Turkey 2007: Renault Symbol takes the lead
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Renamed Symbol (instead of Clio Symbol) in 2006, the small Renault sedan passes its big sister the Renault Megane Sedan to establish itself as the best-selling passenger car in Turkey in 2007, selling 23,220 units for a 6.5% market share, ahead of the 21,874 sales and 6.1% of the Megane Sedan, the Toyota Corolla taking the 3rd spot at 16,781 units and 4.7%.
Interestingly the entire Top 7 is composed of sedans: the Hyundai Accent Era is 4th, followed by the Ford Focus Sedan, Fiat Albea and Honda Civic Sedan! The best-selling Hatchback is the Ford Fiesta at #8 with 10,500 sales and 2.9%.
The Fiat Linea, a Grande Punto Sedan produced exclusively in Turkey, is the best-selling all new 2007 model at #10 with 9,628 units moved in only 8 months, equivalent to a 5th place over 12 months. It ranked as high as #3 in May, its launch month, with 1,325 sales!
Full Year Top 13 and May 2007 Top 10 Ranking Tables below.
Turkey Full Year 2007:
|2||Renault Megane Sedan||21,874||6.1%|
|4||Hyundai Accent Era||15,457||4.3%|
|5||Ford Focus Sedan||14,096||3.9%|
|7||Honda Civic Sedan||12,676||3.5%|
|13||Fiat Grande Punto||8,214||2.3%|
Turkey May 2007:
|2||Renault Megane Sedan||1,744||5,872||2|
|6||Honda Civic Sedan||1,136||4,269||6|
|7||Hyundai Accent Era||1,106||4,505||4|