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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 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul
2017 35.31 16.81 113.74 30.76 37.58 49.07 32.36
2016 33.65 16.54 102.88 37.59 40.38 50.73 35.41

Top five brands

Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Audi 102.42 45.94 270.76 114.86 120.74 132.29 112.14
Mercedes-Benz UK 105.23 49.19 287.82 107.62 118.23 126.73 93.69
BMW 58.14 41.91 238.86 77.24 87.20 130.27 61.79
Volkswagen UK 59.21 33.45 180.30 45.45 71.49 103.37 62.92
Nissan Motor (GB) 59.88 26.49 194.42 42.32 55.06 67.01 50.44

Bottom five brands

Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Jun
2017
Jul
2017
Lotus 1.39 1.33 2.17 1.61 0.11 2.56 1.56
Lamborghini 1.38 0.75 0.75 2.00 1.88 1.75 2.25
Subaru 2.58 0.70 10.23 1.78 2.25 2.93 2.20
Abarth 2.56 1.49 10.90 2.45 3.92 5.03 3.16
MG 3.06 1.66 11.18 3.27 5.81 4.62 4.49


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 1,563,808 5,048 309.79 -41.99%
2016 2,692,786 5,042 534.07 +2.53%
2015 2,633,503 5,056 520.87 +6.41%
2014 2,476,435 5,059 489.51 +11.77%
2013 2,264,737 5,171 437.97 +12.12%
2012 2,044,609 5,234 390.64 +5.87%
2011 1,941,253 5,261 368.99 -1.31%
2010 2,030,846 5,432 373.87 +2.57%
2009 1,994,999 5,473 364.52 -6.98%
2008 2,131,795 5,440 391.87 -5.59%
2007 2,404,007 5,792 415.06 +5.16%
2006 2,344,864 5,941 394.69 -6.57%
2005 2,439,717 5,775 422.46 -3.95%
2004 2,567,269 5,837 439.83 +0.84%
2003 2,579,050 5,913 436.17 -2.31%
2002 2,563,619 5,742 446.47 N/A

YTD new car sales per outlet

Source: SMMT
Total new car sales Total franchised outlets New car sales per outlet % Change
2017 1,563,808 5,008 312.26 -1.55%
2016 1,599,159 5,042 317.17 +3.10%
2015 1,555,309 5,056 307.62 +6.58%
2014 1,460,172 5,059 288.63 +12.57%
2013 1,325,851 5,171 256.40 +11.69%
2012 1,201,564 5,234 229.57 +4.00%
2011 1,161,272 5,261 220.73 -3.70%
2010 1,245,108 5,432 229.22 +15.93%
2009 1,082,104 5,473 197.72 -23.22%
2008 1,400,899 5,440 257.52 +3.32%
2007 1,443,576 5,792 249.24 +5.02%
2006 1,409,936 5,941 237.32 -6.88%
2005 1,471,762 5,775 254.85 -4.90%
2004 1,564,197 5,837 267.98 +2.61%
2003 1,544,247 5,913 261.16 -2.84%
2002 1,543,318 5,742 268.78 N/A