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Car Manufacturer Global Sales Q1-17

The first half of 2017 has seen a number of new and interesting models coming onto the market by various car manufacturers.  It’s interesting to view, globally, how each car manufacturer’s sales has been tracking in the first few months of 2017.  According to JATO Dynamics figures, the big winner during the first quarter of 2017 has been the Renault-Nissan Alliance group recording huge growth in sales around the world.

It’s obvious, when you look at the results that Toyota, having sold 1.974 million car and LCV units, still remains at the top while growing at a rate of 11%.  Honda, in fifth position, also shows itself growing nicely overall.  Mercedes and Renault show the greatest growth for the quarter with 18.2% and 14.9%, respectively.  Mercedes-Benz is the fastest growing brand in the top-20 and the biggest luxury brand worldwide.  BMW and Suzuki have also gained greatly in sales over this period with 10% growth apiece.

Where there is market growth there will also be market shrinking, and for Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Audi, Peugeot, Buick and Jeep, their sales in the first quarter of 2017 have taken a dive.

In detail, according to JATO results, there are some key vehicles being sold in various segments.

City Cars

The top five city cars being sold around the world are the: Hyundai i10, Honda N-Box, Fiat 500, Fiat Panda, Suzuki Alto

Sub Compacts

The top five sub compact cars being sold around the world are the: VW Polo, Suzuki Swift, Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio, Toyota Yaris

Compacts

The top five compact cars being sold around the world are the: Toyota Corolla, VW Golf, Honda Civic, Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra

Mid-size

The top five mid-size cars being sold around the world are the: Toyota Camry, Mercedes Benz C-Class, Honda Accord, VW Passat, BMW 3 Series

Executive

The top five executive cars being sold around the world are the: Mercedes Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Hyundai Grandeur, Buick Lacrosse

Luxury

The top five mid-size cars being sold around the world are the: Mercedes Benz S-Class, Cadillac XTS, BMW 7 Series, Bentley Continental, Cadillac CT6

SUV

The top five SUV vehicles being sold around the world are the: Nissan X-Trail, Honda CR-V, VW Tiguan, Toyota RAV4, Honda HR-V

MPV

The top five MPV vehicles being sold around the world are the: Hongguang, Honda Jazz, Xiaokang, Baojun 730, Nissan Note

Sport

The top five Sport vehicles being sold around the world are the: Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger, Camaro, Mazda MX-5, Porsche 911

Pickup/Ute

The top five Pickup/Ute vehicles being sold around the world are the: Ford F-Series, Dodge Ram, Chevrolet Silverado, Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara

The greatest market sector growth, unsurprisingly, has been seen in the SUV market.

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