Portuguese car market took off 53% in April 2014

Portuguese car market

Portuguese car market took off 53% in April 2014 posting the eleventh year on year increase and further improving the already outstanding growth pace taken in first quarter. See statistics and sales data on Brands & Models.

In April 2014 accordingly with data released by A.C.A.P., the Portuguese Association of Car Producers, total new Passengers Cars sold have been 12.314, soaring 53.1% from year ago. Year to date April sales have been 46.259, up 43.7% from year ago.  

Despite losing share due to short supply of top models, Renault defended the leadership selling 1.485 cars with 12.1% of market share, losing 1.2 points from March. Year to date sales were 5.288 with share at 11.4% down 0.2 points from last year.  Clio boomed retails and increased its share at 6.5% while Megane, leader in March, fell in fourth place.

Peugeot was second with 1.171 sales and 9.5% of share, up 0.8 from March. Year to date Peugeot was second as well, advancing one spot from 2013, with 4.282 sales and 9.3% of share, up 0.5 points from year ago. The 208 is stable in second place.

Volkswagen was third just 3 units behind Peugeot. Year to date it has lost one place from 2013 with 4.116 retails and 8.9% of share, but the battle for the second place in really opened.

BMW in fourth sold 914 units with share flat at 7.4%. Year to date sales were 3.784, with 8.2% of share, up 1.0 points from last year.

Mercedes in fifth sold 824 with 6.7% of share, down 0.6 points from the previous month. Year to date figures were 3.470 sales and 7.5% of share, up 0.9 from 2013.

As far as regards the bestselling models, behind Clio and 208, Volkswagen Pol was third with 412 units, followed by Renault Megane and the oldest model in the market, the Fiat Punto, able to be 5th with 371 sales.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models as you like:

Rank Apr Rank Ytd Brand Sales Apr 2014 Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 1 Renault 1.485 5.288 11,6% 9,7% 9,7% 13,3% 12,1% 11,4%
2 2 Peugeot 1.171 4.282 8,8% 9,5% 9,4% 8,7% 9,5% 9,3%
3 3 Volkswagen 1.168 4.116 9,6% 9,7% 8,7% 8,0% 9,5% 8,9%
4 4 BMW 914 3.784 7,2% 10,2% 8,3% 7,4% 7,4% 8,2%
5 5 Mercedes 824 3.470 6,6% 9,2% 7,3% 7,3% 6,7% 7,5%
6 6 Opel 764 2.727 6,4% 3,4% 5,7% 7,4% 6,2% 5,9%
7 7 Audi 680 2.610 5,6% 7,1% 5,6% 4,8% 5,5% 5,6%
8 10 Fiat 653 2.055 4,9% 3,5% 4,6% 4,2% 5,3% 4,4%
9 12 Toyota 602 1.838 4,5% 3,3% 4,1% 3,5% 4,9% 4,0%
10 11 Ford 576 1.921 4,2% 3,5% 5,1% 3,4% 4,7% 4,2%
11 13 Seat 563 1.805 3,6% 3,7% 3,6% 3,7% 4,6% 3,9%
12 9 Nissan 558 2.317 4,2% 3,4% 6,0% 5,7% 4,5% 5,0%
13 8 Citroen 537 2.410 4,9% 5,2% 5,4% 5,9% 4,4% 5,2%
14 14 Dacia 313 1.012 1,7% 1,9% 2,0% 2,2% 2,5% 2,2%
15 15 Skoda 243 849 1,7% 1,9% 1,7% 1,8% 2,0% 1,8%
16 16 Volvo 194 818 1,9% 2,0% 1,7% 1,8% 1,6% 1,8%
17 17 Kia 183 688 1,5% 1,9% 1,4% 1,3% 1,5% 1,5%
18 19 Mitsubishi 139 588 1,0% 0,8% 1,4% 1,6% 1,1% 1,3%
19 20 Smart 136 542 1,5% 1,4% 1,2% 1,1% 1,1% 1,2%
20 18 Honda 117 601 1,6% 1,8% 1,6% 1,1% 1,0% 1,3%
21 21 Mini 91 472 1,2% 1,0% 1,2% 1,1% 0,7% 1,0%
22 22 Hyundai 84 362 0,8% 0,9% 0,9% 0,7% 0,7% 0,8%
22 24 Alfa Romeo 84 325 0,7% 0,5% 0,4% 1,1% 0,7% 0,7%
23 23 Mazda 66 343 0,6% 0,9% 0,9% 0,7% 0,5% 0,7%
24 27 Land Rover 32 225 0,4% 1,0% 0,5% 0,4% 0,3% 0,5%
25 25 Chevrolet 31 306 2,1% 1,4% 0,8% 0,4% 0,3% 0,7%
25 28 Porsche 31 110 0,3% 0,2% 0,2% 0,3% 0,3% 0,2%
26 26 Lancia 29 237 0,5% 0,6% 0,3% 0,8% 0,2% 0,5%
27 29 Lexus 23 85 0,1% 0,3% 0,2% 0,1% 0,2% 0,2%
28 30 Jaguar 16 56 0,2% 0,2% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1% 0,1%
29 34 Dodge 2 2 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
30 35 Lamborghini 1 1 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
30 31 Jeep 1 6 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%

Rank Apr 2014 Rank Ytd 2014 Model Sales Apr 2014 Sales Ytd Apr 2014 Share 2013 Share Feb Share Mar Share Apr Share Ytd
1 1 Renault Clio 800 2.338 5,5% 4,7% 4,2% 6,5% 5,1%
2 2 Peugeot 208 520 1.974 4,2% 4,6% 4,3% 4,2% 4,3%
3 6 Volkswagen Polo 412 1.360 4,0% 3,9% 2,2% 3,3% 2,9%
4 3 Renault Megane 378 1.708 3,7% 1,6% 6,6% 3,1% 3,7%
5 13 Fiat Punto 371 927 2,2% 1,3% 1,7% 3,0% 2,0%
6 4 Volkswagen Golf 357 1.533 2,9% 2,9% 3,2% 2,9% 3,3%
7 7 BMW 1 Series 344 1.346 2,4% 2,8% 3,0% 2,8% 2,9%
8 5 Opel Corsa 304 1.378 3,0% 3,0% 4,2% 2,5% 3,0%
9 12 Seat Ibiza 288 973 2,2% 2,1% 1,9% 2,3% 2,1%
9 15 Ford Fiesta 288 900 1,7% 2,8% 1,3% 2,3% 1,9%
10 18 Toyota Auris 282 783 1,6% 1,7% 1,5% 2,3% 1,7%
10 8 Mercedes A Class 282 1.235 2,2% 3,0% 2,0% 2,3% 2,7%
11 9 BMW 3 Series 277 1.201 2,5% 2,4% 2,3% 2,2% 2,6%
12 21 Toyota Yaris 254 690 1,8% 1,4% 1,3% 2,1% 1,5%
12 16 Peugeot 308 254 852 1,3% 1,8% 1,8% 2,1% 1,8%
13 10 Nissan Qashqai 244 1.020 2,4% 2,5% 2,5% 2,0% 2,2%
14 14 Renault Captur 242 925 1,4% 2,6% 1,8% 2,0% 2,0%
15 20 Seat Leon 239 713 0,8% 1,2% 1,6% 1,9% 1,5%
15 11 Audi A3 239 987 1,5% 2,3% 2,0% 1,9% 2,1%
16 23 Opel Astra 227 660 1,8% 1,5% 1,6% 1,8% 1,4%
17 22 Ford Focus 209 664 1,6% 1,8% 1,2% 1,7% 1,4%
18 19 Mercedes C Class 191 752 1,4% 1,5% 1,8% 1,6% 1,6%
19 30 Volkswagen Up! 188 477 0,6% 0,8% 0,8% 1,5% 1,0%
20 17 Citroen C3 175 822 1,2% 1,7% 2,4% 1,4% 1,8%
21 34 Nissan Juke 162 441 1,1% 0,7% 0,9% 1,3% 1,0%
22 24 Peugeot 2008 153 601 0,9% 1,3% 1,2% 1,2% 1,3%
23 25 Smart Fortwo 136 542 1,5% 1,2% 1,1% 1,1% 1,2%
24 34 Dacia Sandero 131 441 0,9% 1,1% 1,0% 1,1% 1,0%
25 29 Audi A4 126 481 1,1% 0,9% 1,0% 1,0% 1,0%
26 26 BMW 5 Series 121 528 1,3% 1,1% 1,0% 1,0% 1,1%
27 32 Fiat 500 119 456 1,2% 1,6% 0,9% 1,0% 1,0%
28 33 Volvo V40 111 453 1,0% 1,0% 1,0% 0,9% 1,0%
29 37 Audi A1 105 397 1,1% 0,9% 0,5% 0,9% 0,9%
30 28 Citroen C-Elysee 103 500 1,2% 1,1% 1,3% 0,8% 1,1%

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