VFACTS September 2022: Sales rebound, EV share hits new high

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Australia’s caller car income according to the VFACTS manufacture database grew 12.3 per cent successful September to 93,555 vehicles, with EVs mounting a caller grounds marketplace share.

It’s the 2nd period successful succession of coagulated growth, with the marketplace besides growing 17.3 per cent successful August. This suggests banal levels and proviso are connected the improve.

Year-to-date car income present beryllium astatine 811,130 with 3 months near to run, down 0.6 per cent implicit the 2021 cumulative tally.

The top-three selling vehicles for September were the Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, and rather remarkably the recently launched Tesla Model Y.

EVs nabbed a 7.7 per cent marketplace stock successful September, breaking August’s erstwhile record. They besides outsold some hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars combined.

Brands

Toyota topped the charts with 14,852 sales, contempt tumbling 26.5 per cent owed to ongoing banal shortages and 12-month-plus hold lists connected cardinal models.

Its marketplace stock plummeted to 15.9 per cent, whereas successful September 2021 it owned 24.3 per cent marketplace share.

Kia grabbed 2nd spot connected the backmost of a bumper month, with 7290 income and 41.4 per cent growth. It bumped regular metallic medallist Mazda into 3rd place, with 7259 income (up a respectable 10.7 per cent).

Next were Mitsubishi (6784, up a beardown 47.3 per cent), Ford (6635, up 15.2 per cent), Hyundai (6501, up 19.1 per cent), and Tesla (5969 sales). Because Tesla lone started publishing its section income information this year, there’s nary comparative 2021 figure.

Rounding retired the apical 10 were Volkswagen (3698 sales, down 2.5 per cent owed to continued shortages), MG (3261, up 8.3 per cent), and Subaru (3167, up 3.4 per cent).

Knocking connected the doorway of its archetypal apical 10 spot, but finishing 1 presumption short, was GWM connected 3050 sales, up a steadfast 69.4 per cent led by the Haval H6 mean SUV connected 1294 units.

See the afloat database below.

BrandSalesChange
Toyota14,852-26.5%
Kia729041.4%
Mazda725910.7%
Mitsubishi678447.3%
Ford663515.2%
Hyundai650119.1%
Tesla5969NA
Volkswagen3698-2.5%
MG32618.3%
Subaru31673.4%
GWM305069.4%
Isuzu Ute2818-10.0%
Mercedes-Benz26467.6%
BMW203238.7%
Nissan1885-33.1%
Suzuki172918.7%
LDV164019.5%
Audi143127.3%
Honda125835.9%
Volvo100162.8%
Renault68430.5%
Ram603101.7%
Jeep576-27.5%
Skoda566-7.5%
Lexus408-40.8%
SsangYong40070.9%
Mini34414.7%
Porsche33010.0%
Chevrolet26818.1%
Land Rover229-47.1%
Cupra199NA
Peugeot140-71.2%
Genesis114137.5%
Polestar85NA
Fiat72-62.3%
Maserati6874.4%
Alfa Romeo58-26.6%
Jaguar58-44.2%
Bentley2414.3%
Lamborghini22100.0%
Aston Martin130.0%
Rolls-Royce8300.0%
Citroen70.0%
Chrysler1-93.8%

Models

  1. Toyota HiLux – 5170
  2. Ford Ranger – 4890
  3. Tesla Model Y – 4359
  4. Mazda CX-5 – 2439
  5. Mitsubishi Triton – 2319
  6. Isuzu D-Max – 1924
  7. Mitsubishi Outlander – 1879
  8. Toyota RAV4 – 1856
  9. Kia Sportage – 1775
  10. Hyundai i30 –1733
  11. Toyota Prado – 1698
  12. Tesla Model 3 – 1610
  13. Hyundai Tucson – 1579
  14. Toyota Corolla – 1554
  15. MG 3 – 1423
  16. Mitsubishi ASX – 1408
  17. GWM Haval H6 – 1294
  18. Kia Cerato – 1257
  19. Hyundai Kona – 1098
  20. Mazda CX-3 – 1094

Segments

  • Micro Cars: Kia Picanto (519), Mitsubishi Mirage (48), Fiat 500 (12)
  • Light Cars nether $25,000: MG 3 (1423), Kia Rio (460), Mazda 2 (383)
  • Light Cars implicit $25,000: Mini Hatch (189), Audi A1 (65), Citroen C3 (3)
  • Small Cars nether $40,000: Hyundai i30 (1733), Toyota Corolla (1554), Kia Cerato (1257)
  • Small Cars implicit $40,000: Audi A3 (285), Mercedes-Benz A-Class (262), BMW 1 Series (195)
  • Medium Cars nether $60,000: Toyota Camry (663), Mazda 6 (112), Volkswagen Passat (97)
  • Medium Cars implicit $60,000: Tesla Model 3 (1610), BMW 3 Series (356), Mercedes-Benz C-Class (278)
  • Large Cars nether $70,000: Kia Stinger (98), Skoda Superb (44)
  • Large Cars implicit $70,000: BMW 5 Series (50), Mercedes-Benz E-Class (39), Audi A6 (27)
  • Upper Large Cars: Mercedes-Benz S-Class (12), Mercedes-Benz EQS (11), BMW 7 Series (5)
  • People Movers: Kia Carnival (697), Hyundai Staria (334), Volkswagen Multivan (90)
  • Sports Cars nether $80,000: Ford Mustang (237), Toyota GR86 (92), Subaru BRZ (80)
  • Sports Cars implicit $80,000: BMW 4 Series (115), Mercedes-Benz C-Class (49), Mercedes-Benz E-Class (26)
  • Sports Cars implicit $200,000: Porsche 911 (26), Lamborghini two-door scope (15), Bentley Continental (11)
  • Light SUVs: Mazda CX-3 (1094), Kia Stonic (906), Hyundai Venue (556)
  • Small SUVs nether $40,000: Mitsubishi ASX (1408), Hyundai Kona (1098), MG ZS (994)
  • Small SUVs implicit $40,000: Volvo XC40 (515), Audi Q3 (429), Mercedes-Benz GLA (218)
  • Medium SUVs nether $60,000: Mazda CX-5 (2439), Mitsubishi Outlander (1879), Toyota RAV4 (1856)
  • Medium SUVs implicit $60,000: Tesla Model Y (4359), BMW X3 (338), Volvo XC60 (268)
  • Large SUVs nether $70,000: Toyota Prado (1698), Isuzu MU-X (894), Subaru Outback (815)
  • Large SUVs implicit $70,000: BMW X5 (269), Mercedes-Benz GLE (226), Volvo XC90 (168)
  • Upper Large SUVs nether $100,000: Toyota LandCruiser Wagon (634), Nissan Patrol (479)
  • Upper Large SUVs implicit $100,000: Mercedes-Benz GLS (87), BMW X7 (60), Audi Q8 (42)
  • Light Vans: Volkswagen Caddy (70), Renault Kangoo (9), Peugeot Partner (4)
  • Medium Vans: Toyota HiAce (394), Ford Transit Custom (322), Hyundai Staria Load (241)
  • Large Vans: LDV Deliver 9 (247), Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (207), Renault Master (148)
  • Light Buses: Toyota HiAce (151), Toyota Coaster (33), LDV Deliver 9 (15)
  • 4×2 Utes: Toyota HiLux (1626), Ford Ranger (509), Mitsubishi Triton (290)
  • 4×4 Utes: Ford Ranger (4381), Toyota HiLux (3544), Mitsubishi Triton (2029)

Miscellaneous

Sales by region

  • New South Wales: 28,945, up 20.8 per cent
  • Victoria: 25,367, up 23.8 per cent
  • Queensland: 20,634, up 2.9 per cent
  • Western Australia: 8644, down 6.0 per cent
  • South Australia: 6005, down 2.2 per cent
  • Tasmania: 1630, down 0.9 per cent
  • Australian Capital Territory: 1498, up 67.7 per cent
  • Northern Territory: 832, down 9.8 per cent

Category breakdown

  • SUV: 49,643 sales, 53.1 per cent marketplace share
  • Light commercials: 22,252 sales, 23.8 per cent marketplace share
  • Passenger cars: 17,490 sales, 18.7 per cent marketplace share
  • Heavy commercials: 4170 sales, 4.5 per cent marketplace share

Top segments by marketplace share

  • Medium SUV: 19.6 per cent
  • 4×4 Utes: 18.0 per cent
  • Large SUV: 13.0 per cent
  • Small SUV: 12.9 per cent
  • Small Car: 8.5 per cent

Sales by purchaser type

  • Private buyers: 50,889, up 23.7 per cent
  • Business fleets: 31,027, up 4.3 per cent
  • Rental fleets: 5304, down 9.7 per cent
  • Government fleets: 2165, down 17.7 per cent

Sales by propulsion oregon substance type

  • Petrol: 47,620
  • Diesel: 29,377
  • Hybrid: 4616
  • Electric: 7247
  • PHEV: 525
  • Hydrogen FCEV: 0

Sales by state of origin

  • Japan: 23,880
  • Thailand: 20,363
  • China: 14,889
  • Korea: 14,443
  • USA: 4116

Quote

FCAI main enforcement Tony Weber said that the fig of artillery electrical vehicles sold successful September signalled that a increasing fig of Australians were committed to decarbonising their transport.

“During September 2022, 7247 artillery electrical vehicles were sold, much than hybrid and plug-in-hybrid combined (5141). Year to date, 21,771 artillery electrical vehicles person been sold,” helium said.

“While the wide marketplace stock of artillery electrical vehicles remains debased (2.7 per cent), determination is simply a wide marketplace inclination towards zero emanation technology.”

While supplies of caller cars to the Australian marketplace are showing signs of improvement, Mr Weber cautioned that logistical and proviso concatenation issues remained problematic arsenic the planetary automotive marketplace recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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