Australia’s new vehicle market

In 2015, the Australian new vehicle market reached 1.155 million, up 1.7 per cent on the industry’s previous record year of 2013.

The Toyota Corolla was the top-selling car with 42.073 sales followed by the Mazda3 (38,644), the Toyota Hilux (35,161), the Hyundai i30 (32,306) and the Ford Ranger (29,185).

SUV sales accounted for 35.4 per cent of the total market, up from 31.7 per cent in 2014.

To see the full report, go to the 2015 new car market page.

Latest sales figures

For the latest sales figures, see the media release section.

For VFACTS Motor Vehicle Classifications and Definitions, see the Segmentation criteria page.

Production figures

For monthly production volumes, see the Australian Automotive Industry - Monthly Production Volumes page.

More detailed information

If you would like more detailed information about vehicle sales including breakdowns by model, state, fuel-type or buyer type please see the order and enquiry forms on the Need more detailed information page.  

Australia’s new motorcycle market

Australia’s new motorcycle market maintained pace in 2015, with total motorcycle, ATV and scooter sales reaching 108,711, with road bike sales up 2.6 per cent over 2014.

Harley-Davidson took out the top position for sales in the road bike category. Harley-Davidson’s 9,790 new road bike sales accounted for 21.7 per cent of the total road bike market. Honda was the second highest selling brand, in this category, with 17.1 per cent of road bike sales (7,691). Honda was followed by Yamaha with 15.4 per cent (6,914), Kawasaki with 12.7 per cent (5,731) and BMW with 7.1 per cent (3,201).

Yamaha again led the market for off-road motorcycles, selling 31.7 per cent (12,048) of the total off‑road bikes sold. Yamaha was followed by Honda with 27.2 per cent (10,318), KTM with 15.2 per cent (5,787), Suzuki with 11.7 per cent (4,432) and Kawasaki with 9.8 per cent (3,713).

The ATV market grew by 1.2 per cent in 2015 (compared with 2014), with a total of 20,327 ATVs sold.

For more information on the 2014 full year sales results, see the 2015 new motorcycle market page.

Latest sales figures

For the latest quarterly sales results, see the Quarterly motorcycle sales report page and media release section.