Best Ever Year for Renault Van Sales in UK
- Renault van sales increase by 40 per cent to 25,458 vehicles
- Renault van market share grows to 6.7 per cent in 2015
- Best ever van performance in the UK
- Renault Group UK records 127,343 vehicle sales in 2015 – up 17.4 per cent
Renault’s UK van sales increased significantly in 2015 to 25,458 vehicles – up 39.5 per cent compared to 2014 and significantly outpaced the UK van market which grew by of 15.5 per cent, according to the official figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Full-year market share stood at 6.7 per cent – up 1.2 percentage points on 2014.
Renault’s strong growth in vans during 2015 has been aided by the new Trafic’s first full year of sales. Recently crowned What Van?’s ‘Best Medium Van’ for the second consecutive year, the Trafic has proved popular with business users across the UK with 13,700 of the third generation model being sold in the UK last year – up 49 per cent on 2014.
Commenting on the results, Ken Ramirez, Renault Group UK Managing Director, said: “Renault has seen strong growth in vans in 2015, with the first full-year of sales of the award-winning new Trafic, our 2015 performance reflects Renault’s ever-increasing appeal in the UK van market with our offering of an innovative and efficient range of vans, supported by our growing business-focused Renault Pro+ network, and continues to aid in the delivery of our GO5+ mid-term plan objectives.”
The Renault Group, which comprises Renault cars, vans and Dacia, significantly outpaced the UK vehicle market during 2015, with sales totalling 127,343 vehicles for a market share of 4.2 per cent – up 17.4 per cent from the year before and outpacing a total market growth of 7.4 per cent, making Renault Group the fastest growing volume franchise in the UK, outperforming the overall market for the third consecutive year.
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