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Turkey February 2012: Fiat Linea reclaims pole position

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Traditionally coming with one month delay, Turkish car sales for February are down 25% year-on-year at 29,189 registrations, bringing the 2012 year-to-date total to 50,266 units, down 27% on 2011. For the fourth time in the last 12 months and the second time in the last 3, the Fiat Linea is the best-selling model in Turkey in February with 2,046 sales and an outstanding 7% market share. The Renault Symbol stays #2 at 5.9% and the Renault Fluence, leader last month, is down to #3 at 5.8% but still #1 year-to-date at 3,146 units and 6.3%.

The VW Polo continues to excel, up to #4 with 1,002 sales and 3.4%, so does the Ford Focus sedan at #5. The Hyundai i20 hits its highest ranking ever in Turkey at #6 with 862 units and 3%, the VW Golf is at its strongest in over a year at #10, the Nissan Qashqai is back up to #13 and the Citroen C4 is up to #21.

Previous month: Turkey January 2012: Renault Fluence hits top spot for first time

One year ago: Turkey February 2011: Renault Symbol leads, Fiat Linea #5

Full February 2012 Top 25 Ranking Table below.

Turkey February 2012:

Pos Model Feb % Jan 2012 % Pos 2011
1 Fiat Linea 2,046 7.0% 3 2,940 5.8% 3 2
2 Renault Symbol 1,735 5.9% 2 3,026 6.0% 2 1
3 Renault Fluence 1,697 5.8% 1 3,146 6.3% 1 3
4 VW Polo 1,002 3.4% 5 1,808 3.6% 4 9
5 Ford Focus Sedan 962 3.3% 6 1,674 3.3% 5 8
6 Hyundai i20 862 3.0% 7 1,462 2.9% 7 12
7 Ford Fiesta 858 2.9% 11 1,294 2.6% 8 5
8 VW Jetta 799 2.7% 4 1,648 3.3% 6 10
9 Opel Astra HB 796 2.7% 10 1,249 2.5% 9 4
10 VW Golf 681 2.3% 17 1,082 2.2% 11 14
11 Hyundai Accent Era 618 2.1% 15 1,022 2.0% 12 7
12 Renault Megane 596 2.0% 8 1,183 2.4% 10 17
13 Nissan Qashqai 584 2.0% n/a 765 1.5% 19 20
14 Toyota Corolla 572 2.0% 13 993 2.0% 13 6
15 Dacia Duster 563 1.9% 14 968 1.9% 14 21
16 Opel Corsa 558 1.9% 18 885 1.8% 17 11
17 Dacia Sandero 519 1.8% 16 922 1.8% 15 33
18 VW Passat 445 1.5% 9 894 1.8% 16 13
19 Renault Clio 445 1.5% n/a 680 1.4% 20 27
20 Hyundai Accent Blue 424 1.5% 12 851 1.7% 18 28
21 Citroen C4 325 1.1% n/a 517 1.0% 22 29
22 Fiat Grande Punto 317 1.1% n/a 453 0.9% 25 16
23 Mercedes C Class 302 1.0% n/a 432 0.9% 26 24
24 Chevrolet Aveo HB 301 1.0% n/a 456 0.9% 24 n/a
25 Nissan Juke 284 1.0% n/a 393 0.8% 29 30

Source: www.e-otodergi.com

Categories: Turkey
  1. Sandeep
    April 7th, 2012 at 22:23 | #1

    very low sales January & February 2012 for the Turkish market

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