Australia Light Vehicles Sales Summary. March 2015.

Australia Light Vehicles Sales

Australia Light Vehicles sales figures in March had been really positive raising in double-digit. While the podium unchanged, strong sales were reported for Honda and Mercedes, both up 50%. 

In March 2015 according to data released by FCAI, the Federation of Australian Car Manufacturers, total new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Australia have been 105.054, up 13.6% from the correspondent month last year, the highest Y.o.Y. increase since May 2012.

For a market normally very stable, a double-digit increase represent a strong signal about the market direction and suggest a positive outlook for the remaining part of the year.

Meantime, the first quarter figures was almost positive, with total sales at 77.594 units, up 7.3% from last year

In March Toyota pushed hard on sales actions getting 19.082 new customers with a market share up to 18.2% increasing the gap on the follower.

Behind Mazda figures were fueled by new models and grew 11.0% at 10.217 units with 9.7% of market share.

Third was Hyundai with 8.709 sales (+21.8%) keeping on the shoulder the local producer Holden that sold 8.571 vehicles (-13.0%) with share at 8.2%.

Two brands scored a very significant improvement in March (and in the quarter). The Japanese Honda in 9th place sold 4.042 units, up 53.0%, and the German Mercedes in 10th place, selling 3.482 vehicles (+50.7%).

As far as the car group’s performance, the leader was Toyota with 18.8% of share, ahead of Hyundai-Kia at 11.1% and Mazda at 9.7%.

As far as best-selling models ranking, the Corolla gained terrain with 4.261 sales (+4.3%) followed by the super-rival Mazda3 with 3.558 units (+70.5%) and the Toyota Hilux with 3.346 units (+59.0%).

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 MarRank FebBrandSales MarSales Q1Var MarVar Q1Share MarShare Q1
11Toyota19.08248.9864,4%3,0%18,2%17,6%
22Mazda10.21728.28011,0%1,8%9,7%10,2%
33Hyundai8.70923.61321,8%0,2%8,3%8,5%
44Holden8.57124.781-13,0%-9,6%8,2%8,9%
56Nissan7.13817.65918,7%19,9%6,8%6,4%
65Mitsubishi6.30716.62916,1%16,7%6,0%6,0%
77Ford6.20316.582-11,9%-16,9%5,9%6,0%
88Volkswagen5.52514.81119,8%16,9%5,3%5,3%
910Honda4.0429.64653,0%29,7%3,8%3,5%
109Subaru4.00210.3295,0%3,5%3,8%3,7%
1111Mercedes3.4828.82050,7%38,2%3,3%3,2%
1212Kia2.9327.8756,2%3,1%2,8%2,8%
1313Jeep2.9207.58333,9%13,3%2,8%2,7%
1414BMW2.3105.85413,9%13,8%2,2%2,1%
1515Suzuki1.9735.07236,1%28,0%1,9%1,8%
1617Audi1.8585.48224,4%15,3%1,8%2,0%
1716Isuzu1.6784.309100,2%53,1%1,6%1,6%
1817Land Rover1.0202.73223,8%7,8%1,0%1,0%
1918Renault9582.25346,3%37,4%0,9%0,8%
2019Lexus6741.81318,7%5,3%0,6%0,7%
2120Fiat5501.5553,6%3,5%0,5%0,6%
2221Skoda4261.10491,9%52,1%0,4%0,4%
2323Peugeot4051.21620,2%20,4%0,4%0,4%
2422Volvo335965-12,5%-20,8%0,3%0,3%
2524Porsche32391537,4%55,1%0,3%0,3%
Rank MarRank FebGroupSales MarSales Q1Var MarVar Q1Share MarShare Q1
11Toyota19.75650.7994,8%3,0%18,8%18,3%
22Hyundai-Kia11.64131.48817,4%0,9%11,1%11,3%
33Mazda10.21728.28011,0%1,8%9,7%10,2%
44GM8.57124.781-14,0%-11,1%8,2%8,9%
56Renault-Nissan8.15320.05421,6%21,8%7,8%7,2%
65Volkswagen8.14022.34223,7%19,0%7,7%8,0%
77Mitsubishi6.30716.62916,1%16,7%6,0%6,0%
88Ford6.20316.582-11,9%-16,9%5,9%6,0%
911Honda4.0429.64653,0%29,7%3,8%3,5%
1010Fuji Heavy Industries4.00210.3295,0%3,5%3,8%3,7%
Rank MarRank FebModelSales MarSales Q1Var MarVar Q1Share MarShare Q1
11Toyota Corolla4.26111.6724,3%13,0%4,1%4,20%
22Mazda33.55811.05970,5%4,2%3,4%3,98%
33Toyota Hilux3.3468.53859,0%6,8%3,2%3,08%
47Mitsubishi Triton2.9405.962115,8%45,8%2,8%2,15%
54Holden Commodore2.4366.737-17,9%-16,9%2,3%2,43%
68Ford Ranger2.4246.1615,4%27,9%2,3%2,22%
76Mazda CX-52.3446.12821,3%30,6%2,2%2,21%
810Toyota Camry2.3195.21911,2%31,0%2,2%1,88%
912Volkswagen Golf2.1165.06656,0%7,9%2,0%1,82%
105Hyundai i302.0986.316-9,1%-10,5%2,0%2,28%

To know all about this market, you could consider purchasing the just published Australian 2015 Data book:

 

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