Switzerland Autos sales up in September breaking 6 months down series.

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Switzerland Autos sales up in September breaking 6 months down series. While data from economy sent mixed signals in Q3, the sector is year to date down. BMW is shining.

Market Outlook

Monthly data have sent mixed signals in Q3 so far, but the latest data for September were mostly on the positive side: the manufacturing PMI rose to a four-month high, with stocks and volume of purchases climbing notably, hinting at higher expected demand.

After six months in a row with negative performance, the Swiss cars sales finally recovered in September.

According to data released by the Auto Suisse, the Association of local Automotive Importers, in September the registrations has been 26.139 sales (+8.3%).

Year to date September the total car passengers had been 232.177 units, down 3.1%.

Competitive Arena

In September Volkswagen led again the market with 3.384 (+23.6%) with 12.9% of market share followed again by Mercedes with 2.149 (+13.9%) and BMW with 2.014 (+33.1%). In fourth place was Skoda with 1.823 units (+20.4%), Audi with 1.487 (+6.4%), Opel with 1.193 (+11.9%), Ford with 1.149 (+18.8%) and Renault with 1.077 (+23.8%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Volkswagen Group with 30.1% of market share, ahead of BMW with 9.6%, Mercedes Daimler with 9.1% and  Renault-Nissan with 7.8%.

The Skoda Octavia conquered the top of ranking from th 5th place with 1.3.1003 sales (+7.3%) followed by the Volkswagen Tiguan with 829 units (+257.3%). The Volkswagen Golf ranked third with 730 (-33.6%) ahead of the Volkswagen Polo with 559 (+53.2%) and the Mercedes C Class with 448 (+32.9%).

To see details on the best-selling cars with the top 100 models this year, see here

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 Sept Rank 2016 Brand Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Volkswagen 3.384 29.073 23,6% -3,3% 12,9% 12,5%
3 2 BMW 2.014 18.336 33,1% 2,6% 7,7% 7,9%
2 3 Mercedes 2.149 17.904 13,9% 3,4% 8,2% 7,7%
4 4 Skoda 1.823 15.574 20,4% -4,5% 7,0% 6,7%
5 5 Audi 1.487 13.524 6,4% -13,9% 5,7% 5,8%
8 6 Renault 1.077 10.497 23,8% -3,9% 4,1% 4,5%
6 7 Opel 1.193 9.932 11,9% -6,4% 4,6% 4,3%
7 8 Ford 1.149 9.813 18,8% -3,2% 4,4% 4,2%
12 9 Peugeot 803 7.807 -45,2% -21,1% 3,1% 3,4%
9 10 Toyota 965 7.711 24,4% 3,6% 3,7% 3,3%
10 11 Mazda 888 7.533 9,0% 7,2% 3,4% 3,2%
11 12 Seat 832 7.143 28,0% -5,9% 3,2% 3,1%
14 13 Hyundai 682 6.867 -24,9% -4,9% 2,6% 3,0%
15 14 Citroen 654 6.603 -23,1% -27,5% 2,5% 2,8%
13 15 Fiat 773 6.284 12,0% -4,6% 3,0% 2,7%
19 16 Dacia 534 5.601 25,4% 47,2% 2,0% 2,4%
16 17 Suzuki 567 5.431 -25,3% -9,6% 2,2% 2,3%
17 18 Volvo 565 4.989 1,4% -9,3% 2,2% 2,2%
22 19 Nissan 403 4.799 -31,9% -21,3% 1,5% 2,1%
21 20 Subaru 466 4.329 -6,6% -2,7% 1,8% 1,9%
20 21 Mini 480 3.896 55,3% 10,0% 1,8% 1,7%
18 22 Kia 545 3.892 70,8% 3,0% 2,1% 1,7%
23 23 Honda 329 3.688 11,5% 58,1% 1,3% 1,6%
24 24 Porsche 315 3.307 -2,2% -1,9% 1,2% 1,4%
25 25 Mitsubishi 302 2.961 -29,3% -6,0% 1,2% 1,3%
26 26 Land Rover 263 2.824 4,4% 8,7% 1,0% 1,2%
28 27 Jeep 216 2.330 -39,8% -12,7% 0,8% 1,0%
27 28 Smart 228 2.212 -14,6% -4,7% 0,9% 1,0%
24 29 Tesla 315 1.283 140,5% 11,7% 1,2% 0,6%
29 30 Jaguar 173 1.204 101,2% 70,1% 0,7% 0,5%
30 31 Alfa Romeo 150 952 44,2% -3,0% 0,6% 0,4%
32 32 SsangYong 76 740 35,7% 33,6% 0,3% 0,3%
31 33 Lexus 86 679 24,6% -7,1% 0,3% 0,3%
33 34 Maserati 69 516 64,3% -10,1% 0,3% 0,2%
35 35 Infiniti 29 514 -14,7% 252,1% 0,1% 0,2%
37 36 Ferrari 21 293 -38,2% 16,3% 0,1% 0,1%
38 37 Chevrolet 19 186 35,7% -8,4% 0,1% 0,1%
34 38 Cadillac 32 164 190,9% 65,7% 0,1% 0,1%
36 39 Bentley 24 151 84,6% 33,6% 0,1% 0,1%

Rank Sept Rank 2016 Group Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Volkswagen 7.869 68.855 18,5% -5,9% 30,1% 29,7%
2 2 BMW 2.498 22.305 36,5% 3,7% 9,6% 9,6%
4 3 Renault-Nissan 2.043 21.411 6,3% 2,1% 7,8% 9,2%
3 4 Mercedes Daimler 2.377 20.116 10,4% 2,4% 9,1% 8,7%
5 5 PSA 1.457 14.410 -37,1% -24,2% 5,6% 6,2%
8 6 Hyundai-Kia 1.227 10.759 0,0% -2,2% 4,7% 4,6%
6 7 FCA 1.255 10.472 0,3% -7,8% 4,8% 4,5%
7 8 General Motors 1.244 10.282 14,0% -5,8% 4,8% 4,4%
9 9 Ford 1.149 9.813 18,8% -3,2% 4,4% 4,2%
10 10 Toyota 1.051 8.390 24,4% 2,7% 4,0% 3,6%

Rank Sept Rank 2016 Model Sales Sept Sales 2016 Var Sept Var 2016 Share Sept Share 2016
1 1 Skoda Octavia 1.003 8.670 7,3% -9,6% 4,0% 3,9%
2 5 Volkswagen Tiguan 829 3.340 257,3% 15,5% 3,3% 1,5%
3 2 Volkswagen Golf 730 8.460 -33,6% -24,4% 2,9% 3,8%
4 3 Volkswagen Polo 559 4.188 53,2% -15,4% 2,2% 1,9%
5 4 Mercedes C Class 448 3.420 32,9% -0,6% 1,8% 1,5%
6 17 Fiat 500 388 2.563 28,9% -7,5% 1,5% 1,1%
7 6 Volkswagen Touran 381 3.262 305,3% 73,3% 1,5% 1,5%
8 22 Opel Mokka 380 2.201 51,4% -0,1% 1,5% 1,0%
9 9 Audi A3 378 2.876 57,5% -28,6% 1,5% 1,3%
10 7 BMW 2 Series 364 3.114 3,7% 10,2% 1,4% 1,4%
11 25 Ford Kuga 354 2.162 78,8% -14,2% 1,4% 1,0%
12 10 Skoda Fabia 342 2.756 56,9% -3,9% 1,4% 1,2%
13 26 Mercedes GLC 322 2.136 80,9% 1100,0% 1,3% 1,0%
14 11 Mini Cooper 314 2.688 74,4% 24,3% 1,2% 1,2%
15 54 Toyota RAV4 311 1.486 211,0% 34,2% 1,2% 0,7%
16 12 Seat Alhambra 282 2.641 0,7% 8,6% 1,1% 1,2%
17 14 Audi A4 274 2.587 17,1% 26,8% 1,1% 1,2%
17 19 Mercedes A Class 274 2.400 39,8% -9,0% 1,1% 1,1%
18 23 Mercedes GLA 272 2.185 9,2% -11,4% 1,1% 1,0%
19 55 Mazda2 271 1.477 27,8% -8,1% 1,1% 0,7%
20 20 BMW 3 Series 270 2.296 18,9% -13,3% 1,1% 1,0%
20 18 Hyundai Tucson 270 2.450 14,9% 521,8% 1,1% 1,1%
21 15 Opel Astra 268 2.584 79,9% 64,6% 1,1% 1,1%
22 24 Renault Clio 261 2.180 3,6% -31,7% 1,0% 1,0%
23 28 Dacia Duster 241 1.995 23,6% 32,4% 1,0% 0,9%
24 21 Renault Mégane 240 2.222 172,7% 60,1% 1,0% 1,0%
25 35 Audi Q5 238 1.852 -19,9% -19,0% 0,9% 0,8%
26 13 Seat Leon 233 2.604 -12,1% -29,3% 0,9% 1,2%
26 45 Volvo XC60 233 1.618 29,4% -20,7% 0,9% 0,7%
27 8 Volkswagen Passat 230 2.914 -30,7% -6,2% 0,9% 1,3%
28 16 BMW X1 218 2.569 938,1% 165,9% 0,9% 1,1%
29 39 Opel Corsa 211 1.783 -9,4% -23,8% 0,8% 0,8%
30 32 BMW X3 210 1.888 40,0% 11,6% 0,8% 0,8%
31 29 Toyota Yaris 209 1.975 -11,8% -3,8% 0,8% 0,9%
32 33 Mazda CX-5 205 1.883 -2,8% -10,5% 0,8% 0,8%
32 145 Seat Ateca 205 374 0,8% 0,2%
33 40 Toyota Auris 201 1.779 6,9% 8,8% 0,8% 0,8%
34 42 Peugeot 2008 198 1.664 -60,5% -13,8% 0,8% 0,7%
35 37 BMW 1 Series 196 1.825 -2,0% -17,1% 0,8% 0,8%
36 66 Mercedes CLA 191 1.263 19,4% -6,7% 0,8% 0,6%
36 43 Suzuki Swift 191 1.658 -35,5% -24,9% 0,8% 0,7%
37 50 BMW X5 187 1.534 37,5% -7,9% 0,7% 0,7%
38 63 Citroen C3 183 1.293 -9,9% -30,3% 0,7% 0,6%
39 56 Mazda3 175 1.470 42,3% 10,9% 0,7% 0,7%
39 30 Peugeot 208 175 1.936 -57,2% -19,5% 0,7% 0,9%
40 41 Smart Fortwo 174 1.692 -7,0% 3,4% 0,7% 0,8%

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