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The Austrian new car market alternates between year-on-year growth and decline this year and in April the market is in negative at -2% and 32,728 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 121,492 units, up just 0.2% on 2011. The Top 4 best-selling models are unchanged compared to last month: the VW Golf enjoys its 26th consecutive month at #1 with 1,207 sales and 3.7%, followed by the VW Polo at 820 units, the Skoda Fabia at 815 and the VW Tiguan at 804, all 3 models at 2.5% share.
The VAG group extends its domination further, placing the Skoda Octavia at #6 and the Audi A4 at #8, up 15 spots on March. The other great performer in the Top 10 is the Renault Scenic up 13 ranks to #9, while the Ford C-Max is also up 13 spots to #12. The Audi A1 is up to a best-ever 14th position with 450 sales and 1.4% share, the new generations BMW 1 and 3 Series take off, both up 23 ranks on March to #17 and #19 respectively.
Notice also the VW Up! up 8 spots to a best-ever #22, the Audi Q3 up 2 to a record #25, the Kia Rio up 7 to #33 and the Toyota Yaris up 21 to #29.
Previous month: Austria March 2012: New gen Opel Zafira climbs up to #7
One year ago: Austria April 2011: Seat Ibiza on podium
Full April 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.