The winners and losers in the year 2017 in the UK car market

The total number of new passenger car registrations in the year 2017 is expected to be just over 2.5 million, or 5% on the record year of 2016.

Given the current economic and political uncertainty, this is a pretty pleasing result, although a further decline of 5% is expected in year 2018.

From then on, the industry is expected to stabilize the market, at about 2.4 million new vehicle registrations per year. Long-term forecasts, meanwhile, are less clear and depend on the results of the Brexit.

ALFA ROMEO – UP

2016 market share: 0.18%
2017 share of the market: 0.20%

Alfa Romeo drinking in the last chance saloon so long to run that the place is dry. The Stelvio Alfa’s last shot: if this doesn’t do the trick, the car manufacturer, a new owner may have to.

ASTON MARTIN – UP

2016 market share of 0.03%
2017 market share: 0.06%

Global sales increase by 30%, thanks to the DB11. The company makes a profit, and there is talk of floating it on the stock exchange. If you can’t afford the cars, how about buying something from the company?

AUDI – UP

2016 market share: 6.58%
In 2017, with a market share of 6.88%

Audi is now a little earlier than BMW in the UK for the first time. This is the soft essentially on sales of frequency and, in particular, the Q2.

BENTLEY

2016 market share: 0.07%
2017 market share: 0.07%

Bentley rise temporarily stalled the rising Bentayga sales are only a compensation for a fall in Continental GT registrations. The new Conti GT has to do a work.

BMW – DOWN

2016 market share: 6.78%
2017 market share: 6.77%

BMW is suddenly staid a little. It was overtaken by the Mercedes and fight to their lead ahead of Audi. The new X2 (on the right) is urgently needed.

DACIA – UP

2016 market share: 0.98%
2017 market share: 1.01%

After a period of stability, the type 2018 Duster Dacia sales should be a big push.

DS – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.61%
2017 market share: 0.37%

The reaction of the company on a revenue increase of 43% is to say that the DS brand to a global top luxury brand such as Hermès. Good Luck.

CITROEN – DOWN

2016 market share: 2.40%
2017 market share: 2.06%

The new C3-Luke accounts for more than 30% of Citroën sales overall, especially because every other model has dropped dramatically. The C4 Cactus is suffering: the number of new registrations declined by more than 40%.

FERRARI – UP

2016 market share: 0.03%
2017 market share: 0.04%

Mamma mia! Ferrari loquacious Chairman, Sergio Marchionne, has suggested that by the year 2022, Ferrari is a manufacturer of SUVs might be, is no longer involved in the formula 1. The former is probably inevitable, but the latter is certainly posturing.

FIAT – DOWN

2016 market share: 2.40%
2017 market share: 1.96%

Apart from the always green of the 500 city car, Fiat, appears to be not maintained, sales of the new model for more than 24 months. In the past year, sales of the 500L was broken, and this year it was the turn of the 500X.

FORD – DOWN

2016 market share: 11.83%
In 2017, with a market share of 11.38%

The market share loss is primarily due to the change in the model, the Fiesta, which accounts for a third of all Ford sales. The Mondeo is, by the way, in the meantime, in the case of less than 5% of Ford’s registrations.

HYUNDAI – UP

2016 market share: 3.43%
2017 market share: 3.70%

Hyundai not quite, its long-term target of 100,000 units this year, due to the overall decline in the market. It is still good, though, with 30% of sales coming from the profitable Tucson.

HONDA – DOWN

2016 market share: 2.19%
2017 market share: 2.15%

The all-new HR-V is not really deliver. Its sales by more than 10% in the year 2017, and the Nissan Juke outselling is decreased by a ratio of six to one.

INFINITI – UP

2016 market share: 0.11%
2017 market shares: 0.14%

So much for the Q30/QX30 will take Infiniti into the mainstream. Their sales are almost identical with the similarly sized (and similar mißverstandener) Lexus CT.

JAGUAR – UP

2016 market share: 1.29%
2017 market share: 1.40%

The F-Pace (below) is now Jaguar’s best-selling model, what is a good Omen for the sale of its smaller sibling, the E-Pace, in the year 2018.

JEEP – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.52%
2017 market share: 0.26%

A generation ago, the Cherokee began with the Discovery of the top place in the UK 4×4 market. Today, it is not top game, the Mitsubishi Shogun is a car, most people have forgotten even exists.

KIA – UP

2016 market share: 3.32%
2017 market share: 3.75%

Remember when Kia flaps only a little economy rear? Today, more than 45% of the significant sales come from the highly profitable Sportage and Sorento crossovers.

LAND ROVER – UP

2016 market share: 2.95%
In 2017, with a market share of 3.29%

Land Rover market share of Renault and Peugeot has been overtaken. In terms of sales, Land Rover is now just outside the top 10. In terms of sales, it’s probably the sixth or seventh.

LEXUS – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.52%
2017 market share: 0.50%

Lexus was a little better in 2016 because of rising SUV sales. However, Land Rover’s growing dominance advance seems to have stopped and the brand.

LOTUS

2016 market share: 0.01%
2017 market share: 0.01%

It has been decades, it has so much optimism in Hethel. The cars are now being sold at a small profit, and the new Chinese owners, Geely have a great experience with investments in the brands that it owns.

MASERATI – UP

2016 market share: 0.05%
2017 market share: 0.07%

So far, the new range of models has been little progress in the direction of Maserati’s goal of about 0.2% of the market share. It all depends on the revised Levante crossover in 2018.

MAZDA – DOWN

2016 market share: 1.73%
2017 market share: 1.57%

The MX-5 and CX-3 are increasing sales, but the rest of the models are suffering. It can’t be easy for you to Import your cars from Japan with the current exchange rate.

NISSAN – UP

2016 market share: 5.66%
2017 market share: 6.00%

In the past 10 years, Nissan has more sales than any other brand in the UK, with the Juke and Qashqai, both at the top of their respective segments.

MERCEDES-BENZ – UP

2016 with a market share of 6.31%
2017 market share: 7.14%

Mercedes is expected to 2017 finished as the top German premium brand – the first time that this has happened at least since the 1970s.

MG – TO

2016 market share: 0.16%
2017 market share: 0.17%

The new Qashqai-size crossover, the MG GS, has failed to make an impact, even though they started in one of the most dynamic parts of the market.

MINI

2016 market share: 2.56%
2017 market share: 2.56%

Mini had a stable year in 2017, although it will increase the likely place for the new Countryman, the sales, a bit more in the year 2018.

MITSUBISHI – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.68%
2017 market share: 0.62%

The reduction of the tax incentive for the purchase of the Outlander plug-in hybrid always UK sale in 2017, but the turnover on the ASX rose softens have reduced the impact slightly.

PEUGEOT – DOWN

2016 market share: 3.66%
2017 market share: 3.27%

Sale of tailgates this year fell by 30%, and those of the 3008 is only partially compensated, so that the new 5008 have a lot of work in the year 2018.

PORSCHE – UP

2016 market share: 0.49%
2017 market share: 0.54%

With UK sales of around 15,000 per year, Porsche is no longer a niche brand. There is also no more a sports car specialist brand: the Macan now makes up more than 40% of sales.

RENAULT – DOWN

2016 market share: 3.16%
2017 market share: 2.76%

Renault has) to a kind of Nissan-tribute band in the UK, with half of its turnover with the Captur (a follower of the Juke) and Kadjar (follow-on from the Qashqai. In both cases, the Nissan sell a lot better.

ROLLS-ROYCE

2016 market share: 0.02%
2017 market share: 0.02%

The sales remained stable in the year 2017, in spite of the absence of the phantom. With the new Phantom and Cullinan, the turnover could rise in the year 2018 – in a stately fashion, of course.

SEAT – UP

2016 market share: 1.76%
2017 market share: 2.19%

Once Skoda became part of VW, Seat, staggered around the market like a man is wearing a blindfold. It is finally getting its act together with the excellent Ateca (above), and there’s room for more growth.

SKODA – UP

2016 market share: 2.98%
2017 market share: 3.07%

The new Kodiaq had a great start, supported by the Excellent-as the price-to-size ratio. In the next year, the new Karoq compact crossover – the outgoing Yeti comes to follow a hard act.

SMART – DOWN

2016 market share 0.45%
2017 market share: 0.41%

Maybe the Fortwo is an Autonomous electro-city-shuttle. Its future as a conventional car seems to be limited.

SSANGYONG – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.17%
2017 market shares: 0.14%

The sales of the new Tivoli small crossover fell by more than 30% to well under 2000 per year. If Ssangyong can not sell what you can sell?

SUBARU – DOWN

2016 market share: 0.13%
2017 market share: 0.10%

Not a single model manages to sell more than 1000 units per year. For most UK buyers, Subaru has of the radar.

SUZUKI – UP

2016 market share: 1.42%
2017 market share: 1.59%

The new Ignis is good, but steal some sales from the Swift. Suzuki is well placed – it is the small 4×4 hatch was, long before anyone used the term ‘crossover’.

VAUXHALL DOWN

In 2016, with a market share of 9.32%
2017 market share: 7.61%

Vauxhall sales melt away like snow in the spring sun. It is likely to be) the end of the year, behind VW amid collapsing sales of the Corsa (almost 30%) and Insignia (from more than 40%.

TOYOTA – UP

2016 market share: 3.59%
2017 market share: 4.05%

The growth has to start from the new Qashqai-size C-HR crossover, the got has a very good. Meanwhile, Toyota’s traditional models, from the Aygo to the Avensis, fade.

VOLKSWAGEN UP

2016 market share: 7.69%
In 2017, with a market share of 8.09%

Scandal, scandal, what is? The market share is at a record level, with the Golf neck is now running-and – neck with the Ford Focus and the Tiguan sales to rise by more than 50%.

VOLVO – UP

2016 market share: 1.73%
2017 market share: 1.80%

The fight against the German premium brands is never easy, but Volvo is making progress. Revenue increases come from the S/V/XC 90 at the top of the Chinese-owned Swedish firm’s range, the show that Volvo a credible premium player.

It was for sale a good year to…

Mid-size Crossover: Qashqai-size models were more than 20%

Executive crossovers: models such as the Evoque (below) to 18%

Compact Board: Curious, the only non-crossover segment to expand (to 6%)

It was to sell a bad year…

Small Vans: Both B-Max and C-Max segments fell by more than 20%

Small hatchbacks: City-cars and superminis fell by more than 10%

Large family cars: The ‘ D ‘ segment declined by about 25% and seemed to be in danger of extinction heading

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