Stellantis ranks first in global European sales in Q1 2021

(May 2, 2021) AMSTERDAM — The newly formed Stellantis has taken the top spot among automakers in Europe with a market share of 23.6% in the first quarter of 2021 in the Passenger Cars and Light Commercial Vehicles perimeter. In a context of moderate growth of the European market at 3.8%, the results achieved by Stellantis are above par, with an increase of sales of 10.8% year-over-year with 854,151 vehicles registered on a total market of 3,619,749 vehicles in Europe and an overall positive performance achieved across the brands line-up.

Stellantis, which consists of the Fiat Chrysler nameplates Dodge, Ram, Jeep, Fiat, Chrysler, Alfa Romeo and Maserati, officially started business on Jan. 16, 2021. Other brands from the PSA Group are Citroen, Opel, Peugeot, Vauxhall, and Lancia.

With regards to products, in Q1, the Peugeot 208 leads the European Top 10 ranking, which also sees the presence of other nameplates belonging to Stellantis — the Citroen C3 and the Peugeot Peugeot 2082008. On City Cars (A segment), Fiat Panda and New 500 are strongly leading with more than 38%.

Moreover, on the way to the electrification of the European market, the Peugeot 208 (pictured) and the New Fiat 500 are in the Top 3 electrified vehicles of their segments.

There is market growth in almost all the European major countries, including Austria +22.1%, France, +17.6%, Germany +4.3% and Italy +27.2%. Stellantis is market leader in Belgium (25.2% market share), France (37.7%), Greece (28.8%), Hungary (16.9%), Lithuania (40.7%) Italy (41.3%), Portugal (34.3%), and Spain (28.9%).

Stellantis has also taken the lead in the European Light Commercial Vehicles market with a market share of 34.3%, which represents more than 184,000 vehicles registered in Q1 2021.

“The main factors which have contributed in achieving this excellent result of being the first European manufacturer in Q1 just three months after the birth of Stellantis are — first — the great teamwork and dedication of all the Stellantis people and – second — a great brand portfolio offering a complete product range to meet our customer expectations," said Maxime Picat, chief operating officer Europe.