18 Sep 18

Spanish fleet market rockets

Figures compiled by analyst Dataforce show that the Spanish true fleet market had its best ever August, and that the growth of 48.8% is the highest ever achieved for the fleet channel. Private registrations also performed very well, up by 26.6%. All of this left the total market up 48.3%, finishing with 112,000 registrations for August and hitting the 1 million car mark a full 2 months in advance of last year.

In terms of the best selling brands, VW was 1st, thanks to impressive performances of the Tiguan, T-Roc and Polo. Renault came next with a 41.8% increase helping to keep it in 2nd place. Nissan in 3rd was the second highest grower (+ 142.5%) thanks to the SUV line-up of Qashqai, X-Trail and Juke and was followed in 4th by Audi. Massive growth for Fiat in percentage terms, + 504.6%, put it into 5th position.  BMW, Peugeot and Toyota were the next in the listing.

Authored by: Tim Harrup