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Dealer new car sales per franchised outlet

Taking the SMMT's monthly new car registration figures for each of the major manufacturers and the number of new car franchised outlets for each of these in the UK we present here the average registration total for each outlet per month.

Here you'll find all-brand averages over time and can analyse the results by brand.

All-market average new car sales per outlet

Source: SMMT
2017
2016

All-market average new car sales per outlet

AVG Jan
2017 34.86
2016 34.32

Top five brands

Jan
2017
Mercedes-Benz UK 105.23
Audi 102.42
Volkswagen UK 58.41
Nissan Motor (GB) 58.35
BMW 58.14

Bottom five brands

Jan
2017
Great Wall 0.07
Lotus 1.47
Lamborghini 1.83
Subaru 2.47
Abarth 2.56


New car sales per outlet

To achieve a whole-market view of new car sales per outlet AM has taken the total number of new car sales so far this year and divided by the total number of new car franchised outlets in the UK, giving an average figure per dealership for all brands submitting data to the SMMT.

The year-on-year figures, together with the percentage variation, is given below in a table, from 2012.

Source: SMMT
Total new car sales Total franchised outlets New car sales per outlet % Change
2017 174,564 4,154 42 -1432.25%
2016 2,692,786 4,182 644 +2.04%
2015 2,633,503 4,175 631 +6.86%
2014 2,476,430 4,215 588 +12.83%
2013 2,264,732 4,422 512 +11.52%
2012 2,044,609 4,512 453 +5.24%
2011 1,941,253 4,521 429 +2.36%
2010 2,029,592 4,841 419 +2.59%
2009 1,996,253 4,888 408 -8.14%
2008 2,131,795 4,827 442 -5.66%
2007 2,404,007 5,152 467 +6.18%
2006 2,344,864 5,356 438 -7.62%
2005 2,439,717 5,178 471 -5.15%
2004 2,567,269 5,182 495 +0.9%
2003 2,578,903 5,253 491 -0.98%
2002 2,563,631 5,171 496 +100%
2001 2,458,769 0 N/A N/A