August 2021 gross sales of new vehicles were being seriously influenced by the countrywide inform level four snap lockdown, the Motor Market Association (MIA) stated.
August 2021 gross sales fell 36.2% to six,746 as opposed with 10,610 in August 2020.
But calendar year to day volume was up 39.one% to 106,498 vehicles.
“With the Covid-19 snap lockdown proficiently shutting down the second 50 percent of August for all but crucial vehicles, it is no surprise the August outturn came in approximately 45% reduce than the 3 past months (May well, June and July of) this calendar year,” stated MIA CEO David Crawford.
Compact and medium SUV segments remained solid marketplace segments with 22% and sixteen% share.
The Ford Ranger was as soon as all over again the best providing product adopted by the Toyota Corolla and RAV4.
Year to day, 56% of gross sales were being smaller to medium sized vehicles.
Toyota remained over-all marketplace chief with a 23% marketplace share adopted by Ford (12%) and Mitsubishi (10%).
The best providing electrified products were being the Tesla Model three (191) adopted by the MG ZS (56) and Hyundai Kona (31).
Ford retained the industrial auto lead with 34% marketplace share adopted by Toyota (21%) and Mitsubishi (7%).
The Ford Ranger remained bestselling industrial product with a 31% share adopted by the Toyota Hilux (fourteen%) and Hiace (six%).