Opel Global sales 2017 down 4.4%


Opel Global Performance in the 2017 was almost negative losing in all region including the core Western Europe. The brand has been acquired by P.S.A. and need a robust re-focusing to find back profitability, after 30 years of lost. The best selling model is the Corsa.

Following the negative trend reported in the period 2010-2016, during the 2017 Opel has further lost sales ending the year with a gLobal figures of 1.091.000 units, down 6.3%.

At regional level, sales are deteriorating all over with the key data from West European countries down 5.4% albeit the market is growing.

At model wise, the best model was the Astra with 248.000 sales (-14.2%) followed by the Corsa with 244.000 (-12.4%) and the Mokka with 152.000 (-10.4%).

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Opel Global Performance Report

In the period 2010-2016 Opel has lost 25.000 annual sales performing a Compound annual growth rate (C.A.G.R) of -2.1%, while the industry CAGR in the period was +4.6%.

In this period, this brand has lost 4 steps within the Global Car Brands Ranking landing in the 22nd place.

Sales split at regional level confirmed in the 2017 the brand sold basically just in Europe, counting the 97.8% of total sales (it was 98.8% in the 2010) with Africa representing 1.3% (from 0.6%).

In our report we figure out this brand’s sales data in 75 different countries, with forecast up to the 2022.

On top of all, in the 2016 there was UK (obviously under the name Vauxhall) with 24.7% of global sales share (from 23.1% in the 2010), ahead of Germany with 21.6% (from 20.9%), Italy with 8.4%, Spain with 8.3% and France with 6.4%.

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Rank 2017Rank 2016Sales 2016Sales 2017Variation 2017Mix 2017Sales 2018 e
22Europe East58.87848.077-18,3%4,4%50.425
33Africa North9.0806.203-31,7%0,6%6.565
Rank 2017Rank 2016Sales 2017Sales 2016Variation 2017
11Opel Astra248.692289.910-14,2%
22Opel Corsa244.856279.428-12,4%
33Opel Mokka152.965170.750-10,4%
44Opel Insignia79.12384.927-6,8%
57Opel Vivaro52.65846.68012,8%
65Opel Adam50.83354.370-6,5%
78Opel Karl39.61641.943-5,5%
827Opel Crossland X39.315
99Opel Zafira35.73540.146-11,0%
106Opel Meriva29.97849.687-39,7%