Number of new executive cars sold reached 140 thousand in 2016 in France, according to ACEA. This is 34.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of new executive cars sold in France reached an all time high of 181 thousand in 2007 and an all time low of 84.2 thousand in 2013. When compared to France's main peers, number of new executive cars sold in Belgium amounted to 81.8 thousand, 602 thousand in Germany, 117 thousand in Italy and 93.5 thousand in Spain in 2016.
France has been ranked 4th within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of number of new executive cars sold, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The popularity of the executive car segment has been gradually declining in Europe over the last two decades.