Switzerland 2017. Fiat & Seat shine in a flat market

Switzerland Cars Sales

Switzerland Cars Sales slipped 1.1% in the 2017 confirming the quite stable trend year after year. On top of the list, four German brand, with Volkswagen leader albeit losing in double-digit. Top selling model the Skoda Octavia.

Switzerland economy prospects for upbeat GDP growth in the second half of the year remain bright, given strong leading data from the domestic sector. In Q3, unemployment hit a two-year low and business confidence climbed to an over two-year high. Moreover, consumer confidence bordered on optimism in both Q3 and Q4; optimism among consumers has been rare for Switzerland in recent years. That said, retail sales fell for a second straight month in September, although the decline moderated from August.

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.  According to data released by the Auto Suisse, the Association of local Automotive Importers, the car passenger’s sales have been stable across the entire 2017, ending 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%

At brand wise, confirming the characteristic of the market as German feud, four German brands rank in the top 4.

The leader is obviously Volkswagen that in the 2017 sold 35.975 cars (-14.6%) with share at 11.5%.

Mercedes was second with 26.081 units (+9.4%) ahead of BMW with 24.895 (+0.5%), Audi with 20.618 (+5.3%), Skoda with 20.582 units (-2.3%),  Opel with 14.042 (+6.5%), Ford with 13.884 (+6.1%), Renault with 13.873 (-3.0%), Seat with 12.053 (+18.9%) and in 10th place Fiat with 10.352 (+18.2%).

At model wise, the best-selling is the Skoda Octavia with 10.017 sales (-14.5%) ahead of the Volkswagen Golf with 9.500 (-21.6%) and the Volkswagen Tiguan with 7.110 (+10.7%).

You could have access here to the Switzerland Best Selling Cars and to the Full Year 2016 reports.

Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast

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. AutoData 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.  See details within Switzerland Corner Store

Rank 2017Ran DecBrandSales 2017Sales DecVariation 2017Variation DecShare 2017Share Dec
11Volkswagen35.9754.070-14,6%-33,5%11,5%13,1%
24Mercedes26.0812.3579,4%11,1%8,3%7,6%
32BMW24.8953.1480,5%13,7%7,9%10,2%
43Audi20.6182.8985,3%14,1%6,6%9,4%
55Skoda20.5822.051-2,3%-3,3%6,6%6,6%
68Opel14.0421.2486,5%-16,5%4,5%4,0%
76Ford13.8841.4096,1%5,9%4,4%4,5%
87Renault13.8731.344-3,0%-24,8%4,4%4,3%
99Seat12.0531.11818,9%-7,5%3,8%3,6%
1013Fiat10.35276018,2%-17,2%3,3%2,5%
1115Toyota10.307649-0,8%-32,5%3,3%2,1%
1212Peugeot10.213867-1,7%-13,2%3,3%2,8%
1311Hyundai8.598919-5,3%24,5%2,7%3,0%
1414Dacia8.55573715,3%-10,4%2,7%2,4%
1517Suzuki8.2315617,7%-27,4%2,6%1,8%
1619Mazda7.878506-22,6%-62,9%2,5%1,6%
1710Volvo7.4971.1055,1%40,4%2,4%3,6%
1816Citroen7.088613-21,9%-44,3%2,3%2,0%
1920Nissan6.3814765,7%0,8%2,0%1,5%
2018Mini5.6895488,0%29,2%1,8%1,8%
2121Subaru4.987473-8,0%8,7%1,6%1,5%
2227Honda3.972284-16,8%-30,9%1,3%0,9%
2325Porsche3.965315-6,5%-1,6%1,3%1,0%
2422Kia3.835379-30,0%-46,8%1,2%1,2%
2524Land Rover3.546331-10,0%-24,9%1,1%1,1%
2623Jeep3.4563565,7%-9,0%1,1%1,1%
2728Alfa Romeo3.288224117,9%0,0%1,0%0,7%
2826Mitsubishi3.077308-20,6%-16,5%1,0%1,0%
2930Smart2.327158-16,0%-6,0%0,7%0,5%
3029Tesla1.95817215,1%-28,3%0,6%0,6%
3132Jaguar1.295111-27,7%-61,6%0,4%0,4%
3234Maserati9177117,1%-23,7%0,3%0,2%
3333SsangYong80684-16,7%25,4%0,3%0,3%
3431Lexus689127-20,0%60,8%0,2%0,4%
3535DS680290,2%0,1%
3636Ferrari37225-0,8%0,0%0,1%0,1%
3739Chevrolet3561943,0%-42,4%0,1%0,1%
3838Infiniti28620-53,8%-13,0%0,1%0,1%
3940Bentley2611619,2%-40,7%0,1%0,1%
4037Cadillac22423-1,8%4,5%0,1%0,1%
4141Aston Martin21714
4242Dodge18610
4343Lotus1066
4443McLaren1036
4543Lamborghini936
4643Rolls-Royce636
4744Alpina394
4846Caterham282
4945Chrysler153
4943Morgan156
50Lada10
51Lancia5
52Bugatti2
53Stimbo1

Rank 2017Ran DecGroupSales 2017Sales DecVariation 2017Variation DecShare 2017Share Dec
11Volkswagen Group93.54910.474-4,0%-15,2%29,8%33,8%
23Renault Nissan Alliance32.1822.885-0,2%-17,1%10,2%9,3%
34P.S.A.32.0232.757-1,9%-23,3%10,2%8,9%
42BMW30.6863.7061,8%15,7%9,8%12,0%
55Mercedes Benz28.4082.5156,7%9,8%9,0%8,1%
66F.C.A.18.5911.44924,4%-14,4%5,9%4,7%
77Ford M.C.13.8841.4096,1%5,9%4,4%4,5%
88Hyundai-Kia12.4331.298-14,6%-10,5%4,0%4,2%
910Toyota M.C.10.996776-2,2%-25,4%3,5%2,5%
1011Suzuki8.2315617,7%-27,4%2,6%1,8%
Rank 2017Rank 2016 Sales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017
12Skoda Octavia10.01711.721-14,5%
21Volkswagen Golf9.50012.125-21,6%
34Volkswagen Tiguan7.1106.42410,7%
43Volkswagen Polo5.2956.516-18,7%
55Mercedes C Class4.4964.542-1,0%
616Fiat 5004.2273.43523,1%
721Mercedes GLC4.2193.06237,8%
812BMW X14.1783.65614,3%
96BMW 2 Series4.1254.342-5,0%
108Audi A34.1064.0920,3%
1123Opel Mokka3.8223.02326,4%
129Skoda Fabia3.6943.928-6,0%
1311Seat Leon3.6653.670-0,1%
1415Seat Alhambra3.6623.4845,1%
1525Ford Kuga3.5902.88624,4%
1629Dacia Sandero3.5482.66033,4%
1718Mercedes A Class3.5373.18611,0%
1814Mini Cooper3.4853.549-1,8%
1913Audi A43.1203.614-13,7%
2031Audi Q53.0912.57520,0%
2119Hyundai Tucson3.0843.168-2,7%
2235Volvo XC602.9712.46920,3%
237Volkswagen Touran2.9654.286-30,8%
2420BMW 3 Series2.8173.159-10,8%
2581Mercedes E Class2.7971.213130,6%
2628Dacia Duster2.7912.7441,7%
2710Volkswagen Passat2.7473.778-27,3%
2824Renault Clio2.7193.021-10,0%
2930Toyota Yaris2.6802.6282,0%
3064BMW 5 Series2.6541.66159,8%

(344)

Share: