Romania 2016.

Romania Cars Market in 2016

Romanian Vehicles Sales 2016 growing for the third consecutive year, back over the 0.1 million units while down over one-third from the 2007 record. Jaguar and Lexus shine.

Market Outlook

The new government’s planned spending rises and tax reductions should boost domestic demand and help prop up growth in the short-term. FocusEconomics Panelists predict an expansion of 3.6% in 2017, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, with growth of 3.3% penciled in for 2018.

Following the sharp slowdown reported between 2010 and 2013, the domestic car market is recovering showing a good acceleration during the 2016, when car light vehicles volume raised again over 100.000 units the cars sales had been 94.913 (+16.9%), close to 100.000 units for the first time since 2010.

According to data released by the Romanian Department of Internal Transportation, the car passenger sales had been 94.913 (+16.9%) and the light commercial vehicles 14.127 (+27.7%). LCVs sector hit the best performance in eight years.

Competitive Arena

Market leader was, of course, Dacia with 27.597 units (+2.7) ahead of Skoda with 8.677 (+15.5%) and Volkswagen with 8.339 (+16.1%). The best performer of the year were Jaguar and Lexus, up respectively 144.9% and 132.4%, while among the highest growths were reported for Peugeot, Suzuki, Opel, Mazda, Renault and BMW.

Fiat showed the worst performance of the 2016, losing 42.0%, followed by Mitsubishi and Seat.

The best-selling models was the Dacia Logan with 16.911 units (+2.8%) ahead of the Dacia Duster with 5.251 (-7.8%) and the Skoda Octavia with 3.676 (+9.1%).

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 2022.

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 Corner 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 DecRank 2016BRANDSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016
11Dacia2.61927.597-9,5%2,7%28,1%29,1%
42Skoda7628.677-13,5%15,5%8,2%9,1%
23Volkswagen8928.33953,5%16,1%9,6%8,8%
54Renault7086.9107,8%41,0%7,6%7,3%
35Ford8606.83418,9%18,9%9,2%7,2%
66Opel4495.10358,1%54,2%4,8%5,4%
77Mercedes3703.69530,7%34,8%4,0%3,9%
108Hyundai2903.345-3,7%22,0%3,1%3,5%
89Toyota3273.089-3,5%7,9%3,5%3,3%
910BMW3132.77157,3%40,4%3,4%2,9%
1311Peugeot1962.51545,2%78,2%2,1%2,7%
1112Kia2612.17723,1%28,0%2,8%2,3%
1213Suzuki2431.99518,0%75,8%2,6%2,1%
1514Audi1281.8348,5%32,0%1,4%1,9%
1715Mazda1091.5472,8%43,0%1,2%1,6%
1416Nissan1491.52312,9%11,9%1,6%1,6%
1917Fiat831.244-40,7%-42,0%0,9%1,3%
2018Land Rover791.016-33,6%11,0%0,8%1,1%
1619Honda1201.00681,8%33,2%1,3%1,1%
2120Citroen78780-30,4%16,4%0,8%0,8%
1821Seat9069963,6%-4,8%1,0%0,7%
2722Mitsubishi14410-76,3%-28,8%0,2%0,4%
2223Volvo41380-2,4%18,0%0,4%0,4%
2324Jeep34369-2,9%3,1%0,4%0,4%
2425Porsche31228106,7%11,2%0,3%0,2%
2526Mini23225130,0%16,6%0,2%0,2%
2627Jaguar19169216,7%144,9%0,2%0,2%
2828Lexus1015842,9%132,4%0,1%0,2%
3029Smart510821,3%0,1%0,1%
2930Subaru960125,0%39,5%0,1%0,1%
Rank DecRank 2016GROUPSales DecemberSales 2016 FYVariation DecemberVariation 2016 FYShare DecemberShare 2016 FY
11Renault-Nissan3.47736.039-5,6%8,8%37,3%38,0%
22Volkswagen1.90619.79515,2%16,1%20,4%20,9%
33Ford8606.83418,9%18,9%9,2%7,2%
44Hyundai-Kia5515.5227,4%24,3%5,9%5,8%
55General Motors4495.10758,1%54,1%4,8%5,4%
66Mercedes Daimler3753.80332,5%34,3%4,0%4,0%
97PSA2743.29510,9%58,3%2,9%3,5%
78Toyota3373.247-2,6%10,8%3,6%3,4%
89BMW3362.99660,8%38,3%3,6%3,2%
1010Suzuki2431.99518,0%75,8%2,6%2,1%
Rank DecRank 2016ModelSales DecemberSales 2016Variation DecemberVariation 2016
11Dacia Logan1.58416.911-9,0%2,8%
22Dacia Duster6525.251-3,3%-7,8%
33Skoda Octavia3373.676-4,3%9,1%
104Dacia Sandero1973.2621,0%12,7%
75Skoda Rapid2752.85931,0%21,1%
56Renault Clio2982.71229,0%42,7%
97Opel Astra2302.455173,8%145,7%
48Ford Focus3192.45315,2%15,1%
69Volkswagen Golf2842.06598,6%19,7%
810Ford Fiesta2711.85213,4%-4,9%
1411Volkswagen Jetta1431.76234,9%41,9%
1112Suzuki Vitara1851.51760,9%134,1%
1713Dacia Dokker1201.498-47,1%6,3%
1514Volkswagen Passat1341.47311,7%2,5%
1315Kia Sportage1741.31627,0%21,7%
2616Renault Captur751.261-55,6%17,4%
2317Opel Corsa871.17947,5%67,7%
2018Hyundai i20981.03125,6%16,0%
3319Skoda Fabia541.023-75,0%1,8%
2220Volkswagen Polo891.01717,1%-10,0%
2221Renault Kadjar8996811,3%254,6%
1622Ford Mondeo13396168,4%44,7%
2423Mercedes GLE799059,7%213,1%
3024Toyota Corolla61887-57,0%5,6%
1225Renault Mégane180870185,7%22,4%
4026Peugeot 20839869-11,4%138,7%
1827Volkswagen Tiguan119854108,8%41,4%
2528Peugeot 30876833111,1%116,4%
2329Nissan Qashqai8781331,8%28,8%
2830Skoda Superb6680726,9%60,8%
3331Hyundai Tucson54802-34,1%223,4%
2932Opel Mokka6573185,7%30,5%
2833Dacia Lodgy66675-25,0%14,6%
2134Honda Civic94655176,5%67,9%
1935Toyota Yaris11459526,7%-2,0%
2836Kia Cee’d6656034,7%46,6%
4237Hyundai i3037558-32,7%16,5%
5738Ford Kuga18556-63,3%34,0%
3539Mercedes C Class5051247,1%28,6%
2740Mercedes GLC6751181,1%336,8%

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