Executive cars as a share of new cars sold reached 8.15 % in 2016 in Spain, according to ACEA. This is 18.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, executive cars as a share of new cars sold in Spain reached an all time high of 12.3 % in 2007 and an all time low of 6.69 % in 2014. When compared to Spain's main peers, executive cars as a share of new cars sold in France amounted to 6.94 %, 6.41 % in Italy and 9.08 % in Portugal in 2016.
Spain has been ranked 15th within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of executive cars as a share of new cars sold, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The popularity of the executive car segment has been gradually declining in Europe over the last two decades.