Mini Cars

Europe

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  • Revenue in the Mini Cars market segment amounts to US$23,274m in 2018.
  • From an international perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in Italy (US$7,386m in 2018).
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The Mini Cars Market segment includes economy passenger cars of an average footprint around 3.35m2 (36 ft2), an average mass around 1000kg (2250lbs) and passenger/cargo volume less then 2.4m3 (around 85 ft3). While considered to be the market with the most inexpensive models, prices in the mini cars segment tend to be comparable to those in the small cars segment.

  • European Car Segment: A (Mini Cars)
  • US Car Segment: Minicompact Cars
  • Chinese Car Segment: Category A
  • Also known as: City Cars, Microcars

Background:
This segment originated in the time of the great depression when a need for smaller and more affordable passenger cars arose while the aftermarket for larger and more expensive models experienced a severe slump. Mini cars continued to be marketed as inexpensive, driving their sales up in Europe after the Second World War, but with each coming generation and a newly found economic prosperity, they were being slowly replaced by larger models.
Nevertheless, mini cars got their comeback in the late 1980’s and the early 1990’s caused by the growing urban population and a desire for smaller, more practical four-seat or two-seat city cars. With many manufacturers moving towards this market (mostly by updating their previous, rebranding existing models) an average price of a mini car varied until they finally settled around those of a small car.
In recent years manufacturers like Opel and FIAT have been marketing design oriented and highly connected cars like the Opel Adam and the FIAT 500 which are turning around the diffusion of innovation pyramid and have become a huge success among young, tech-savvy urban buyers.

Example Models: Citroën C2, Daihatsu Sirion, Fiat 500, Fiat Panda, Hyundai i10, Kia Picanto, Mini Cooper, Nissan Micra, Peugeot 107, Renault Twingo.

in-scope
  • Economy passenger cars - Mini cars
out-of-scope
  • Mini MPVs
Passenger Cars Report 2017 - Mini Cars

Passenger Cars Report 2017 - Mini Cars

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Revenue (2018)
+7.1% yoy
US$23,274m
Volume (2018)
+5.5% yoy
1,695.6 t. cars

Revenue Revenue Growth

in the Mini Cars market in million US$ in percent

Reading Support Revenue in the Mini Cars market segment amounts to US$23,274m in 2018. Reading Support The Mini Cars market segment is expected to show a revenue growth of 0.8% in 2019.

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Volume Volume Growth

in the Mini Cars market in thousand cars in percent

Reading Support In the market for Mini Cars, volume is expected to amount to 1,750.8 t. cars by 2022. Reading Support The market for Mini Cars is expected to show a volume growth of 0.1% in 2019.

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Reading Support The average price per unit in the market for Mini Cars amounts to US$13,726 in 2018.

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Reading Support With a market volume of US$7,386m in 2018, most revenue is generated in Italy.

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Population in m
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0-15 years in m
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16-24 years in m
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25-34 years in m
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35-44 years in m
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45-54 years in m
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55+ years in m
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Cars / 1000 Capita
Number of passenger cars in the selected region in relation to the total population. | Source: OICA, Statista Analysis
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Passenger km by car / Capita in k pkm
Passenger km travelled by car. | Source: OECD, Statista Analysis
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Road passenger transport / Capita in pkm
Total movement of passengers on roads using inland transport on a given network. Data are expressed in passenger-kilometres, which represents the transport of each one passenger on a distance of one kilometre. | Source: OECD, Statista Analysis
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Rail passenger transport / Capita in pkm
Total movement of passengers by rail using inland transport on a given network. Data are expressed in passenger-kilometres, which represents the transport of each one passenger on a distance of one kilometre. | Source: OECD, Statista Analysis
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Rail lines in km
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Number of air passengers carried in m
Number of passengers carried by air transport. | Source: OECD, Statista Analysis
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Pump price for gasoline / liter in US$
Fuel prices refer to the pump prices of the most widely sold grade of gasoline. Prices have been converted from the local currency using the average exchange rate of 2016. | Source: GIZ, World Bank, IMF, Statista Analysis
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Pump price for diesel fuel / liter in US$
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Households in m
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Urban Population Share in %
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GDP / Capita in US$
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Source: Statista, September 2018
Source: Statista, September 2018, based on IMF, World Bank, UN and Eurostat

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