Switzerland Car Sales in First half 2016 declined moderately.

Switzerland Car Sales in First half 2016

Switzerland Car Sales in First half 2016 were shy with the last four months moderately declining. declined moderately. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union is casting a shadow on economic prospects

Market Outlook

The Swiss economy recorded a mild expansion in Q1. While growth in private consumption was steady, a contraction in government spending and exports dragged on growth. The tepid performance likely carried over into the second quarter. While retail sales contracted again in May, the decline was somewhat slower than in the previous month, and the KOF leading indicator for economic activity inched up in June.

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union is casting a shadow on economic prospects as both economies are important trade and investment markets for Switzerland.

Meantime, the Swiss car market is declining steady since March, while albeit the fourth months in a row with negative performance, the first half has lost moderately.

According to data released by the Auto Suisse, the Association of local Automotive Importers, in May and June the registrations has been respectively 26.123 sales (-4.7%) and 31.259 (-5.6%).

Total car passengers recorded in the first semester of the year has been 158.037 units, down 2.3%.

Competitive Arena

During the first half of 2016, Volkswagen confirmed the leadership with 19.362 (-3.6%) with 12.3% of market share followed again by BMW with 12.454 (+1.5%) and Mercedes with 12.015 (+7.7%). In fourth place was Skoda with 10.740 units (-4.1%), Audi with 8.850 (-13.6%), Renault with 7.357 (-1.6%), Opel with 6.798 (-6.4%) and Ford with 6.472 (-4.2%).

As far as the Car Groups performance, the leader was Volkswagen Group with 29.1% of market share, ahead of BMW with 9.5%, Renault-Nissan with 9.2% and Mercedes Daimler with 8.6%.

The Skoda Octavia led the ranking with 6.119 sales (-7.6%) followed by the Volkswagen Golf with 4.813 units (-32.8%). The Volkswagen Passat ranked third with 2.282 (+18.9%) ahead of the Volkswagen Polo with 2.187 (-31.9%) and the Mercedes C Class with 2.175 (+39.9%).

To see details on the best-selling cars with the top 100 models this year, see here

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 JuneRank H1 2016BrandSales JuneSales H1 2016Var JuneVar H1 2016Share JuneShare H1 2016
11Volkswagen3.90019.362-10,4%-3,6%12,5%12,3%
22BMW2.36812.454-1,9%1,5%7,6%7,9%
33Mercedes2.24712.0154,7%7,7%7,2%7,6%
44Skoda1.93810.740-3,6%-4,1%6,2%6,8%
55Audi1.8368.850-22,9%-13,6%5,9%5,6%
67Opel1.6376.798-2,4%-6,4%5,3%4,3%
76Renault1.5157.357-10,7%-1,6%4,9%4,7%
88Ford1.1796.472-18,4%-4,2%3,8%4,1%
911Mazda1.0665.09741,6%17,8%3,4%3,2%
1013Citroen1.0104.699-25,4%-27,0%3,2%3,0%
119Peugeot1.0045.503-18,6%-16,2%3,2%3,5%
1214Seat9814.555-29,3%-10,7%3,2%2,9%
1310Toyota9435.253-20,4%2,7%3,0%3,3%
1415Fiat8674.209-0,9%-3,8%2,8%2,7%
1512Hyundai7855.06128,9%5,9%2,5%3,2%
1616Suzuki7553.941-3,3%-4,2%2,4%2,5%
1720Subaru7363.15362,8%3,1%2,4%2,0%
1819Dacia6733.20022,6%12,8%2,2%2,0%
1917Volvo6683.624-8,1%2,9%2,1%2,3%
2022Kia5822.556-16,6%-4,8%1,9%1,6%
2123Mini5732.54229,9%-0,9%1,8%1,6%
2218Nissan5623.565-43,2%-22,1%1,8%2,3%
2325Mitsubishi5192.10355,4%-5,2%1,7%1,3%
2421Honda4922.748141,2%58,8%1,6%1,7%
2526Land Rover4062.0498,8%11,5%1,3%1,3%
2624Porsche3792.322-8,2%4,1%1,2%1,5%
2727Jeep3001.5781,4%-11,5%1,0%1,0%
2828Smart2801.573-22,7%5,5%0,9%1,0%
2929Tesla208795-17,8%24,6%0,7%0,5%
3030Jaguar20269861,6%90,2%0,6%0,4%
Rank JuneRank H1 2016GroupSales JuneSales H1 2016Var JuneVar H1 2016Share JuneShare H1 2016
11Volkswagen9.03445.889-14,5%-6,3%29,0%29,1%
22BMW2.94115.0282,7%1,0%9,5%9,5%
33Renault-Nissan2.81314.485-13,5%-3,3%9,0%9,2%
44Mercedes Daimler2.52713.5880,8%7,5%8,1%8,6%
55PSA2.01410.202-22,1%-21,6%6,5%6,5%
67General Motors1.6596.947-3,0%-6,9%5,3%4,4%
78FCA1.3916.805-7,1%-10,7%4,5%4,3%
86Hyundai-Kia1.3677.6174,6%2,0%4,4%4,8%
99Ford1.1796.472-18,4%-4,2%3,8%4,1%
1011Mazda1.0665.09741,6%17,8%3,4%3,2%
1110Toyota9885.672-21,9%0,5%3,2%3,6%
1212Suzuki7553.941-3,3%-4,2%2,4%2,5%
1314Fuji Heavy Industries7363.15362,8%3,1%2,4%2,0%
1413Geely Group6683.624-8,1%2,9%2,1%2,3%
1516Tata6082.74722,1%24,6%2,0%1,7%
1617Mitsubishi5192.10355,4%-5,2%1,7%1,3%
1715Honda4922.748141,2%58,8%1,6%1,7%
1818Tesla208795-17,8%24,6%0,7%0,5%
1919Mahindra Group13251248,3%35,8%0,4%0,3%
2020Aston Martin1074-28,6%-3,9%0,0%0,0%
BestSales H1 2016Sales H1 2015Var H1 2016Rank H1 2016Rank H1 2015
Skoda Octavia6.1196.620-7,6%12
Volkswagen Golf4.8137.165-32,8%21
Volkswagen Passat2.2821.92018,9%310
Volkswagen Polo2.1873.211-31,9%43
Mercedes C Class2.1752.301-5,5%56
BMW 2 Series2.1751.55539,9%517
Audi A31.9202.677-28,3%64
Seat Leon1.9092.602-26,6%75
Skoda Fabia1.8621.881-1,0%811
Volkswagen Touran1.8261.46125,0%922
Hyundai Tucson1.759-10242
Opel Astra1.7521.15152,2%1138
Mini Cooper1.7241.52812,8%1220
Fiat 5001.6931.762-3,9%1313
BMW X11.67084797,2%1464
Mercedes A Class1.6241.671-2,8%1515
Audi A41.5791.35116,9%1629
Seat Alhambra1.5751.42110,8%1726
BMW 3 Series1.5601.925-19,0%189
Renault Clio1.5502.100-26,2%198
Renault Mégane1.5461.00054,6%2049
Mercedes GLA1.4831.551-4,4%2118
Opel Mokka1.4611.4212,8%2226
Ford Kuga1.4521.762-17,6%2313
Toyota Yaris1.4141.428-1,0%2425
Suzuki Vitara1.411680107,5%2578
Mercedes GLC1.400-26242
Peugeot 2081.3771.533-10,2%2719
Mazda CX-51.3201.2922,2%2831
Audi Q31.3131.454-9,7%2923
Nissan Qashqai1.3101.626-19,4%3016

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