August is, year after year, the month, where the records of sales of passenger cars show the lower data of the 12 months. It is something normal, because that is when almost all sectors are more unemployed by the themes of holidays and rest breaks of workers and, in addition, customers think more in a vacation in search, and thinking about what car to buy.
in Spite of all, the records for August are positive when comparing with the data of the same month of other exercises, having matriculado 14.6 % more than in the same month of 2015 and positioning itself as the best month of August in number of sales since 2007. In the recently completed month-have been registered 64.089 cars, which together with the data of the 7 months previous to virtually rub the 800.000 units so far this year, 11.3 % more than in the same period of 2015.
once more, channel special has been the most purchases have been registered with 41.774 units in August, a 12,5 % more than in the register of 2015. In the first nine months of the year, this channel has 405.612 dealings that represent a growth of 8.9 % compared to 2015. The companies have also purchased more vehicles in this month, with 19.772 units and an increase of 15.8 %. The rent a car drop quite a lot in this month, but in comparison with August of 2015, the growth is almost 50 % 2.543 units.
During the first half of the year we were surprised by the drop in the sales of vehicles with diesel engines that were turned into sales for passenger cars of gasoline, reaching the gasoline to represent 42.4 %. The trend changed again in July and in August, the 38.8% of the cars sold have been petrol and 57.2 powered by diesel engines, while the remaining 4% of the market share, with a rise of 1 %, has gone to hybrid and electric vehicles.
In regards to the best-selling brands in August, the podium is headed by Volkswagen, occupying the second and third place in the brands Renault and Opel. They follow Peugeot and Toyota in fourth and fifth place. It highlights the growth of Hyundai, which scale up to the sixth position, and Mercedes, in tenth place. By models, the five most sold have been the Lion, the Golf and the Sandero,, closely followed by the Opel Corsa and the Citroën C4.
Source – Aniacam