Ford sells more cars than Holden for first time this century – Daily Mail

  • Ford has actually overtaken Holden as Australia’s the majority of sold automobile brand  
  • It is the initial time this century that the feat has actually been accomplished
  • Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries data shows automobile market is up 
  • SUV and light commercial cars are boosting sales in automobile industry

David Jeans For Day-to-day Mail Australia

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It is the initial time because 1999 that the the Falcon XR8 (pictured) manufacturer delivered much more cars compared to it’s oldest rival Holden The Commodore (pictured) has long been the Holden's most recognised model, as the Australian car manufacturer held the lead above Ford for 17 years 

The Commodore (pictured) has actually long been the Holden’s the majority of recognised model, as the Australian automobile manufacturer held the lead above Ford for 17 years 

A 1999 Holden Commodore (pictured left) and a 1999 model Ford Falcon (pictured right) have actually contributed to the fierce debate of Australia’s the majority of loved automobile because for the last 17 years

The the majority of recent data from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries shows that despite Ford’s rise in sales, it still trails as fourth in the majority of sold cars, behind number one Toyota, Hyundai and Mazda.

Toyota sold 16,567 cars in April – practically two times as numerous cars as the 2nd the majority of well-liked brand, Hyundai. 

The data additionally shows Hyundai’s i30 hatchback was the nation’s best-selling car along with 4,143 sales throughout April followed by utilities Toyota Hilux along with 3,384 models sold and the Ford Ranger 2,973.

Overall Australian automobile sales has actually continued to climb along with 87,571 vehicles sales throughout April, a 7.2 every cent improve on the subject of the very same time last year.

The data also shows Hyundai's i30 (pictured) hatchback was the nation's best-selling vehicle with 4,143 sales during April

The data additionally shows Hyundai’s i30 (pictured) hatchback was the nation’s best-selling car along with 4,143 sales throughout April

Top 10 automobile Brands April 2016

Toyota – 16,567

Hyundai – 8643

Mazda – 8461

Ford – 6842

Holden – 6710 

Volkswagen – 4732

Mitsubishi – 4178

Nissan – 4044

Mercedes-Benz – 3303

Subaru – 3156 

Top 10 Cars April 2016  

Hyundai i30 – 4143

Toyota HiLux – 3384

Ford Ranger – 2973

Toyota Corolla – 2959

Mazda3 – 2512

Holden Commodore – 1908

Volkswagen Golf – 1811

Mazda CX-5 – 1675

Mazda CX-3 – 1604

Hyundai Accent – 1555

FCAI chief executive Tony Weber said the spike in automobile sales might be attributed to fierce competitiveness among the Best manufacturers. 

‘The April tape merely posted supplies further evidence that the industry is price-competitive, providing fantastic value to buyers, delivering jobs and investment, and in no necessity of change,’ he said.

‘We are merely a handful of months in to 2016 and currently the market is on the subject of target for one more record.’

Car sales have actually continued to rise in the last twenty years, as soon as the overall lot of cars sold in April 1996 was merely 48,295. 

The Toyota HiLux utility was the second most sold vehicle in April with more than 3000 models sold

The Toyota HiLux utility was the 2nd the majority of sold car in April along with much more compared to 3000 models sold

The Ford Ranger trailed as the third most sold vehicle with 2,973 models sold during April

The Ford Ranger trailed as the 3rd the majority of sold car along with 2,973 models sold throughout April