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Renault Group Proud of Latest Figures

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Renault Group had a great performance in April. Dacia Sandero was Ireland’s best selling new car in April with 4.4% of the new car market while Renault Trafic was the best selling van.

Dacia’s popularity keeps rising and was the 5th best selling car brand in the April market at 6.3% market share. Sandero’s fantastic performance in April made it the best selling new car overall taking 4.4% share of the market and year to date Dacia is now in 7th place in the market.

Renault’s 15.2% van market share in April consolidates the brand’s number 2 position in 2023 year to date. Renault Trafic took the best selling van accolade in April, and is now catching up with Master which is the best selling van in Ireland year to date.

With the EV market up 49% year to date the Renault e-tech electric range is up 80% thanks to the arrival of Megane E-Tech 100% electric in Renault’s 31 dealerships.

Mobilize Financial Services (MFS) lent over €6.3 million to Dacia customers in April compared to €1.7 million the same month last year, up €4.6 million. Proving how popular the Dacia brand has become, lending to Dacia customers is up €1.7 million year on year.

MFS lending to Renault customers is up €10.5 million year on year with €22.4 million lent on passenger cars and over €22 million to van customers.

Paddy Magee, Country Operations Director, Renault Group Ireland:

“A fantastic April result for the network with Sandero and Trafic the top selling car and van in Ireland. Dacia really is a game changer in the Irish motor market for the savvy customer looking for affordability and a smart buy. Now a mainstream brand here Dacia has achieved so much in just 10 years in Ireland. Renault vans continue to perform and really great to see Trafic taking the number one position in April, and Master retaining its number one spot year to date”.