World Cars Brand ranking April. The top 50 in the 2019

World Cars Brand Ranking for April with the Top 50 Brands reported. Toyota cements its domination, keeping the safe gap over Volkswagen (-5%). Chevrolet is falling in double-digit, while BMW records a fantastic gain (+10.1%).

 

Global Market Trend

The Global light vehicles market in 2018 has broken the growth after seven years losing terrain from the previous year with total sales at 93.6 million units, down 0.7%, well below any expectations.

In the 2019 the market followed the previous year’s negative trend. Indeed, in March sales declined deeply,  registering 8.205.427 units (-7.1%). The Q1 figures were 21.009.192, losing 7.4%.

During April the market follows the previous month’s trend (-7.1%) with 6.714.205 units, leading to year-to-date 27.622.679 figures (-7.7%).

 

The Top 50 Brands Ranking

At brand-wise the year-to-date ranking was dominated by Toyota, which global sales were at 2.79 million (+0.9%). The brand performance is pushed up by the impressive growth in Thailand, China and Saudi Arabia while losing terrain mainly in India and Australia.

In second place Volkswagen with 2.05 million sales (-6.8%). The positive annual performance is driven by Brazil and USA. On the other side, it is losing in double-digit in Germany and Argentina, while in China is down 9%.

In third place Ford continued its negative momentum as well as at the beginning of 2019 with sales down 12.3% with 1.56 million sales. The overall performance was penalized by the huge fall in China (-23.7%) as well as Argentina, France and Uk. It is growing in double-digit in Vietnam (+58.9%) and in Spain.

Then, Honda who managed to overcome its rival Nissan with 1.51 million sales (+2.7%). Indeed, Nissan registered only 1.45 million sales (-7.9%).

In sixth place there was Hyundai with 1.34 (-5.5%) ahead of Chevrolet with 1.18 (-10%), Kia with 915.346 (-2.5%), the leader in the premium segment, Mercedes, with 804.799 (-3.7%) and in 10th place by BMW with 711.786 (+2.5%).

 

Focus 2 Electric Vehicles

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Rank
2019
Rank
2018
BrandSales
YTD 2019
Sales
April
'+/-
YTD 2019
'+/-
April
Share
YTD 2019
Share
April
11Toyota2.795.383685.3660,9%2,6%10,1%10,2%
22Volkswagen2.051.310508.392-6,8%-5,0%7,4%7,6%
33Ford1.568.435398.874-12,3%-8,1%5,7%5,9%
45Honda1.512.903364.0812,7%2,8%5,5%5,4%
54Nissan1.456.119310.816-7,9%-6,8%5,3%4,6%
66Hyundai1.347.979361.197-5,5%-4,7%4,9%5,4%
77Chevrolet1.187.637303.731-10,0%-11,5%4,3%4,5%
88Kia915.346238.328-2,5%-5,9%3,3%3,5%
99Mercedes804.799195.587-3,7%-4,9%2,9%2,9%
1011BMW711.786182.8312,5%10,1%2,6%2,7%
1110Renault672.996167.404-13,7%-14,9%2,4%2,5%
1212Audi574.799138.207-10,3%-9,3%2,1%2,1%
1313Maruti555.921132.720-5,7%-19,4%2,0%2,0%
1414Peugeot517.396121.944-20,4%-16,5%1,9%1,8%
1516Mazda483.867106.175-11,7%-12,8%1,8%1,6%
1615Jeep479.219122.027-7,4%-9,2%1,7%1,8%
1717Geely430.48991.195-12,3%-24,4%1,6%1,4%
1820Fiat402.077106.590-10,2%-5,9%1,5%1,6%
1919Skoda392.135100.001-7,8%-5,9%1,4%1,5%
2021Changan387.32071.374-21,5%-29,5%1,4%1,1%
2122Mitsubishi382.51081.865-0,7%2,0%1,4%1,2%
2218Buick368.58084.328-14,6%-0,3%1,3%1,3%
2323Wuling337.87474.913-13,9%-10,2%1,2%1,1%
2426Opel321.67373.925-4,6%-4,8%1,2%1,1%
2524Subaru316.66283.074-1,9%3,0%1,1%1,2%
2625Suzuki305.96274.971-9,3%-10,0%1,1%1,1%
2728Citroen298.56274.823-4,3%0,2%1,1%1,1%
2830Haval269.30460.08713,3%4,7%1,0%0,9%
2931Ram231.67265.72218,5%25,5%0,8%1,0%
3035Dacia229.71656.9017,2%0,9%0,8%0,8%
3132Lexus225.94755.1602,2%0,5%0,8%0,8%
3234Volvo216.12955.4927,6%6,8%0,8%0,8%
3333GMC207.97953.547-2,2%-3,2%0,8%0,8%
3439Seat192.52451.7441,7%1,8%0,7%0,8%
3529Dongfeng182.64839.346-46,6%-46,5%0,7%0,6%
3627Baojun181.15020.452-45,7%-68,4%0,7%0,3%
3736Dodge170.15038.307-11,7%-26,6%0,6%0,6%
3840BYD153.18235.6543,0%12,1%0,6%0,5%
3937Chery145.73640.439-16,6%-7,9%0,5%0,6%
4041Roewe138.41936.787-15,9%-6,6%0,5%0,5%
4143Land Rover137.72331.500-13,8%-9,6%0,5%0,5%
4260Other134.13526.591106,3%78,5%0,5%0,4%
4345Cadillac133.87431.506-5,0%-1,3%0,5%0,5%
4446Lada130.54735.9509,2%6,2%0,5%0,5%
4544JAC128.88329.540-24,7%-27,7%0,5%0,4%
4642Baic119.40919.902-31,6%-54,1%0,4%0,3%
4748Foton118.03335.428-1,3%0,1%0,4%0,5%
4850Isuzu116.85525.799-1,6%1,0%0,4%0,4%
4947Mini112.97924.844-1,6%-11,0%0,4%0,4%
5038Trumpchi103.25024.489-46,7%-37,6%0,4%0,4%

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