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

World Cars Brand Ranking

World Cars Brand Ranking for March with the Top 50 Brands reported. Toyota cements its domination, keeping the safe gap over Volkswagen. Ford is still losing terrain (-15.6%), while Honda conquers the 4th place with a fantastic +8.9%.

 

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%.

 

The Top 50 Brands Ranking

At brand-wise the year-to-date ranking was dominated by Toyota, which global sales were at 2.11 million (+0.5%). The brand performance is pushed up by the impressive growth in Thailand, India and Vietnam while losing terrain mainly in Indonesia and Taiwan.

In second place Volkswagen with 1.54 million sales (-7.3%). The positive annual performance is driven by the outstanding scores in Brazil, France and Poland. On the other side, it is well performing in Argentina, Mexico and China.

In third place Ford continued its negative momentum as well as at the beginning of 2019 with sales down 13.5% with 1.17 million sales. The overall performance was penalized by the huge fall in China (-60.6%) as well as Argentina, Italy and Uk. It is growing in double-digit in Vietnam (+38.8%).

Then, Honda who managed to overcome its rival Nissan with 1.149 million sales (+2.8%). Indeed, Nissan registered only 1.147 million sales (-8%).

In sixth place there was Hyundai with 968.994 (-5.7%) ahead of Chevrolet with 882.647 (-9.6%), Kia with 683.833 (-0.3%), the leader in the premium segment, Mercedes, with 607.785 (-3.6%) and in 10th place by BMW with 529.277 (+0.1%).

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Rank
2019
Rank
2018
BrandSales
YTD 2019
Sales
March
March
YTD +/-
Mar
19 +/-
Share
YTD 2019
Share
March
11Toyota2.112.194805.7770,5%-0,2%10,1%9,8%
22Volkswagen1.543.675585.114-7,3%-4,9%7,3%7,1%
33Ford1.171.551470.283-13,5%-15,6%5,6%5,7%
45Honda1.149.718459.1312,8%8,9%5,5%5,6%
54Nissan1.147.444470.056-8,0%-7,0%5,5%5,7%
66Hyundai986.994379.047-5,7%-7,5%4,7%4,6%
77Chevrolet882.647333.214-9,6%-12,3%4,2%4,1%
88Kia683.833266.387-0,3%2,1%3,3%3,2%
99Mercedes607.785238.025-3,6%-1,8%2,9%2,9%
1011BMW529.277217.4710,1%2,4%2,5%2,7%
1110Renault524.745213.403-10,0%-7,9%2,5%2,6%
1212Audi436.043180.284-10,8%-8,5%2,1%2,2%
1314Peugeot423.590152.748-15,9%-18,3%2,0%1,9%
1413Maruti423.201145.832-0,3%-1,4%2,0%1,8%
1516Mazda378.496149.619-11,3%-10,6%1,8%1,8%
1615Jeep356.182139.430-7,0%-12,8%1,7%1,7%
1717Geely338.487113.713-8,5%0,5%1,6%1,4%
1821Changan316.661142.315-19,2%-15,0%1,5%1,7%
1922Mitsubishi297.673128.991-2,4%6,7%1,4%1,6%
2020Fiat295.489115.353-11,6%-13,8%1,4%1,4%
2119Skoda291.464109.027-8,6%-6,1%1,4%1,3%
2218Buick284.328105.608-18,0%-28,2%1,4%1,3%
2323Wuling262.961115.445-14,9%-9,1%1,3%1,4%
2426Opel247.860109.922-4,5%-3,2%1,2%1,3%
2524Subaru234.82595.710-3,0%-0,9%1,1%1,2%
2625Suzuki231.60891.695-8,8%-0,9%1,1%1,1%
2728Citroen221.65487.887-6,5%-5,5%1,1%1,1%
2830Haval209.07872.14816,0%22,5%1,0%0,9%
2935Dacia172.44667.9799,2%17,1%0,8%0,8%
3032Lexus169.38170.5591,9%2,8%0,8%0,9%
3131Ram165.26262.43615,4%9,6%0,8%0,8%
3227Baojun160.69847.954-40,3%-57,8%0,8%0,6%
3334Volvo160.01466.0697,5%7,8%0,8%0,8%
3433GMC155.15460.918-1,3%-10,1%0,7%0,7%
3529Dongfeng148.55342.928-44,7%-53,3%0,7%0,5%
3639Seat140.65957.6581,6%2,9%0,7%0,7%
3736Dodge132.25954.624-5,8%-5,3%0,6%0,7%
3837Chery121.91141.483-6,9%-11,5%0,6%0,5%
3940BYD117.95346.9400,9%-1,9%0,6%0,6%
4043Land Rover108.63051.190-13,1%-9,7%0,5%0,6%
4149Saipa104.76129.092-17,1%-26,0%0,5%0,4%
4245Cadillac102.43134.841-6,0%-2,0%0,5%0,4%
4341Roewe101.63232.843-18,8%-21,3%0,5%0,4%
4442Baic99.51060.953-24,2%8,7%0,5%0,7%
4544JAC99.34843.329-23,7%-25,2%0,5%0,5%
4650Isuzu90.31742.023-3,2%0,2%0,4%0,5%
4746Lada90.05536.4295,1%10,4%0,4%0,4%
4847Mini87.60940.9790,8%-1,5%0,4%0,5%
4948Foton82.58739.278-2,0%0,3%0,4%0,5%
5038Trumpchi78.76031.154-49,0%-47,8%0,4%0,4%

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