Portugal 2016. Renault leader in a market up 16%

Portuguese Auto Market 2016

Portuguese Auto Market 2016 slam a strong recovery posting the best sales level since 2011 and the fourth increase in a row. Renault was the best brand in absolute while Jaguar hit the best increase.

Market Outlook

In the third quarter, GDP expanded at the fastest rate in nearly three years, thanks to an improvement in the external sector due to faster export growth and a contraction in imports. Domestic demand disappointed however, and government consumption dropped for the first time in a year. The economy continues to be undermined by the deteriorating investment environment and strapped public finances.

Indeed, according to data released by the A.C.A.P., the Portuguese Association of Car Producers, in December the sales of new car passenger’s had been 16.988, up 29.3%, ending the entire year at 207.313 units (+16.1%), hitting the best since the 2011.

Competitive Arena

In 2016 Renault led the ranking with 25.861 units (+26.5%) ahead of Peugeot and Volkswagen, while among the highest increase of the year there were Suzuki, Hyundai, Maserati, Honda and Kia. The best performances were reported by Jaguar and Mazda, improving 103.9% and 78.1%.

Skoda and Ford has been the only brands reporting lost in the year.

The Renault Clio was the best-selling model with 11.494 units (+20.1%), while in 2nd place was the Peugeot 208 with 6.914 (+25.9%) ahead of the Renault Mégane with 6.503 (+44.4%).

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 DecRank 2016BRANDSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016
11Renault2.49225.86128,7%26,5%14,7%12,5%
22Peugeot1.76419.85454,1%19,8%10,4%9,6%
37Nissan1.11211.71114,8%9,8%6,5%5,6%
43Volkswagen1.11117.0316,0%0,8%6,5%8,2%
56Opel1.06812.06645,5%20,2%6,3%5,8%
64Mercedes99315.30810,2%13,3%5,8%7,4%
711Toyota9928.39939,1%12,4%5,8%4,1%
810Audi9449.50358,1%0,5%5,6%4,6%
95BMW78414.2616,4%10,6%4,6%6,9%
109Citroen7649.91484,5%21,9%4,5%4,8%
118Fiat70010.17632,6%30,0%4,1%4,9%
1212Seat6308.31924,0%20,7%3,7%4,0%
1313Ford5708.150-20,9%-4,0%3,4%3,9%
1414Dacia5525.41434,6%20,4%3,2%2,6%
1516Volvo5104.36355,0%22,5%3,0%2,1%
1615Kia2974.84320,7%37,5%1,7%2,3%
1718Skoda2362.8792,2%-7,5%1,4%1,4%
1717Smart2363.03438,0%16,8%1,4%1,5%
1819Mazda2172.61573,6%78,1%1,3%1,3%
1921Hyundai2072.534149,4%61,7%1,2%1,2%
2020Mini1872.60185,1%23,9%1,1%1,3%
2122Honda1762.26644,3%38,6%1,0%1,1%
2223Mitsubishi1362.18832,0%16,3%0,8%1,1%
2325Alfa Romeo72715100,0%17,8%0,4%0,3%
2424Land Rover67944-5,6%25,4%0,4%0,5%
2526DS497066,5%12,6%0,3%0,3%
2627Jaguar4063281,8%103,9%0,2%0,3%
2728Lexus31372-11,4%10,4%0,2%0,2%
2729Suzuki3125440,9%64,9%0,2%0,1%
2830Jeep8172-11,1%3,0%0,0%0,1%
2831Porsche8132700,0%-7,0%0,0%0,1%
2932Maserati243100,0%43,3%0,0%0,0%
2934Ferrari217#DIV/0!-10,5%0,0%0,0%

Rank DecRank 2016GROUPSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016 FY
11Renault-Nissan4.15642.98625,4%20,7%24,5%20,7%
22Volkswagen2.92937.86822,7%3,7%17,2%18,3%
33PSA2.57730.47460,6%20,3%15,2%14,7%
44Mercedes Daimler1.22918.34214,6%13,8%7,2%8,8%
75BMW97116.86215,9%12,5%5,7%8,1%
56General Motors1.06812.06645,5%20,2%6,3%5,8%
87FCA78411.15834,7%27,8%4,6%5,4%
68Toyota1.0238.77136,8%12,3%6,0%4,2%
99Ford5708.150-20,9%-4,0%3,4%3,9%
1110Hyundai-Kia5047.37753,2%45,0%3,0%3,6%

Rank DecRank 2016ModelSales DecemberSales 2016Variation DecemberVariation 2016
11Renault Clio1.14011.49426,4%20,1%
23Renault Mégane6866.503104,2%44,4%
32Peugeot 2085796.91451,2%25,9%
47Nissan Qashqai5515.0815,0%-2,8%
54Volkswagen Golf4665.829134,2%-4,7%
612Opel Astra4614.48515,3%34,2%
714Citroen C34564.177206,0%42,5%
88Peugeot 3084225.00428,3%12,8%
916Audi A34103.61031,4%2,2%
105Renault Captur3915.633-26,6%16,8%
1111Opel Corsa3864.732162,6%13,9%
1213Peugeot 20083834.27269,5%31,9%
139Seat Ibiza3474.95126,6%21,4%
1417Toyota Yaris3393.41128,4%11,0%
1520Toyota Auris3132.757-8,2%-0,3%
1610Mercedes A Class3004.844-10,4%13,7%
1723Dacia Sandero2742.59643,5%19,9%
1825Volvo V402692.48235,9%17,0%
196Volkswagen Polo2495.41719,7%-1,5%
2015BMW 1 Series2373.89916,7%0,6%
2159Peugeot 3008231950621,9%39,3%
2219Ford Focus1923.068-40,2%-17,5%
2333Audi A41911.855354,8%37,7%
2422Seat Leon1882.601-6,5%7,3%
2524Fiat Punto1842.58158,6%-1,1%
2651Fiat Tipo1811.188
2744Nissan Micra1741.33665,7%27,8%
2818Mercedes C Class1693.248-9,1%11,5%
2930Nissan Juke1642.17228,1%40,2%
3038Mercedes E Class1601.577233,3%37,5%
3121Fiat 5001562.710113,7%25,0%
3236Mini1551.697158,3%2,5%
3356Audi A61501.054275,0%25,6%
3461Toyota Aygo144885269,2%20,2%
3548Dacia Duster1431.227127,0%57,1%
3666Volkswagen Tiguan129714303,1%91,4%
3628BMW 3 Series1292.2886,6%-8,6%
3732Volkswagen Passat1261.968-50,8%-17,0%
3845Smart Forfour1211.333128,3%19,1%
3935Smart Fortwo1151.701-3,4%15,0%
4031Citroen C4 Cactus1132.1184,6%14,5%

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