Turkey: car market is hot and in May rose 15%. Fiat was back market leader.

The light passenger vehicles figures in May were 81.468, up 15.0% from last year with cumulated sales grew in May at 307.647 units, a robust 14.1% increase from 2012.

In the January to May period of 2013, an increase of 22.2% in the sales of vehicles below 1600cc and 3% in the sales of vehicles with a motor volume of 1600-200cc was observed. Regarding the sales of passenger cars over 2000cc, an increase of 4.4% was observed

Year-to-date May, diesel passenger car sales seized a share of 58.6%, while the gearbox passenger cars had a share of 37.4%. 85.9% of the passenger car market segment consisted of the vehicles in the A, B and C segments whose tax ratios are low. The highest sales numbers according to segments were reached in Segment C (with a quantity of 119.789) with a share of 51.2%, and according to frame, the most preferred body type was Sedan (43.9%, a quantity of 102.574).

Looking at the best brands performance (cars + LCV market):

Fiat jumped in first place with 11.241 sales and a share of 13.8%, up 1.8 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 37.800 with a share of 12.3%. The top model was again the local produced Linea, reinforcing market leadership.

Ford advanced in 2nd place with 11.130 sales and a share of 13.7%, up 1.5 points from the previous month. Year-to-date it was 3rd with 37.800 sales and a share of 12.5%. The Fiesta was 8th.

Volkswagen was 3rd, down 3 spots, selling 10.267 units with a share of 12.6%, down 1.3 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date it was market leader with 42.146 and a share of 13.7%. Top model was Passat, advanced in second, while Polo fell in 11th.

Renault was 4th with 10.001 sales and a share of 12.3%, down 0.8 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date it was second with 39.695 sales and 12.9% of share. Fluence was 5th and Symbol 6th this month.

Opel was 5th selling 5.295 units and a share of 6.5%, up0.1 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 19.449 with a share of 6.3%. The best-selling model was the Astra in 3rd position.

Hyundai was 6th selling 4.624 units with a share of 5.7%, down 0.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 18.044 with a share of 5.9%. Top model was the i20 in 12th.

Dacia was 7th, selling 3.251 units with a share of 4.0%, down 0.4 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 12.732 with a share of 4.1%. Dacia placed four models in Top25, with Duster in 10th, Lodgy 21st , Sandero 22nd and Dokker 23rd.

Peugeot was 8th with 3.207 sales and 3.9% of share, up 0.1. Year-to-date sales were 12.355 with a share of 4.0%

Toyota was 9th selling 3.050 units with a share flat at 3.7%. Year-to-date sales were 10.994 with a share of 3.6%. The best-selling model was the Auris, 17th.

Mercedes was 10th and leader among premium brands, with 2.919 sales and 3.6% of share, up 0.6 points. Year-to-date it was 11th with 9.976 sales and 3.2% of share.

In the table below, the Top 25 Brands, ranked by year to date position:

Rank YTD

Brand

May

YTD 2013

Q2 2012

Q3 2012

Q4 2012

Q1 2013

Apr 2013

May 2013

Ytd 2013

1

Volkswagen

10.267

42.146

12,0%

12,1%

12,0%

14,2%

13,9%

12,6%

13,7%

2

Renault

10.001

39.695

14,3%

7,3%

12,2%

13,2%

13,1%

12,3%

12,9%

3

Ford

11.130

38.452

9,3%

9,3%

7,3%

12,0%

12,2%

13,7%

12,5%

4

Fiat

11.241

37.800

9,4%

7,9%

7,5%

11,6%

12,0%

13,8%

12,3%

5

Opel

5.295

19.449

8,4%

8,8%

10,0%

6,2%

6,4%

6,5%

6,3%

6

Hyundai

4.624

18.044

6,9%

8,7%

8,0%

6,0%

5,9%

5,7%

5,9%

7

Dacia

3.251

12.732

4,5%

5,1%

5,2%

4,1%

4,4%

4,0%

4,1%

8

Peugeot

3.207

12.355

2,4%

2,4%

3,2%

4,1%

3,8%

3,9%

4,0%

9

Citroen

2.685

12.063

2,2%

2,9%

2,9%

4,2%

4,0%

3,3%

3,9%

10

Toyota

3.050

10.994

4,9%

7,8%

6,5%

3,4%

3,7%

3,7%

3,6%

11

Mercedes

2.919

9.976

2,0%

2,5%

2,7%

3,2%

3,0%

3,6%

3,2%

12

Nissan

1.586

6.524

3,2%

3,8%

3,5%

2,1%

2,3%

1,9%

2,1%

13

BMW

1.909

6.465

3,1%

3,0%

2,6%

2,1%

1,8%

2,3%

2,1%

14

Honda

1.342

5.602

2,7%

2,8%

3,1%

1,8%

2,1%

1,6%

1,8%

15

Audi

1.357

5.505

2,7%

2,7%

2,3%

1,8%

1,8%

1,7%

1,8%

16

Kia

1.525

5.319

2,0%

2,2%

2,2%

1,6%

1,8%

1,9%

1,7%

17

Chevrolet

891

5.140

3,9%

3,4%

2,3%

1,9%

1,8%

1,1%

1,7%

18

Skoda

1.355

4.303

1,5%

2,3%

1,8%

1,2%

1,5%

1,7%

1,4%

19

Seat

926

3.052

0,9%

1,2%

1,3%

0,9%

1,0%

1,1%

1,0%

20

Mitsubishi

350

1.849

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

0,7%

0,6%

0,4%

0,6%

21

Volvo

507

1.817

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

0,5%

0,7%

0,6%

0,6%

22

Isuzu

342

1.101

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,4%

23

SsangYong

135

771

0,2%

0,1%

0,2%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,3%

24

Suzuki

126

654

0,3%

0,4%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,2%

0,2%

25

Mini

170

594

0,4%

0,3%

0,3%

0,2%

0,1%

0,2%

0,2%

Fiat Linea dominated the market with 5.259 sales and 6.5% of share, up 1.6 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 14.910 with a share of 4.8%.

Volkswagen Passat advanced in 2nd, with 3.109 units and 3.8% of share , up 0.2 points from the previous month, followed by Opel Astra 3rd with 3.061 units and a share of 3.8%, down 0.1 points from the previous month.

Ford Fiesta advanced in 4th, up 4 spots, with 2.813 sales and a share of 3.5%, up 0.6 points from the previous month, followed by the Renault Fluence in 5th with 2.740 sales and by Renault Symbol, 6th with 2.415 sales and a share of 3.0%, down 0.5 points from the previous month.

Ford Focus Sedan was 7th selling 2.112 units with a share of 2.6%, up 0.1 points from the previous month, followed by the Renault Clio in 8th with 2.100 sales and a share of 2.6%, down 0.4 points from the previous month.

Opel Corsa was 9th selling 1.945 units with a share of 2.4%, up 0.3 points from the previous month, followed by Dacia Duster in 10th with 1.926 sales and a share flat at .4%.

In the table below, the Top 50 models ranked for the last month:

Rank   May

Rank Apr

Rank 2012

Model

May

YTD 2013

Q3 2012

Q4 2012

Q1 2013

Apr 2013

May 2013

YTD 2013

1

1

1

Fiat Linea

5.259

   14.910

6,5%

5,2%

4,0%

4,9%

6,5%

4,8%

2

4

14

Volkswagen Passat

3.109

   12.913

2,3%

1,8%

4,7%

3,6%

3,8%

4,2%

3

2

2

Opel Astra

3.061

   11.541

6,2%

4,1%

3,7%

3,9%

3,8%

3,8%

4

8

4

Ford Fiesta

2.813

     7.715

4,6%

3,1%

1,8%

2,9%

3,5%

2,5%

5

3

3

Renault Fluence

2.740

     9.579

4,3%

5,0%

2,7%

3,8%

3,4%

3,1%

6

5

8

Renault Symbol

2.415

   10.901

1,9%

1,2%

3,9%

3,5%

3,0%

3,5%

7

9

10

Ford Focus Sedan

2.112

     6.573

3,1%

2,4%

1,7%

2,5%

2,6%

2,1%

8

7

5

Renault Clio

2.100

     9.424

2,9%

4,6%

3,3%

3,0%

2,6%

3,1%

9

12

6

Opel Corsa

1.945

     6.596

3,2%

3,5%

2,1%

2,1%

2,4%

2,1%

10

10

18

Dacia Duster

1.926

     8.580

1,7%

2,2%

3,2%

2,4%

2,4%

2,8%

11

6

7

Volkswagen Polo

1.832

     8.341

2,7%

3,7%

2,7%

3,2%

2,2%

2,7%

12

13

11

Hyundai i20

1.724

     6.712

3,0%

3,2%

2,3%

2,0%

2,1%

2,2%

13

14

9

Volkswagen Jetta

1.615

     7.164

3,0%

2,7%

2,8%

1,7%

2,0%

2,3%

14

11

15

Volkswagen Golf

1.181

     5.992

2,0%

2,1%

2,0%

2,3%

1,4%

1,9%

15

15

12

Honda Civic

1.147

     4.458

2,5%

2,4%

1,4%

1,7%

1,4%

1,4%

16

17

17

Nissan Qashqai

1.050

     3.806

2,2%

2,1%

1,1%

1,5%

1,3%

1,2%

17

22

19

Toyota Auris

1.041

     4.193

3,6%

0,6%

1,5%

1,2%

1,3%

1,4%

18

18

13

Toyota Corolla

1.024

     3.396

2,3%

2,7%

0,9%

1,3%

1,3%

1,1%

19

29

52

Hyundai i30

1.010

     3.467

0,0%

0,0%

1,2%

0,8%

1,2%

1,1%

20

16

52

Dacia Lodgy

992

     3.374

0,0%

0,0%

0,8%

1,5%

1,2%

1,1%

21

23

20

Dacia Sandero

934

     3.963

1,7%

1,8%

1,4%

1,1%

1,1%

1,3%

22

20

46

Citroen C-Elysee

860

     3.829

0,2%

0,6%

1,3%

1,3%

1,1%

1,2%

23

26

52

Fiat Punto

856

     2.781

1,6%

2,5%

0,8%

0,9%

1,1%

0,9%

23

25

21

Dacia Dokker

856

     2.496

0,0%

0,0%

0,7%

0,9%

1,1%

0,8%

24

21

16

Hyundai Accent Blue

850

     3.864

2,0%

1,9%

1,4%

1,3%

1,0%

1,3%

25

31

22

Renault Megane

847

     2.871

1,7%

0,7%

1,0%

0,7%

1,0%

0,9%

26

19

47

Peugeot 301

836

     4.246

0,0%

1,1%

1,6%

1,3%

1,0%

1,4%

27

37

23

BMW 3 Series

835

     3.198

1,5%

1,2%

1,2%

0,6%

1,0%

1,0%

28

24

27

Kia Sportage

834

     2.717

0,9%

1,1%

0,8%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

29

40

52

Ford C-Max

810

     1.873

0,0%

0,0%

0,4%

0,5%

1,0%

0,6%

30

34

52

Citroen Berlingo

784

     2.768

0,0%

0,0%

1,0%

0,7%

1,0%

0,9%

31

28

28

Volkswagen Tiguan

747

     2.566

0,9%

1,1%

0,8%

0,8%

0,9%

0,8%

32

30

26

Hyundai ix35

673

     2.281

1,2%

1,1%

0,7%

0,7%

0,8%

0,7%

33

39

52

Isuzu D-Max

628

     2.104

0,0%

0,0%

0,7%

0,6%

0,8%

0,7%

34

33

24

Mercedes C Class

576

     1.978

1,4%

1,1%

0,6%

0,7%

0,7%

0,6%

35

27

39

Audi A3

557

     2.260

0,5%

0,3%

0,7%

0,8%

0,7%

0,7%

36

35

32

BMW 5 Series

523

     1.776

0,5%

0,8%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

37

36

52

Toyota Yaris

477

     1.720

0,0%

0,0%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

38

50

52

Mercedes A Class

474

     1.853

0,0%

0,0%

0,7%

0,4%

0,6%

0,6%

39

32

31

Citroen C4

416

     2.274

0,4%

0,3%

0,9%

0,7%

0,5%

0,7%

40

43

34

Audi A4

406

     1.551

0,7%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

0,5%

41

103

52

Mercedes CLA

395

         426

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,0%

0,5%

0,1%

42

47

52

Seat Ibiza

394

     1.398

0,0%

0,0%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,5%

43

54

43

Volkswagen CC

374

     1.189

0,5%

0,2%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

44

61

36

Mercedes E Class

358

         869

0,6%

0,5%

0,2%

0,2%

0,4%

0,3%

45

57

52

Seat Leon

353

     1.068

0,0%

0,0%

0,3%

0,3%

0,4%

0,3%

46

41

29

Nissan Juke

329

     1.257

0,9%

0,7%

0,4%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

47

53

52

Kia Cee’d

305

     1.185

0,0%

0,0%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

48

51

33

Chevrolet Captiva

298

     1.276

0,6%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

49

48

37

Volvo S60

295

     1.156

0,6%

0,6%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

0,4%

50

46

52

Renault Kangoo

291

     1.416

0,0%

0,0%

0,5%

0,4%

0,4%

0,5%

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