The SUV's offensive with 13 models launched worldwide by the five brands - Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles, Opel and Vauxhall - was the driving force behind the company's strong sales in the first half of 2018. Sales of more than 609,300 units of SUVs represent almost 28% of the Group's sales. The success of these models has placed the PSA Group second in this segment in Europe at the end of May with a market share of 16.9% and first in the segment of B-SUVs.
Peugeot is the leading brand in the SUV segment in Europe with over 339,200 SUVs sold worldwide (up 26%) in the first half of 2018. Since the beginning of the year, the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV has grown by 37% and sold 144,000 units . The brand also enjoys increased interest in the new PEUGEOT 5008, which has registered sales of 58,900 units. The PSA Group has reached a new record for the sale of 289,500 light-commercial vehicles, a growth of 32.8%