Overall, 2010 marked a recovery year for car sales in Australia and Oceania, as the industry bounced back from the impact of the global financial crisis. Increased consumer confidence, government stimulus measures, and favorable economic conditions contributed to the growth in car sales. Passenger vehicles and SUVs were popular choices among consumers, and top-selling brands maintained their positions in the market.
Car sales in Australia experienced a rebound in 2010. A total of 1,035,574 new vehicles were sold, marking an increase of approximately 10.5% compared to the previous year. The recovery was attributed to improved consumer confidence, government stimulus measures, and favorable economic conditions. Passenger cars grew 9.54% to 592k units. In addition tot the passenger vehicle segment showing strong growth, so did the SUV segment, reflecting consumer preferences for these vehicle types. Toyota continued to be the top-selling brand in Australia, followed by Holden (General Motors) and Ford. The Toyota Corolla maintained its position as the best-selling model, with other popular models including the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon.