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Norway April 2012: VW Tiguan up to best-ever #2 UPDATED

VW Tiguan

* NOW UPDATED with the Top 50 best-selling models! Click on title to see. Thanks to Alex *

The Norwegian new car market is down 4% in April to 10,876 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 45,690 units, up 1% on 2011. Like in Germany, Volkswagen manages to place 3 models on the podium, possibly for the first time ever in Norway! The Golf stays #1 with 685 sales and an excellent 6.3% share, it is also #1 year-to-date at 2,143 units and 4.7%. The Tiguan reaches its highest ranking ever in the country at #2 thanks to 414 sales and 3.8% share, it is now #3 year-to-date vs. #13 in 2011!

The VW Passat rounds up the podium at 397 units and 3.7%, up 4 spots on last month and followed by the Toyota Avensis (-1), Volvo V70 (-1) and Skoda Octavia (+7). Other great performers this month include the VW Polo up 14 ranks on March to #9, the BMW X3 up 3 spots to a shiny 13th position, the VW Touran up 47 ranks to #19 and the Skoda Yeti up 22 spots to #26.

Previous month: Norway March 2012: VW Golf reclaims pole position

One year ago: Norway April 2011: Mitsubishi ASX threatens VW Golf for #1 spot!

Full April 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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  1. alex
    May 3rd, 2012 at 23:51 | #1

    21. Kia Sportage * 123 * 592 * 108,5
    22. Audi A4 * 182 * 549 * -12,0
    23. Audi A3 * 128 * 529 * 3,7
    24. Toyota Prius * 169 * 495 * -13,6
    25. BMW 5-serie * 101 * 491 * -4,3
    26. Subaru XV * 108 * 483 * –
    27. Suzuki Swift * 75 * 476 * -28,2
    28. Mercedes-Benz C-klasse * 97 * 451 * 4,6
    29. BMW 1-serie * 128 * 449 * 90,3
    30. Ford Fiesta * 104 * 445 * -9,4
    31. BMW 3-serie * 97 * 437 * 14,7
    32. Audi A6 * 107 * 437 * 231,1
    33. Mercedes-Benz B-klasse * 99 * 432 * 126,2
    34. Audi Q3 * 78 * 427 * –
    35. Skoda Fabia * 104 * 427 * -5,9
    36. Ford S-Max * 104 * 423 * 10,4
    37. Audi Q5 * 71 * 418 * 9,4
    38. Volkswagen Touran * 158 * 410 * -33,2
    39. Hyundai i30 * 108 * 400 * 22,0
    40. Hyundai i40 * 76 * 400 * –
    41. Peugeot 3008 * 59 * 384 * -49,3
    42. Opel Astra * 81 * 384 * -44,3
    43. Toyota Verso-S * 62 * 381 * 180,1
    44. Skoda Superb * 108 * 377 * -18,8
    45. Skoda Yeti * 120 * 377 * 3,6
    46. Mitsubishi Outlander * 91 * 366 * -35,8
    47. Hyundai ix35 * 76 * 366 * -23,4
    48. BMW X1 * 74 * 340 * -32,5
    49. Ford Kuga * 55 * 333 * -22,6
    50. Kia Picanto * 87 * 326 * 1 064,3

  2. May 3rd, 2012 at 18:20 | #2

    Portugal´s new car sales drooped 41,6% in April.
    The situation is quite dark.
    According to autoinforma – http://www.autoinforma.pt, new car sales were the folowing:
    1 – RENAULT – 1.045
    2 – PEUGEOT – 783
    3 – VW – 760
    4 – BMW – 572 – Serie 1( entry level model 116i in top )
    5 – OPEL – 540
    6 – AUDI – 516
    7 – FIAT – 490
    8 – MERCEDES – 457
    9 – FORD – 427
    10 – TOYOTA – 416
    11 – CITROEN – 368
    12 – NISSAN – 267
    13 – CHEVROLET – 202
    14 – SEAT – 180
    15 – VOLVO – 165

    Marques that did not sell any car
    BENTLEY – 0
    ASTON MARTIN – 0
    CHRYSLER – 0
    DODGE – 0
    ROLLS ROYCE – 0
    FERRARI – 0
    MASERATI – 0
    LAMBORGHINI – 0
    SUBARU – 0
    SAAB – 0
    LOTUS – 0
    CATHERAM – 0
    CADILLAC – 0

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