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Norway June 2012: Ford Focus leads, BMW X3 #11

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

The Norwegian car market is back into positive in June, up 7% year-on-year to 11,053 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 69,355 units, up 1% on 2011. Big event atop the models ranking: after ranking #2 for 7 of the last 10 months, the Ford Focus finally manages to snap the pole position away from the VW Golf in June with 516 sales and 4.7% market share, a full 1.3 percentage point and 139 units above the Golf. The Focus is now #2 year-to-date with 2,288 sales and 3.3% vs. 3,075 and 4.4% for the Golf.


The VW Passat rounds up the podium like last month at 349 units and 3.2%, followed by the Toyota Avensis, VW Tiguan and Volvo V70. Already extremely strong in May at #13, the BMW X3 improves further in June to reach a brilliant 11th place with 224 sales and 2% share, making Norway the X3's best performing country in the world by far. Other stars this month in Norway are the Mazda CX-5 up to a fantastic 14th place with 204 units and 1.8%, the Subaru XV at #15, the Kia Sportage at #17 and the Peugeot 208 at #26.

Previous month: Norway May 2012: Ford Focus and BMW X3 solid

Previous Historical Data post: Norway: 1956-2011 Historical Data now available!

One year ago: Norway June 2011: VW Passat takes the lead

Full June 2012 Top 20 Ranking Table below.

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  1. Ant
    August 18th, 2012 at 05:44 | #1

    Brummebil shows even july great!

  2. alex
    July 12th, 2012 at 08:55 | #2

    Hi Matt! My source for car sales has dried up as the thread on the forum has been taken down. However I must thank this man for providing us with info. I have never seen that website before. Fantastic!

  3. Øystein
    July 10th, 2012 at 05:50 | #3


    Discovered this page today :) It shows the june carsales in Norway.

    • matgasnier
      July 10th, 2012 at 21:23 | #4

      Many thanks Oystein! The post is now updated :-)

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