France car sales data

France-car-sales-statisticsHere you will find annual car sales figures for France. These statistics are Total Market Volumes, which include passenger cars as well as light commercial vehicles (LCVs).

Since the late 1990s, the French car market has fluctuated between 2 million and 2.7 million sales, peaking in 2009 at over 2.6 million units before starting a 4-year long decline to its lowest volume since 1997 in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The biggest hit came in 2012 with a decline of 13,3%. Since 2014 the market has been growing at an increasing pace. LCV sales typically make up around 16,5% of total car sales in France.

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France Passenger Cars Light Commercial Vehicles Total Market Volume YoY Change
2016 2.015.177 408.545 2.423.722 5,6%
2015 1.917.226 377.738 2.294.964 5,9%
2014 1.795.885 370.361 2.166.246 0,5%
2013 1.790.456 364.991 2.155.447 -5,5%
2012 1.898.760 381.238 2.279.998 -13,3%
2011 2.204.229 426.651 2.630.880 -1,4%
2010 2.251.669 415.448 2.667.117 -0,3%
2009 2.302.398 372.590 2.674.988 6,6%
2008 2.050.282 458.937 2.509.219 -0,6%
2007 2.064.543 460.513 2.525.056 3,5%
2006 2.000.549 439.192 2.439.741 -1,9%
2005 2.067.789 418.968 2.486.757 2,7%
2004 2.013.709 407.515 2.421.224 1,3%
2003 2.009.246 380.844 2.390.090 -6,2%
2002 2.145.071 404.021 2.549.092 -5,2%
2001 2.254.732 432.857 2.687.589 5,5%
2000 2.133.884 413.925 2.547.809 1,0%
1999 2.148.423 374.307 2.522.730 10,2%
1998 1.943.553 345.987 2.289.540 13,1%
1997 1.713.030 311.620 2.024.650  
1996 2.132.091      
1995 1.930.504      
1994 1.972.919      
1993 1.721.222      
1992 2.105.700      
1991 2.031.274      
1990 2.309.130      

Source: ACEA

Europe
France
2015 2.296.650
2014 2.167.958
2013 2.157.790
2012 2.282.810
2011 2.633.486
2010 2.669.282
2009 2.676.401
2008 2.510.556
2007 2.526.005
2006 2.440.580
2005 2.598.183

Europe
France
2015 2.296.650
2014 2.167.958
2013 2.157.790
2012 2.282.810
2011 2.633.486
2010 2.669.282
2009 2.676.401
2008 2.510.556
2007 2.526.005
2006 2.440.580
2005 2.598.183