Down 4.4% on last year but both PSA and Renault enjoyed growth in sales against the trend.
PSA were up 4% mainly due to Peugeot while Renault were up 3.1%, thanks to Dacia, up 13%.
Most of the importers saw a downturn.
The results could be attributed to people buying the cars with the best economy bonuses in advance of the cuts in 2014.