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Sales results France Q1 2017

April 03, 2017

Groupe Renault benefits from growth of French market

  • In Q1, sales of Groupe Renault passenger cars and commercial vehicles were up 5.6%
  • Groupe Renault accounts for five of the top 10 passenger cars with Clio leading retail sales
  • Four Renault commercial vehicles lead the LCV market with Kangoo in top spot
  • The Sandero is the top selling French car amongst retail customers


Sales of the brand’s passenger cars were up 3.9%, securing 19.7% market share (down 0.2 points).
With 30,815 units sold and 5.7% of the passenger car market, the Clio remains the best-selling car on the French market. The Twingo leads sales in segment A, selling twice as many units the next highest seller. The Talisman leads segment D with sales up by almost 50%, while the Espace dominates segment E. The New Mégane holds second place in segment C for saloons, and has doubled its sales in relation to Q1 2016.

Against the backdrop of a particularly vibrant and rapidly growing (up 22.9%) electric passenger vehicle market, the ZOE with its increased range of 400km NEDC has seen its sales figures climb close to 60%, and it alone accounts for 70% of the market with 5,191 units registered.

As for commercial vehicles, Renault’s sales have increased by 11.5% in a dynamic market with market share up to 31.7% (up 0.4 points). The Kangoo, Clio, Master and Trafic lead the commercial vehicle market.


In Q1 2017, registrations of Dacia passenger cars rose 5.4%. Dacia, the 5th biggest brand in the passenger car market and 4th for the retail car market, gained 0.1 point of market share, climbing to 5.6%.

The Sandero is the 8th best-selling car in France and the number 1 seller among retail customers, and saw registrations rise by 15%.

In the words of Philippe Buros, Director of Sales France:
“In a dynamic market – doubly true for commercial vehicles – Groupe Renault has recorded a solid Q1 performance, in line with our targets.”


   March 2017
 Volumevs Y-1 (%)Market share (%)vs Y-1 (pt)
TIV (passenger cars & LCVs)270,728+ 8.3  
TIV (passenger cars)226,145+ 7.0  
TIV (LCVs)44,583+ 15.1  
Groupe Renault75,269+ 8.027.8- 0.1
(passenger cars & LCVs)
Groupe Renault (passenger cars)60,776+ 5.326.9- 0.4
Groupe Renault (LCVs)14,493+ 20.632.5+ 1.5
Marque Renault (passenger cars & LCVs)62,955+ 7.823.3- 0.1
Marque Renault (passenger cars)48,609+ 4.321.5- 0.6
Marque Renault (LCVs)14,346+ 21.432.2+ 1.7
Marque Dacia (passenger cars & LCVs)12,314+
Marque Dacia (passenger cars)12,167+ 9.55.4+ 0.1
Marque Dacia (LCVs)147- 25.80.3- 0.2


 January to March 2017
 Volumevs Y-1 (%)Market share (%)vs Y-1 (pt)
MTM (passenger cars & LCVs)651,167+ 5.6  
MTM (passenger cars)541,065+ 4.8  
MTM (LCVs)110,102+ 10.1  
Groupe Renault (passenger cars & LCVs)172,308+ 5.626.50.0
Groupe Renault (passenger cars)136,869+ 4.225.3- 0.1
Groupe Renault (LCVs)35,439+ 11.532.2+ 0.4
Marque Renault (passenger cars & LCVs)141,644+ 5.721.8+ 0.1
Marque Renault (passenger cars)106,717+ 3.919.7- 0.2
Marque Renault (LCVs) 34,927+ 11.531.7+ 0.4
Marque Dacia (passenger cars & LCVs)30,664+
Marque Dacia (passenger cars)30,152+ 5.45.6+ 0.1
Marque Dacia (LCVs)512+
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