Reunion 2018. Auto market breaking records, up 4.9%

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Reunion Auto Market
Renault-Clio-2017

Reunion Island Auto Market in the 2018 hit the new all-time record as a consequence of six years of sustained growth, with 32.832 sales (+4.9%). The market was still dominated by the French makers with Renault on top of the list ahead of Peugeot and Citroen.

Reunion automotive industry is a nice reality near to the African coast and in the last years is reporting continue improvements sustained by a healthy economy and stable politic and social environment. In the last six years market has grew up hitting in the 2018 another all-time record, with sales at 32.832 (+4.9%).

Sales 2012Sales 2013Sales 2014Sales 2015Sales 2016Sales 2017Sales 2018
Car+LCV24.65523.99425.40727.32229.07931.30033.097

2012 var2013 var2014 var2015 var2016 var2017 var2018 var
Car+LCV-5,6%-2,7%5,9%7,54%6,4%7,6%4,9%

Brand-wise, Renault kept the lead in the 2018 selling 6.280 cars (+3.1%), ahead of the rival –┬áPeugeot – up 2.7% at 5.990. In third place Citroen with 2.829 (+12.2%) followed by Dacia with 2.248 units (+6%) and Volkswagen with 1.970 (+10.5%).

Rank 2018Rank 2017Sales 2018Sales 2017'+/- 2018Share 2018
11Renault6.2806.0893,1%19,1%
22Peugeot5.9905.8352,7%18,2%
33Citroen2.8292.52212,2%8,6%
44Dacia2.2482.1206,0%6,8%
56Volkswagen1.9701.78210,5%6,0%
65Hyundai1.8691.8252,4%5,7%
78Toyota1.6101.40214,8%4,9%
87Ford1.5991.749-8,6%4,9%
910Kia1.1001.0237,5%3,4%