Finland August 2011: Skoda Octavia and Toyota Avensis dominate
* See the Top 30 best-selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at end of post! *
The Finnish market has been very healthy this year and August is no exception, with sales up 16% at 9,882 units, bringing the year-to-date figure to 88,779 registrations, up 15%. For the 4th time in the last 12 months, the Skoda Octavia is the best-selling car in the country with 409 sales and 4.1% share, but stays #2 year-to-date at 4,045 units and 4.6% behind the VW Golf at 4,204 sales and 4.7%.
The Toyota Avensis is up one spot to #2 at 394 units and 4%, ahead of the Nissan Qashqai with 387 sales and the VW Golf at 384 units, both at 3.9% share. The VW Passat closes the Top 5 with 301 sales and 3%. Notice the Mercedes C Class in the Top 10 for the second consecutive month at #10, the Mercedes E Class up 14 spots on July to #13 and the Citroen C4 up 5 spots to #16.
Previous month: see the July 2011 Finnish Top 30 best-selling models here.
Full August 2011 Top 30 Ranking Table below.