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France 13 to 19 September 2011: Renault places 4 models on top!

Renault Clio

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The French market is down 9% vs. 2010 this week at 33,000 sales. Still boosted by heavy promotions, Renault manages the extraordinary feat (even in France) of placing 4 models atop the ranking! If it has happened before (which I'm not 100% sure) it has to be before the Peugeot 206 launched in 1998 so we're witnessing a 'once in at least a decade' event...

The Clio leads the way by far with 2,979 sales for a whopping 9% market share, nearly doubling the score of the #2, the Megane at 1,535 units and 4.7%. The Scenic takes the 3rd spot with 3.7%, ahead of the Twingo at 3.6%. First non-Renault, the Peugeot 207 is 5th with a weak 3.5%. Notice the VW Polo at #7 and the Dacia Duster still valiant at #9.

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  1. January 16th, 2012 at 23:45 | #1

    There are always ups and down in the automotive industry since the economy is falling day by day which is not allowing the people to spend the money. That’s might be a reason of low sale.

  2. September 29th, 2011 at 17:08 | #2

    I believe Max. I only do not understand why VW is so strong on sales in France! The models are cheap, maybe.

  3. Max
    September 29th, 2011 at 02:30 | #3

    Miguel :@Max Let´s wait and see till the end of the month… this is only till the 19th.

    Of course you’re right, Miguel.

    But usually, Renault is very strong at the end of the month…

  4. September 28th, 2011 at 18:53 | #4

    Car sales in Greece from january to August 2011:
    1.Opel Corsa 4.271
    2.Toyota Yaris 3.232
    3.Ford Fiesta 2.970
    4.Vw Polo 2.655
    5.Opel Astra 2.489
    6.Nissan Micra 2.341
    7.Fiat Panda 2.230
    8.Toyota Auris 2.229
    9.Skoda Octavia 1.599
    10.Hyundai i10 1.579
    11.VW Golf 1.564
    12.SEAT Ibiza 1.490
    13.Toyota Aygo 1.441
    14.Hyundai i20 1.408
    15.Chevrolet Spark 1.145
    16.Ford Focus 1.102
    17.Smart ForTwo 1.087
    18.Skoda Fabia 1.087
    19.Citroën C3 1.061
    20.Peugeot 107 1.046

    • matgasnier
      September 28th, 2011 at 18:56 | #5

      Hi Miguel,
      Thanks for this but you will find this ranking already in the Greek section of the site.

  5. September 28th, 2011 at 04:56 | #6

    Let´s wait and see till the end of the month… this is only till the 19th.

  6. Max
    September 28th, 2011 at 02:54 | #7

    PSA is behind Renault-Dacia !

    The Clio has sold 2.5 times more than the 207!

    Nissan is very strong too, maybe the best ranking for the japanese brand ever !

    It’s very tight with Dacia, Ford, Toyota, Opel and Audi !

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