France 8-13 February 2012: Renault Clio and Citroen C3 shine

Citroen C3

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New car sales in France are down significantly year-on-year again this week at -26% to 25,052 registrations. Renault reclaims its traditional pole position at 4,828 sales and 19.3% while this time it’s Peugeot that suffers in third place behind Citroen with 3,311 units and 13.2% share, down 44%. The Renault Clio keeps the lead with a comfortable margin and 1,444 sales for a 5.8% market share, up a massive 28% on the same week last year.

The Citroen C3 climbs up to 2nd place at 1,202 units and 4.8%, followed by the Renault Megane with 1,135 sales (+7%) and the Peugeot 207 at 995 units, down 49%: is this the 208 effect already? Renault Scenic (#7) and Twingo (#10) reappear in the Top 10 while the VW Polo (#5) and Golf (#9) are stuck in it with very solid performances again.

Previous week: France 1-7 February 2012: Citroen leads, places C4 #5

Previous month: France January 2012: VW places Polo #4, Golf #7, Citroen DS5 up

Full 8 to 13 February 2012 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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