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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
2016
2015

All-market average new car sales per outlet

AVG Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2016 34.32 34.07 104.74 38.27 80.01 52.46 36.75 16.32 93.38 36.06 36.87 35.49
2015 33.12 15.44 98.67 37.24 39.56 51.35 35.87 15.87 92.33 35.53 36 72.16

Top five brands

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2016
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2016
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Mercedes-Benz UK 95.93 93.11 245.88 98.19 242.62 126.55 94.72 37.51 257.97 91.40 91.79 82.42
Audi 99.25 46.41 262.78 116.82 117.39 121.87 99.84 53.41 268.22 126.37 113.29 99.29
BMW 56.61 39.72 223.93 74.69 104.92 127.29 66.89 33.00 226.35 94.03 106.46 104.63
Volkswagen UK 57.68 70.97 185.14 80.75 171.96 92.73 63.23 25.65 151.90 63.17 64.64 70.42
Nissan Motor (GB) 54.42 47.58 141.03 50.15 115.90 69.62 51.52 17.78 141.15 60.16 52.66 54.50

Bottom five brands

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Great Wall N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.16 1.19 0.29 0.19 0.23
McLaren N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 3.00
Chevrolet UK 0.33 N/A 2.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.00 N/A
Ferrari N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.31 6.38 4.00 2.38 1.54
Lamborghini N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 2.71 6.00 6.17 3.17 0.83


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
2016 2,692,786 4,193 642 +1.78%
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