Europe Top 50 Car Brands performance in February 2014.

Thanks to the large database and the network of local correspondents, focus2move.com is now able to release sales data for the entire Europe, from Portugal to Ukraine. The countries included are not only those inside the European Community – as released by ACEA association – but also others, such as Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldavia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine. Moreover, data includes cars and light commercial vehicles in order to give a better view of the True European light passenger markets and allow a pear with pear comparison with the rest of the World. This month data cover 40 countris (now including Monaco as well).

In February 2014, accordingly with data collected by focus2move in all the European countries, new Light Passengers Vehicles sold in Europe (cars plus LCV from Portugal to Russia) have been 1.259k, up 3.8% from last year. Indeed, while the European Community reported a 6% increase, East European countries were all down and Turkey has lost over 28% of sales. Details about Total Europe by Market are reported aside.

Cumulated sales in first two months of the year were 2.541k, up 3.2% from last year. The expected negative effect of the Russian “anschluss” of Crimea and indetermined future for Ukraine has already hit the market, despite effects will be harsher in the next months, and has partially offeset the benefit of an improved economic trend.

Volkswagen sales at 138k have been flat from last year with share at 11.0, down 0.6 points from last year. Renault shines with a great performance, 96k sales and share soared at 7.7%, up 0.7 points from January and 0.4 from full year 2013. Ford in third struggled losing half a point of share while Peugeot in fourth kept share at 5.8%, a quite high level achieved in January, only 3k units down from Ford.

Nissan was the Winner of the month, celebrating the launch of second generation of Qasquai in almost all countries and advancing as leader among Japanese, ahead of Toyota, in 8th place, up 3 spots from full year 2013 with share at 4.3%, up 0.7 points from full year 2013.

Skoda performed a robust increase at 50k with share at 4.0% one of the best ever in Europe. The best increase year on year was placed by an Italian luxury brand, Maserati which retailed 376 units versu 97 last year.

In the interactive table below, the Best 50 Brands ranking in Large Europe (40 countries):

Rank FebRank 2014BrandFeb2014Q3 2013Q4 2013JanFeb2014
11Volkswagen138.614287.54811,00%11,40%11,60%11,00%11,30%
22Renault96.681186.4157,00%8,00%7,00%7,70%7,30%
33Ford76.234161.0237,20%7,00%6,60%6,10%6,30%
44Peugeot73.288147.1505,00%5,20%5,80%5,80%5,80%
55Opel68.183132.8605,70%5,50%5,00%5,40%5,20%
66Citroen59.480122.6204,20%4,30%4,90%4,70%4,80%
77Fiat56.951112.4024,00%4,00%4,30%4,50%4,40%
811Nissan53.682101.1943,60%3,50%3,70%4,30%4,00%
98Toyota53.676111.5784,50%4,30%4,50%4,30%4,40%
109Audi52.741109.3124,30%4,00%4,40%4,20%4,30%
1112Skoda50.23199.5543,60%3,80%3,80%4,00%3,90%
1210Mercedes50.137104.0004,60%4,20%4,20%4,00%4,10%
1314Hyundai48.15493.2713,90%3,60%3,50%3,80%3,70%
1413BMW45.16897.0484,10%3,90%4,00%3,60%3,80%
1515Kia40.47781.0793,40%3,10%3,20%3,20%3,20%
1617Lada32.01956.3422,80%2,60%1,90%2,50%2,20%
1716Dacia28.80260.9602,00%2,10%2,50%2,30%2,40%
1818Seat21.99144.4251,70%1,70%1,70%1,70%1,70%
1919Chevrolet21.86242.7862,10%1,80%1,60%1,70%1,70%
2020Volvo18.19835.7701,30%1,60%1,40%1,40%1,40%
2121Mazda16.11634.3161,20%1,10%1,40%1,30%1,40%
2222Suzuki14.79828.9321,10%1,00%1,10%1,20%1,10%
2323Mitsubishi14.41726.0641,00%1,20%0,90%1,10%1,00%
2424Honda11.72423.6701,00%1,00%0,90%0,90%0,90%
2525Land Rover8.54021.1110,80%0,80%1,00%0,70%0,80%
2626Mini8.27117.6780,90%0,90%0,70%0,70%0,70%
2727Lancia5.78412.5700,40%0,40%0,50%0,50%0,50%
2828Smart4.9669.8460,30%0,40%0,40%0,40%0,40%
2931Gaz4.8138.3540,60%0,50%0,30%0,40%0,30%
3030Daewoo4.7618.7820,40%0,40%0,30%0,40%0,30%
3129Alfa Romeo4.7609.3950,30%0,30%0,40%0,40%0,40%
3232Subaru4.2878.2860,30%0,30%0,30%0,30%0,30%
3333Porsche3.1377.0180,30%0,30%0,30%0,20%0,30%
3436Uaz3.0375.3740,30%0,30%0,20%0,20%0,20%
3534Jeep2.8605.7420,20%0,20%0,20%0,20%0,20%
3638SsangYong2.8134.9430,30%0,30%0,20%0,20%0,20%
3735Geely2.8075.5130,30%0,30%0,20%0,20%0,20%
3837Lexus2.2435.3270,30%0,20%0,20%0,20%0,20%
3940Chery1.9073.1260,10%0,10%0,10%0,20%0,10%
4041Great Wall1.6242.8100,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%
4143Lifan1.5482.6660,20%0,20%0,10%0,10%0,10%
4242Iveco1.3912.7330,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%
4344Zaz1.2592.3120,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%
4439Jaguar1.1433.3010,20%0,10%0,20%0,10%0,10%
4545Infiniti1.1031.9150,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%0,10%
4648Tesla5778460,00%0,10%0,00%0,00%0,00%
4746Isuzu5481.1970,10%0,10%0,10%0,00%0,00%
4847Maserati3768640,00%0,00%0,00%0,00%0,00%
4949Faw2345360,00%0,00%0,00%0,00%0,00%
5050Bogdan2164120,10%0,00%0,00%0,00%0,00%

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