Registrations in October grew shy 5,2%

SEAT León ConnectSince it entered in November, is the time of reviewing the figures of new registrations of passenger cars in the Spanish market through October of 2015. This month has continued the streak to the upside, registering the best month of October since 2009, with 80.055 units, despite the fact that the growth has been fairly moderate, with a to 5.2% with respect to the same period of 2014. The market is still growing, but this month at a reduced rate. In the first nine months of the year have been enrolled 863.973 units, 20.5%.

Reviewing the Spanish market channels, we find that for the first time in a long time, there is a slight decrease in the enrollment of individuals, 0.7%, which accumulate 50.177 units and that could be due to that there have been several days of partying. Companies, in contrast, grow 16.6% 25.544 units, while the alquiladoras with 4.334 units grow also an interesting 19,7% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Prueba SEAT Ibiza Connect 1.0 TSI 110 CVThis month we found some curious data in the market trends into fuel. With the case of the Dieselgate very close, we see how the diesel has lost some ground compared to previous months, getting your worst fee, although this is a very representative 60.4 per cent. Both the gasoline with 36.8% as the hybrid and electric with a 2.9% of the registrations break records. With regard to 2014, Galicia, La Rioja, Murcia, Navarre and the Basque Country have experienced declines of up to 10.5% in the sales of new passenger cars.

By marks, highlights this month Peugeot in the first place, pushing Volkswagen to a second location and with Renault on the heels of the germans. It is still early to say that these are the first effects of the case Dieselgate, which will contrast to the trend in the coming months. In October 2015 they also have Nissan, Toyota and Hyundai occupy the last three positions in the Top 10. For models, the SEAT Leon and Ibiza are back to reclaim the leadership, while the rest of the names on the list are the usual.

Top 10 brands in October 2015:

  • Peugeot: 6.532
  • Volkswagen: 6.365
  • Renault: 6.363
  • Opel: 5.215
  • SEAT: 5.156
  • Citroën: 4.767
  • Ford: 4.480
  • Nissan: 4.258
  • Toyota: 4.071
  • Hyundai: 3.868

Top 10 models in October 2015:

  • SEAT Leon: 2.465
  • SEAT Ibiza: 2.154
  • Volkswagen Polo: 2.071
  • Dacia Sandero: 1.965
  • Peugeot 308: 1.900
  • Nissan Qashqai: 1.829
  • Volkswagen Golf: 1.791
  • Opel Astra: 1.754
  • Peugeot 208: 1.667
  • Renault Clio: 1.663

Source – Aniacam