France's car market in 2021 rises only 0.5% with 1.66 million sales, reporting a very strong first half, followed by a double-digit fall in the second part of the year. Peugeot becomes the new market leader, losing 5.3%.
French vehicle market in the second half has recovered the moderate lost reported in the first, ending the 2019 up 1.9%, confirming the great shape under the Macron government. The traditional battle for leadership among Renault and Peugeot ended again with the lion brand in second, while Alfa Romeo and Land Rover were the fastest growing brands.
France best selling cars ranking in the 2019 with on top the Renault Clio and Citroen C3. In third place, the former leader, the Renault Clio, with the fifth generation. The Peugeot 308 declined hitting the worst share out of the last seven years.
French vehicle market grew 3.2% in 2018 with 2.177.510 sales, closing the fifth consecutive year of improvement, despite the influence of WLTP regulation. Renault was the market leader, with a tiny gap from Peugeot. Impressive performances from Dacia and Fiat.
France best selling cars 2017 dominated for the 7th consecutive year by the Renault Clio, winner 19th years out of the last 26. The star of the year was the new Peugeot 3008, landed in third with the new record volume for a SUV. Top foreign model the Polo, 14th.
France Auto Sales in the 2017 at the best since the 2008 not far from the all time record, pushed up by consumer confidence and rebound in annual fixed investment and industrial production. Hybrid solution gave to Toyota a clear competitive advantage.