I would like information about the car market in Australia (market shares, trends, most purchased car category).


Thank you for this information request. Our database has many reports about the automotive industry in Australia.  Below are four reports that contain the information you are seeking.

Report 1: Annual General Meeting Address and Presentation, AHG-Investor Report, Nov. 2015

This presentation discusses the Australian automotive market in 2015 including total market size in billions and percentage of market share held by Automotive Holdings Group specifically. The market size value was approximated by company reports and Deloitte industry estimates.


Report 2:  FCAI Response to:  Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, July 2015

This report has a chart that depicts the Australian New Vehicle Market from 2000-2014 by category including passenger, SUV, LCV, and heavy trucks.  It discusses the competitiveness of global vehicle markets and compares the Australian market to Canada, UK and USA as well as the number of car brands in each market, sales and market size per brand.  There are charts that shows the percent o new vehicle sales by country with Australia in 5th place.

vehicle sales in australia

— FCAI Response to:  Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries, July 2015

Report 3:  Carsales Quarterly Insights Report, Motor Vehicle in Australia, Quarterly Update, Oct. 2015

This report discusses the top 10 cars across Australia by location. For example, it depicts the most popular car in the top 10 wealthiest suburbs (national) such as the VW Golf, Mitsubishi Triton, and BMW X5. It also shows the most popular car in the bottom 10 poorest suburbs (national) such as Mazda Bt-50, Nissan Navara, Holden Commodore and the Toyota Landcruiser and RAV4.


Report 4:  Media Release, Motor Vehicle in Australia, Aug 2015

This industry reports discusses the rise in popularity of vehicle classes like light commercial vehicles versus the passenger car.

“Further highlighting Australia’s consumer preference for versatile vehicles that can meet work, home and lifestyle needs, light commercial vehicle sales also increased. Light commercial vehicle sales were up 4.7 per cent in July 2015, compared to July 2014 figures. Passenger car sales decreased by 4.7 per cent” (pg 1).

— Motor Vehicle in Australia, Aug 2015

There is a chart that shows the top 10 individual models by sales volume including the Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, Hyundai i30 among others. There is a chart that shows the sales volume of automobiles by territory including Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland and the others. It also shows these sales volumes for 2014 and 2015 as well as the year-over-year change.

There is also a chart that shows the car manufacturer, sales volume and market share for July 2014 and July 2015 for companies including Toyota, Mazda, Holden, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Ford, Nissan, Volkswagen, Subaru and Honda.

There is also a chart of all vehicle sales by month from 2013 through 2015.

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