Guadeloupe 2018. Peugeot leading a market up 5.3%

Guadeloupe vehicles market

Guadeloupe vehicles market is a stable French colony with annual sales over 15k. In the 2018 the market immediately recovered from the previous year’s drop, registering 17.520 sales (+5.3%). Peugeot is on Top, a few units ahead of Renault while Dacia ends the market podium.

Guadeloupe is a French territory in the Caribbean zone. The economy is largely focused on tourism and public service. The region has a rich biodiversity and a strategic location. Banana and sugar cane cultivation is still key to the economy. Nevertheless, high unemployment, particularly for young people and early school-leaving, hampers regional development.

The new vehicle’s market is almost stable and in recent years has hit a peak in the 2016 with 16.440 sales, while in the 2017 sales were 15.516, down 5.6% from the previous year.

In the 2018, the market immediately recovered, closing the year with 17.520 units sold, up 5.3%.

The market is a French colony, with most of the sales concentrated in the French makes hands. Peugeot was the 2018 market leader with sales at 2.930 (+3%) and 16.7% of market share. In second place Renault with 2.320 (-1.8%) and in third Dacia with 1.712 (+9.8%).