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Spain 1980: Ford Fiesta, Renault 5 and Seat Ritmo on top

January 15th, 1981

Ford Fiesta

Renault 5

Seat Ritmo

560,000 new cars found a buyer in Spain in 1980, and two models dominate the ranking this year: the Ford Fiesta is on top with 56,900 sales and 10.2% share, just above the Renault 5 at 55,120 units and 9.9%. The Seat Ritmo rounds off the podium with 39,430 sales and 7.1%.

Renault 7

3 Renaults follow: the Renault 18 at 31,970 units, the Renault 14 at 31,310 and the Renault 12 at 31,270. The best selling Spanish car, the Seat 127, ranks 7th with 30,758 sales and 5.5% share. A exclusively Spanish oddity produced by Renault’s local subsidiary, FASA Renault, is the Renault 7, a Renault 5 sedan, totalling 14,500 sales this year to rank #16 with 2.6% market share.

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