Italy November 2011: Fiat Panda gets stronger UPDATED
* NOW UPDATED with actuals for the entire Top 65 thanks to Cristiana at UNRAE *
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The Italian car market continues to struggle at -9% and 133,314 registrations in November and -11% at 1,645,084 units year-to-date. Possibly helped by end-of-stock promotions for the current generation and the first units of the 2012 model arriving in dealerships, the Fiat Panda is on top for the third month in a row and the 5th time this year with 10,157 sales and 7.6%, its strongest share since February 2010… It is getting close to the Punto, #2 this month, in the year-to-date ranking with 107,448 units and 6.5% vs. 113,788 and 6.9% for the Punto.
The Lancia Ypsilon enjoys its 4th consecutive month at #3 with 4,869 sales and 3.7%. It is the first time in the history of the Ypsilon nameplate, launched in December 2003, that it manages to stay on the podium that long. The Fiat 500 is up 2 spots back to its traditional 4th place, making it 4 Italian models in the Top 4. The Renault Clio is in the Top 10 for the first time since June.
Other great performers this month include the VW Tiguan up 8 ranks on October to an excellent 23rd place at 1,505 units and 1.1% and the Hyundai ix35 up 23 spots to #29 with 1,271 sales and 1%. The Range Rover Evoque has aroused Italian consumers: it is #65 this month with 477 units and 0.4%, a level Range Rovers have not reached in at least 20 years.
Previous month: Italy October 2011 Lancia Ypsilon continues to shine
Full November 2011 Top 65 Ranking Table below.