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New Caledonia (France) July 2014: Kia Sorento shines

Kia Sorento New Caledonia July 2014Kia Sorento

* See the Top 50 models and Top 35 brands by clicking on eth title! Thanks Stéphane *

Finally a month of frank year-on-year growth for the new car market in New Caledonia, a French overseas territory located North-East of Australia: up a magnificent 22% in July to 1,086 registrations, reducing the year-to-date decline to 5% at 5,871 units. The Ford Ranger continues to reign supreme over the models ranking at 6.7%, ahead of the Toyota Hilux at 5.6% and the Dacia Duster at a strong 5.3%. The Hyundai ix35 is up to 5th place, the Citroen Berlingo up to #6, the Kia Sorento jumps from outside the June Top 50 directly into 10th position, the Mazda BT-50 is up to #13, the Suzuki Grand Vitara up to #16, Toyota Yaris up to #21, Toyota Tacoma up to #26, Hyundai i10 up to #29 and Hyundai Accent up to #30.

BYD S6 New Caledonia July 2014BYD S6

Finally, below the Great Wall Voleex C20R at #34, the BYD S6 becomes the 2nd best selling Chinese vehicle on the territory as early as for its 2nd month of sale, shooting up to #40. Along with the Dongfeng Utah at #47 it is one of 3 Chinese models to rank among the 50 most popular vehicles in New Caledonia, which has the particularity of more lenient car pollution and security laws, allowing the sale of cars imported of China unlike in metropolitan France where the legislation in these matters is stricter.

Previous month: New Caledonia (France) June 2014: Pick-ups monopolise Top 4

One year ago: New Caledonia (France) July 2013: Dacia Duster in the lead

Full July 2014 Top 50 models and Top 35 brands Ranking Tables below.

New Caledonia (France) July 2014 – brands:

PosBrandJul-14%Jun2014%PosFY13
1Ford12211.2%175312.8%11
2Toyota1059.7%24998.5%22
3Hyundai1029.4%44577.8%38
4Dacia767.0%94117.0%55
5Citroen767.0%83706.3%89
6Kia696.4%33776.4%77
7Nissan645.9%53676.3%94
8Peugeot615.6%74207.2%43
9Renault595.4%63966.7%66
10Chevrolet464.2%102554.3%1010
11Suzuki423.9%112093.6%1112
12Isuzu373.4%131702.9%1213
13Mitsubishi353.2%141332.3%1415
14Mazda282.6%151121.9%1517
15Great Wall201.8%171061.8%1614
16Subaru171.6%20891.5%1716
17Volkswagen161.5%121372.3%1311
18Dodge141.3%16741.3%1822
19BMW121.1%24510.9%2221
20Fiat100.9%22520.9%2120
21BYD100.9%18460.8%2328
22Jeep100.9%28450.8%2426
23Mini100.9%27440.7%2525
24Opel90.8%29340.6%2827
25Audi70.6%21561.0%2018
26Land Rover70.6%23430.7%2624
27ZhengZhou/DongFeng60.6%25400.7%2723
28Mercedes50.5%19561.0%1919
29SsangYong40.4%26260.4%2929
30Porsche20.2%3390.2%3130
31JMC20.2%3060.1%3333
32Iveco10.1%3280.1%3231
33Alfa Romeo10.1% –60.1%3435
34Chery10.1% –40.1%3532

New Caledonia (France) July 2014 – models:

PosModelJul-14%Jun2014%PosFY13
1Ford Ranger736.7%14718.0%11
2Toyota Hilux615.6%23175.4%22
3Dacia Duster585.3%52824.8%33
4Nissan Navara464.2%32163.7%44
5Hyundai ix35444.1%61392.4%79
6Citroen Berlingo373.4%251182.0%88
7Isuzu D-Max363.3%71642.8%57
8Ford Fiesta312.9%121562.7%65
9Kia Sportage211.9%81172.0%914
10Kia Sorento211.9%n/a621.1%2418
11Mitsubishi Sportero211.9%22921.6%1510
12Peugeot 208201.8%16861.5%1730
13Mazda BT-50201.8%18691.2%2136
14Chevrolet Cruze181.7%13881.5%1611
15Hyundai H1171.6%91041.8%1120
16Suzuki Grand Vitara171.6%27540.9%2757
17Renault Captur151.4%23701.2%2058
18Renault Clio141.3%111091.9%106
19Kia K2700141.3%4931.6%1412
20Dodge RAM1500141.3%14741.3%1929
21Toyota Yaris131.2%34530.9%2913
22Suzuki Swift121.1%151001.7%1216
23Dacia Sandero121.1%33971.7%1323
24Renault Kangoo111.0%49671.1%2337
25Hyundai Santa Fe111.0%19581.0%2635
26Toyota Tacoma111.0%43360.6%4772
27Peugeot Partner100.9%26681.2%2217
28Toyota Land Cruiser100.9%24530.9%2839
29Hyundai i10100.9%n/a390.7%4232
30Hyundai Accent100.9%n/a320.5%5288
31Citroen C390.8%10611.0%2522
32Nissan Juke90.8%31520.9%3021
33Renault Trafic90.8%20480.8%3441
34Great Wall Voleex C20R90.8%n/a410.7%3847
35Peugeot 20780.7%n/a781.3%1833
36Subaru Forester80.7%51480.8%3334
37Citroen C-Elysée80.7%n/a420.7%3765
38Peugeot 200880.7%50350.6%49102
39Citroen C480.7%n/a300.5%5461
40BYD S680.7%n/a90.2%118 –
41VW Golf70.6%17480.8%3226
42Ford Kuga70.6%41390.7%4150
43Chevrolet Captiva70.6%n/a370.6%4655
44Subaru XV70.6%n/a310.5%5364
45Chevrolet Colorado70.6%n/a230.4%6245
46Renault Maxity70.6%n/a210.4%6883
47Dongfeng Utah60.6%32400.7%3927
48Peugeot 30160.6%42370.6%4531
49Jeep Compass60.6%n/a150.3%84n/a
50Chevrolet Aveo Sedan50.5%n/a430.7%3649

Source: Manufacturers, many thanks to Stéphane for sharing the data!

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