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Ireland August 2021: Toyota (+75.8%), BMW (+137.1%), Opel (+141.7%) shine, Hyundai Tucson #1 in market up 24.9%

The Hyundai Tucson remains the best-selling vehicle in Ireland.

New car sales in Ireland gain 24.9% year-on-year in August, exactly the same growth rate as July, to 6.007 units, leading to a year-to-date tall up 22.1% to 96.298. Volkswagen (+16.8%) is up two spots on July to snap the brands pole position with 12.3% share, in line with its YTD level. Kia (+49.7%) is up three ranks to #2 and 11.8%, almost double its YTD level of 6.4% while Toyota (+75.8%) performs even better year-on-year but drops from #1 in July to #3 and can only muster a 9% share vs. 12.6% so far in 2021. Hyundai (+18.9%) and Skoda (+4.6%) lose share year-on-year and round out the Top 5. Below, Opel (+141.7%), BMW (+137.1%), Suzuki (+55.3%) and Seat (+42.1%) all beat the market.

Over in the models ranking, the Hyundai Tucson (+102.2%) remains unbeatable and cements its year-to-date lead above the Toyota Corolla (+90.2%) also in excellent shape. The Kia Sportage (+11%) is up 11 spots on last month to land on the third step of the podium, distancing the Kia Niro (+18.4%) up 23 ranks and the VW ID.3 up 19. The Toyota C-HR (+103%), Ford Puma (+83.3%) and Nissan Qashqai (+57%) also vastly outpace the market in the remainder of the Top 10. Among recent launches, below the ID.3 at #5 the Renault Arkana lands directly at #13m the VW ID.4 is up 6 spots to #15 and the Audi Q4 is up 95 to #28.

Previous month: Ireland July 2021: Hyundai Tucson triumphs in market up 25%

One year ago: Ireland August 2020: Kia shows off, Hyundai Kona roars to first win in improving market (-4.2%)

Full August 2021 Top 40 All-brands and Top 205 All-models below.

Ireland August 2021 – brands:

PosBrandAug-21%/20Jul2021%/20PosFY20
1Volkswagen73712.3%16.8%311,73912.2%23.4%21
2Kia71111.8%49.7%56,1786.4%29.9%66
3Toyota5389.0%75.8%112,09712.6%31.7%12
4Hyundai5348.9%18.9%210,14110.5%34.2%33
5Skoda4347.2%4.6%48,3798.7%24.6%44
6BMW3135.2%137.1%133,9644.1%47.5%912
7Ford2995.0%-16.9%66,8617.1%15.6%55
8Seat2774.6%42.1%83,8374.0%24.9%1211
9Nissan2664.4%24.9%74,4574.6%-7.6%87
10Audi2554.2%21.4%103,9594.1%25.2%1010
11Opel2494.1%141.7%122,5732.7%43.4%1414
12Renault2434.0%16.8%113,8404.0%2.5%119
13Peugeot2143.6%-29.8%94,9275.1%20.1%78
14Mercedes1823.0%-23.8%142,8853.0%9.9%1313
15Suzuki1182.0%55.3%171,1391.2%45.5%1719
16Dacia1011.7%8.6%152,1242.2%27.5%1515
17Citroen981.6%48.5%237090.7%-2.1%2020
18Volvo901.5%21.6%181,2481.3%23.6%1617
19Honda721.2%22.0%196980.7%-4.9%2121
20Land Rover591.0%31.1%207320.8%-26.9%1918
21Mazda570.9%-6.6%161,1301.2%-3.6%1816
22Mini340.6%100.0%215280.5%59.0%2323
23MG330.5%new223070.3%new2532
24Lexus160.3%-23.8%243580.4%-1.9%2424
25Mitsubishi160.3%-38.5%252820.3%-21.4%2625
26Cupra140.2%new261570.2%new2934
27Alfa Romeo110.2%266.7%34260.0%52.9%3231
28Fiat80.1%-66.7%271930.2%9.0%2727
29Jaguar60.1%-62.5%281590.2%-34.8%2826
30Porsche50.1%-50.0%291470.2%48.5%3028
31SsangYong30.0%-57.1%30830.1%97.6%3130
32DS30.0%n/a33230.0%n/a33 –
33Jeep30.0%0.0%31220.0%57.1%3433
34Subaru30.0%-40.0%32210.0%-61.8%3529
35Tesla20.0%-92.9% –5930.6%17.2%2222
36Morgan20.0%n/a3550.0%n/a36 –
37Caterham10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a40 –
38Bentley00.0%n/a3620.0%n/a37 –
39Rolls Royce00.0%n/a –20.0%n/a38 –
40Aston Martin00.0%n/a3710.0%n/a39 –

Ireland August 2021 – models:

PosModelAug-21%/20Jul2021%/20PosFY20
1Hyundai Tucson2734.5%102.2%15,1465.3%81.7%12
2Toyota Corolla1943.2%90.2%23,9874.1%14.3%21
3Kia Sportage1722.9%11.0%141,9622.0%22.5%1011
4Kia Niro1482.5%18.4%271,2201.3%63.1%2231
5VW ID.31422.4%new241,0961.1%new2773
6Toyota C-HR1362.3%103.0%62,3532.4%25.2%77
7VW Golf1322.2%25.7%82,1542.2%7.1%86
8Ford Puma1322.2%83.3%111,5901.7%169.9%1535
9Skoda Octavia1252.1%4.2%72,4282.5%30.2%68
10Nissan Qashqai1242.1%57.0%101,5191.6%-13.5%179
11Kia Ceed1212.0%116.1%379611.0%19.5%3432
12VW T-Roc1161.9%41.5%251,4181.5%28.8%1822
13Renault Arkana1161.9%new –1160.1%new117 –
14Kia Sorento1141.9%n/a527230.8%792.6%43130
15VW ID.41121.9%new211,2461.3%new21 –
16Toyota Yaris1091.8%45.3%32,5632.7%48.8%310
17Seat Arona1001.7%61.3%151,1161.2%22.1%2626
18Peugeot 3008951.6%6.7%131,8581.9%28.3%1213
19Kia Stonic881.5%63.0%477000.7%-16.3%4429
20VW Tiguan861.4%-50.6%42,4972.6%-8.4%53
21Toyota RAV4821.4%127.8%52,5002.6%78.4%415
22Skoda Kodiaq811.3%6.6%231,7431.8%15.1%1312
23VW Polo791.3%-34.7%121,5961.7%23.4%1416
24Suzuki Vitara761.3%94.9%465880.6%40.0%5357
25Hyundai i20751.2%56.3%281,2701.3%89.6%2039
26Dacia Duster711.2%31.5%301,0551.1%-3.4%3221
27Skoda Karoq691.1%1.5%161,3091.4%33.8%1923
28Audi Q4691.1%new123980.1%new123 –
29Seat Tarraco641.1%166.7%566390.7%44.6%4959
30Opel Grandland X611.0%221.1%505260.5%64.9%6076
31Nissan Juke601.0%160.9%201,0801.1%-5.8%2917
32Opel Insignia591.0%268.8%873270.3%20.7%7684
33BMW X5570.9%216.7%396770.7%131.8%4675
34Ford Focus530.9%-48.5%262,0512.1%-8.9%94
35BMW 5-Series480.8%140.0%519281.0%60.3%3540
36Ford Kuga470.8%-41.3%181,5281.6%103.5%1628
37BMW iX3470.8%new –470.0%new156 –
38Skoda Kamiq450.7%32.4%229010.9%84.6%3652
39Hyundai Bayon450.7%new651710.2%new103 –
40Nissan Leaf440.7%158.8%686400.7%17.2%4841
41Seat Ateca430.7%19.4%348220.9%8.9%3833
42BMW 3-Series430.7%72.0%706380.7%-6.9%5034
43Skoda Superb420.7%-44.7%488420.9%-0.5%3727
44Renault Zoe420.7%55.6%424520.5%136.6%6591
45Mercedes E Class410.7%-46.1%638080.8%64.6%3949
46Opel Combo400.7%1900.0%149640.1%392.3%143196
47Mercedes GLC390.6%39.3%813500.4%-11.4%7062
48Volvo XC60390.6%39.3%1093500.4%22.0%7178
49Hyundai Ioniq 5390.6%new –390.0%new163 –
50Nissan Micra380.6%-50.6%171,1511.2%20.8%2425
51Peugeot 5008380.6%-41.5%291,1311.2%2.8%2519
52VW Passat370.6%-37.3%578070.8%-29.2%4020
53Seat Ibiza370.6%37.0%365870.6%14.0%5550
54Renault Captur360.6%-36.8%401,0681.1%-6.2%3018
55Audi Q3360.6%9.1%605690.6%13.1%5651
56Kia Rio360.6%100.0%773260.3%73.4%7796
57Skoda Enyaq340.6%new801560.2%new108 –
58Hyundai Kona330.5%-82.8%91,9362.0%-11.4%115
59Seat Leon320.5%-28.9%555940.6%83.9%5270
60Mini Hatch310.5%287.5%694120.4%111.3%6877
61Mercedes GLB310.5%63.2%733380.4%252.1%73119
62Dacia Sandero300.5%-21.1%351,0101.0%102.4%3348
63BMW 2-Series300.5%87.5%674090.4%246.6%69111
64BMW X3300.5%66.7%753210.3%5.9%7872
65Peugeot 2008290.5%-29.3%411,0861.1%108.4%2846
66Renault Mégane290.5%20.8%444970.5%3.3%6255
67Opel Crossland X290.5%70.6%434590.5%50.0%6480
68Honda Jazz290.5%866.7%137920.1%-8.9%127125
69Ford Fiesta250.4%-52.8%611,0621.1%-18.4%3114
70Opel Corsa250.4%-16.7%317370.8%9.5%4137
71Audi A3250.4%8.7%587340.8%56.8%4254
72Audi A4250.4%-26.5%495660.6%11.6%5745
73Audi Q5250.4%-7.4%663390.4%7.3%7267
74Mazda CX-30240.4%118.2%623270.3%3.8%7581
75Volvo XC90240.4%118.2%953090.3%71.7%8295
76MG ZS240.4%new931680.2%new104187
77Citroen C4240.4%new111630.1%new144193
78Opel Mokka230.4%new532550.3%25400.0%93241
79Kia Picanto230.4%76.9%1002230.2%-4.7%9788
80Range Rover Evoque220.4%100.0%1831290.1%-27.9%113101
81Hyundai i30210.3%31.3%545390.6%31.8%5864
82Skoda Scala210.3%40.0%1053080.3%-35.4%8356
83Citroen C5 Aircross210.3%-27.6%1102940.3%-12.5%8565
84Suzuki Swift210.3%133.3%1012740.3%77.9%90107
85Honda HR-V210.3%75.0%981600.2%33.3%106115
86BMW 1-Series200.3%100.0%912930.3%50.3%8689
87Hyundai Ioniq200.3%66.7%991910.2%-10.3%10292
88Peugeot Rifter200.3%33.3%1061340.1%-13.0%111102
89Renault Clio180.3%-75.7%191,1781.2%12.4%2324
90Audi A6180.3%-35.7%596000.6%13.0%5142
91Mercedes A Class180.3%-37.9%894310.4%-11.1%6753
92Mazda CX-5180.3%-10.0%713200.3%-7.5%7971
93Skoda Fabia170.3%-34.6%386920.7%24.2%4547
94VW T-Cross170.3%-73.0%326510.7%-23.2%4730
95Volvo XC40170.3%-32.0%724620.5%21.3%6361
96Hyundai Santa Fe170.3%21.4%453190.3%-9.9%8074
97Audi A5170.3%-5.6%1042540.3%66.0%94100
98Citroen C4 Picasso170.3%112.5%139610.1%19.6%145141
99Ford Transit Custom170.3%n/a130560.1%-50.9%152110
100Honda Civic160.3%-52.9%903160.3%-12.0%8166
101Suzuki Ignis160.3%-27.3%972210.2%27.7%9897
102Peugeot 208150.2%-70.6%835040.5%-3.6%6143
103Ford Mondeo150.2%-50.0%794340.5%0.9%6660
104Mercedes CLA150.2%-37.5%742630.3%-43.3%9258
105Land Rover Discovery Sport150.2%400.0%1311060.1%-71.2%12068
106Mercedes GLE150.2%87.5%122740.1%-49.3%137103
107Audi Q2140.2%16.7%642850.3%20.8%8787
108BMW 4-Series130.2%116.7%942000.2%733.3%100165
109BMW X1120.2%20.0%862740.3%9.6%8985
110Citroen Berlingo120.2%9.1% –580.1%-32.6%149128
111Hyundai i10110.2%-59.3%335300.6%-10.8%5944
112VW Arteon110.2%-21.4%1081620.2%-4.7%105106
113Citroen C3110.2%37.5%1211190.1%-8.5%116113
114Citroen C3 Aircross110.2%175.0% –790.1%33.9%132145
115Range Rover Sport100.2%66.7%853370.3%123.2%74108
116Opel Astra100.2%-47.4%842020.2%-1.5%9994
117Cupra Formentor100.2%new961300.1%new112239
118Lexus ES100.2%100.0%1151230.1%32.3%115127
119Peugeot Expert100.2%11.1%156500.1%0.0%155139
120Alfa Romeo Giulia100.2%900.0%203160.0%220.0%195208
121Kia Soul90.1%-83.3%138610.1%-71.5%14693
122Audi A180.1%-55.6%1031970.2%15.9%101105
123Mazda MX-580.1%n/a119460.0%360.0%158203
124Peugeot 50870.1%-65.0%1021100.1%-36.0%11898
125MG HS70.1%new113820.1%new129224
126Toyota Highlander70.1%new148660.1%new140 –
127Land Rover Defender70.1%0.0%125350.0%2.9%168148
128Audi e-Tron GT70.1%new140230.0%new183 –
129Mitsubishi ASX70.1%0.0%190230.0%-56.6%186153
130Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross70.1%133.3%178200.0%5.3%192180
131Mercedes GLA60.1%-62.5%1202820.3%314.7%88132
132Audi e-Tron60.1%-33.3%1161570.2%86.9%107126
133Lexus NX60.1%-33.3%1141240.1%5.1%114114
134Volvo V6060.1%n/a128570.1%1.8%151149
135Mercedes EQA60.1%new129470.0%new156 –
136Ford Tourneo60.1%n/a168210.0%10.5%188177
137Honda CR-V50.1%-50.0%1071030.1%-33.1%12199
138Mercedes S Class50.1%n/a132750.1%294.7%136186
139Suzuki SX450.1%-16.7%134560.1%64.7%154164
140Range Rover Velar40.1%-63.6%127800.1%-32.2%131118
141BMW i340.1%100.0%193360.0%-44.6%165142
142Jaguar i-Pace40.1%n/a174320.0%190.9%171199
143Cupra Leon40.1%new154260.0%new181 –
144Toyota Camry30.0%-75.0%762710.3%-18.6%9169
145Toyota Aygo30.0%-70.0%922410.3%24.2%9586
146Fiat 50030.0%-80.0%1121080.1%10.2%119120
147Mini Countryman30.0%50.0%141980.1%164.9%124161
148Porsche Taycan30.0%-50.0%144690.1%228.6%139179
149VW Touareg30.0%-40.0%145650.1%-9.7%142140
150Mazda630.0%-50.0%146430.0%-53.8%159129
151Toyota Prius30.0%0.0%166280.0%-64.6%175135
152BMW X430.0%n/a194190.0%18.8%193189
153Tesla Model 320.0%-92.6% –5880.6%23.3%5438
154Renault Kadjar20.0%-87.5%1353000.3%-55.8%8436
155Mazda320.0%-88.9%782360.2%-21.1%9683
156Mazda220.0%-60.0%1171010.1%-6.5%122123
156Mercedes CLS20.0%0.0%142590.1%0.0%148146
157MG520.0%new126570.1%new150 –
158Ssangyong Korando20.0%-50.0%133560.1%115.4%153171
159Ford Ecosport20.0%-80.0%165340.0%-89.2%16979
160Fiat Panda20.0%n/a157330.0%50.0%170178
161BMW X220.0%n/a173300.0%-16.7%172163
162Audi Q820.0%0.0%152230.0%-25.8%184166
163Volvo S6020.0%0.0%167220.0%-29.0%187169
164DS 720.0%new163160.0%new196 –
165VW Caddy20.0%-33.3%201110.0%-67.6%208131
166Jeep Compass20.0%100.0%18090.0%125.0%211225
167Fiat 500L20.0%0.0%21280.0%-33.3%217198
168Subaru Forester20.0%0.0%18280.0%-76.5%219157
169Jaguar E-Pace20.0%-60.0%21840.0%-94.4%227137
170Morgan Plus 420.0%n/a21940.0%n/a229 –
171Opel Vivaro20.0%n/a –20.0%-66.7%243231
172Mitsubishi Space Star10.0%-83.3%821430.1%130.6%109143
173Mitsubishi Outlander10.0%-90.0%155960.1%-57.3%12590
174Mercedes C Class10.0%-96.3%172800.1%-72.0%13082
175Seat Alhambra10.0%0.0%124790.1%-35.2%133116
176Audi Q710.0%-80.0%153760.1%-30.3%135117
177Ford S-Max10.0%-90.0%156410.0%-47.4%160136
178Porsche Cayenne10.0%-75.0%150390.0%-9.3%162158
179Volvo S9010.0%-83.3%151370.0%-7.5%164156
180Ford Galaxy10.0%0.0%186360.0%-51.4%166138
181BMW 7 Series10.0%n/a160270.0%3.8%176176
182Honda E10.0%new161270.0%new177219
183Mercedes B Class10.0%-75.0%198270.0%-52.6%179150
184Ssangyong Tivoli10.0%-66.7%175270.0%80.0%180185
185BMW 8 Series10.0%-66.7%162240.0%-41.5%182160
186Fiat 500X10.0%-50.0%177200.0%-16.7%191174
187Land Rover Discovery10.0%-83.3%169150.0%-85.4%198121
188Audi A710.0%0.0%164140.0%-60.0%199167
189Mercedes V Class10.0%-75.0%199140.0%-56.3%200156
190Toyota Proace10.0%0.0%170140.0%-6.7%202192
191BMW X610.0%n/a209120.0%-14.3%203194
192Jeep Renegade10.0%-50.0%158120.0%20.0%204201
193Volvo V9010.0%-50.0%200110.0%-60.7%207172
194BMW Z410.0%0.0%21090.0%12.5%210206
195Porsche Macan10.0%n/a19690.0%80.0%213221
196Subaru XV10.0%0.0%17190.0%28.6%214207
197DS 310.0%n/a18170.0%n/a220 –
198Mercedes GLS10.0%0.0%20470.0%250.0%221230
199Audi TT10.0%n/a20650.0%-44.4%223202
200Citroen Spacetourer10.0%0.0% –50.0%-28.6%225214
201Alfa Romeo Stelvio10.0%n/a22120.0%-33.3%238215
202Citroen Dispatch10.0%n/a –20.0%n/a239246
203Caterham10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a257 –

Source: SIMI

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