Turkey Vehicles Market in March was flat. Nissan and Honda shine

Turkey Vehicles Market in March Honda-HR-V_EU-Version

Turkey Vehicles Market in March was flat. Following a series of positive sales month, Renault was on top with same sales of Volkswagen, which struggled again. Honda and Nissan kept their momentum fast growing.

Market Outlook

In according to the O.D.D., Otomotiv Distribütörleri Derneği (Car Distributors Association in Turkey), after slow sales recorded in the first two months, in March the market was flat with 82.948 vehicles registered (-0.4%). During the first quarter, with three months down in a row,  sales had been 168.486, down 2.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

In March Volkswagen and Renault were the leader with 11.293 sales respectively down 12.4% and up 15.0% with 13.6% of market share. Impressive the performance of the French make, always gaining this year, the opposite of the German, always losing.

Ford was third with 9.758 units (-1.2%) ahead of Fiat with 8.400 (-10.4%), Hyundai with 4.567 (-0.3%), Opel with 3.936 (-0.7%). Others great performances were scored by Nissan with 3.164 (+70.2%) and Honda with 2.107 (+95.8%), both keeping a magic moment!

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Volkswagen Group with market share at 20.9%, followed by Renault-Nissan with 20.8%, Ford with 12.1% and FCA with 11.2%.

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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 Volkswagen 11.293 23.975 -12,4% -15,1% 13,6% 14,2%
1 2 Renault 11.293 21.974 15,0% 12,7% 13,6% 13,0%
2 3 Ford 9.758 20.468 -1,2% -5,9% 11,8% 12,1%
3 4 Fiat 8.400 17.745 -10,4% -10,5% 10,1% 10,5%
4 5 Hyundai 4.567 9.969 -0,3% -0,1% 5,5% 5,9%
5 6 Opel 3.936 7.720 -0,7% 7,9% 4,7% 4,6%
7 7 Toyota 3.630 7.612 -25,7% -16,2% 4,4% 4,5%
6 8 Dacia 3.782 7.429 3,2% -8,9% 4,6% 4,4%
8 9 Mercedes 3.405 7.106 6,1% 22,0% 4,1% 4,2%
10 10 Peugeot 3.159 6.375 5,9% 6,7% 3,8% 3,8%
9 11 Nissan 3.164 5.669 70,2% 35,6% 3,8% 3,4%
11 12 Skoda 2.640 4.790 24,5% 14,0% 3,2% 2,8%
14 13 BMW 2.080 4.618 -12,2% -9,9% 2,5% 2,7%
13 14 Honda 2.107 4.023 95,8% 61,4% 2,5% 2,4%
12 15 Citroen 2.441 3.702 -7,3% -31,3% 2,9% 2,2%
16 16 Audi 1.455 3.566 -13,6% 5,0% 1,8% 2,1%
17 17 Seat 1.443 2.798 -3,5% 1,3% 1,7% 1,7%
15 18 Kia 1.467 2.655 11,2% -1,4% 1,8% 1,6%
18 19 Mitsubishi 436 1.081 -30,5% -27,4% 0,5% 0,6%
19 20 Isuzu 335 836 14,3% 0,0% 0,4% 0,5%
21 21 Volvo 311 692 -52,7% -44,3% 0,4% 0,4%
20 22 Land Rover 318 495 32,5% 38,3% 0,4% 0,3%
24 23 Karsan 177 467 -1,1% 15,0% 0,2% 0,3%
22 24 Jeep 204 457 -33,8% -44,8% 0,2% 0,3%
25 25 Iveco 173 392 -38,7% -27,1% 0,2% 0,2%
26 26 Subaru 152 337 -41,8% -7,9% 0,2% 0,2%
28 27 Mini 134 309 -3,6% 49,3% 0,2% 0,2%
27 28 Alfa Romeo 149 236 161,4% 57,3% 0,2% 0,1%
29 29 Mazda 114 231 132,7% 48,1% 0,1% 0,1%
23 30 Suzuki 194 201 870,0% 214,1% 0,2% 0,1%
30 31 Porsche 55 150 3,8% 2,7% 0,1% 0,1%
31 32 SsangYong 53 103 -47,0% -55,2% 0,1% 0,1%
32 33 DS 42 84 0,1% 0,0%
33 34 Jaguar 34 79 -32,0% 5,3% 0,0% 0,0%
35 35 Chery 12 65 -73,9% -40,9% 0,0% 0,0%
36 36 Proton 10 27 -85,1% -83,3% 0,0% 0,0%
34 37 Smart 16 16 60,0% -5,9% 0,0% 0,0%
40 38 Tata 9 -100,0% -93,2% 0,0% 0,0%
39 39 Maserati 1 8 -66,7% 14,3% 0,0% 0,0%
37 40 Lexus 6 6 0,0% 0,0%
38 41 Aston Martin 2 5 0,0% 0,0%
Rank Mar Rank Q1 Group Mar Q1 Mar Var Q1 Var Mar% Q1%
1 2 Renault-Nissan 18.239 35.072 18,9% 10,2% 22,0% 20,8%
2 1 Volkswagen 16.886 35.281 -7,5% -9,0% 20,4% 20,9%
3 3 Ford 9.758 20.468 -1,2% -5,9% 11,8% 12,1%
4 4 FCA 8.927 18.842 -10,9% -11,8% 10,8% 11,2%
5 5 Hyundai-Kia 6.034 12.624 2,3% -0,3% 7,3% 7,5%
6 6 PSA 5.642 10.161 0,5% -10,5% 6,8% 6,0%
7 7 General Motors 3.936 7.720 -0,7% 7,9% 4,7% 4,6%
8 8 Toyota 3.636 7.618 -25,6% -16,1% 4,4% 4,5%
9 9 Mercedes Daimler 3.421 7.122 6,3% 21,9% 4,1% 4,2%
10 10 BMW 2.214 4.927 -11,7% -7,6% 2,7% 2,9%

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