Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2026)

The Report covers Europe Automotive Lubricants Manufacturers and the Market is segmented by Vehicle Type (Commercial Vehicles, Motorcycles, Passenger Vehicles), by Product Type (Engine Oils, Greases, Hydraulic Fluids, Transmission & Gear Oils) and by Country (Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom)

Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Size

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Europe Automotive Lubricants Market
Study Period 2015 - 2026
Base Year For Estimation 2020
Market Volume (2024) 3.20 Billion Liters
Market Volume (2026) 3.32 Billion Liters
CAGR (2024 - 2026) 1.86 %
Market Concentration High

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Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Analysis

The Europe Automotive Lubricants Market size is estimated at 3.20 Billion Liters in 2024, and is expected to reach 3.32 Billion Liters by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 1.86% during the forecast period (2024-2026).

  • Largest Segment by Vehicle Type - Passenger Vehicles : The highest lubricant consumption from the passenger vehicles sector in Europe is attributed to the high annual travel rates and requirements for regular oil changes.
  • Fastest Segment by Vehicle Type - Passenger Vehicles : The expected recovery in passenger vehicle sales and production in Europe from 2021 is likely to drive the demand for lubricants in the region during the forecast period.
  • Largest Country Market - Russia : The highest lubricant consumption in Russia is attributed to the large population of commercial trucks with a high average age and a high dependency on mineral lubricants.
  • Fastest Growing Country Market - Poland : The rise in the sales and production of used cars and trucks is expected to augment the growth of automotive lubricants in Poland faster than in other countries.

Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market according to our research experts:

Largest Segment By Vehicle Type : <span style="font-family: 'regular_bold';color:#0e7db3;">Passenger Vehicles</span>

  • In Europe, passenger vehicles accounted for a 78.28% share in the total number of on-road vehicles during 2020, followed by commercial vehicles and motorcycles with 12.27% and 9.44% shares, respectively.
  • The passenger vehicles segment accounted for the highest share of 54.57% in the total automotive lubricant volume consumption in 2020, followed by the commercial vehicles segment with a 44.42% share. During the same year, travel restrictions to curb COVID-19 significantly affected the sales and production of passenger vehicles.
  • In the first half of 2021, the COVID-19 second wave led to a slower recovery in sales than expected. Semiconductor shortage affected production in the passenger vehicles segment. However, with an expected recovery in production from 2022 and an increase in sales, the passenger vehicles segment is expected to record the highest CAGR of 3.14% over the forecast period.
Europe Automotive Lubricants Market

Largest Country : <span style="font-family: 'regular_bold';color:#0e7db3;">Russia</span>

  • In Europe, automotive lubricant consumption is the highest in Russia, followed by Germany and France. In 2020, Russia accounted for about 18.73% of the total lubricant consumption in the region. Russia also recorded the largest shares in engine oil and grease consumption of about 20.6% and 14.03%, respectively.
  • Germany recorded the largest share of 17.47% in transmission oils and 13.84% in hydraulic fluids during 2020. However, the COVID-19 outbreak significantly affected production and sales in the region.
  • In the first half of 2021, European countries experienced the second wave of COVID-19, affecting sales. Production was also affected due to the semiconductor shortage. However, the automotive industry's growth rate is likely to improve from 2022, thus suggesting a CAGR of 2.49% to the European lubricants market.
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Europe Automotive Lubricants Industry Overview

The Europe Automotive Lubricants Market is moderately consolidated, with the top five companies occupying 49.73%. The major players in this market are BP PLC (Castrol), ExxonMobil Corporation, LUKOIL, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and TotalEnergies (sorted alphabetically).

Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Leaders

  1. BP PLC (Castrol)

  2. ExxonMobil Corporation


  4. Royal Dutch Shell Plc

  5. TotalEnergies

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Europe Automotive Lubricants Market News

  • January 2022: Effective April 1, ExxonMobil Corporation was organized along three business lines - ExxonMobil Upstream Company, ExxonMobil Product Solutions and ExxonMobil Low Carbon Solutions.
  • September 2021: Lukoil Group and Daimler AG, one of the world's major automobile manufacturers, expanded their relationship in Lukoil lubricants' first fill supplies for the brand's premium passenger cars' engines. Low-viscosity Lukoil Genesis engine oil, developed by LLK-International (PJSC LUKOIL wholly owned subsidiary) for modern gasoline and diesel engines of the car manufacturer in compliance with one of its newest first fill standards, will be added to the product portfolio. In comparison to the previous generation, the new product delivered dependable engine protection and increased fuel economy.
  • June 2021: TotalEnergies and Stellantis group renewed their partnership for cooperation across different segments. Along with the renewal of partnerships with Peugeot, Citroën, and DS Automobiles, the new collaboration extends to Opel, and Vauxhall as well. This partnership includes the development and innovation of lubricants, first-fill in Stellantis group vehicles, recommendation of Quartz lubricants, and shared usage of charging stations operated by TotalEnergies, among others.

Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. Executive Summary & Key Findings

  2. 2. Introduction

    1. 2.1 Study Assumptions & Market Definition

    2. 2.2 Scope of the Study

    3. 2.3 Research Methodology

  3. 3. Key Industry Trends

    1. 3.1 Automotive Industry Trends

    2. 3.2 Regulatory Framework

    3. 3.3 Value Chain & Distribution Channel Analysis

  4. 4. Market Segmentation

    1. 4.1 By Vehicle Type

      1. 4.1.1 Commercial Vehicles

      2. 4.1.2 Motorcycles

      3. 4.1.3 Passenger Vehicles

    2. 4.2 By Product Type

      1. 4.2.1 Engine Oils

      2. 4.2.2 Greases

      3. 4.2.3 Hydraulic Fluids

      4. 4.2.4 Transmission & Gear Oils

    3. 4.3 By Country

      1. 4.3.1 Bulgaria

      2. 4.3.2 France

      3. 4.3.3 Germany

      4. 4.3.4 Italy

      5. 4.3.5 Norway

      6. 4.3.6 Poland

      7. 4.3.7 Russia

      8. 4.3.8 Spain

      9. 4.3.9 United Kingdom

      10. 4.3.10 Rest of Europe

  5. 5. Competitive Landscape

    1. 5.1 Key Strategic Moves

    2. 5.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 5.3 Company Profiles

      1. 5.3.1 BP PLC (Castrol)


      3. 5.3.3 Eni SpA

      4. 5.3.4 ExxonMobil Corporation

      5. 5.3.5 FUCHS

      6. 5.3.6 Gazprom

      7. 5.3.7 LIQUI MOLY

      8. 5.3.8 LUKOIL

      9. 5.3.9 Motul

      10. 5.3.10 PETRONAS Lubricants International

      11. 5.3.11 Rosneft

      12. 5.3.12 Royal Dutch Shell Plc

      13. 5.3.13 TotalEnergies

  6. 6. Appendix

    1. 6.1 Appendix-1 References

    2. 6.2 Appendix-2 List of Tables & Figures

  7. 7. Key Strategic Questions for Lubricants CEOs

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Europe Automotive Lubricants Industry Segmentation

By Vehicle Type
Commercial Vehicles
Passenger Vehicles
By Product Type
Engine Oils
Hydraulic Fluids
Transmission & Gear Oils
By Country
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
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Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Research FAQs

The Europe Automotive Lubricants Market size is expected to reach 3.20 billion Liters in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 1.86% to reach 3.32 billion Liters by 2026.

In 2024, the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market size is expected to reach 3.20 billion Liters.

BP PLC (Castrol), ExxonMobil Corporation, LUKOIL, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and TotalEnergies are the major companies operating in the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market.

In the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market, the Passenger Vehicles segment accounts for the largest share by vehicle type.

In 2024, Russia accounts for the largest share by country in the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market.

In 2023, the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market size was estimated at 3.14 billion Liters. The report covers the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market historical market size for years: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Europe Automotive Lubricants Market size for years: 2024, 2025 and 2026.

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Europe Automotive Lubricants Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2026)