Honda superstar in the World Car Brands Ranking in March 2014.

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Honda superstar in the World Car Brands Ranking in March 2014 jumping in fifth place ahead of Hyundai and Chevrolet. Others great performance from Nissan, BMW and Audi, while Chevrolet, Fiat and Maruti lead the group of losers.

In April 2014 accordingly with data collected by focus2move Research Team in over 100 markets, the total new Light Passengers Vehicles global market was up 5.1% from the previous year with 8.3 million units,

First quarter sales have been 21.6 million, up 4.3% from year ago.  

Toyota on top of the list sold 814.212 vehicles with 10.2% of market share and improving sales 1.9% from year ago. First quarter sales were 2.079.000 with share at 9.9% down 0.1 points from last year.

Volkswagen in second place sold 600.000 vehicles with the share at 7.5%, down 1.3 points from the previous month when share hit VW record thanks to a phenomenal performance in China. First quarter sales were at 1.709.000 with 8.2% of share, up 0.4 points from last year.

Ford was third selling 562.000 units with 7.0% of share, up 0.7 points from the weak February. Year to date sales were 1.371.000 with share at 6.6%, down 0.4 points from year ago.

Nissan consolidated the fourth place reducing the gap to Ford with 505.000 sales and 6.3% of share up 0.3 points from the previous month. Year to date sales were 1.230.000, with 5.9% of share, up 0.5 points from last year.

Honda advanced in fifth outpacing Hyundai and Chevrolet with 414.476 sales and 5.2% of share, up 0.4 points from the previous month. Year to date Honda was seventh with 1.037.000 sales, around 100.000 less than Hyundai.

Hyundai was sixth just few units behind Honda and confirming the surpass to Chevrolet. Sales in March have been 414.000 with share at 5.2% while in first quarter sales were 1.130.000 one thousand less than Chevrolet.

Chevrolet fell in seventh place in March while ended the quarter still in fifth, one spot down from last year. March sales were 404.000, down 5% from last year and Chevrolet was the only player out of top 20 losing sales from year ago.

Looking behind, BMW gained four spots from February jumping in 10th place, first time ever, with 184.696 sales and 2.3% of share. Audi was 12th, up two spots with 169.000 sales and 2.1% of share. Fiat ranked in 14th place losing four spot from the ten place achieved in 2013.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the Top Brands ranking:

 

Rank Mar Rank Q1 2014 Brand Sales Mar 2014 Sales Mar 2013 Var. Mar Q1 2014 Share 2013 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Q1 2014
1 1 Toyota 814.212 801.429 1,6% 2.079.054 9,8% 9,2% 9,9% 9,8% 9,6%
2 2 Volkswagen 600.781 574.743 4,5% 1.709.821 7,6% 8,1% 8,6% 7,2% 7,9%
3 3 Ford 562.245 538.818 4,3% 1.371.269 6,8% 6,0% 6,2% 6,7% 6,3%
4 4 Nissan 505.433 460.263 9,8% 1.230.307 5,3% 5,1% 5,9% 6,1% 5,7%
5 7 Honda 414.676 402.149 3,1% 1.037.781 4,8% 4,7% 4,7% 5,0% 4,8%
6 6 Hyundai 414.465 401.591 3,2% 1.130.889 5,4% 5,5% 5,3% 5,0% 5,2%
7 5 Chevrolet 404.318 427.567 -5,4% 1.131.446 6,0% 5,3% 5,6% 4,8% 5,2%
8 8 Kia 247.861 236.039 5,0% 663.720 3,2% 3,2% 3,1% 3,0% 3,1%
9 9 Renault 199.800 182.884 9,2% 508.595 2,5% 2,2% 2,5% 2,4% 2,4%
10 14 BMW 184.969 162.609 13,8% 436.899 2,0% 1,9% 1,9% 2,2% 2,0%
11 12 Suzuki 175.067 162.356 7,8% 450.757 1,9% 2,1% 2,1% 2,1% 2,1%
12 15 Audi 169.485 152.458 11,2% 417.071 1,9% 2,0% 1,8% 2,0% 1,9%
13 10 Peugeot 169.300 157.425 7,5% 467.402 2,0% 2,3% 2,2% 2,0% 2,2%
14 13 Fiat 164.788 162.854 1,2% 445.518 2,2% 2,1% 2,1% 2,0% 2,1%
15 11 Wuling 160.650 149.284 7,6% 463.385 1,8% 2,6% 1,9% 1,9% 2,1%
16 16 Mercedes 158.201 154.929 2,1% 407.606 2,0% 1,9% 1,9% 1,9% 1,9%
17 17 Mazda 144.902 136.107 6,5% 365.069 1,5% 1,6% 1,7% 1,7% 1,7%
18 24 Opel 135.278 122.766 10,2% 275.586 1,2% 1,0% 1,1% 1,6% 1,3%
19 19 Citroen 126.311 118.397 6,7% 331.486 1,5% 1,6% 1,4% 1,5% 1,5%
20 18 ChangAn 124.294 112.330 10,7% 331.824 1,1% 1,3% 1,9% 1,5% 1,5%
21 20 Maruti 111.012 117.270 -5,3% 328.307 1,4% 1,6% 1,7% 1,3% 1,5%
22 23 Daihatsu 109.935 95.732 14,8% 280.002 1,0% 1,2% 1,4% 1,3% 1,3%
23 22 Mitsubishi 109.199 104.364 4,6% 280.658 1,3% 1,2% 1,4% 1,3% 1,3%
24 21 Buick 100.821 79.617 26,6% 294.723 1,2% 1,7% 1,2% 1,2% 1,4%
25 25 Skoda 97.783 85.229 14,7% 249.092 1,1% 1,2% 1,1% 1,2% 1,2%

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