Bmw Marketing Plan

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SITUATION ANALYSIS:
CURRENT MARKET POSITION:
• • • • • • BMW has achieved market leader position in the luxury car segment for 2 nd consecutive year. 43% of market share in luxury car segment. 73% growth over 2009. Sales of 6426 units in 2010. Archrival Mercedes Benz sold 5819 units. Presently employs 400 people. Present in 20 locations across India.

Launch Date: 23rd December 2010 Models: X1 sDrive 1.8i X1 sDrive 2.0d X1 sDrive 2.0d Exclusive

Price: 22 Lakhs-32.5 Lakhs

JOY IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT

SITUATION ANALYSIS:
COMPETITOR STUDY:
SUV BMW X1 (Petrol) BMW X1 (Diesel) Skoda Yeti Ford Endeavour Chevrolet Captiva Toyota Fortuner Hyundia Santa fe Mitsubishi Outlander Nissan X-trail Honda CRV Engine 1.8 P 2.0 D 2.0 D 3.0 D 2.0 D 3.0 D 2.2 D 2.4 P 2.0 D 2.4 P Power 147.5 174 140 153 150 170 197 168 149 151 Price (in Lakhs) 22 23-32.5 17 19-20 19 21 21 22 23 24

SITUATION ANALYSIS:
SWOT ANALYSIS:
• Strengths: Brand Image; Quality; Captive finance solution; X1relatively affordable BMW; First crossover SUV. • Weaknesses: Dealer network; Service warranty. • Opportunities: Increase in millionaires; Cashing on diesel variants. • Threats: Competitors- Mercedes, Audi, VW, Toyota, Honda, etc.

OBJECTIVES:
• To achieve 10% market share in SUV segment by end of 2011. • Make X1 customer’s desired car. • Try to align production with rising market demand. • Increase dealer network. • Easier access to test drives. • Better showcase.

STRATEGIES:
• In all promotional activities, present clear, consistent image of quality & service to target market. Target- high income, young male/female drivers. Addmedium high income families. Expand the market beyond the current locations by inviting more dealerships. Prioritize urban markets, followed by semi urban. Training programs for sales representatives designed to encourage loyalty and enhance service image of BMW. Faster response to test-drive request & decrease in waiting period for delivery.

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