02 July 2018

Sales results France first-half 2018

  • In a buoyant passenger car (PC) and light commercial vehicle (LCV) market, Groupe Renault increased registrations by 5.8%, to 389,221 units, for a market share of 27.2%.

  • In the passenger car market, Renault posted its best sales volume performance for seven years, while Dacia set a new sales record. The Dacia brand now ranks number four in the French market.

 

Boulogne-Billancourt, 03/04/2018 – Groupe Renault is pursuing its sales volume growth at a rate superior to that of the market. Renault led the French market for the first half as a whole and Dacia posted its best first half ever in terms of sales volumes.

 

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The brand’s PC sales rose in the first half, for a 19.9% share of the market. With sales of nearly 70,000 units and a 5,9% share of the PC market, Clio reinforced its place as the best-selling car in France, all sales channels combined. Twingo, sales of which grew 27,2%, continues to lead the A segment. Captur confirmed its number-five ranking, all segments combined, and Scénic and Twingo rounded out the PC top ten. The group ranked three models in the C segment top five, with Scénic, Mégane and New Duster. Koleos takes the lead in the D-SUV segment. Espace remains the leader in the E segment.

 

In LCVs, Renault sales increased 3.1% to their highest volume in ten years amid continued strong market momentum. The group ranked three vehicles on the podium, with Kangoo leading the market. Trafic and Master are the leaders in the van segment.

 

In electric vehicles, Renault remains the leader with ZOE, the number-one PC, and Kangoo Z.E., the top-ranking LCV. ZOE posted its best order month of the year in June. Renault has the most complete range of all-electric vehicles on the market with Twizy, ZOE, Kangoo Z.E. and Master Z.E.

 

Dacia

Dacia posted its best first half ever in terms of sales volumes. The brand ranked number-four in the PC market and confirmed its number-three ranking in passenger cars sold to consumers.

 

Dacia growth was driven by Sandero, the top-selling model in sales to consumers, and New Duster. The brand grew its PC sales 20,8% over the six-month period.

 

Philippe Buros, Senior Vice President, Market Area France, Groupe Renault , said:

“In a dynamic environment, Groupe Renault strengthened its position in the French automotive market. The commitment of our sales network is boosting our sales momentum and will remain a key asset for success in 2018.”
  June 2018 alone
  Volume vs. Y-1 (%) Market share (%) vs. Y-1 (pt)
TIV PC + LCV 300,307 + 8.3    
TIV PC 252,222 + 9.2    
TIV LCV 48,085 + 3.7    
Groupe Renault PC+LCV 91,871 + 12.8 30.6 + 1.2
Groupe Renault PC 76,177 + 15.7 30.2 + 1.7
Groupe Renault LCV 15,694 + 0.5 32.6 - 1
Renault brand PC+LCV 75,053 + 9.6 25 + 0.3
Renault brand PC 59,504 + 12.4 23.6 + 0.7
Renault brand LCV 15,549 + 0.3 32.3 - 1.1
Dacia brand PC+LCV 16,696 + 28.3 5.6 + 0.9
Dacia brand PC 16,551 + 28.2 6.6 + 1
Dacia brand LCV 145 + 35.5 0.3 + 0.1

 

  Overall January-June 2018
  Volume vs. Y-1 (%) Market share (%) vs. Y-1 (pt)
TIV PC + LCV 1,429,421 + 4.7    
TIV PC 1,188,156 + 4.7    
TIV LCV 241,265 + 5.1    
Groupe Renault PC+LCV 389,221 + 5.8 27.2 + 0.3
Groupe Renault PC 314,264 + 6.5 26.4 + 05
Groupe Renault LCV 74,957 + 2.8 31.1 - 0.7
Renault brand PC+LCV 310,458 + 2.5 21.7 - 0.5
Renault brand PC 236,161 + 2.3 19.9 - 0.5
Renault brand LCV 74,297 + 3.1 30.8 - 0.6
Dacia brand PC+LCV 78,383 + 20.3 5.5 + 0.7
Dacia brand PC 77,723 + 20.8 6.5 + 0.9
Dacia brand LCV 660 - 21.2 0.3 - 0.1

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