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Ireland June 2012: Toyota Yaris up to #2

Toyota Yaris

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Car sales in Ireland continue on their downward trend, losing a worrying 42% year-on-year in June to 6,370 registrations. Halfway through the year, total sales stand at 66,657, down 14% on 2011. The Ford Focus is the best-selling model in the country for the third time this year after January and May with 354 sales and 5.6%. It also leads the year-to-date ranking with 3,255 units and 4.9%.

Opel Zafira

In second position, the Toyota Yaris reaches its highest ranking in Ireland in at least 2 years with 258 units and 4.1%, up 7 spots on May and now ranking #5 year-to-date vs. #10 in 2011. The Nissan Qashqai stays #3 with 244 sales and 3.8% and #2 year-to-date at 2,970 units and 4.5% vs. #7 in 2011. The Ford Fiesta is up 2 ranks to #4, followed by the Toyota Avensis (+6), Renault Megane (-2) and VW Golf (-5).

Further down, notice the BMW 5 Series up 8 spots to #11, the BMW 3 Series up 14 to #12, the Audi A4 up 17 to #15, the Hyundai i40 very solid at #17, the Opel Zafira up 25 to #21, the Suzuki Swift up 48 to #35, the Suzuki SX4 up 33 to #38, the Seat Leon up 54 to #39 and two new entrants in the Irish Top 50: the VW Up! up 3 ranks to #48 and the Peugeot 208 landing at #50 for its very first month of sales in the country.

Previous month: Ireland May 2012: Ford Focus back in command

One year ago: Ireland June 2011: Ford Focus reclaims leadership, Renault Clio #2

Full June 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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