Renault registered 407,933 passenger cars in France in 2016, its highest score in the last five years. Volumes were up by 6.6% on 2015, against 5.1% for the passenger car market as a whole. Renault’s share of the French passenger car market rose by 0.3 points to reach 20.2%.
Clio ranked top of the French sales charts for the seventh year running, with registrations topping 112,000. Captur kept its place as France’s biggest-selling urban crossover, and finished fourth on the passenger car market. New Mégane came in eighth, with volumes up by 17% on the previous-generation model.
Twingo was in the top-ten too, claiming a massive 27% of the city cars segment.
ZOE stepped even farther ahead of the competition on the zero-emission vehicles1 segment, holding more than half of France’s electric passenger car market. Renault registered more than 11,400 ZOEs in 2016.
Dacia sales reached a record high in 2016, at 112,111 registrations (passenger cars plus LCVs), up 12.1% on 2015.