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Liechtenstein 2011: VW Golf #1, Audi Q5 and Porsche impress

VW Golf

* See the Top 100 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to René *

After Andorra yesterday, thanks to René Heeres I am able to add an even tinier European nation to the list of countries Best Selling Cars Blog covers: Lichtenstein, also a principality, has just 35,000 inhabitants, covers 160 square kilometres and is located between Austria and Switzerland. And the new car market is in great shape in Lichtenstein in 2011, up 14% year-on-year to 2,029 registrations. Like in its neighbouring countries Volkswagen dominates sales, so much so that it monopolises the podium in 2011, placing the VW Golf at #1 with 83 sales and 4.1%, followed by the Polo at 77 units and 3.8% and the Passat with 53 sales and 2.6%.

Audi Q5

The VAG group grabs 4 more spots within the Top 10: the Audi A4 ranks #4, the Skoda Octavia is #5, the Audi Q5 is at #7 with 1.5% share, most probably its best year-end ranking anywhere in the world, and the VW Transporter is #9. BMW places the 5 Series in 6th place and the Mini at #8 and the Ford Fiesta rounds up the Top 10. Notice also the Ford Kuga at #11, the BMW X3 at #13, BMW X1 at #15 and Honda Jazz at #19.

Porsche Cayenne

Another very successful brand in Lichtenstein is Porsche... The Porsche Cayenne is up to an extremely impressive 25th spot with 21 sales and 1% share, the Porsche 911 ranks #41 with 15 units and 0.7% share and the Panamera is #82 with 8 sales. Plus the Range Rover ranks at a very respectable #35.

Full Year 2011 Top 100 Ranking Table below.

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  1. May 16th, 2012 at 17:09 | #1

    @Rutger (D-C)
    Can you find figures for Malta??

  2. May 16th, 2012 at 16:02 | #2

    It’s great to see sales for smaller countries, very interesting, it is a shame that sales figures for Belgium are not readily available. Thank you.

  3. NismoBoy
    May 16th, 2012 at 08:07 | #3

    Great article!!!!!!

  4. Rutger (D-C)
    May 16th, 2012 at 01:42 | #4

    Sales figures in San Marino, March 2012: http://www.statistica.sm/contents/instance15/files/document/14049642BollettinoDefini.pdf
    You can find all the monthly sales at statistica.sm (brands only).

    Volkswagen 94
    Audi 59
    Fiat 37
    Suzuki 25
    Opel 18
    BMW 16
    Renault 16
    Toyota/Lexus 16
    Seat 14
    Citroën 10
    Mercedes-Benz 10
    Ford 9
    Land Rover 8
    Nissan 7
    Hyundai 6
    Mitsubishi 5
    Peugeot 5
    Volvo 5
    Alfa Romeo 4
    Lancia 4
    Mini 3
    Subaru 3
    Porsche 2
    Ferrari 1
    Jeep 1
    Kia 1
    Mazda 1
    smart 1
    Others 20

    Even San Marino is a Volkswagen-Audi country… Notice also the high position of Suzuki.

    • matgasnier
      May 16th, 2012 at 09:20 | #5

      Hi Rutger this is great! I can see a new post about San Marino coming up shortly :-)
      Thanks for all your help – I will try and find Monaco data!!!

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