Romania Auto Market in Q1 2016 fast start fueled by a solid economic increase

Romania Auto Market in Q1 2016

Romania Auto Market in Q1 2016 fast start fueled by a solid economic increase. Following the 2015 recovery the market is projected to jump over the 100.000 unit this year. Dacia easy controls the arena.

Market Outlook

Despite the strong economic recovery scored last year when the GDP improved 3.6%, the automotive sector recovery was weak leaving wide spaces for stronger performance in this year. Indeed, the first quarter 2016 started really fast projecting the annual sales above the 100.000 units, first time since the 2009 economic crisis.

According to data released by the Romanian Department of Internal Transportation, the total new passengers cars sold in January had been 5.800 (+16.5%), followed by an even better February with 5.099 units (+23.9%) and March with 6.572 sales (+23.1%).

During the first quarter sales had been 17.471, up 21.0% compared to the same period last year.

Competitive Arena

In first first quarter Dacia sold 5.221 (+19.3%) with market share at 29.9%, followed by Skoda with 1.533 units (+1.9%), Ford with 1.305 sales (+6.9%), Volkswagen with 1.466 (+17.2%) and Renault with 976 (+35.9%). Others great score were posted by Peugeot (+79.5%), Kia (+51.4%) and Mazda (+90.4%).

Renault-Nissan managed the performance by group with market share at 37.0%, followed by Volkswagen with 20.1%, Ford with 7.9%, Hyundai-Kia with 5.5% and PSA with 4.1%.

The best-selling model ranking was dominated by the Dacia Logan with 3.019 sales (+41.4%), ahead to the Dacia Duster with 1.021 (-22.5%) and the Skoda Octavia with 747 (+4.5%).

Wishing to see the detail of the best-selling cars, you can find the Top 100 models data here.

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast Store

F2M covers intensively this market with several products developed to help any investigation required.

Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2020.

Auto Data in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.

All these and more within our Romania Store.

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 MarRank Q1BrandMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Dacia1.9405.22127,8%19,3%29,5%29,9%
22Skoda5831.533-3,8%1,9%8,9%8,8%
34Ford5161.305-26,1%6,9%7,9%7,5%
43Volkswagen5031.4639,1%17,2%7,7%8,4%
55Renault32297644,4%35,9%4,9%5,6%
67Opel30864593,7%1,4%4,7%3,7%
76Mercedes29573030,5%17,7%4,5%4,2%
89Peugeot26456983,3%79,5%4,0%3,3%
910Toyota23854367,6%23,4%3,6%3,1%
1011Hyundai21354025,3%18,2%3,2%3,1%
1112Fiat18651015,5%32,1%2,8%2,9%
128BMW17857235,9%29,1%2,7%3,3%
1313Kia15641834,5%51,4%2,4%2,4%
1416Mazda138318176,0%90,4%2,1%1,8%
1514Audi12435913,8%12,5%1,9%2,1%
1618Nissan11627052,6%19,5%1,8%1,5%
1717Land Rover8428352,7%24,1%1,3%1,6%
1815Suzuki83329219,2%253,8%1,3%1,9%
1919Honda6218324,0%48,8%0,9%1,0%
2021Seat5311043,2%-11,3%0,8%0,6%
2120Citroen4913914,0%32,4%0,7%0,8%
2222Mitsubishi431022,4%-12,8%0,7%0,6%
2324Volvo3284-20,0%10,5%0,5%0,5%
2423Jeep309430,4%38,2%0,5%0,5%
2525Porsche154615,4%17,9%0,2%0,3%
2627Mini829-20,0%-9,4%0,1%0,2%
2629Jaguar81833,3%5,9%0,1%0,1%
2726Smart73040,0%30,4%0,1%0,2%
2828Lexus62250,0%46,7%0,1%0,1%
2930Subaru51125,0%-8,3%0,1%0,1%
3032SsangYong340,0%0,0%
3132Lada240,0%0,0%
3131Alfa Romeo25-60,0%-58,3%0,0%0,0%

Rank MarRank Q1GroupMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Renault-Nissan2.3806.47131,0%21,6%36,2%37,0%
22Volkswagen1.2783.5123,9%8,4%19,4%20,1%
33Ford5161.305-26,1%6,9%7,9%7,5%
44Hyundai-Kia36995829,0%30,7%5,6%5,5%
56PSA31370867,4%67,8%4,8%4,1%
67General Motors30864693,7%1,3%4,7%3,7%
75Mercedes Daimler30276030,7%18,2%4,6%4,4%
810Toyota24456567,1%24,2%3,7%3,2%
98FCA21861115,3%30,3%3,3%3,5%
109BMW18660131,9%26,5%2,8%3,4%

Rank MarRank Q1ModelMarQ1Mar VarQ1 VarMar%Q1%
11Dacia Logan1.2423.01945,3%41,4%19,8%17,8%
22Dacia Duster3651.021-24,4%-22,5%5,8%6,0%
33Skoda Octavia258747-1,1%4,5%4,1%4,4%
45Dacia Sandero217469123,7%19,0%3,5%2,8%
56Skoda Rapid178449-12,7%-4,7%2,8%2,7%
610Ford Fiesta172341-50,7%-32,5%2,7%2,0%
77Ford Focus167446-31,6%0,5%2,7%2,6%
815Opel Corsa14423599,2%2,3%1,4%
99Volkswagen Passat12235856,4%56,3%1,9%2,1%
1013Fiat 500L11525223,7%21,7%1,8%1,5%
118Renault Clio11341237,8%59,1%1,8%2,4%
1218Opel Astra9820650,8%1,5%1,6%1,2%
1311Volkswagen Jetta9730567,2%53,3%1,5%1,8%
1419Toyota Corolla93202181,8%124,4%1,5%1,2%
1512Volkswagen Golf91297-39,7%-13,4%1,5%1,8%
164Dacia Dokker8156914,1%145,3%1,3%3,4%
1630Peugeot 3088113372,3%37,1%1,3%0,8%
1714Peugeot 20878240254,5%400,0%1,2%1,4%
1817Ford Mondeo7721197,4%148,2%1,2%1,2%
1924Nissan Qashqai70150169,2%89,9%1,1%0,9%
2020Mercedes GLE682011,1%1,2%
2016Suzuki Vitara682191,1%1,3%
2127Skoda Superb6514214,0%-5,3%1,0%0,8%
2231Hyundai i2062129-10,1%-20,4%1,0%0,8%
2322Kia Sportage56179-13,8%-2,2%0,9%1,1%
2425Skoda Fabia551480,0%20,3%0,9%0,9%
2521Hyundai Tucson521840,8%1,1%
2636Kia Cee’d5011225,0%53,4%0,8%0,7%
2740Renault Fluence489614,3%-30,4%0,8%0,6%
2834Volkswagen Polo4612035,3%0,0%0,7%0,7%
2948Peugeot 20084575400,0%141,9%0,7%0,4%
3032Volkswagen Tiguan44127-12,0%-8,0%0,7%0,8%
3145Toyota Aygo4381258,3%76,1%0,7%0,5%
3228Renault Captur411417,9%-6,6%0,7%0,8%
3250Hyundai i104172241,7%242,9%0,7%0,4%
3342Mercedes C Class409021,2%-15,1%0,6%0,5%
3429BMW X539137129,4%77,9%0,6%0,8%
3449Kia Rio3973333,3%329,4%0,6%0,4%
3544Mazda3388452,0%-1,2%0,6%0,5%
3643Mazda CX-337850,6%0,5%
3741Honda Civic3692111,8%87,8%0,6%0,5%
3843Hyundai i30358575,0%63,5%0,6%0,5%
3839Volkswagen Touareg359720,7%3,2%0,6%0,6%
3835Renault Kadjar351150,6%0,7%
3842Mazda CX-53590169,2%5,9%0,6%0,5%
3826Dacia Lodgy3514345,8%150,9%0,6%0,8%
3933Ford Kuga341250,0%26,3%0,5%0,7%
4023Fiat 50033172-37,7%13,2%0,5%1,0%

 

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