2% 40,4% 1,6% 2,0%
18 18 Subaru 528 1.295 10,9% 16,0% 1,5% 1,6%
19 17 Seat 515 1.300 50,6% 49,6% 1,5% 1,6%
20 20 Citroen 452 1.073 -2,0% -6,9% 1,3% 1,3%
21 21 Dacia 448 990 1,8% 2,3% 1,3% 1,2%
22 22 Mitsubishi 432 754 -5,1% -32,3% 1,2% 0,9%
23 23 Mini 228 535 24,6% 24,4% 0,7% 0,6%
24 24 Suzuki 172 457 -24,9% -9,3% 0,5% 0,5%
25 25 Lexus 155 396 8,4% 19,3% 0,4% 0,5%
26 26 Porsche 110 249 1,9% 1,6% 0,3% 0,3%
27 28 Land Rover 103 224 19,8% 2,8% 0,3% 0,3%
28 30 Tesla 90 130 -8,2% -5,8% 0,3% 0,2%
29 27 Jeep 74 227 -3,9% -15,3% 0,2% 0,3%
30 29 Jaguar 61 180 238,9% 300,0% 0,2% 0,2%
31 31 DS 12 27 0,0% 0,0%
32 34 Chevrolet 11 19 450,0% 850,0% 0,0% 0,0%
33 33 Alfa Romeo 10 24 233,3% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
34 35 Cadillac 9 18 -35,7% -47,1% 0,0% 0,0%
35 37 Iveco 7 7 40,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
35 32 Lancia 7 25 -66,7% -58,3% 0,0% 0,0%
36 36 Smart 3 9 -94,2% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Mar Rank Q1 Group Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volkswagen 8.642 22.139 9,7% 9,2% 25,0% 26,6%
2 2 Geely Group 6.440 16.195 3,9% 7,7% 18,6% 19,5%
3 3 Hyundai-Kia 3.420 7.568 35,5% 31,6% 9,9% 9,1%
4 4 Renault-Nissan 3.123 6.566 -1,3% 3,7% 9,0% 7,9%
5 6 Toyota 2.408 5.556 -1,9% -0,1% 7,0% 6,7%
6 5 BMW 2.192 5.633 8,1% 10,5% 6,3% 6,8%
7 7 Mercedes Daimler 1.682 3.952 43,1% 18,6% 4,9% 4,8%
8 8 PSA 1.364 3.523 6,6% 4,3% 3,9% 4,2%
9 9 Ford 1.268 2.797 21,9% 7,5% 3,7% 3,4%
10 13 FCA 797 1.368 -5,6% -13,4% 2,3% 1,6%

Rank Mar Rank Q1 Model Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 1 Volvo V70 2.667 6.803 0,2% 4,6% 7,7% 8,2%
2 2 Volkswagen Golf 1.819 4.406 -0,7% 1,3% 5,3% 5,3%
3 3 Volkswagen Passat 1.291 3.493 -19,0% -20,5% 3,7% 4,2%
4 4 Volvo S/V60 1.282 3.038 1,3% -5,6% 3,7% 3,7%
5 5 Volvo V40 1.145 2.811 18,4% 27,6% 3,3% 3,4%
6 6 Volvo XC60 992 2.510 -19,9% -16,0% 2,9% 3,0%
8 7 Toyota Auris 787 1.956 -26,9% 10,3% 2,3% 2,4%
9 8 Kia Cee’d 719 1.577 34,6% 21,4% 2,1% 1,9%
14 9 Volkswagen Polo 528 1.513 92,7% 71,0% 1,5% 1,8%
10 10 Nissan Qashqai 609 1.503 -1,1% 21,6% 1,8% 1,8%
12 11 Audi A6 586 1.367 1,9% 17,1% 1,7% 1,7%
23 12 Kia Sportage 375 1.359 17,9% 81,4% 1,1% 1,6%
11 13 Toyota Yaris 605 1.336 64,9% 16,5% 1,8% 1,6%
20 14 Audi A4 432 1.220 -16,9% 11,3% 1,3% 1,5%
13 15 Skoda Fabia 551 1.179 38,8% 15,5% 1,6% 1,4%
15 16 Skoda Octavia 510 1.148 8,3% -13,6% 1,5% 1,4%
19 17 BMW 3 Series 454 1.128 -23,4% -20,1% 1,3% 1,4%
17 18 BMW 5 Series 476 1.107 10,2% -5,5% 1,4% 1,3%
7 19 Hyundai i40 932 1.053 683,2% 282,9% 2,7% 1,3%
26 20 Volvo XC90 336 987 983,9% 3083,9% 1,0% 1,2%
32 21 Audi A3 299 975 20,6% 37,3% 0,9% 1,2%
16 22 Ford Focus 479 961 62,9% 21,8% 1,4% 1,2%
18 23 Renault Clio 459 938 16,8% 4,0% 1,3% 1,1%
25 24 Mercedes C Class 359 904 24,2% 9,3% 1,0% 1,1%
21 25 Mercedes E Class 423 837 83,9% 43,3% 1,2% 1,0%
24 26 Volkswagen Tiguan 366 821 14,0% 12,9% 1,1% 1,0%
30 27 Peugeot 208 302 775 149,6% 103,9% 0,9% 0,9%

 

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