Automotive Grille Market Size, Share, Opportunities, And Trends By Material Type (Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Others), By Product Type (Mesh Automobile Grille, CNC Automobile Grille, Billete Automobile Grille), By Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2024 To 2029

  • Published : Jun 2024
  • Report Code : KSI061616897
  • Pages : 140

The automotive grille market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.47% from US$13.467 billion in 2022 to US$19.556 billion in 2029 during the forecast period.

An automotive grille or grille is a significant part of automobile manufacturing which is located between the headlights and at the front of the vehicle. These automotive grilles are made in a wide variety and from various types of materials such as stainless steel, plastic, and aluminum. These automotive grilles are an important part of the proper and efficient working of a vehicle by using elements like improving the cooling of the vehicle’s engine and can be used as active shutters which can enhance the aerodynamic efficiency of the automobile. The constant innovations have led to some improvements in technological features that come with automotive grilles in new vehicles, such as built-in sensors inside grilles for advanced driver assistance.

These automotive grills serve a significant role in the proper functioning of an automobile, such as improving the overall aesthetics of the vehicle, as they come in several designs and materials; several brands of automobiles install distinct grille designs that are instantly recognizable as belonging to a particular brand.  The automotive grille acts as a barrier between large debris on the road and the engine compartment to avoid entering and compromising the engine. The grille allows the air to flow into the engine compartment and towards the radiator for cooling the engine, or else the engine will overheat and malfunction.


The automotive grille market is driven majorly by the increasing demand for vehicles globally for personal and commercial purposes. Therefore, constant developments and innovations are being made to make automobiles more efficient for people, and the automotive grille is an important part of that as it protects the engine compartment of the vehicle from the outside debris like rocks that can fall inside if the grille is not there to protect from the large debris.

Many major vehicle manufacturers have incorporated the automotive grille in their vehicles, and with the growing demand and sales of automobiles across the globe, the market is anticipated to boost in the forecast period. The widespread adoption of electric vehicle manufacturing by major vehicle manufacturers and several governments around the globe promoting these electric vehicles due to their eco-friendly and sustainable features are contributing to automotive grille market growth.

Moreover, the changing regulations and requirements to improve fuel efficiency and aerodynamic features in vehicles, coupled with grille customization options according to consumer preference, are anticipated to boost the automotive grille market.


  • Growth in demand and sales of automobiles globally is predicted to propel the market.

The demand for automobiles has seen rapid growth globally in the market for commercial and personal purposes. This rise in automobile sales and demand globally is rising due to the growth in global population and overall GDP in many countries which has led to an increase in disposable incomes among the general public. The growing industrialization and urbanization in several developing countries have led to an increase in trade, logistics, and long-ride cargo shipments that need heavy-duty vehicles, and therefore, the demand and sales for these passenger and commercial vehicles have grown significantly.

The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) has also seen significant growth in recent years with an increase in government tax exemptions and subsidies on electric vehicles coupled with heavy investments in improving overall infrastructure in developing countries that are suitable for EVs to reduce harmful emissions and promote this eco-friendly alternative. Hence, the rise in demand for automobiles is anticipated to fuel the market for automotive grilles as they are an important part of the manufacturing process of these vehicles.

  • The growing changes in regulatory standards and consumer preferences are projected to drive the automotive grille market.

The regulatory standards and requirements around the globe to build more efficient vehicles are constantly changing and the major automobile manufacturers have to abide by those regulations while manufacturing new models of vehicles. Therefore, the regulatory standards to improve fuel efficiency in the vehicle require more aerodynamic features in the grille, and for pedestrian safety, the grille designs are changed to reduce injuries in case of collision.

The availability of options for customization and improving the grille design according to consumer preference and choice, several automobile manufacturers provide a wide variety of options while purchasing the vehicle. Hence, the changes in regulatory standards and consumer preferences are contributing to fueling the automotive grille market.

  • The innovations made in automotive grille technology are anticipated to propel market growth.

The automotive industry is constantly improving and innovating to improve the driver’s overall experience in the vehicle. This includes innovations made in automotive grille technology, which means advancements in manufacturing processes, materials used, and designs to build advanced automotive grilles. The use of improved aerodynamic features for improved fuel efficiency and the use of lightweight materials like aluminum and composite plastics are contributing to improving the overall technology of automotive grilles which is boosting the market growth.


Automotive grilles require chrome plating and plastic in the manufacturing process, which are considered non-recyclable materials that are not healthy for the environment. With sustainability being promoted to create an eco-friendly environment, many major automotive grille manufacturers may find difficulty in finding suitable alternate materials.

The cost of manufacturing these automotive grilles is also rising significantly due to innovations in grille technology, such as aerodynamic features to improve fuel efficiency, changing design constraints according to consumer preference, and changing regulatory standards. These factors make it expensive to manufacture automotive grilles and are predicted to hinder the market's growth over the forecast period.

Prominent market growth is projected in the Asia Pacific region.

Asia Pacific region is expected to show major growth in the automotive grille market. With the rapid growth in the population in the region with countries like India and China, the demand for vehicles has grown significantly. The growth in GDP and disposable incomes in the region is also a contributing factor to the market growth in the region.

The advancements in the automotive industry in the region, coupled with rising industrialization in developing countries like China and India, are rapidly increasing the demand for vehicles and automotive grilles. Therefore, the growing automobile industry in the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to contribute to boosting the automotive grille market in the region over the forecast period.

Products Offered by Key Companies:

  • Zunsport: The front grille set offered by Zunsport is compatible with the Mercedes AMG A35 (W177) can be fitted with ease and delivers an unrivaled seamless finish.
  • The Expanded Metal Company: The Raised Steel Mesh offered by Expanded Metal Company is a robust product, a popular material for the manufacture of grilles, and allows for good airflow.

Key Developments:

  • In March 2020, The 2020 Ford Ranger with 5 striking grilles was launched by T-REX Truck. These products have modern styling, OEM fit & finish, and easy installation.

Automotive Grille Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
Market Size Value in 2022 US$13.467 billion
Market Size Value in 2029 US$19.556 billion
Growth Rate CAGR of 5.47% from 2022 to 2029
Study Period 2019 to 2029
Historical Data 2019 to 2022
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024 – 2029
Forecast Unit (Value) USD Billion
Segments Covered
  • Material Type
  • Product Type
  • Vehicle Type
  • Geography
Companies Covered
  • The Expanded Metal Company
  • Zunsport
  • Covestro AG
  • Autogrill SpA
  • Valeo
Regions Covered North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
Customization Scope Free report customization with purchase



  • By Material Type
    • Aluminium
    • Stainless Steel
    • Others
  • By Product Type
    • Mesh Automobile Grille
    • CNC Automobile Grille
    • Billete Automobile Grille
  • By Vehicle Type
    • Passenger Cars
    • Commercial Vehicles
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • United States
      • Canada
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others 
    • Europe
      • United Kingdom
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Others 
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others 
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Thailand
      • Indonesia
      • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Market Definition

1.3. Scope of the Study

1.4. Market Segmentation

1.5. Currency

1.6. Assumptions

1.7. Base and Forecast Years Timeline

1.8. Key Benefits to the Stakeholder


2.1. Research Design

2.2. Research Processes


3.1. Key Findings

3.2. Analyst View


4.1. Market Drivers

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

4.5. Russia-Ukraine War Impact Analysis


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Aluminium

5.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.2.2. Growth Prospects

5.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.3. Stainless Steel

5.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.3.2. Growth Prospects

5.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

5.4. Others

5.4.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

5.4.2. Growth Prospects

5.4.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Mesh Automobile Grille

6.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.2.2. Growth Prospects

6.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.3. CNC Automobile Grille

6.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.3.2. Growth Prospects

6.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

6.4. Billete Automobile Grille

6.4.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

6.4.2. Growth Prospects

6.4.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


7.1. Introduction

7.2. Passenger Cars

7.2.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.2.2. Growth Prospects

7.2.3. Geographic Lucrativeness

7.3. Commercial Vehicles

7.3.1. Market Trends and Opportunities

7.3.2. Growth Prospects

7.3.3. Geographic Lucrativeness


8.1. Introduction

8.2. North America

8.2.1. By Material Type

8.2.2. By Product Type

8.2.3. By Vehicle Type

8.2.4. By Country United States Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Canada Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Mexico Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.3. South America

8.3.1. By Material Type

8.3.2. By Product Type

8.3.3. By Vehicle Type

8.3.4. By Country Brazil Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Argentina Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.4. Europe

8.4.1. By Material Type

8.4.2. By Product Type

8.4.3. By Vehicle Type

8.4.4. By Country United Kingdom Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Germany Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects France Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Italy Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Spain Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.5. Middle East and Africa

8.5.1. By Material Type

8.5.2. By Product Type

8.5.3. By Vehicle Type

8.5.4. By Country Saudi Arabia Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects UAE Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects

8.6. Asia Pacific

8.6.1. By Material Type

8.6.2. By Product Type

8.6.3. By Vehicle Type

8.6.4. By Country Japan Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects China Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects India Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects South Korea Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Taiwan Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Thailand Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Indonesia Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects Others Market Trends and Opportunities Growth Prospects


9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

9.2. Market Share Analysis

9.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

9.4. Competitive Dashboard


10.1. The Expanded Metal Company

10.2. Zunsport

10.3. Covestro AG

10.4. Autogrill SpA

10.5. Valeo

10.6. Rochling

10.7. T-Rex Grilles

10.8. Seair Exim Solutions

10.9. TWP Inc.

10.10. Halfords

The Expanded Metal Company


Covestro AG

Autogrill SpA



T-Rex Grilles

Seair Exim Solutions

TWP Inc.