Switzerland May. Jeep shining in a market down 2%

Switzerland Auto Market Mercedes-Benz-GLC63_S_AMG-2018

Switzerland Auto Market has lost 2.1% in May with 27.826 registrations maintaining the almost stable trend over the previous year. Volkswagen and Mercedes are losing terrain while Kia and Jeep are the fastest growing brands.

Switzerland national accounts data for 2018 is still outstanding, the economy seems to have been growing at a healthy pace so far this year. The unemployment rate has steadily declined, reaching a new multi-year low in April. The external sector benefitted from a weaker local currency against the euro in January–March; exports soared at a double-digit rate in the same period.

Switzerland vehicles market in the last five years has been really stable with car passenger’s volume between the 300.000 and 330.000 units ending the 2017 at 314.088 sales (-1.1%).

 Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018 e
Car329.149307.810301.842323.783317.310314.088308.569
LCV30.93129.08130.10831.01830.01430.92230.333
Total360.080336.891331.950354.801347.324345.010338.902

 2012 Var2013 Var2014 Var2015 Var2016 Var2017 Var2018 var e
Car3,0%-6,0%-1,9%7,3%-2,0%-1,1%-1,7%
LCV7,8%-6,4%-2,9%11,1%-3,2%6,2%-1,9%
Total3,4%-6,0%-2,0%7,6%-2,1%-0,5%-1,7%

Switzerland Car passenger’s trend in the 2018 is not changing. Indeed according to the data released by the Auto Suisse, the Association of local Automotive Importers, in January have been 21.671 (+11.4%), in February 22.292 (-3.2%) and in March 28.125 (-7.2%) with Q1 figures at 72.081 (-1.0%). In April sales were 26.512 (+2.8%) and in May 27.826 (-2.1%)  with Year to date figures at 126.434 (-0.5%).

At brand wise, no changes on top of the list, with Volkswagen leader with year to date sales at 13.158 (-5.6%) and 10.4% of market share.

Mercedes was second with 10.513 units (-5.4%) ahead of BMW with 10.136 (+5.6%), Skoda with 8.240 units (+0.9%), Audi with 7.421 (-2.3%), Ford with 6.099 (+13.2%), Renault with 5.826 (+9.8%), Seat with 5.243 (+4.2%), Opel with 5.117 (-6.9%) and in 10th place Toyota with 4.130 (-9.4%).

At model wise, the best-selling is the Skoda Octavia with 3.626 sales (-14.9%) ahead of the Volkswagen Golf with 3.181 (-10.1%) and the Volkswagen Tiguan with 2.435 (+1.2%).

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Rank 2018Rank 2017BrandSales 2018Sales MayVariation 2018Variation MayShare 2018Share May
11Volkswagen13.1583.414-5,6%-2,9%10,4%12,3%
22Mercedes10.5132.188-5,4%-11,7%8,3%7,9%
33BMW10.1362.2455,6%-1,3%8,0%8,1%
45Skoda8.2401.8870,9%1,3%6,5%6,8%
54Audi7.4211.714-2,3%-3,3%5,9%6,2%
67Ford6.0991.31413,2%7,0%4,8%4,7%
78Renault5.8261.4049,8%25,1%4,6%5,0%
89Seat5.2431.1534,2%11,2%4,1%4,1%
96Opel5.1171.095-6,9%-4,1%4,0%3,9%
1011Toyota4.130858-9,4%-7,2%3,3%3,1%
1112Peugeot4.053869-7,0%-16,9%3,2%3,1%
1210Fiat3.921873-8,0%-9,4%3,1%3,1%
1314Dacia3.6218217,0%6,2%2,9%3,0%
1413Hyundai3.525634-2,5%-16,2%2,8%2,3%
1517Volvo3.3116494,2%-0,9%2,6%2,3%
1615Suzuki3.254696-8,0%-20,5%2,6%2,5%
1718Citroen2.8655642,7%-7,2%2,3%2,0%
1816Mazda2.616483-16,7%-29,0%2,1%1,7%
1920Mini2.52052011,5%-13,3%2,0%1,9%
2019Nissan2.202341-28,5%-26,0%1,7%1,2%
2124Kia2.13947550,4%94,7%1,7%1,7%
2221Subaru2.1044572,4%12,8%1,7%1,6%
2326Jeep1.98753055,2%72,1%1,6%1,9%
2423Porsche1.7823840,2%-12,9%1,4%1,4%
2522Honda1.7132670,0%-34,6%1,4%1,0%
2528Mitsubishi1.71339425,4%43,3%1,4%1,4%
2627Alfa Romeo1.64247523,6%39,7%1,3%1,7%
2725Land Rover1.5352565,0%-7,6%1,2%0,9%
2829Smart824218-19,1%5,8%0,7%0,8%
2931Jaguar69214224,2%25,7%0,5%0,5%
3030Tesla50463-33,2%-24,1%0,4%0,2%
3133SsangYong339643,0%-28,9%0,3%0,2%
3235DS31876-5,9%5,6%0,3%0,3%
3332Maserati28341-36,7%-49,4%0,2%0,1%
3434Lexus23147-1,7%34,3%0,2%0,2%
3536Ferrari17240-7,0%11,1%0,1%0,1%
3637Chevrolet10128-40,2%-15,2%0,1%0,1%
3739Bentley7916-35,8%-46,7%0,1%0,1%
3841Aston Martin7418-30,8%-21,7%0,1%0,1%
3940Cadillac6513-36,3%-56,7%0,1%0,0%
4044McLaren62118,0%-26,7%0,0%0,0%
4142Dodge5616-28,2%6,7%0,0%0,1%
4245Lamborghini53823,3%-55,6%0,0%0,0%
4338Infiniti5213-71,1%-48,0%0,0%0,0%
4447Alpina4429
4543Lotus376
4646Rolls-Royce203
4749Morgan62
4849Chrysler53
4952Bugatti41
5050Lada21
51Secma1
5148Caterham1
5151Lancia1

Rank 2018Rank 2017GroupSales 2018Sales MayVariation 2018Variation MayShare 2018Share May
11Volkswagen Group35.9808.577-1,9%-1,1%28,5%30,8%
22Renault Nissan Alliance13.4162.9740,7%11,9%10,6%10,7%
34BMW12.7202.7976,9%-3,0%10,1%10,1%
43P.S.A.12.3532.604-4,9%-9,2%9,8%9,4%
55Mercedes Benz11.3372.406-6,5%-10,4%9,0%8,6%
66F.C.A.8.0671.9786,4%13,4%6,4%7,1%
77Ford M.C.6.0991.31413,2%7,0%4,8%4,7%
88Hyundai-Kia5.6641.10912,4%10,8%4,5%4,0%
99Toyota M.C.4.361905-9,1%-5,7%3,4%3,3%
1012Geely Group3.3486553,6%-2,2%2,6%2,4%

Rank 2018Rank 2017MODELSales 2018Sales MayVariation 2018Variation May
11Skoda Octavia3.628843-14,9%-10,7%
22Volkswagen Golf3.181713-10,1%-24,9%
33Volkswagen Tiguan2.4355301,2%-14,1%
47Mercedes GLC1.92136612,9%-7,6%
55Mercedes C Class1.836370-16,1%-21,8%
64Volkswagen Polo1.662314-27,4%-42,8%
79BMW 2 Series1.577356-1,8%-11,9%
88BMW X11.554347-8,7%-25,7%
910Audi A31.5353724,4%-3,1%
1013Seat Leon1.5113280,7%1,5%
1118Mini Cooper1.5003045,2%-4,1%
1215Ford Kuga1.47531820,1%12,4%
136Fiat 5001.468336-14,8%-19,0%
1422Volvo XC601.43525143,6%26,8%
1512Skoda Fabia1.433291-1,5%0,7%
1616Dacia Sandero1.3943054,2%-2,2%
1726Dacia Duster1.35331817,1%25,2%
1819Audi A41.324264-0,2%-6,7%
1920Audi Q51.28327861,4%51,1%
2014Seat Alhambra1.263304-16,8%-19,4%
2125Mercedes E Class1.1802494,2%-2,7%
22volkswagen T-Roc1.179475
2338Ford Fiesta1.1622719,2%15,8%
2446BMW X31.16132033,4%93,9%
2511Opel Mokka1.134164-31,7%-57,7%
2630BMW 5 Series1.12724761,0%12,8%
2740Seat Ateca1.125253-9,8%72,1%
2829Toyota Yaris1.0932313,6%0,9%
2917Mercedes A Class1.064165-28,5%-57,9%
3045Renault Captur1.06126623,4%84,7%
3132Mercedes GLA1.0392169,0%-15,6%
3224BMW 3 Series1.030233-8,3%-12,1%

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