15 November 2018

October 2018 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sales in Europe

 

Comment on FCA' s October Sales in Europe

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles closed October with European sales totaling 66,200 vehicles for the month and 891,500 vehicles for the year‐to‐date.
  • Jeep brand sales were up 12.2% for the month - compared with a 7.4% decline for the market - and 60.8% for the year‐to‐date (the highest of any brand in Europe). In October, brand sales were up 62.7% in Spain and 15.6% in Germany, compared with industry declines of 6.6% and 7.4%, respectively.
  • FCA achieved an 11.6% increase in Germany for the month, compared with a 7.4% decline for the market, and Fiat brand sales were up 15.7%.
  • The Fiat Panda and Fiat 500 continued to dominate the European A segment with a combined 27.7% share for both the month and the year‐to‐date. The Panda was segment leader in Europe, with more than 16,000 vehicles sold, and in Italy it achieved a record 42.0% segment share in the retail market. With more than 171,000 vehicles sold, the 500 posted an all‐time record for the ten months year‐to‐ date.
  • The Jeep Compass continued its upward momentum with a 38.15% year‐over‐year sales increase in October, making it the brand's best‐selling model in Europe for the year‐to‐date.
  • The Alfa Romeo Stelvio posted a strong year‐over‐year performance with nearly 26,000 vehicles sold for the year‐to‐date, an increase of 102.6% compared with 11.4% for the segment.
  • The Lancia Ypsilon was leader in the Italian B segment in October with a 13.2% share.
  • Pietro Gorlier, Chief Operating Officer for EMEA, said "the new WLTP regulations continued to have a residual effect on the market in October, while at FCA we purposely strengthened our focus on the quality of sales. Jeep brand continued to register monthly year‐over‐year growth and the ever‐ popular Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda city cars also continued to achieve optimum results."

 

In October, with the European market registering a 7.4% year‐over‐year decline in sales, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sold more than 66,200 vehicles with market share at 5.9%. For the ten months year‐to‐ date, Group sales totaled 891,500 vehicles with share at 6.6%.
FCA posted a particularly strong performance in Germany, with Group sales up 11.6% in October (compared with a 7.4% decrease for the market) and Fiat brand sales up 15.7%.

 

Jeep closed October with European sales up 12.2% to more than 10,900 vehicles. For the year‐to‐date, the brand posted the highest gain of any brand in Europe, with sales up 60.8% (compared with 17.3% for the segment) to more than 142,200 vehicles.
Driving the brand' s European sales results were the Renegade and Compass. Sales of the Renegade totaled more than 5,000 vehicles in October and 61,800 year‐to‐date. The Compass, the brand' s best‐selling model this year, continued to climb the rankings in October with a 38.15% increase and more than 4,300 vehicles sold.

 

Alfa Romeo sales in October totaled more than 3,800 vehicles. Year‐to‐date, the brand' s European sales were up 3.2% year‐over‐year to nearly 74,900 vehicles.
The Stelvio posted a strong year‐over‐year performance with nearly 26,000 vehicles sold for the year‐to‐date, an increase of 102.6% compared with 11.4% for the segment.

 

Fiat brand sales totaled 46,300 vehicles for October and 626,200 vehicles for the year‐to‐date.
The brand continued to dominate the A segment with the Panda and 500 ranking first and second for the month and, conversely, second and first for the year‐to‐date. The two models held a combined 27.7% share of the A segment in October, with the Panda selling more than 16,000 units. Year‐to‐date, the two models held a combined 27.8% share, with sales of the 500 up 1.4% for the period to more than 171,000 vehicles, representing a January‐October record for the model. Several brand models ranked among the leaders in their respective segments. Sales of the 500X were up 7.4% for the year‐to‐date to 83,700 vehicles. The 500L was third in its segment for the year‐to‐date with a 17.6% share. The 124 Spider posted a 55.0% year‐over‐year sales increase in October, while sales of the Qubo were up 41.9%.

 

For Maserati, the Group's luxury brand, European sales totaled 648 vehicles in October and 7,012 for the year‐ to‐date.

 

Lancia/Chrysler posted October sales of 4,500 vehicles, representing a 33.2% increase over the prior month (nearly 3,400 units). Year‐to‐date, sales totaled nearly 40,000 vehicles. In Italy (the only market where the Lancia brand is sold), the Lancia Ypsilon was the best‐selling vehicle in the B segment in October with a 13.2% share.

 

London, 15 November 2018 

 

 

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