Monaco 2018. Porsche shines despite market fall of 5.5%

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Monaco Auto sales in the 2018, after the previous year’s positive result, dropped down 5.5% recording 3.159 sales. Mercedes kept the leadership for the 5th consecutive year, even if slightly falling 1.2%. Porsche, third in the ranking, showed a fantastic performance (16.5%).

Market Trend

According with data released by the Statistic bureau of the Principality of Monaco, the 2017 had been a record year for the sales of new vehicles, with a total of 3.340, up 10.6% from the previous year.

In the 2018 the market poorly performed, ending up with sales down 5.5% and 3.159 registrations.

 

Competitive Arena

The best selling brand in 2018 was Mercedes with 506 sales (-1,2%) ahead of Audi, poorly performing (-9.3%) with 400, Porsche with 363 – stunning performance of +16.5% – and Smart with 179 (+5.3%).

In fifth place, Land Rover with 174 (-15.1%) followed by BMW with 156 (-17%), Toyota with 145 (+4.3%), Volkswagen with 140 (-15.9%), Fiat with 126 (-27.2%) and in 10th place Mini with 114 (-27.8%).

Rank
2018
Rank
2017
 Sales
2018
Sales
2017
'+/-
2018
Share
2018
11Mercedes506512-1,2%16,0%
22Audi363400-9,3%11,5%
33Porsche32427816,5%10,3%
47Smart1791705,3%5,7%
54Land Rover174205-15,1%5,5%
65BMW156188-17,0%4,9%
710Toyota1451394,3%4,6%
88Volkswagen140159-11,9%4,4%
96Fiat126173-27,2%4,0%
109Mini114158-27,8%3,6%
1111Bentley72136-47,1%2,3%
1212Peugeot7174-4,1%2,2%
1213Ferrari716214,5%2,2%
1320Jeep5928110,7%1,9%
1414Ford5560-8,3%1,7%
1512Renault5374-28,4%1,7%
1517Jaguar533265,6%1,7%
1616Lexus484020,0%1,5%
1725Kia412378,3%1,3%
1822Volvo392650,0%1,2%
1917Citroen363212,5%1,1%
2015Suzuki3343-23,3%1,0%
2121Lamborghini312714,8%1,0%
2224Hyundai302425,0%0,9%
2329McLaren281764,7%0,9%
2419Opel2630-13,3%0,8%
2527Rolls-Royce252025,0%0,8%
2620Alfa Romeo2428-14,3%0,8%
2723Aston Martin1925-24,0%0,6%
2828Dacia18180,0%0,6%
2826Honda1822-18,2%0,6%
2818Maserati1831-41,9%0,6%
2924Nissan1424-41,7%0,4%
3032Skoda105100,0%0,3%
3130Tesla913-30,8%0,3%
3131Seat990,0%0,3%
3231Mazda79-22,2%0,2%
3333DS5425,0%0,2%
3334Lotus5366,7%0,2%
3436Chevrolet20,1%
3535Subaru11
3535SsangYong11
3536Caterham1