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The New Caledonian market returns into negative territory in November at -18.5% year-on-year to 617 units. Keep in mind November 2021 was up 42.8% on the year prior. The year-to-date tally is now up just  1% to 7,547 sales. Toyota (-18%) matches the market to secure a splendid 23.7% share, that’s almost 3 times the #2, Peugeot (+20%) in great shape. Hyundai (+31.7%) does even better at #3 while Ford (+22.5%) and Kia (+2.4%) both also defy the negative market below. Citroen (-19.1%) struggles at #6 whereas Suzuki (+133.3%) and Nissan (+36.4%) shine. Renault (-72.7%) is hit full frontal at #9. Notice Dacia (-93.8%) falling down to #22 and BYD (-66.7%) at #33.

Model-wise, the Toyota Hilux (-28.4%) easily keeps the lead with 11% share despite a drastic year-on-year loss. The rest of the Top 10 is entirely in positive, all ignoring the drab context. The Ford Ranger (+73.9%) stays in 2nd place, the Toyota Raize (+26.7%) is up three spots on October to #3, the Hyundai Tucson (+175%) is up one to #4 and the Peugeot 208 (+80%) down two to #5. Below, the Kia K2700 (+10%) edges up while the Citroen Berlingo (+112.5%), Suzuki Vitara (+1500%) and Nissan Qashqai (+1300%) all post surreal gains. The Peugeot 2008 (+40%) rounds out the Top 10.

Previous month: New Caledonia (France) October 2022: BYD Dolphin up to #4, market up 25%

One year ago: New Caledonia (France) November 2021: Toyota up to 23.5% share, places Raize at #4 in market up 42.8%

Full November 2022 Top 35 all brands and Top 25 models below.

New Caledonia (France) November 2022 – brands:

Pos Brand Nov-22 % /21 Oct 2022 % /21 Pos FY21
1 Toyota 146 23.7% -18.0% 1 1,629 21.6% 41.8% 1 1
2 Peugeot 54 8.8% 20.0% 4 556 7.4% -4.6% 2 3
3 Hyundai   54 8.8% 31.7% 3 434 5.8% -10.5% 7 6
4 Ford   49 7.9% 22.5% 2 486 6.4% -11.8% 4 5
5 Kia   43 7.0% 2.4% 5 475 6.3% 37.3% 5 9
6 Citroen   38 6.2% -19.1% 7 516 6.8% 7.1% 3 7
7 Nissan 30 4.9% 36.4% 10 302 4.0% -16.8% 10 8
8 Suzuki 28 4.5% 133.3% 11 322 4.3% 45.0% 9 12
9 Renault  18 2.9% -72.7% 8 430 5.7% -17.1% 8 4
10 Subaru 18 2.9% -18.2% 13 163 2.2% -36.1% 12 11
11 FAW 14 2.3% 7.7% 21 122 1.6% -6.2% 13 14
12 Mazda 14 2.3% 180.0% 20 84 1.1% 40.0% 21 23
13 Fiat 11 1.8% 10.0% 17 99 1.3% -13.2% 18 15
14 Mitsubishi   10 1.6% -73.7% 9 218 2.9% -16.8% 11 10
15 Changan 10 1.6% 11.1% 12 110 1.5% 18.3% 16 19
16 MG 9 1.5% -57.1% 15 115 1.5% -33.5% 15 13
17 Mercedes 8 1.3% -38.5% 18 95 1.3% -14.4% 19 18
18 BMW 7 1.1% 250.0% 23 55 0.7% 12.2% 25 26
19 Isuzu 6 1.0% -25.0% 19 116 1.5% 8.4% 14 16
20 Chevrolet   6 1.0% 200.0% 22 60 0.8% 7.1% 23 24
21 Land Rover 5 0.8% 25.0% 25 53 0.7% -31.2% 27 21
22 Dacia 4 0.6% -93.8% 14 445 5.9% -33.9% 6 2
23 Geely 4 0.6% -33.3% 24 99 1.3% 661.5% 17 31
24 Audi 4 0.6% -20.0% 27 38 0.5% -15.6% 29 27
25 Iveco 4 0.6% 0.0% 31 38 0.5% 15.2% 30 29
26 Mini 4 0.6% 0.0% 32 27 0.4% -15.6% 32 28
27 Dongfeng 3 0.5% -40.0% 16 72 1.0% -33.3% 22 17
28 Porsche 3 0.5% 0.0% 33 24 0.3% 33.3% 34 36
29 BAIC 3 0.5% new  – 8 0.1% new 39  –
30 Opel 2 0.3% -50.0% 30 55 0.7% 175.0% 24 32
31 Ram 2 0.3% -66.7% 26 54 0.7% -22.9% 26 22
32 Alfa Romeo 2 0.3% n/a  – 9 0.1% n/a 38 40
33 BYD 1 0.2% -66.7% 6 90 1.2% 221.4% 20 30
34 Jeep 1 0.2% -50.0% 28 41 0.5% -19.6% 28 25
35 DS 1 0.2% n/a  – 21 0.3% 0.0% 35 33
36 Jaguar 1 0.2% 0.0% 34 15 0.2% -37.5% 36 34

New Caledonia (France) November 2022 – models:

Pos Model Nov-22 % /21 Oct 2022 % /21 Pos FY21
1 Toyota Hilux 68 11.0% -28.4% 1 661 8.8% 29.6% 1 1
2 Ford Ranger 40 6.5% 73.9% 2 282 3.7% 13.7% 3 3
3 Toyota Raize 38 6.2% 26.7% 6 225 3.0% 650.0% 4 45
4 Hyundai Tucson 33 5.3% 175.0% 5 161 2.1% 85.1% 8 27
5 Peugeot 208 27 4.4% 80.0% 3 191 2.5% 6.7% 6 6
6 Kia K2700 22 3.6% 10.0% 10 176 2.3% 37.5% 7 11
7 Citroen Berlingo 17 2.8% 112.5% 24 149 2.0% 25.2% 11 14
8 Suzuki Vitara 16 2.6% 1500.0% n/a 40 0.5% 42.9% 51 70
9 Nissan Qashqai 14 2.3% 1300.0% 22 83 1.1% 66.0% 23 47
10 Peugeot 2008 14 2.3% 40.0% n/a 89 1.2% -6.3% 21 19
11 Nissan Navara 13 2.1% -13.3% n/a 109 1.4% -42.0% 14 5
12 Subaru XV 11 1.8% -42.1% 23 108 1.4% -36.5% 16 7
13 Fiat Ducato 10 1.6% 66.7% n/a 61 0.8% -38.4% 34 20
14 Suzuki Jimny 10 1.6% 150.0% 11 109 1.4% 38.0% 15 30
15 Kia Sonet 9 1.5% 0.0% 13 66 0.9% 78.4% 28 55
16 Citroen C3 8 1.3% -73.3% 9 158 2.1% 7.5% 9 10
17 Hyundai Creta 8 1.3% -27.3% n/a 53 0.7% -59.8% 38 13
18 Toyota Yaris 8 1.3% 700.0% n/a 154 2.0% 79.1% 10 28
19 FAW Bestune T77 7 1.1% 600.0% n/a 39 0.5% 21.9% 53 65
20 Hyundai Grand i10 7 1.1% 75.0% 7 64 0.8% -37.3% 29 23
21 Renault Master 7 1.1% 16.7% n/a 58 0.8% 11.5% 35 44
22 Toyota Yaris Cross 7 1.1% new 16 18 0.2% new 94  –
23 Isuzu D-Max 6 1.0% -25.0% 27 107 1.4% 5.9% 17 15
24 Mitsubishi Sportero/L200 6 1.0% -77.8% n/a 90 1.2% -33.3% 20 9
25 Peugeot Rifter 6 1.0% 50.0% n/a 40 0.5% 29.0% 50 68
26 Subaru Forester 6 1.0% 100.0% n/a 51 0.7% -32.0% 43 34
27 Toyota Land Cruiser 6 1.0% -75.0% 8 128 1.7% 12.3% 13 12
28 Toyota Rush 6 1.0% 20.0% n/a 62 0.8% 10.7% 32 43

Source: Manufacturers