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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
2017 34.93 16.63 112.53 30.43 37.18
2016 33.36 16.39 101.97 37.25 40.02

Top five brands

Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Mercedes-Benz UK 105.23 49.19 287.82 107.62 118.23
Audi 102.42 45.94 270.76 114.86 120.74
BMW 58.14 41.91 238.86 77.24 87.20
Volkswagen UK 58.41 33.00 177.86 44.84 70.52
Nissan Motor (GB) 59.57 26.35 193.40 42.10 54.78

Bottom five brands

Jan
2017
Feb
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
Lotus 1.39 1.33 2.17 1.61 0.11
Lamborghini 1.38 0.75 0.75 2.00 1.88
Subaru 2.58 0.70 10.23 1.78 2.25
Abarth 2.56 1.49 10.90 2.45 3.92
MG 3.06 1.66 11.18 3.27 5.81


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 1,158,357 5,014 231.02 -56.36%
2016 2,692,786 5,087 529.35 +2.41%
2015 2,633,503 5,095 516.88 +6.30%
2014 2,476,435 5,093 486.24 +11.64%
2013 2,264,737 5,200 435.53 +12.09%
2012 2,044,609 5,262 388.56 +5.84%
2011 1,941,253 5,288 367.11 -1.57%
2010 2,030,846 5,445 372.97 +2.56%
2009 1,994,999 5,486 363.65 -7.00%
2008 2,131,795 5,452 391.01 -5.70%
2007 2,404,007 5,798 414.63 +5.16%
2006 2,344,864 5,947 394.29 -6.62%
2005 2,439,717 5,778 422.24 -3.97%
2004 2,567,269 5,839 439.68 +0.82%
2003 2,579,050 5,914 436.09 -2.32%
2002 2,563,619 5,742 446.47 -99.84%
2001 2,458,769 9 273,196.56 N/A

YTD new car sales per outlet

Source: SMMT
Total new car sales Total franchised outlets New car sales per outlet % Change
2017 1,158,357 5,010 231.21 +0.97%
2016 1,164,870 5,087 228.99 +4.26%
2015 1,119,072 5,095 219.64 +5.63%
2014 1,058,974 5,093 207.93 +13.97%
2013 948,666 5,200 182.44 +10.58%
2012 868,166 5,262 164.99 +3.07%
2011 846,513 5,288 160.08 -4.58%
2010 913,436 5,445 167.76 +22.93%
2009 748,691 5,486 136.47 -28.34%
2008 1,038,289 5,452 190.44 +5.72%
2007 1,044,436 5,798 180.14 +4.78%
2006 1,022,424 5,947 171.92 -7.07%
2005 1,068,862 5,778 184.99 -5.04%
2004 1,137,488 5,839 194.81 +4.04%
2003 1,107,311 5,914 187.24 -5.72%
2002 1,140,351 5,742 198.60 -99.83%
2001 1,053,699 9 117,077.67 N/A