07 May 2016

North West England Car Sales By Brand : 2015

This is the third most populous of all the regions in England, with just over 7 million or 13.3% of the England total. Only 10.9% of cars bought in England are here so below the average. Earnings per person are bang in the middle as 5th in England at £25,200 (average £27,500).

As for sales, the NW is 5th 248,250 and while nationally sales were up 6.3%, here the figure was just 3.6%.

This region has a Land Rover Factory as well as a GM Vauxhall plant. It also is home to Bentley Motors too.

Winners: Ford has 14.2% of the region's sales (national average 12.7%). Nissan took 7.9% (5.8%) and came in 4th (6th) and Audi 7.0% (6.3%). Audi's percentage is good considering premium brands do worse generally here compared to the country as a whole. Toyota got 4.5% (3.7%).

Losers: Hyundai a mere 2.5% (3.3%) and 14th (10th). Volvo took 0.9% here (1.6%), Mitsubishi just 0.5% (0.9%) and Jeep 0.2% (0.4%).


14 15 Make 2015 % +/-

1 1 Ford 35,277 14.2 -1%
+20 or more

2 2 Vauxhall 24,566 9.9 -6%


3 3 Volkswagen 21,620 8.7 -6%
0 to +19

4 4 Nissan 19,697 7.9 8%


5 5 Audi 17,261 7.0 1%
-1 to -19

6 6 BMW 14,309 5.8 13%


8 7 Mercedes 11,939 4.8 13%
-20 or less

7 8 Toyota 11,100 4.5 4%


9 9 Peugeot 9,022 3.6 -10%


10 10 Kia 7,850 3.2 -8%


13 11 Renault 6,715 2.7 -4%


11 12 Citroën 6,616 2.7 -19%


12 13 Fiat 6,530 2.6 -8%


14 14 Hyundai 6,220 2.5 -10%


15 15 Škoda 6,078 2.4 -2%


16 16 MINI 6,022 2.4 13%


18 17 Land Rover 5,661 2.3 10%


17 18 Honda 5,158 2.1 -2%


21 19 Mazda 4,340 1.7 12%


19 20 Seat 3,853 1.6 -19%


20 21 Suzuki 3,265 1.3 -22%


22 22 Dacia 2,699 1.1 14%


23 23 Volvo 2,312 0.9 11%


24 24 Jaguar 1,881 0.8 20%


26 25 Mitsubishi 1,250 0.5 35%


27 26 Porsche 1,200 0.5 31%


25 27 Lexus 1,029 0.4 9%



28 DS 906 0.4 n/a


29 29 smart 618 0.2 108%


30 30 Jeep 514 0.2 185%



Others 2,742 1.1




Total 248,250




Data source: DTI.
Picture source: Netcarshow.

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