SEAT grew 8.2% some-more in a initial half

Posted on 14. Jul, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada

SEAT sales worldwide continue a solid expansion trend that began in 2013. The Spanish carmaker resolved a initial division of this year with 216,500 deliveries, that represents an 8.2% boost over a same duration in 2014 (200,100). This figure is a best initial half outcome given 2007 and it was achieved interjection to a opening of all a models.

Once again, a Leon spearheaded SEAT’s results. Sales of a compress went adult by 9.9% to 86,300 vehicles, or 7,700 some-more than in a initial half of 2014 (78,600). The Leon ST estate led a approach for sales and posted a 45.9% boost (total: 30,900). The ST already accounts for 35.7% of a sum volume of a Leon family. In addition, a Ibiza continued their ceiling trend, and during a 6.6% increase, reached 84,500 vehicles, 5,400 some-more than in a initial 6 months of 2014. The Alhambra also done organisation strides and determined itself as a third best-selling indication in a range. With a arise of 14.6%, sales in a initial division of a year stood during 13,100 units.

SEAT President Jürgen Stackmann underscored that a code is stability a certain rate of growth. “Our sales are augmenting usually for a third uninterrupted year. We are confident with all a models in a operation and trust they will capacitate us to keep flourishing in a arriving months, nonetheless we contingency compensate tighten courtesy to how a categorical markets are evolving”. Stackmann forked out that “the new Ibiza and Alhambra will expostulate a sales of these models. In addition, we are operative on presenting even some-more new developments in a stream operation and we are removing prepared to launch a compress SUV subsequent year”.

Spain, Germany, Italy and Turkey, during a forefront of expansion

SEAT increasing deliveries by 9.0% in Western Europe in a initial half of a year (172,500; 2014: 158,300). The liberation of a automobile attention in Spain and a anniversary outcome of sales continue to place a nation as SEAT’s categorical marketplace during this period, with an boost of 20.3% (47,200; 2014: 39,200). The Leon and a Ibiza were a dual top-selling models in Spain. In Germany, SEAT marketed 44,900 vehicles (2014: 42,300), an boost of 6.2%, and sealed a initial division with a 3% marketplace share and in a list of tip 10 brands sold. Italy and Portugal also combined a certain movement and grew by 37.2% (total: 9,000; 2014: 6,600) and 18.1% (total: 4,400; 2014: 3,700), respectively.

In Central and Eastern Europe, SEAT swell is distinguished in a Czech Republic, a brand’s categorical marketplace in a region, where sales went adult by 11.1%, with deliveries of 4,300 vehicles (2014: 3,900), and even aloft in Poland, by 33.5% (total: 4,300; 2014: 3,200). Other standout countries around a creation were Mexico (+10.6%; 11,400), Turkey (+68.4%; 6,600) and Israel (+60.6%; 5,200). All 3 are in a tip 10 markets in a universe with a top sales of SEAT vehicles.

Martorell constructed 10.5% some-more

The Martorell bureau sealed a initial half of a year with a prolongation boost of 10.5% compared to a same duration in 2014, reaching 264,400 vehicles, or 25,300 some-more (2014: 239,100). The success of a SEAT models constructed in Martorell, together with a Audi Q3, connect SEAT as a bureau with a top outlay in Spain. The brand’s prolongation levels in Palmela (Portugal), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic) grew by 8.1% in a initial semester, where SEAT constructed a sum of 35,900 vehicles (2014: 33,200).

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