Turkey April. Renault gains terrain in a market down 6%

Turkish Auto Market Honda-Civic_Type_R-2018

Turkish Autos Market has lost 6% in April moving the year to date score in negative area. The economic growth in Q1 was still robust but consumer’s demand for vehicles starts to decline. Renault is gaining terrain over all competitors.

Turkey economic growth in Q1 was likely robust, despite a moderation from Q4’s blistering pace. Ahead of polling day, the government is turning the fiscal taps on full blast, and it recently announced major new spending initiatives. President Erdogan recently called snap elections for 24 June, against the backdrop of an economy beginning to show signs of strain from the government’s fiscal stimulus drive.

Turkish domestic vehicles market in recent years suffered for a crisis in the 2014, mainly due to economic and political reason, but since early 2015 has taken a momentum hitting the all time record both in 2015 and 2016, approaching the milestone of 1 million units, before to moderately decline in the 2017 (-2.8%).

 Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018 e
Car+LCV774.746853.214767.681968.015983.732956.194998.022

 2012 Var2013 Var2014 Var2015 Var2016 Var2017 Var2018 var e
Car+LCV-10,4%10,1%-10,0%26,1%1,6%-2,8%4,4%

Turkish car passenger’s market 2018 outlook was moderately positive and the start was in line with the forecast. Indeed light vehicles sales have been in January 35.076 (-0.7%), in February 47.009 (-0.1%) and in March 76.345 (+3.4%) ending the Q1 with 158.430 (+1.5%). However, in April sales have been 71.126 (-6.4%) with Year to Date figures at 229.556 (-1.1%).

At brand-wise, Renault is market leader with 33.703 sales (+8.3%) with 14.7% of market share. In second place Volkswagen with 25.731 (-10.3%) ahead of Fiat with 25.457 (-8.2%).

Ford was fourth with 24.097 (-11.0%) followed by Hyundai with 14.029 units (-3.3%), Toyota with 11.425 (+17.2%), Dacia with 10.262 (-18.5%), Peugeot with 9.804 (+2.7%), Opel with 9.360 (-15.5%) and in 10th place Mercedes with 9.321 (+12.9%).

At model wise, the best-selling model was the Renault Megane with 13.022  (+11.3%) ahead of the Renault Clio  with 10.609 (+13.4%) and the former leader, the Fiat Egea with 10.450 sales (+8.1%).

Updates on the top 100 Models ranking are available here.

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Rank 2018Rank 2017BrandSales 2018Sales AprilY.o.Y 2018Y.o.Y. AprilShare 2018Share April
11Renault33.70311.1618,3%12,7%14,7%15,7%
23Volkswagen25.7317.790-10,3%-13,8%11,2%11,0%
32Fiat25.4577.737-8,2%-16,3%11,1%10,9%
44Ford24.0977.334-11,0%-20,3%10,5%10,3%
55Hyundai14.0294.401-3,3%-4,4%6,1%6,2%
67Toyota11.4253.23017,2%19,4%5,0%4,5%
76Dacia10.2623.536-18,5%-15,2%4,5%5,0%
89Peugeot9.8043.3922,7%1,5%4,3%4,8%
98Opel9.3603.476-15,5%-9,4%4,1%4,9%
1011Mercedes9.3212.70212,9%-5,1%4,1%3,8%
1112Honda8.8242.5277,4%12,6%3,8%3,6%
1213Skoda8.6542.01853,7%-5,9%3,8%2,8%
1310Nissan7.7772.186-3,2%-13,0%3,4%3,1%
1415Audi5.2231.62521,8%-2,9%2,3%2,3%
1514Citroen4.7331.021-32,9%-58,5%2,1%1,4%
1616BMW4.4851.27021,4%44,8%2,0%1,8%
1717Seat4.0991.3416,6%-15,3%1,8%1,9%
1818Kia3.5841.306-4,6%-6,9%1,6%1,8%
1921Mitsubishi1.76775169,6%157,2%0,8%1,1%
2019Volvo1.68663179,4%85,6%0,7%0,9%
2124Jeep81029544,4%60,3%0,4%0,4%
2220Suzuki76525311,2%22,8%0,3%0,4%
2322Isuzu589180-11,8%-1,1%0,3%0,3%
2423Iveco577146-21,4%-28,8%0,3%0,2%
2526Subaru53016523,0%27,9%0,2%0,2%
2625Land Rover52012935,1%-26,3%0,2%0,2%
2729Mazda40713420,1%34,0%0,2%0,2%
2828Mini37412125,5%51,3%0,2%0,2%
2927Karsan29875-20,7%-33,0%0,1%0,1%
3030Porsche224700,4%100,0%0,1%0,1%
3131SsangYong12726
3235DS10120
3332Jaguar7418
3433Alfa Romeo6432
3537Lexus2210
3638Maserati186
3734Infiniti122
3836Smart84
3940Ferrari73
4039Aston Martin41
4140Bentley3
4241Lamborghini11

Rank 2018Rank 2017GroupSales 2018Sales AprilY.o.Y 2018Y.o.Y. AprilShare 2018Share April
11Renault Nissan Alliance53.52117.6361,3%4,5%23,3%24,8%
22Volkswagen Group43.93512.8452,9%-11,2%19,1%18,1%
33F.C.A.26.9338.219-7,7%-14,9%11,7%11,6%
44Ford M.C.24.0977.334-11,0%-20,3%10,5%10,3%
55P.S.A.23.9987.909-13,4%-18,1%10,5%11,1%
66Hyundai-Kia17.6135.707-3,6%-5,0%7,7%8,0%
77Toyota M.C.11.4473.24017,0%19,2%5,0%4,6%
88Mercedes Benz9.3292.70612,3%-5,6%4,1%3,8%
99Honda M.C.8.8242.5277,4%12,6%3,8%3,6%
1010BMW4.8591.39121,7%45,4%2,1%2,0%

Rank 2018Rank 2017MODELSales 2018Sals AprY.O.Y. 2018Y.O.Y. April
12Renault Mégane13.0223.65411,3%15,6%
23Renault Clio10.6093.94313,4%32,8%
31Fiat Egea10.4503.0298,1%-16,7%
415Honda Civic7.3991.9129,7%13,5%
55Volkswagen Passat7.2192.47729,1%29,6%
66Ford Transit7.0642.0312,0%4,7%
710Toyota Corolla7.0591.91860,3%63,4%
84Ford Courier7.0351.913-25,1%-47,4%
98Fiat Fiorino6.1301.6630,6%-3,0%
109Fiat Doblo5.6161.792-18,3%-18,7%
117Opel Astra5.2161.909-30,9%-23,6%
1213Hyundai i204.9201.276-15,6%-41,4%
1311Ford Focus4.5321.470-13,3%-23,0%
1419Dacia Duster4.4821.6250,3%1,2%
1512Renault Symbol4.4061.514-10,5%-13,4%
1616Nissan Qashqai4.2081.40420,7%33,7%
1718Volkswagen Golf4.1381.180-14,5%23,9%
1820Peugeot 3013.8491.224-18,2%-11,8%
1914Volkswagen Polo3.7691.237-20,0%-33,3%
2021Hyundai Accent3.7191.2341,2%50,1%
2130Skoda Octavia3.49851143,1%-51,1%
2224Volkswagen Transporter3.4901.18410,0%36,4%
2322Mercedes C Class3.01173615,2%19,5%
2417Dacia Sandero3.0071.205-32,9%-2,5%
2528Volkswagen Caddy2.7916185,6%-36,6%
2633Skoda Superb2.72679776,3%34,4%
2741Peugeot 30082.511950106,8%43,5%
2825Citroen C-Elysée2.444367-25,0%-68,9%
2927Seat Leon2.367771-1,4%-18,3%
3057Mercedes Vito2.044849111,8%167,0%

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