Serving the World's Largest Emerging Automobile Market
Home > Dealers > Dealer inventory ratio increases to 2.33 in February

Dealer inventory ratio increases to 2.33 in February

BEIJING – Average inventory ratio (inventory over sales) of Chinese car dealers in February 2014 rose 1.36 to 2.33 compared to January, up 0.32 year-on-year, according to data released by China Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) recently.

 

  

Source: CADA

In the month, the average inventory ratio of Chinese and joint venture brands was 3.19 and 2.18, up 2.08 and 1.31 month-on-month, while that of imported brands was up by 2.15 to 3.95.

Of the 55 surveyed brands, 17 ones such as the JLR, Chery and Acura exceeded the “danger” threshold of 2.5 in February.

Inventory ratios of 17 brands with over threshold of 2.5 in February

Brand

Inventory ratios

JLR

5.8

Venucia

5.54

Chery

4.46

Acura

4

Roewe

3.95

GAC-Honda

3.3

FAW-Toyota

3.12

VW (imported)

3.1

Beijing-Hyundai

3.05

Citroën

2.87

Dongfeng-Nissan

2.84

BMW

2.8

Geely

2.69

Dongfeng-Peugeot

2.67

Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia

2.65

FAW-Xiali

2.55

Infiniti

2.55

Source: CADA

(CADA publishes a monthly dealer inventory ratio report based on data collected from more than 1,000 dealers under China’s top 100 dealer groups covering over 55 brands. – Editor)

| | | | | | | |

Leave a Reply