European sales 2019-Q3 Minicar segment

Highlights:

  • Segment down 1% YTD, still makes up 7,9% of the European new car market.
  • Fiat 500 outsells Fiat Panda in Q3 and both models are very close YTD as Fiat still controls 29,5% of the segment
  • Hyundai i10 in 4th place in Q3 and moves up 1 spot YTD to #6, thanks to runout sales of the outgoing model before the new generation arrives
  • Toyota Aygo and Renault Twingo both outsell VW Up! again, distancing the former #3 which is the biggest loser in the top-15
  • Smart Fortwo in 6th place in Q3 ahead of Up! and Kia Picanto
  • Opel Karl/Vauxhall Viva biggest winner of the segment at +23% thanks to sell out of stock. Moves up to #9 YTD
  • Suzuki Ignis moves up 1 place, leapfrogging the Mitsubishi Space Star
  • Skoda Citigo and Seat Mii, like the Fortwo, are in the final stage of sales with gasoline engine before switching to EV only

Minicar segment 2019 Q1-Q3 2018 Q1-Q3 Change Share
1 Fiat Panda 140.630 122.768 15% 14,8%
2 Fiat 500 139.424 153.051 -9% 14,7%
3 Toyota Aygo 73.955 72.286 2% 7,8%
4 Renault Twingo 64.852 65.416 -1% 6,8%
5 Volkswagen Up! 62.253 76.079 -18% 6,5%
6 Hyundai i10 58.280 64.457 -10% 6,1%
7 Kia Picanto 57.830 57.867 0% 6,1%
8 Smart Fortwo 52.072 46.245 13% 5,5%
9 Opel Karl / Vauxhall Viva 47.049 38.379 23% 4,9%
10 Peugeot 108 43.352 44.149 -2% 4,6%
11 Citroën C1 40.025 40.148 0% 4,2%
12 Opel/Vauxhall Adam 31.109 30.991 0% 3,3%
13 Suzuki Ignis 29.667 34.274 -13% 3,1%
14 Mitsubishi Space Star / Mirage 29.074 27.255 7% 3,1%
15 Skoda Citigo 28.688 27.937 3% 3,0%
16 Smart Forfour 26.718 27.117 -1% 2,8%
17 Suzuki Celerio 12.166 17.363 -30% 1,3%
18 Seat Mii 11.433 10.263 11% 1,2%
19 Citroën C-Zero 834 797 5% 0,1%
20 Peugeot iOn 745 1.074 -31% 0,1%
21 Citroën E-Mehari 142 262 -46% 0%
22 Mitsubishi i-MiEV 136 232 -41% 0%
23 Mitsubishi Attrage 68 40 70% 0%
Segment total 950.502 958.450 -1%

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Car sales statistics are from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Sources: Manufacturers, ANDC, JATO Dynamics.