First taking the BAM brands out of the equation, how are things shaping up in New Zealand? From 2010 to 2016, sales were up 165%. Now individually: JLR +254% (LR +225% Jag +392%) Lexus +79% Volvo +314% Porsche +251% Alfa Romeo -10%. Tesla and Cadillac weren't there for every year.
Summary: Porsche, Volvo, Land Rover and Jaguar grew the most. Lexus cruised along, slowly growing but Alfa Romeo managed a drop. Infiniti and Acura are not sold here at all.
Now adding the other brands to the BAM marques, how do things stack up? Total sales growth goes to 110%, while to the BAM brands increased 90%. The big winner with that three makes is Mercedes with +201% improvement. The 'Others' took 27% in 2010, 24% in 2013 before coming back to 34% in 2016. The BAM marques took 66% of all premium sales in 2016.
Summary: The BAM trio are the most popular but increasingly are not having it all their own way. Mercedes has gone from third to outright leader, while the BMW brand has overcome Audi. The three biggest in 2016 were 1) Mercedes, 2) BMW & Mini, 3) Audi.
Data source: MIA. Text source: RayCee.