UK Cars Market hits in June the 40th winning month in a string.

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UK Cars Market hits in June the 40th winning month in a string with sales up 12.9% fueled by private consumer’s demand. Volkswagen shines while BMW advanced in fourth place.

Economic Outlook

Despite the slowdown in Q1 due to a large drag from the external sector, the economy remains in a strong position. In May, the manufacturing PMI improved over the previous month and retail sales expanded robustly again. However, the Conservative victory in May means that more fiscal tightening is on the horizon, and this will likely drag on growth going forward.

Chancellor George Osborne will reveal a fresh wave of austerity measures on 8 July when he presents the government’s budget for the next four years. Osborne is expected to announce measures on how to close the budget deficit by the end of this parliament.

Meanwhile, earlier this month, Standard & Poor’s downgraded the UK’s credit outlook from stable to negative, thus putting the country’s triple A rating at risk. As the primary rationale behind the revision, S&P cited the challenges that the economy would face if it were to separate from the EU.

Market Outlook

June was the 40th year on year growing performance in a string, an unbelievable score for a “mature” market that benefit from a strong economic environment and efficacy of Cameron’ s “new deal”.

In June according to data released by S.M.M.T, total new Car Passengers sold have been 257.817, up 12.9%, again above all observers expectations.

During the first half of the year, car passengers sales had been 1.376.899, up 7.0%.

Competitive Arena

Ford retailed in June 41.650 cars (+11.4%) with first half figures at 225.508 (+7.1%) and market share at 14.5%. Vauxhall (Opel) follows with 33.119 in June (+6.2%) with Volkswagen booming in June at 27.797 (+23.6%).

Due to seasonality peak in fleet market, BMW was able to jump in 4th place with 17.242 units (+14.5%), ahead of Nissan (17.094, +15.9%), Mercedes (16.175, +14.7%) and Audi (14.024, +3.9%).

As far as the group’s performance, the leader Volkswagen ended the first half with market share at 19.5%, followed by Ford at 14.5%, General Motors at 10.4% and Renault Nissan at 9.8%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Ford Fiesta was again on top in June with 812.543 sales (+11.9%, followed by the Vauxhall (Opel) Corsa with 9.561 (+20.1%) and  Ford Focus with 9.069 (+22.8%).

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 Jun Rank H1 Brand Jun 2015 H1 2015 Var Jun Var H1 Share Jun Share H1
1 1 Ford 33.055 177.150 12,5% 2,1% 12,8% 12,9%
2 2 Opel 30.022 142.434 6,1% 0,6% 11,6% 10,3%
3 3 Volkswagen 23.670 120.064 26,9% 8,5% 9,2% 8,7%
4 6 BMW 17.242 80.363 14,5% 7,0% 6,7% 5,8%
5 5 Nissan 15.771 83.423 16,6% 17,6% 6,1% 6,1%
6 4 Audi 14.024 86.009 3,9% 2,7% 5,4% 6,2%
7 7 Mercedes 13.055 74.803 16,6% 17,1% 5,1% 5,4%
8 8 Peugeot 10.004 57.337 3,3% -0,2% 3,9% 4,2%
9 9 Toyota 9.801 53.945 10,7% 5,6% 3,8% 3,9%
10 10 Hyundai 8.204 46.743 14,0% 9,4% 3,2% 3,4%
11 13 Skoda 8.135 39.468 25,6% 0,7% 3,2% 2,9%
12 12 Kia 7.707 42.248 6,2% 3,4% 3,0% 3,1%
13 11 Citroen 7.466 45.483 2,6% 3,2% 2,9% 3,3%
14 17 Mini 7.166 31.304 31,1% 46,2% 2,8% 2,3%
15 14 Renault 6.654 36.840 6,0% 14,9% 2,6% 2,7%
16 16 Fiat 6.562 32.676 1,5% -6,3% 2,5% 2,4%
17 19 Seat 5.049 27.327 -0,5% -0,1% 2,0% 2,0%
18 15 Land Rover 5.044 36.164 25,3% 20,5% 2,0% 2,6%
19 18 Honda 4.394 27.653 -8,5% -7,6% 1,7% 2,0%
20 21 Volvo 4.317 21.156 10,3% 6,6% 1,7% 1,5%
21 20 Mazda 3.486 23.548 29,1% 18,4% 1,4% 1,7%
22 22 Suzuki 3.089 17.687 -6,9% -10,3% 1,2% 1,3%
23 23 Dacia 2.568 14.463 33,0% 11,5% 1,0% 1,1%
24 25 Jaguar 2.200 9.882 22,8% 0,6% 0,9% 0,7%
25 24 Mitsubishi 2.142 13.190 69,2% 119,8% 0,8% 1,0%
26 26 Lexus 1.240 6.929 15,2% 23,1% 0,5% 0,5%
27 27 Porsche 1.004 6.192 31,1% 33,4% 0,4% 0,4%
28 28 Jeep 918 5.354 160,8% 228,9% 0,4% 0,4%
29 29 Smart 804 3.520 72,2% 39,3% 0,3% 0,3%
30 35 DS 768 794 #DIV/0! #DIV/0! 0,3% 0,1%
31 30 Alfa Romeo 428 2.612 -24,9% -11,7% 0,2% 0,2%
32 33 SsangYong 379 1.355 279,0% 83,6% 0,1% 0,1%
33 32 Subaru 245 1.667 2,5% 27,3% 0,1% 0,1%
34 31 MG 234 1.670 19,4% 38,7% 0,1% 0,1%
35 34 Abarth 210 1.078 52,2% 36,6% 0,1% 0,1%
36 37 Bentley 148 732 16,5% -9,6% 0,1% 0,1%
37 36 Maserati 133 778 -0,7% 37,9% 0,1% 0,1%
38 41 Perodua 123 323 4000,0% 1368,2% 0,0% 0,0%
39 38 Infiniti 104 609 131,1% 169,5% 0,0% 0,0%
40 39 Aston Martin 93 496 -1,1% 2,9% 0,0% 0,0%
41 44 Proton 40 155 #DIV/0! 15400,0% 0,0% 0,0%
42 43 Lotus 34 187 54,5% 96,8% 0,0% 0,0%
43 40 Ferrari 25 350 -64,3% 16,7% 0,0% 0,0%
43 45 Morgan 25 130 8,7% -5,8% 0,0% 0,0%
44 46 Chrysler 19 129 -91,0% -88,1% 0,0% 0,0%
45 47 Cadillac 5 109 -87,5% 6,9% 0,0% 0,0%
45 49 Corvette 5 59 -75,0% -35,4% 0,0% 0,0%
46 42 Lamborghini 3 193 -85,0% 179,7% 0,0% 0,0%
47 50 Hummer 2 24 -86,7% -74,6% 0,0% 0,0%
48 51 Chevrolet 1 4 -95,7% -99,9% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Jun Rank H1 Group Jun 2015 H1 2015 Var Jun Var H1 Share Jun Share H1
1 1 Volkswagen 52.033 279.985 16,6% 5,1% 20,2% 20,3%
2 2 Ford 33.055 177.150 12,5% 2,1% 12,8% 12,9%
3 3 General Motors 30.035 142.630 5,7% -1,4% 11,6% 10,4%
4 4 Renault-Nissan 25.097 135.335 15,2% 16,5% 9,7% 9,8%
5 5 BMW 24.408 111.667 19,0% 15,7% 9,5% 8,1%
6 6 PSA 18.238 103.614 7,5% 2,1% 7,1% 7,5%
7 7 Hyundai-Kia 15.911 88.991 10,0% 6,5% 6,2% 6,5%
8 8 Mercedes Daimler 13.859 78.323 18,8% 18,0% 5,4% 5,7%
9 9 Toyota 11.041 60.874 11,2% 7,4% 4,3% 4,4%
10 11 FCA 8.295 43.063 4,2% 1,7% 3,2% 3,1%
11 10 Tata 7.244 46.046 24,5% 15,6% 2,8% 3,3%
12 12 Honda 4.394 27.653 -8,5% -7,6% 1,7% 2,0%
13 14 Geely Group 4.317 21.156 10,3% 6,6% 1,7% 1,5%
14 13 Mazda 3.486 23.548 29,1% 18,4% 1,4% 1,7%
15 15 Suzuki 3.089 17.687 -6,9% -10,3% 1,2% 1,3%
16 16 Mitsubishi 2.142 13.190 69,2% 119,8% 0,8% 1,0%
17 19 Mahindra Group 379 1.355 279,0% 83,6% 0,1% 0,1%
18 18 Fuji Heavy Industries 245 1.667 2,5% 27,3% 0,1% 0,1%
19 17 SAIC 234 1.670 19,4% 38,7% 0,1% 0,1%
20 22 Perodua 123 323 4000,0% 1368,2% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Jun Rank H1 Model Jun 2015 H1 2015 Jun Var H1 Var Share Jun Share H1
1 1 Ford Fiesta 12.543 70.951 11,9% 1,1% 4,9% 5,3%
2 2 Opel Corsa 9.561 49.613 20,1% 17,3% 3,7% 3,7%
3 3 Ford Focus 9.089 44.512 22,8% -0,5% 3,5% 3,3%
4 4 Volkswagen Golf 7.575 39.372 15,7% 3,2% 3,0% 2,9%
5 5 Nissan Qashqai 7.140 34.135 33,3% 30,3% 2,8% 2,5%
6 6 Opel Astra 6.428 29.627 2,9% -8,3% 2,5% 2,2%
7 10 Mini 5.551 24.018 64,7% 13,1% 2,2% 1,8%
8 7 Volkswagen Polo 5.457 28.439 138,9% 23,8% 2,1% 2,1%
9 13 Opel Mokka 5.026 21.304 52,5% 21,1% 2,0% 1,6%
10 14 Opel Insignia 4.478 19.291 -3,9% 13,6% 1,7% 1,4%

 

 

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