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West Germany 1988: VW Golf and Opel Kadett sovereign

VW Golf

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Unsurprisingly the VW Golf is still the best-selling car in Germany in 1988 with 346,599 sales and an imposing 12.3% market share, down 9% on last year. The Opel Kadett stays robust at 226,734 units and 8% share and the Mercedes 200/300 ranks #3 again with 156,293 sales (+6%).

Mercedes 200/300

The 4th place also stays unchanged, with the Audi 80 delivering 123,106 units, down 15%. It is followed by the VW Passat, up 14% to 121,485 sales, the Mercedes 190 at 96,753 units (-13%) and the BMW 3 Series with 93,722 sales (-11%). Boosted by the new generation, the BMW 5 Series is up 193% and 14 spots on 1987 to #13 at 65,337 units.

Audi 80

The Mazda 626 is the best-selling foreign model this year at #16 (its best-ever year-end position in Germany), reaching a best-ever 48,911 sales, up 23% year-on-year. Only 34 units below we find the Fiat Uno, down 8% while the Toyota Corolla takes the third foreign spot at #19 and 41,845 units.

Full 1988 Top 100 Ranking Table below.

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  1. alexmix
    March 22nd, 2013 at 07:13 | #1

    Germany 1988 top 101-175

    Mercedes SEC (C126) 2113
    Volvo 480 2001
    Skoda Limousine/Coupe 1981
    Mercedes SL (R107) 1924
    Suzuki Vitara 1794
    Suzuki Carry 1789
    Cadillac USA (all) 1766
    Jaguar XJ 1075
    Suzuki SJ410 1708
    VW Corrado 1694
    Lancia Prisma 1663
    SAAB 900 1660
    Volvo 240 1651
    Porsche 944 1644
    Alfa Romeo 75 1538
    Toyota Supra 1535
    Austin/Rover Metro 1463
    Audi V8 1444
    Honda Legend 1444
    Volvo 760 1442
    Volvo 440 1423
    Citroen Visa 1418
    Daihatsu Rocky 1348
    Lada Niva 1263
    Renault Trafic 1233
    Toyota Model F (MasterAce) 1222
    SEAT Malaga 1203
    Alfa Romeo Spider 1191
    Daihatsu Feroza 1188
    Nissan Laurel 1162
    Range Rover 1087
    Citroen C15/C25 1084
    Renault R4 1065
    Nissan Urvan 1029
    Porsche 928 1011
    Daimler Six/Daimler Double Six 923
    Mitsubishi Sapporo 896
    Rover 200-series 891
    Nissan Prairie 855
    Nissan Silvia 835
    Chevrolet USA (all) 832
    Toyota LiteAce 772
    Toyota Hiace 709
    Audi Coupe Quattro 670
    Rover 800-series 651
    Peugeot J5 650
    Pontiac USA 650
    Alfa Romeo 164 646
    Lada 2107 601
    Peugeot 305 590
    Isuzu Gemini 558
    Isuzu Midi 558
    Honda Integra 557
    Toyota MR-2 506
    Ferrari (all) 489
    SEAT Terra 405
    Jaguar XJS 378
    Nissan 300ZX 366
    Lada 2104 329
    Austin/Rover Montego 291
    Mazda RX-7 290
    BMW Alpina (all) 281
    Renault Alpine 254
    Ford USA (Mustang und andere) 242
    Mitsubishi Starion 215
    Buick USA (all) 154
    Oldsmobile USA (all) 56
    Porsche 924 55
    VW Kafer 51
    Land Rover (Defender) 41
    Austin Maestro 38
    Opel Rekord 36
    Mercedes SL (R129) 35
    Opel Monza 5

    + Fiat Ritmo/Regata 6799
    AMC (= Jeep) all 3376

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