Portugal Auto Sales in 2016 fast growing with the Q1 up 26%

Portugal Auto Sales

Portugal Auto Sales in 2016 fast growing with the Q1 up 26% projecting the entire year above the 210.000 units. The crisis is over thanks to the strong economic progress reported by the economy. Renault on top.

Market Outlook

Thanks to the strong economic efforts pursued by the last governments and followed to the harsh 2011 financial crisis, Portugal has recovered stability and positive outlook. The automotive sector, hit severely by the crisis with sales dropped from over 200.000 cars in a year to below 100.000 (2012) is recovering and in the 2016 is celebrating a volume again above the 200 k.

Indeed, according to data released by the A.C.A.P., the Portuguese Association of Car Producers, in the first quarter of the 2016 the domestic car market was really strong with Jan/Feb/Mar sales respectively at 13.938 (+17.7% ), 18.025 (+26.1%) and 26.433 (+31.7%) for a year to date figures of 58.396, up 26.3%.

March was the 34th year-on-year growing month in a string with one of the longest winning series in place in the World and the 2016 is now projected above 210.000 units.

Competitive Arena

Renault was market leader with quarterly sales at 6.866 (+31.6%) with market share at 11.8%. In second place Peugeot with 5.662 units (+29.6% in the quarter and +49% in March) and in third Volkswagen with 4.716 (+12.9%).

Behind Mercedes with 4.359 (++22.5%), BMW with 4.315 (+19.4%), Opel with 3.739 (+39.6%) and a fast growing Fiat with 3.257 (+50.2%).

At group wise, Renault Nissan was in first place with 19.7% of market share followed by the Volkswagen Group with 16.9% and the other French Group, P.S.A. with 15.3%.

In the best-selling models (here updated at February, the Renault Clio was the first with 1.481 sales ahead of Peugeot 208 with 1.091 and the Volkswagen Golf with 1.031. In order to see the performance of the best-selling cars, please read the dedicated 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 report year to date data updated.

Rank MarRank Q1BrandMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Renault3.5296.86645,2%31,6%13,4%11,8%
22Peugeot2.6105.66249,2%29,6%9,9%9,7%
33Volkswagen2.0244.71614,4%12,9%7,7%8,1%
44Mercedes1.8324.35934,7%22,5%6,9%7,5%
55BMW1.7434.31530,4%19,4%6,6%7,4%
67Fiat1.7033.25759,3%50,2%6,4%5,6%
76Opel1.7003.73931,7%39,6%6,4%6,4%
88Nissan1.5313.242-5,1%6,9%5,8%5,6%
99Citroen1.1983.06729,5%23,8%4,5%5,3%
1010Ford9852.3318,4%15,5%3,7%4,0%
1112Toyota9812.1379,5%22,3%3,7%3,7%
1211Audi9202.32514,6%-1,9%3,5%4,0%
1313Seat7451.7634,2%8,5%2,8%3,0%
1415Kia7381.36992,2%58,6%2,8%2,3%
1514Dacia6241.41331,4%35,7%2,4%2,4%
1616Volvo5861.24250,6%34,9%2,2%2,1%
1720Mitsubishi51379515,3%24,2%1,9%1,4%
1817Skoda4111.02569,8%61,7%1,6%1,8%
1918Mazda374838196,8%232,5%1,4%1,4%
2019Smart33480144,0%32,0%1,3%1,4%
2121Mini31874720,5%14,7%1,2%1,3%
2222Honda28565154,9%69,5%1,1%1,1%
2323Hyundai26858362,4%73,5%1,0%1,0%
2424Land Rover136333161,5%66,5%0,5%0,6%
2526Alfa Romeo961856,7%10,1%0,4%0,3%
2625DS752190,0%15,3%0,3%0,4%
2727Jaguar71146610,0%186,3%0,3%0,3%
2828Lexus3810826,7%17,4%0,1%0,2%
2929Suzuki2362360,0%342,9%0,1%0,1%
3030Porsche153587,5%-40,7%0,1%0,1%
3131Jeep933-50,0%-2,9%0,0%0,1%
3232Lancia711-12,5%-52,2%0,0%0,0%
3332Maserati611500,0%175,0%0,0%0,0%
3433Ferrari46300,0%100,0%0,0%0,0%
3534Aston Martin12#DIV/0!100,0%0,0%0,0%
Rank MarRank Q1GroupMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Renault-Nissan5.68411.52125,8%24,0%21,5%19,7%
22Volkswagen4.1159.86616,3%11,3%15,6%16,9%
33PSA3.8838.94841,3%27,2%14,7%15,3%
44Mercedes Daimler2.1665.16036,1%23,9%8,2%8,8%
55BMW2.0615.06228,7%18,7%7,8%8,7%
67FCA1.8253.50353,7%46,0%6,9%6,0%
76General Motors1.7003.73931,7%39,6%6,4%6,4%
89Toyota1.0192.24510,0%22,1%3,9%3,8%
910Hyundai-Kia1.0061.95283,2%62,8%3,8%3,3%
108Ford9852.3318,4%15,5%3,7%4,0%
Rank FebRank 2016ModelsSales FebSales 2016Feb VarShare FebShare 2016
11Renault Clio9551.48112,1%5,3%4,6%
25Renault Captur64891779,5%3,6%2,9%
34Opel Corsa56793422,5%3,1%2,9%
48Renault Mégane55575939,1%3,1%2,4%
53Volkswagen Golf5491.03113,7%3,0%3,2%
62Peugeot 2085191.0917,7%2,9%3,4%
77Peugeot 30848383620,4%2,7%2,6%
86Volkswagen Polo437839-20,7%2,4%2,6%
910BMW 1 Series42975138,4%2,4%2,3%
1011Nissan Qashqai4257225,5%2,4%2,3%
1116Peugeot 200839457261,5%2,2%1,8%
1217Ford Focus38756737,7%2,1%1,8%
129Citroen C338775227,7%2,1%2,3%
1313Opel Astra38465162,7%2,1%2,0%
1412Mercedes A Class37172118,5%2,1%2,3%
1515Seat Ibiza36159728,5%2,0%1,9%
1622Fiat Punto36047980,9%2,0%1,5%
1719Mercedes CLA345489141,3%1,9%1,5%
1818Fiat 50033450531,0%1,8%1,6%
1923Peugeot 10829645839,6%1,6%1,4%
2020Audi A3245486-35,2%1,4%1,5%
2127Toyota Auris24340762,0%1,3%1,3%
2230Citroen C4 Cactus24137154,5%1,3%1,2%
2214Mercedes C Class2416128,1%1,3%1,9%
2332Ford Fiesta240340-1,6%1,3%1,1%
2426Dacia Sandero22740932,0%1,3%1,3%
2521Toyota Yaris2264835,1%1,2%1,5%
2625BMW 3 Series218415-0,9%1,2%1,3%
2735Volkswagen Passat21030554,4%1,2%1,0%
2829Volvo V4020637315,7%1,1%1,2%
2928Skoda Fabia2043811,1%1,2%
3024BMW 2 Series20242227,8%1,1%1,3%
3131Seat Leon19436520,5%1,1%1,1%
3233BMW 4 Series18632423,2%1,0%1,0%
3336Nissan Juke18429960,0%1,0%0,9%
3434Citroen C118131252,1%1,0%1,0%
3542Volkswagen Up!170229123,7%0,9%0,7%
3641Smart Forfour14924555,2%0,8%0,8%
3739Mini146265-15,1%0,8%0,8%
3842Mercedes GLA14222910,1%0,8%0,7%
3940Mazda CX-31382480,8%0,8%
4038Nissan Note12127683,3%0,7%0,9%

 

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