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Portugal Full Year 2011: Renault Megane #1 for 3rd year in a row

Renault Megane. Station Wagons account for a large part of sales in Portugal

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 30 best-selling models: click on title to see! Thanks Tuga *

Bad news keep coming from Portugal: December car sales are down 60% to 11,207 units, bringing the final 2011 total to 153,433 registrations, down 31% on 2010. The Renault Megane is the best-selling model in Portugal for the third year in a row in spite of sales down 42% to 8,330 units and 5.4% share vs. 6.5% in 2010.

Seat Ibiza

The Seat Ibiza is once again in 2nd place at 5,806 units and 3.8%, down 35%, with the Renault Clio up 2 spots to #3 thanks to 5,793 sales (-32%). The VW Polo is up 4 ranks to #4 with 5,159 sales (-19%) and only 2 units ahead of the Opel Corsa (+1 but -38%). Then we find the VW Golf (-2 and -41%), Peugeot 207 (-33%), Ford Fiesta (-45%), Opel Astra (-26%) and Fiat Punto Evo, back into the Top 10 at #10, up 8 spots and 29% on 2010.

Nissan Juke

Notice also the VW Passat up 29 ranks and 65% to #15. The best new entrant in the Top 30 is the Nissan Juke landing directly to #18 with 2,216 sales and 1.4%. Also making their first appearance in the ranking are the Dacia Duster at #26 with 1,518 units and 1%, the Peugeot 508 at #31 with 1,380 sales and 0.9% and the Alfa Romeo Giulietta at #32 with 1,347 units.

In December the Megane keeps the lead at 4.7% share, the Opel Astra jumps up 7 spots to #2 and 3.7%, the Renault Clio is stable at #3 and the VW Golf is up 2 ranks to #4. The Nissan Qashqai at #6 (+5) and Ford Focus at #8 (+6) also shine.

Previous month: Portugal November 2011: VW Passat and Audi A4 shine

Previous year: Portugal Full Year 2010: Renault Megane #1 for 2nd consecutive year, Seat Ibiza up to #2

Full Year 2011 Top 30 and December 2011 Top 12 Ranking Tables below.

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  1. NismoBoy
    September 30th, 2012 at 23:36 | #1

    @Tuga

    Tuga em Portugal já não há Ricos! Só pseudo Ricos falidos!

  2. Renata
    February 14th, 2012 at 21:48 | #2

    Where can I get the Top 100 Best-selling models in Portugal?

  3. January 28th, 2012 at 01:16 | #3

    there is only 1 Maybach in Portugal and I´ve seen it twice! Belongs to a rich German old personality who lives in Estoril ( quinta patino) a luxury quater near the place I live. The majority of Mercedes and Bmws sold in the country are imported in second hand from Gemany and Belgium and have ages between 7 and 14 years old! the best seller is the Serie 1 the cheaper at about 26.000 euros.

  4. Tuga
    January 27th, 2012 at 23:38 | #4

    Miguel :The political and social situation is serious and luxury cars sales drooped almost 80%!

    It is most definitely very serious, but BMW, Mercedes and Audi have all increased market share, Mini actually incresead sales, and Land Rover saw a growth of 85% ( the Evoque effect ). Like everywhere else in the world, the rich stay rich.

  5. Tuga
    January 27th, 2012 at 23:31 | #5

    Miguel :… and the outsiders in Portugal – full year 2011

    Your data is incorrect. YTD 11/ (10) sales for those brands are:

    Bentley – 4 ( 4 )
    Ferrari – 19 (23 )
    Lamborghini – 3 ( 6 )
    Rolls Royce – No dealer at the moment
    Aston Martin – 17 ( 21 )
    Jaguar – 132 ( 258 )
    Lotus – 1 ( 1 )
    Corvette – … is a Chevrolet. At least here in Portugal ( and in Spain also ) it is now included in the Chevrolet range, and sold as such.
    Maybach – 0 ( 1 ). The dealer is in the Mercedes Portuguese head office in Mem Martins. A simple trip to Maybach.com wil prove it.
    Maserati – 1 ( 4 )

    http://www.autoinforma.pt/index.php?MIT=0&template_id=929&xpto=1&a=&a=,,,,,,,36459,,,,,,,,,,,

  6. January 27th, 2012 at 23:29 | #6

    Yes Matt, they are not sold in Portugal. There´s only 1 Rolls Royce phantom and 1 Maybach 57S registred in the country as special imports. The political and social situation is serious and luxury cars sales drooped almost 80%!

  7. January 27th, 2012 at 19:05 | #7

    … and the outsiders in Portugal – full year 2011:
    Bentley – 0
    Ferrari – 1
    Lamborghini – 0
    Rolls royce – is not sold in Portugal there´s no dealer.
    Aston Martin – 2
    Jaguar – 15
    Lotus – 0
    Corvette – 0
    Maybach – is not sold in Portugal there´s no dealer.
    Maserati – 2

    • matgasnier
      January 27th, 2012 at 19:14 | #8

      Thanks Miguel! – Interesting that Rolls Royce and Maybach are not sold in Portugal, I didn’t know that…

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