Sweden October 2011: Volvo V60 threatens V70 for pole position
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Swedish car sales are down 5% this month at 25,052 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 252,590 sales, up 8%. Breaking another record, the Volvo V60 sells 1,724 units for a best-ever 6.9% share, and this is only 0.6% below Sweden’s best-selling model since 1997, the Volvo V70… Is a one in a decade event about to happen in Sweden? The answer in 2012…
In 3rd place the VW Passat is extremely strong at 1,636 units and 6.4% of the market, its 2nd best share this year. It stays #2 in 2011 at 5%. The VW Golf is also solid in 4th place at 4.1% share.
Other great performers this month include the VW Polo, up 15 spots on September to #9, the VW Tiguan up 14 spots to #15 (it’s an excellent month indeed for VW in Sweden!), the Audi A3 up 11 spots to #19, the Kia Sportage up to a best-ever 20th position and the BMW 1 Series up 28 spots to #26.
Previous month: Sweden September 2011 Volvo V60 up to #2 for the first time
Full October 2011 Top 50 Ranking Table below.