New Zealand vehicles sales in 2019 are still on a negative pathway, despite declining slower than in 2018. Indeed, Year to Date November 2019 new light vehicles sales were 143.614 (-4.4%), with November at 13.587. Mitsubishi gained the podium, overtaking the historic australian brand Holden.
New Zealand vehicles sales hit in the 2018 the 5th all time record in a row with 169.786 sales, up1.8%. The market was sustained by a still growing economy and should keep the pace in the 2019. The leader Toyota gained 17.8% of share while Honda was the fastest brand, up 16%.
New Zealand vehicles sales in 2017 hit the new record, the 5th in a row, substantially improving from the previous year and reporting a gain of 65% in 5 years. While Japanese' brand led the market, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Renault, Skoda fast growing.
New Zealand Auto Sales 2016 at the fourth All Time Record in a row thanks to a roaring local economy and huge demand on SUV, for the very first time over 50% of car passengers sold. Kia shine.
New Zealand Vehicles Sales in Q1 2016 kept momentum with the record volume again improving over 7% from the previous year record. Ford Ranger led the ranking while Subaru scored an impressive +286%.
New Zealand Vehicles Market in 2015 hit a new all time record, the third in a row, improving sales by 6% and keeping its position of World's 49th. The market leader was again Toyota with Ford Ranger best-selling model.
In 2014 New Zealand Vehicles Market hit the New All-time record sales, entering in the Top 50 Global car market ranking. After 32 years, Toyota Hilux lost LCVs leadership overtaken by the Ford Rangers.