ODD, Automotive Distributors' Association, Turkey's Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market, Third Quarter, 2016

Oct 06, 2016, 04:00 ET from Automotive Distributers' Association (ODD)

ISTANBUL, October 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market 

Showed a Decrease of 4% in January-September period of 2016. 

Passenger Car Market Decreased 2%, Light Commercial Vehicle Market Decreased 9%.  

Turkish passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market decreased 4.0% in the first nine months of 2016 compared to the same period of the previous year, to 636,499. In the nine-month period of 2015, a total market sales figure of 662,988 was reached.

Passenger car sales went down 2.3% in the first nine months of 2016, compared to the same period of the last year, to 489,365. In the same period of 2015, the sales reached 500,905.

In the first nine months of 2016, light commercial vehicle market decreased 9.22%, in comparison to the year before, to 147,134. In the same period of the last year, the sales reached 162,083.

Passenger Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Market  

Showed an Increase of 5.6% in September, 2016.  

While Passenger Car Market Increased 9%, Light Commercial Vehicle Market Decreased 4%.  

In September 2016, passenger car and light commercial vehicle market reached 67,593. In comparison to the total number of 64,025 in September 2015 passenger car and light commercial vehicle market, the sales went up in a ratio of 5.57%.

In September 2016, passenger car sales went up 9.03% in comparison to the same month of the year before and became 51,340. Last year, the sales reached 47,088.

Light commercial vehicle market decreased 4.04% in September, 2016 compared to September, 2015, to 16,253. Last year, the sales reached 16,937.

By the end of September 2016, a decrease of 1.89% in the sales of passenger cars below 1600cc and a decrease of 6.71% in the sales of passenger cars with a 1600-2000cc motor volume was observed. As for the sales of the passenger cars over 2000cc, a decrease of 30.66% was observed. 38 electric vehicles were sold in the first nine months of 2016.

When the average emission values of the passenger car market in the end of September 2016 are considered, the passenger cars between 100-120g/km took the largest piece of the pie with a ratio of 46.12% and with a number of 225,691.

In the end of September 2016, diesel passenger car sales grabbed a share of 62.02%, while the automatic transmission passenger cars had a share of 57.18%.

In the end of September 2016, 81.44% of the passenger car market segment again consisted of the vehicles in the A, B and C segments whose tax ratios are low. When evaluated according to segments, Segment C with a share of 49.11% reached the highest sales volume (240,308). When evaluated according to frame, most preferred body type was again Sedan (48.31%, a quantity of 236,424).

In the end of September 2016, when evaluated according to body type, Van vehicles with a share of 70.68% had the highest sales volume (103,990), Light trucks followed them with a share of 11.79% (17,350) while the share of Minibuses was 9.22% (13,573) and the share of Pick-ups was 8.31% (12,221) in light commercial vehicle market.

Hayri ERCE, PhD. 

Executive Coordinator 

Automotive Distributors' Association 

In the first nine months of 2016, Turkey's passenger car and light commercial vehicle total market presented a sales number of 636,499. In comparison to the total number of 662,988 in the same period of 2015 in the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market, the sales went down in a ratio of 4.0%.

In September 2016, passenger car and light commercial vehicle market presented a sales number of 67,593. In comparison to the total number of 64,025 in September 2015 passenger car and light commercial vehicle market, the sales went up in a ratio of 5.57%.

The passenger car and light commercial vehicle market, in comparison to the average 10-year September sales, showed an increase of 10.75%.  

In the first nine months of 2016, passenger car sales went down by 2.3% in comparison to the same period of the year before and became 489,365 in Turkey's automotive market. In the same period of the last year, the sales reached 500,905.

In September 2016, passenger car sales went up by 9.03% in comparison to the same month of the year before and became 51,340. In September of the last year, the sales reached 47,088.

The passenger car market, in comparison to the average 10-year September sales, showed an increase of 23.57%.  

2015’4thQ :1.87%



In January-September period of 2016, light commercial vehicle sales decreased 9.22% in comparison to the same period of the last year, to 147,134 in Turkey's automotive market. In the same period of the last year, the sales reached 162,083.

In September 2016, light commercial vehicle sales decreased 4.04% in comparison to the same month of the last year, to 16,253. In September of the last year, the sales reached 16,937.

The light commercial vehicle market, in comparison to the average 10-year September sales, showed a decrease of 16.59%.  

When the end of September 2016 passenger car market is studied in terms of engine volume, the biggest slice of the pie was taken by passenger cars under 1600cc with a ratio of 96.29% and a number of 471,187. Passenger cars between 1600 to 2000cc followed them with a ratio of 3.10% and passenger cars above 2000cc with a ratio of 0.60%. In comparison with the same period of 2015, a decrease of 1.89% in the sales of vehicles below 1600cc and a decrease of 6.71% in the sales of passenger cars with a 1600-2000cc motor volume was observed. As for the sales of the passenger cars over 2000cc, a decrease of 30.66% was observed. In the first nine months of 2016, 18 electric car below 85kW engine power and 20 electric cars above 121 kW engine power were sold.


   
     ENGINE   ENGINE
     VOLUME    TYPE    End of September 2015   End of September 2016  Change   SCT   VAT
                          Qty       Segment       Qty       Segment
      less
    than or
    equal to
     1600cc    B/D      480,288     95.88%      471,187     96.29%    -1.89%   45%   18%
    1601cc -
      less
    than or
    equal to
     2000cc    B/D      16,285       3.25%      15,193       3.10%    -6.71%   90%   18%
    greater
    than or
    equal to
     2001cc    B/D       4,250       0.85%       2,947       0.60%    -30.66% 145%   18%
      less
    than or
    equal to
     85 kW   ELECTRIC     14         0.00%        18         0.00%             3%    18%
     86kW -
      less
    than or
    equal to
     120kW   ELECTRIC      0         0.00%         0         0.00%             7%    18%
    greater
    than or
    equal to
     121kW   ELECTRIC     68         0.01%        20         0.00%             15%   18%
           Sum          500,905     100.00%     489,365     100.00%   -2.30%   TAX RATES

When the end of September 2016 passenger car market is studied in terms of average emission values, passenger cars between 100-120 gr/km have the highest share of 46.12% (225,691) and following this, passenger cars between 120-140 gr/km have a share of 24.87% (121,699).


   
       CO2 AVERAGE
     EMISSION VALUES
         (gr/km)          End of September 2015       End of September 2016   Change
                             Qty         Segment        Qty        Segment
       < 100 gr/km         54,050         10.79%      63,783       13.03%     18.01%
     greater than or
     equal to 100 - <
        120 gr/km          208,531        41.63%      225,691      46.12%      8.23%
     greater than or
     equal to 120 - <
        140 gr/km          146,663        29.28%      121,699      24.87%     -17.02%
     greater than or
     equal to 140 - <
        160 gr/km          72,030         14.38%      62,526       12.78%     -13.19%
     greater than or
    equal to 160 gr/km     19,631         3.92%       15,666        3.20%     -20.20%
           Sum             500,905       100.00%      489,365      100.00%    -2.30%

Diesel passenger car sales in the end of September 2016 decreased 1.46% in comparison to the same period last year. Diesel share in passenger car sales in the end of September 2016, when compared to the same period of 2015, increased from 61.49% to 62.02% (303,496).


   
         DIESEL         End of September 2015      End of September 2016   Change
                                     Share in the            Share in the
                           Qty         Segment       Qty       Segment
        A (Mini)           11           0.35%         0         0.00%     -100.00%
       B (Entry)         86,642         56.79%      95,485      60.96%     10.21%
      C (Compact)        170,241        64.75%     153,436      63.85%     -9.87%
       D (Medium)        41,211         65.34%      45,044      62.46%     9.30%
       E (Luxury)         6,774         42.96%      6,780       44.38%     0.09%
    F (Upper Luxury)      3,117         91.03%      2,751       80.18%    -11.74%
          Sum            307,996        61.49%     303,496      62.02%     -1.46%

In the end of September 2016, automatic transmission passenger car sales numbers, in comparison to the same period in 2015, increased 10.22%. Automatic transmission passenger car sale shares in the end of September 2016, in comparison to the same period of the previous year, increased from 50.68% to 57.18% (a number of 279,805).


   
         AUTOMATIC
       TRANSMISSION         End of September 2015       End of September 2016   Change
                                        Share in the              Share in the
                              Qty          Segment        Qty        Segment
         A (Mini)            2,398         76.08%        1,276       80.20%     -46.79%
         B (Entry)          50,554         33.14%       62,796       40.09%     24.22%
        C (Compact)         127,689        48.56%       132,551      55.16%      3.81%
        D (Medium)          54,038         85.68%       64,476       89.41%     19.32%
        E (Luxury)          15,764         99.97%       15,275       99.99%     -3.10%
     F (Upper Luxury)        3,424         100.00%       3,431       100.00%     0.20%
            Sum             253,867        50.68%       279,805      57.18%     10.22%

In the end of September 2016, 81.44% of the passenger car market segment again consisted of the vehicles in the A, B and C segments whose tax ratios are low. When evaluated according to segments, Segment C with a share of 49.11% has the highest sales volume (240,308) and Segment B follows it with a share of 32.01% (156,644).

In the end of September 2016, when evaluated according to frame, most preferred body type was again Sedan (48.31%, a quantity of 236,424). Following Sedan passenger cars are Hatchback frame with a share of 30.87% and a sales volume of 151,077 and SUV with a share of 15.60% and total sales volume of 76,337.

In the end of September 2016, when evaluated according to body type, Van vehicles with a share of 70.68% had the highest sales volume (103,990), Light trucks followed them with a share of 11.79% (17,350) while the share of Minibuses was 9.22% (13,573) and the share of Pick-ups was 8.31% (12,221) in light commercial vehicle market.


   
     LIGHT COMMERCIAL
    VEHICLE BODY TYPE
         ANALYSIS         End of September 2015      End of September 2016   Change
                             Qty         Segment        Qty       Segment
           VAN             114,598        70.70%      103,990      70.68%    -9.26%
       LIGHT TRUCK         19,744         12.18%      17,350       11.79%    -12.13%
         MINIBUS           18,525         11.43%      13,573       9.22%     -26.73%
         PICK-UP            9,216         5.69%       12,221       8.31%     32.61%
           Sum             162,083       100.00%      147,134     100.00%    -9.22%

Contact Name:
Ms. Saadet Alpago
Marketing&Communication Manager
Ph: +90-212-288-61-94
saadet@odd.org.tr
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SOURCE Automotive Distributers' Association (ODD)