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Austria 2006-2007: Golf, Passat and Polo on podium

VW Passat

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Austrian car sales stay stable over the period at 308,594 registrations in 2006 (+0.2%) and 298,192 in 2007 (-3%). Volkswagen monopolises the podium with the VW Golf #1 both years at 3.7% share in 2006 and 4.5% in 2007. It was #1 8 months out of 12 in 2006 and every month in 2007.

The VW Passat, boosted by the new generation launched in late 2005, grabs the 2nd spot in 2006 at 3.1% share (it was #1 in January 06) to then drop back to 3rd in 2007 at 2.7%. The VW Polo is #3 in 2006 at 2.9%, holding the top spot in August and October, and #2 in 2007 at 3%.

Below, the Skoda Fabia is #4 both years, even managing to lead the market in July 06, followed by the Opel Astra in 2006 then the Skoda Octavia in 2007. Notice the 10th spot of the Fiat Punto in 2006, helped by the new Grande Punto, and the arrival of the Peugeot 207 at #7 in 2007. Mazda places 4 models in the Top 25 in 2007: the Mazda 5 (#19), 3 (#23), 6 (#24) and 2 (#25)...

Full Year 2006 and 2007 Top 25 Ranking Tables below.

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