Who Made the Most on a Car Produced in 2019?

Net Profit Per Car Sold, 2019 or latest
Automotive | September 24, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 26 companies within the Global Car Producers group, Ferrari produced the highest net profit per car sold in 2017 followed by Porsche AG and Tata Motors.

Ferrari made a net profit of EUR 63,752, for each car sold, down 0% compared to the previous year. Historically, the firm’s net profit reached an all time high of EUR 63,752 in 2017 and an all time low of EUR 27,605 in 2012. The average profit in the last five years amounted to EUR 44,294.

When compared with company's price per vehicle sold, Ferrari sold each car for EUR 406,870 on average in 2019.

The company generated an average return on equity of 96.1% for its shareholders in the last five years with a maximum of 257% and a minimum of 10.9%.

Comparing Ferrari with its closest peers, Porsche AG generated a net profit of EUR 9,957 for each car sold with a ROE of 16.5% in 2019, Tata Motors netted EUR 4,259 (ROE of 49.9%) and Tata Motors made a net profit of EUR 13.4 per car sold giving a ROE of 13.4%.

You can see all the companie's net profit per vehicle sold data on the Net Profit Per Vehicle Sold indicator page or you can download a special Statistical dossier on the Global Car Producers in the reports section.

Net Profit Per Vehicle Sold Unit 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Audi Group EUR 2,262 2,259 2,076 951 1,667
BMW Group EUR 2,700 2,738 2,834 2,899 3,479
Chongqing Changan Automobile CNY 1,589 2,972 3,585 3,357 2,485 ... ...
Daimler Group EUR 3,727 3,451 3,627 3,334 3,704
Dongfeng Motor Group CNY 4,100 4,699 4,029 4,227 4,282 ... ...
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles EUR ... 287 123 72.6 402 789 ... ...
Ford Motor Company USD 1,887 195 1,111 691 1,151 ... ...
Subaru Corporation USD 2,561 2,555 3,872 2,323 1,790 ... ...
Honda Motor Company JPY 175,478 142,819 95,703 167,409 287,161 ... ...
Hyundai Motor Company KRW 1,848,480 1,519,510 1,325,070 1,099,540 889,855 ... ...
Kia Motors Corporation KRW 1,393,090 1,033,700 916,266 912,737 350,731 ... ...
Mazda Motor Corporation JPY 101,953 113,672 87,614 60,154 68,705 ... ...
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation JPY 99,953 108,442 84,988 -214,299 97,729 ... ...
PSA Peugeot Citroen EUR -826 -240 302 550 530
Renault EUR 223 697 728 1,074 1,386
SAIC Motor Corporation CNY 4,858 4,977 5,048 4,932 4,965 ... ...
SEAT EUR -419 -168 15.0 2,210 600 ... ...
Skoda Auto CZK 12,366 17,760 29,196 22,338 26,522
Tata Motors INR 137,093 140,206 103,549 -183,247 315,484 ... ...
Toyota Motor Corporation JPY 199,991 242,236 266,409 204,412 278,210 ... ...
Volkswagen Group EUR 932 1,084 -138 521 1,046
Porsche AG EUR 11,958 11,583 10,368 11,103 12,247
Ferrari EUR 34,429 35,975 37,554 49,758 63,752 ... ...
Jaguar Land Rover GBP 4,326 4,409 2,520 2,106 1,841 ... ...
General Motors USD 551 398 973 943 -403
Volvo Car SEK 2,244 1,159 6,221 11,124 13,926