22 October 2015

Car Sales France By Brand : 1995-99

Toyota had a good period in France

Through this period, the three French brands maintained a strong share of the market, for the period a combined 59, 56, 56, 57 and 57%. Below them VW established itself in 4th, overtaking the two US makes. Mercedes Benz did well too, getting into the top 10. Toyota had a great period but not so Nissan. MG Rover was now in decline but Land Rover and Jaguar had a good spell.


Rk Make 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

1 Renault 563,712 566,858 467,914 564,473 602,530

2 Peugeot 341,723 367,727 282,814 322,330 390,031

3 Citroën 241,002 258,090 206,542 225,209 235,339

4 VW 113,906 144,225 130,131 139,433 158,347

5 Ford 140,778 164,383 137,550 133,675 148,775

6 Opel 130,002 154,658 115,050 120,908 140,945

7 Fiat 103,027 154,590 103,050 114,290 103,976

8 Mercedes 24,887 27,911 26,276 36,307 40,918

9 Toyota 15,946 17,562 20,521 28,584 40,521

10 Seat 35,847 38,747 27,572 31,543 38,249

11 Audi 21,988 25,601 26,787 32,659 36,920

12 BMW 25,129 28,177 23,961 28,498 31,016

13 Nissan 31,346 34,184 25,255 27,878 25,919

14 MG Rover 38,332 31,396 25,132 23,043 17,719

15 Honda 11,879 13,260 12,585 14,095 15,270

16 Alfa Romeo 10,844 8,392 6,175 10,276 12,324

17 Daewoo 6,207 12,447 8,720 10,860 12,124

18 Škoda 6,978 8,719 8,172 9,344 11,172

19 Suzuki 2,883 4,173 4,653 7,839 10,966

20 Volvo 6,821 8,212 7,657 9,417 9,083

21 Hyundai 5,137 6,673 5,839 6,586 8,448

22 Mazda 6,711 7,078 6,490 7,572 8,240

23 Land Rover 3,251 3,242 3,180 4,966 7,756

24 Chrysler 12,639 12,063 8,026 6,652 7,476

25 Mitsubishi 3,389 3,616 3,740 5,043 6,815

26 Lancia 10,380 11,980 5,979 5,623 4,462

27 Santana 1,713 3,053 3,196 3,386 4,298

28 smart


713 4,064

29 Saab 1,976 2,471 2,595 3,913 3,629

30 Subaru 542 798 1,070 1,581 2,649

31 Lada 4,607 4,389 944 586 1,730

32 Kia 1,338 924 598 1,745 1,611

33 Jaguar 742 532 705 814 1,361

34 GM US 1,093 755 228 495 698

35 Porsche 441 410 619 595 678

36 Daihatsu 509 402 373 491 631

37 Ssangyong 798 908 985 808 469


Others 2,002 3,485 1,946 1,323 1,264


Total 1,930,505 2,132,091 1,713,030 1,943,553 2,148,423

The series started with 1974-79.
The previous blog in the series was 1990-94.
The next in the series was 2000-04.

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