France market report. October 2016

French Cars Market in October 2016 renault_talisman_estate_2016

French Cars Market in October reported the first negative data of the year, declining moderately. The Dacia Sandero shined in 3rd place.

Market Outlook

French economy in the final Q2 GDP reading recorded a 0.1% drop over the previous quarter, which was revised down from the preliminary estimate of a flat growth rate and marked the first contraction in over three years. The economic growth waned in the second quarter and the latest data suggest that economic activity is picking up pace.

After nine months of positive performance, the cars market in October inverted the mood, recording the first moderate decline of 2016.

According to data released by the C.C.F.A, the French Associations of Car Manufacturers, new car passenger’s sales in October had been 155.194, down 4.0%.

Year to date total car passenger’s sales had been 1.657.644, up 4.7%.

Competitive Arena

In October, Renault kept the leadership with 27.803 sales (-12.1%) and 19.7% of market share, followed by Peugeot with 27.092 (-3.4%) and Citroen with 16.646 (-8.7%).

Volkswagen has sold 11.679 units (+5.6%) ahead of Dacia in fifth place with 7.603 units (+3.7%), Toyota with 6.413(+2.7%), Ford with 5.741 (-5.7%) and Audi with 5.494 (+0.6%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was PSA Group with 29.3% of market share, ahead of Renault-Nissan with 25.6%, Volkswagen with 13.8% and Toyota with 4.4%.

As far as the best-selling model, in September the Peugeot Clio was the new leader with 12.406 (+41.6%) followed by Peugeot 208 with 11.906 sales (+43.3%), the Renault 2008 with 9.037 (+59.4%),  the Dacia Sandero with 7.736 (+122.5%), the Peugeot 308 with 7.682 (+19.1%), the Renault Captur with 7.385 (+25.5%) and the Citroen C3 with 4.255 (-16.1%).

To see the best-selling cars ranking with top 100 models see the report

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 Oct Rank 2016 Brand Sales Oct Sales 2016 Var Oct Var 2016 Share Oct Share 2016
1 1 Renault 27.803 331.438 -12,1% 6,3% 17,9% 20,0%
2 2 Peugeot 27.092 281.769 -3,4% 2,6% 17,5% 17,0%
3 3 Citroen 16.646 165.924 -8,7% -2,3% 10,7% 10,0%
4 4 Volkswagen 11.679 116.922 5,6% -2,4% 7,5% 7,1%
5 5 Dacia 7.603 92.727 3,7% 13,1% 4,9% 5,6%
6 7 Toyota 6.413 62.571 2,7% 5,9% 4,1% 3,8%
7 6 Ford 5.741 66.284 -5,7% -1,9% 3,7% 4,0%
8 10 Audi 5.494 52.585 0,6% 8,5% 3,5% 3,2%
9 11 Fiat 5.254 51.080 9,7% 13,5% 3,4% 3,1%
10 13 Mercedes 4.962 46.699 11,7% 10,0% 3,2% 2,8%
11 8 Opel 4.818 56.980 -5,0% 7,0% 3,1% 3,4%
12 12 BMW 4.681 49.066 4,0% 14,6% 3,0% 3,0%
13 9 Nissan 4.103 56.193 -18,9% -8,7% 2,6% 3,4%
14 14 Kia 2.848 27.693 1,5% 13,1% 1,8% 1,7%
15 16 Hyundai 2.394 22.633 5,6% 17,4% 1,5% 1,4%
16 17 Mini 2.043 20.938 -1,6% 14,4% 1,3% 1,3%
17 18 Skoda 2.030 19.339 -10,8% 7,3% 1,3% 1,2%
18 20 Suzuki 1.849 16.432 -8,7% 7,7% 1,2% 1,0%
19 15 DS 1.773 24.452 -25,3% -2,0% 1,1% 1,5%
20 19 Seat 1.744 17.165 -23,8% -4,2% 1,1% 1,0%
21 21 Volvo 1.554 12.640 21,8% 13,6% 1,0% 0,8%
22 26 Smart 834 6.990 5,7% 14,7% 0,5% 0,4%
23 22 Mazda 819 8.566 -4,7% 28,4% 0,5% 0,5%
24 23 Land Rover 753 8.485 10,2% 24,9% 0,5% 0,5%
25 24 Jeep 733 8.277 10,4% 17,3% 0,5% 0,5%
26 25 Honda 689 7.316 3,9% 29,3% 0,4% 0,4%
27 27 Alfa Romeo 670 5.639 34,8% 10,1% 0,4% 0,3%
28 28 Porsche 467 4.175 -7,7% -0,2% 0,3% 0,3%
29 29 Lexus 449 4.139 4,9% 14,0% 0,3% 0,2%
30 30 Jaguar 337 3.002 62,8% 152,7% 0,2% 0,2%
31 32 Mitsubishi 233 2.256 -37,2% -27,3% 0,2% 0,1%
32 33 Bolloré 188 941 -6,9% -3,8% 0,1% 0,1%
33 31 Infiniti 160 2.635 22,1% 167,2% 0,1% 0,2%
34 34 SsangYong 84 815 -8,7% 66,3% 0,1% 0,0%
35 37 Maserati 64 496 56,1% 12,7% 0,0% 0,0%
36 36 Subaru 61 701 -7,6% -2,5% 0,0% 0,0%
37 35 Tesla 49 706 -12,5% 25,0% 0,0% 0,0%
38 38 Ferrari 9 182 -52,6% 7,7% 0,0% 0,0%
39 39 Lancia 7 170 -83,7% -87,5% 0,0% 0,0%
40 40 Chevrolet 6 98 -66,7% -14,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Oct Rank 2016 Group Sales Oct Sales 2016 Var Oct Var 2016 Share Oct Share 2016
1 2 PSA 45.511 472.145 -6,5% 0,6% 29,3% 28,5%
2 1 Renault-Nissan 39.669 482.993 -10,2% 5,8% 25,6% 29,1%
3 3 Volkswagen 21.414 210.287 -0,8% 0,9% 13,8% 12,7%
4 5 Toyota 6.862 66.710 2,9% 6,4% 4,4% 4,0%
5 7 FCA 6.737 65.844 11,3% 11,3% 4,3% 4,0%
6 4 BMW 6.724 70.013 2,2% 14,5% 4,3% 4,2%
7 9 Mercedes Daimler 5.796 53.689 10,8% 10,6% 3,7% 3,2%
8 6 Ford 5.741 66.284 -5,7% -1,9% 3,7% 4,0%
9 10 Hyundai-Kia 5.242 50.326 3,3% 15,0% 3,4% 3,0%
10 8 General Motors 4.824 57.098 -5,3% 6,9% 3,1% 3,4%

Rank Oct Rank 2016 Model Sales October Sales YTD 2016 October Variation 2016 YTD Variation
1 1 Renault Clio 12.406 94.659 41,6% 5,3%
2 2 Peugeot 208 11.906 89.242 43,3% 18,6%
3 5 Peugeot 2008 9.037 61.377 59,4% 16,6%
4 6 Dacia Sandero 7.736 55.180 122,5% 44,5%
5 3 Peugeot 308 7.682 66.634 19,1% 5,0%
6 4 Renault Captur 7.385 63.791 25,5% 6,8%
7 7 Citroen C3 4.255 45.572 -16,1% -3,8%
8 15 Peugeot 3008 3.892 27.480 44,8% -2,8%
9 10 Volkswagen Polo 3.122 34.835 -16,0% -1,2%
10 8 Citroen C4 Picasso 3.088 35.351 -21,3% -7,5%
11 14 Volkswagen Golf 2.659 28.739 33,0% 5,8%
12 12 Renault Kadjar 2.341 31.593 -25,7% 128,1%
13 26 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.200 14.036 72,1% 7,5%
14 11 Renault Twingo 2.140 34.545 -33,5% -7,9%
15 21 Fiat 500 2.126 19.303 -8,6% 1,1%
16 13 Dacia Duster 2.019 29.163 -15,6% 0,9%
17 9 Renault Mégane 2.009 34.838 -38,3% 1,1%
18 17 Toyota Yaris 1.958 23.549 -26,1% -2,1%
19 20 Ford Fiesta 1.831 19.399 19,9% -7,3%
20 18 Citroen C4 1.676 20.565 -31,3% -0,8%
21 22 Citroen C4 Cactus 1.539 17.895 -5,6% 3,4%
22 23 Opel Corsa 1.517 17.113 -8,5% -2,5%
23 19 Nissan Qashqai 1.472 19.613 -22,9% -15,1%
24 32 Audi A3 1.398 12.610 4,6% -3,8%
25 31 Peugeot 108 1.339 12.826 -2,7% -5,8%
26 33 Renault Talisman 1.271 12.123
27 25 Opel Mokka 1.259 14.135 -9,6% -9,8%
28 34 Mini Hatch 1.235 11.919
29 24 Peugeot 508 1.220 15.831 -21,5% -13,6%
30 30 Fiat 500x 1.207 12.935 35,3% 41,0%
31 27 Citroen C3 Picasso 1.201 13.668 -5,9% 2,3%
32 42 Audi A1 1.170 9.660 3,7% 9,8%
33 36 Citroen C1 1.133 11.155 -3,6% -4,9%
34 29 Volkswagen Touran 1.061 13.059 107,6% 56,4%
35 41 Mercedes A Class 1.060 9.922 32,2% 0,3%
36 16 Renault Scénic 1.059 27.408 -70,5% -30,1%
37 39 Hyundai Tucson 1.057 10.767 62,6% 444,9%
38 45 Volkswagen Passat 928 9.120 -22,4% -16,9%
39 28 DS 3 922 13.599 -22,0% -1,6%
40 47 Toyota Aygo 908 8.548 6,0% 11,5%

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