New Zealand Vehicles Sales in Q1 2016 kept momentum. Subaru shines

New Zealand Vehicles Sales in Q1 2016 Subaru-XV-2016

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%.

Market Outlook

After the third annual record in a row of the last year, the first quarter of 2016 confirmed the outstanding trend taken by the market.

Indeed, according to data released by the M.I.A., the Motor Industry Association of New Zealand, this year started with January light vehicles sales at 12.040 (+5.6%), followed by February at 10.662 (+7.9%) and March at 12.710 (+8.1%).

The total new vehicles sold in the Q1 2016 had been 35.412, up 7.2% from the same period in the 2015.

Competitive Arena

Market leader in the first quarter was again Toyota with 5.652 (-1.7%) with market share at 16.0%, followed by Ford with 3.971 units (+29.2%), Holden with 3.030 sales (-16.8%), Mazda with 2.762 (+12.9%) and Mitsubishi with 2.110 (-4.5%). In sixth place arrived Nissan with 2.041 sales (-4.3%), followed by Subaru with 2.034 (+286.0%).

Toyota dominated the performance by group with market share at 16.8%, followed by Ford with 11.2%, Hyundai-Kia with 8.6% like General Motors and Mazda with 7.8%.

The Ford Ranger ranked in first position among the best-selling models with 1.904 (+45.1%) followed by the Toyota Hilux with 1.345 (+30.5%), the Toyota Corolla  with 1.251 (-9.7%),  the Mitsubishi Triton with 941 (+59.0%) and the Toyota Rav4 with 788 (-7.5%).

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 report year to date data updated.

Rank MarRank Q1BrandMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Toyota1.8505.6523,5%-1,7%14,6%16,0%
22Ford1.2613.97115,7%29,2%9,9%11,2%
35Mitsubishi1.0292.1109,8%-4,5%8,1%6,0%
44Mazda9672.76213,1%12,9%7,6%7,8%
53Holden8923.030-22,5%-16,8%7,0%8,6%
67Subaru8342.034249,0%286,0%6,6%5,7%
78Hyundai8071.9756,9%-14,8%6,4%5,6%
89Suzuki6181.33122,6%16,9%4,9%3,8%
96Nissan6122.041-14,3%-4,3%4,8%5,8%
1011Honda4681.1017,8%5,7%3,7%3,1%
1110Volkswagen4281.302-23,0%-14,5%3,4%3,7%
1212Kia4071.07933,0%42,0%3,2%3,1%
1313Isuzu34181732,7%23,8%2,7%2,3%
1414Mercedes32472924,1%8,3%2,6%2,1%
1515BMW19959320,6%17,0%1,6%1,7%
1616SsangYong1825579,0%10,3%1,4%1,6%
1717Audi1814550,0%-5,2%1,4%1,3%
1818Land Rover16743332,5%36,2%1,3%1,2%
1919Skoda12732941,1%29,5%1,0%0,9%
2021Jeep107303-17,1%-16,1%0,8%0,9%
2124Foton8518766,7%39,6%0,7%0,5%
2220Fiat74314-26,7%9,0%0,6%0,9%
2326Lexus60168-4,8%-1,8%0,5%0,5%
2427Volvo5815775,8%36,5%0,5%0,4%
2522Peugeot54208-19,4%-15,1%0,4%0,6%
2631Mitsubishi Fuso50102-13,8%-22,7%0,4%0,3%
2625Mini50172-21,9%-5,5%0,4%0,5%
2729Hino48118-2,0%-19,7%0,4%0,3%
2830Dodge47116-14,5%-10,8%0,4%0,3%
2823LDV4719974,1%145,7%0,4%0,6%
2933Volvo Truck4581181,3%68,8%0,4%0,2%
3028Porsche37141-19,6%-6,0%0,3%0,4%
3132Jaguar239991,7%115,2%0,2%0,3%
3135Chery2362-25,8%1,6%0,2%0,2%
3237UD Trucks1957-5,0%-5,0%0,1%0,2%
3234Kenworth196326,7%53,7%0,1%0,2%
3341MAN1742-15,0%-30,0%0,1%0,1%
3442Iveco154025,0%37,9%0,1%0,1%
3538Alfa Romeo135644,4%133,3%0,1%0,2%
3540Citroen1345-7,1%-38,4%0,1%0,1%
3544Yamaha132644,4%-3,7%0,1%0,1%
3639Renault1251-57,1%-29,2%0,1%0,1%
3636DAF1259-36,8%3,5%0,1%0,2%
3743Mahindra1129-67,6%-63,8%0,1%0,1%
3848Great Wall815-80,0%-90,4%0,1%0,0%
3947Mack71940,0%26,7%0,1%0,1%
3945Maserati725133,3%56,3%0,1%0,1%
3946Freightliner722-41,7%-38,9%0,1%0,1%
4050Alexander Dennis510
4154Western Star45100,0%-16,7%
4151Chrysler49-55,6%-40,0%
4149Can-Am41333,3%85,7%
4251Bentley390,0%-10,0%
4354Tesla25100,0%66,7%
4356Jac22
4354Lamborghini250,0%25,0%
4452Aston Martin18-75,0%-42,9%
4457ZX Auto11
4453McLaren16
4457Rolls-Royce11
Rank MarRank Q1GroupMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Toyota1.9585.9383,1%-2,1%15,4%16,8%
22Ford1.2613.97115,7%29,2%9,9%11,2%
33Hyundai-Kia1.2143.05414,4%-0,7%9,6%8,6%
47Mitsubishi1.0792.2128,4%-5,6%8,5%6,2%
55Mazda9672.76213,1%12,9%7,6%7,8%
64General Motors8923.030-22,5%-16,8%7,0%8,6%
79Fuji Heavy Industries8342.034249,0%286,0%6,6%5,7%
86Volkswagen7782.241-11,4%-7,4%6,1%6,3%
98Renault-Nissan6242.092-15,9%-5,1%4,9%5,9%
1010Suzuki6181.33122,6%16,9%4,9%3,8%
Rank MarRank Q1ModelMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Ford Ranger6611.90428,6%45,1%6,0%5,7%
22Toyota Hilux6011.34558,2%30,5%5,4%4,0%
53Toyota Corolla3021.2513,8%-9,7%2,7%3,7%
34Mitsubishi Triton46294161,0%59,0%4,2%2,8%
155Toyota RAV4183788-14,5%-7,5%1,7%2,3%
66Holden Colorado263758-24,0%-0,8%2,4%2,3%
77Mazda CX-52427213,9%16,5%2,2%2,1%
98Nissan Navara234685-16,4%-14,4%2,1%2,0%
49Suzuki Swift30468310,9%15,8%2,7%2,0%
2110Holden Commodore136668-30,3%-20,9%1,2%2,0%
1211Mazda32016404,1%-9,1%1,8%1,9%
812Toyota Hiace23557612,5%-8,1%2,1%1,7%
1313Hyundai Santa fe1985628,2%13,5%1,8%1,7%
1114Kia Sportage206532194,3%153,3%1,9%1,6%
1015Honda Jazz225527-5,5%-14,3%2,0%1,6%
2916Holden Cruze90518-40,8%-10,7%0,8%1,5%
1917Toyota Yaris158504-23,3%-23,3%1,4%1,5%
1417Isuzu D-Max19050431,9%19,4%1,7%1,5%
2918Hyundai ix3590494-48,6%-14,7%0,8%1,5%
1719Nissan Qashqai16947623,4%3,3%1,5%1,4%
2320Toyota Highlander127450154,0%69,8%1,1%1,3%

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