SMMT Vehicle Data

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    May car registrations 2002 to 2018

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  • MAY % Change
    MARQUE 2018  % Market share 2017 % Market share
    Abarth 612 0.32 341 0.18 79.47
    Alfa Romeo 355 0.18 269 0.14 31.97
    Aston Martin 128 0.07 148 0.08 -13.51
    Audi 13,687 7.10 13,764 7.39 -0.56
    Bentley 87 0.05 115 0.06 -24.35
    BMW 12,940 6.72 12,731 6.83 1.64
    Chevrolet 6 0.00 4 0.00 50.00
    Citroen 4,408 2.29 4,028 2.16 9.43
    Dacia 2,516 1.31 1,939 1.04 29.76
    DS 547 0.28 647 0.35 -15.46
    Fiat 2,623 1.36 4,075 2.19 -35.63
    Ford 21,136 10.97 20,514 11.01 3.03
    Honda 3,825 1.99 3,397 1.82 12.60
    Hyundai 7,387 3.83 7,321 3.93 0.90
    Infiniti 69 0.04 346 0.19 -80.06
    Jaguar 3,069 1.59 2,564 1.38 19.70
    Jeep 652 0.34 303 0.16 115.18
    Kia 6,721 3.49 6,682 3.59 0.58
    Land Rover 6,566 3.41 5,619 3.02 16.85
    Lexus 851 0.44 715 0.38 19.02
    Lotus 20 0.01 2 0.00 900.00
    Maserati 83 0.04 107 0.06 -22.43
    Mazda 2,408 1.25 2,447 1.31 -1.59
    McLaren 85 0.04 62 0.03 37.10
    Mercedes-Benz 13,387 6.95 14,660 7.87 -8.68
    MG 811 0.42 395 0.21 105.32
    MINI 5,094 2.64 4,972 2.67 2.45
    Mitsubishi 1,400 0.73 1,142 0.61 22.59
    Nissan 8,699 4.52 10,627 5.71 -18.14
    Peugeot 6,335 3.29 6,060 3.25 4.54
    Porsche 1,991 1.03 1,278 0.69 55.79
    Renault 4,964 2.58 4,308 2.31 15.23
    SEAT 5,674 2.95 3,882 2.08 46.16
    Skoda 6,337 3.29 6,713 3.60 -5.60
    smart 636 0.33 924 0.50 -31.17
    Ssangyong 250 0.13 273 0.15 -8.42
    Subaru 231 0.12 155 0.08 49.03
    Suzuki 3,117 1.62 2,722 1.46 14.51
    Toyota 6,774 3.52 6,720 3.61 0.80
    Vauxhall 13,983 7.26 14,041 7.54 -0.41
    Volkswagen 18,097 9.39 15,656 8.41 15.59
    Volvo 3,621 1.88 3,184 1.71 13.72
    Other British 95 0.05 51 0.03 86.27
    Other Imports 372 0.19 362 0.19 2.76
    Total 192,649 100 186,265 100 3.43

  • YEAR-TO-DATE % Change
    MARQUE 2018 % Market share 2017 % Market share
    Abarth 2,497 0.23 1,855 0.16 34.61
    Alfa Romeo 2,117 0.20 2,253 0.19 -6.04
    Aston Martin 571 0.05 870 0.08 -34.37
    Audi 74,737 6.93 74,638 6.44 0.13
    Bentley 604 0.06 800 0.07 -24.50
    BMW 69,411 6.43 73,489 6.34 -5.55
    Chevrolet 26 0.00 35 0.00 -25.71
    Citroen 23,103 2.14 25,164 2.17 -8.19
    Dacia 11,617 1.08 11,542 1.00 0.65
    DS 3,184 0.30 4,274 0.37 -25.50
    Fiat 16,333 1.51 23,633 2.04 -30.89
    Ford 123,207 11.42 141,221 12.19 -12.76
    Honda 25,051 2.32 24,184 2.09 3.59
    Hyundai 42,378 3.93 42,135 3.64 0.58
    Infiniti 454 0.04 1,749 0.15 -74.04
    Jaguar 15,192 1.41 17,430 1.50 -12.84
    Jeep 2,857 0.26 3,429 0.30 -16.68
    Kia 42,344 3.92 42,678 3.68 -0.78
    Land Rover 35,408 3.28 39,474 3.41 -10.30
    Lexus 5,602 0.52 5,281 0.46 6.08
    Lotus 112 0.01 119 0.01 -5.88
    Maserati 622 0.06 856 0.07 -27.34
    Mazda 18,253 1.69 19,306 1.67 -5.45
    McLaren 353 0.03 208 0.02 69.71
    Mercedes-Benz 76,414 7.08 82,842 7.15 -7.76
    MG 3,415 0.32 1,679 0.14 103.39
    MINI 25,949 2.40 25,973 2.24 -0.09
    Mitsubishi 8,586 0.80 7,555 0.65 13.65
    Nissan 50,941 4.72 72,018 6.22 -29.27
    Peugeot 37,203 3.45 39,858 3.44 -6.66
    Porsche 7,711 0.71 6,255 0.54 23.28
    Renault 29,030 2.69 33,508 2.89 -13.36
    SEAT 29,379 2.72 24,590 2.12 19.48
    Skoda 34,164 3.17 35,046 3.03 -2.52
    smart 3,198 0.30 5,106 0.44 -37.37
    Ssangyong 1,266 0.12 1,914 0.17 -33.86
    Subaru 1,362 0.13 1,210 0.10 12.56
    Suzuki 16,561 1.53 18,331 1.58 -9.66
    Toyota 46,702 4.33 46,872 4.05 -0.36
    Vauxhall 79,732 7.39 91,506 7.90 -12.87
    Volkswagen 90,162 8.36 85,388 7.37 5.59
    Volvo 19,060 1.77 19,501 1.68 -2.26
    Other British 330 0.03 296 0.03 11.49
    Other Imports 1,851 0.17 2,286 0.20 -19.03
    Total 1,079,049 100 1,158,357 100 -6.85

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