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Turkey May 2012: Fiat Linea and Ford Fiesta on top

Fiat Linea

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As usual car sales figures for Turkey are available with one month delay and in May the market slows down its fall at -10% year-on-year to 50,460 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 193,641 units, down 17% on 2011. In the models ranking the Fiat Linea is in pole position for the 4th month in a row and the 5th time in the last 6 months with a very solid 3,494 sales for a 6.9% market share. With the Renault Symbol down to #4 and the Renault Fluence down to #6 this month, the Linea reinforces its 2012 year-to-date leadership with 12,204 units and 6.3% vs. 5.3% for the Symbol and 5.2% for the Fluence.

Excellent month for the Ford Fiesta up 2 spots to #2 with 3,197 sales and 6.3%, its best position since last November. The Opel Astra Hatchback climbs onto the podium for the first time since last December with 2,428 units and 4.8%, while the VW Polo is up 11 spots on April to #5 with 2,107 sales and 4.2%. Notice also the Nissan Qashqai up 6 ranks to #12 and the Opel Astra Sedan (#17) and Renault Clio Station Wagon (#18) making an appearance in the Top 20. The BMW 5 Series is at a brilliant 25th place with 547 sales and 1.1%.

Previous month: Turkey April 2012: Fiat Linea confirms total domination

One year ago: Turkey May 2011: Fiat Linea #1 for the first time!

Full May 2012 Top 25 Ranking Table below.

Turkey May 2012:

Pos Model May % Apr 2012 % Pos 2011
1 Fiat Linea 3,494 6.9% 1 12,204 6.3% 1 2
2 Ford Fiesta 3,197 6.3% 4 8,018 4.1% 4 5
3 Opel Astra HB 2,428 4.8% 6 6,968 3.6% 5 4
4 Renault Symbol 2,315 4.6% 3 10,353 5.3% 2 1
5 VW Polo 2,107 4.2% 16 6,257 3.2% 6 9
6 Renault Fluence 1,986 3.9% 2 10,030 5.2% 3 3
7 Opel Corsa 1,492 3.0% 9 5,555 2.9% 9 11
8 VW Jetta 1,395 2.8% 5 5,864 3.0% 7 10
9 Ford Focus Sedan 1,368 2.7% 10 5,800 3.0% 8 8
10 VW Passat 1,207 2.4% 8 4,344 2.2% 12 13
11 Hyundai i20 969 1.9% 11 4,638 2.4% 11 12
12 Nissan Qashqai 845 1.7% 18 3,097 1.6% 17 20
13 Honda Civic 841 1.7% 15 5,263 2.7% 10 23
14 VW Golf 840 1.7% 7 4,155 2.1% 13 14
15 Toyota Auris 828 1.6% 14 3,416 1.8% 16 19
16 Toyota Corolla 806 1.6% 12 3,829 2.0% 14 6
17 Opel Astra Sedan 800 1.6% n/a 1,735 0.9% 31 25
18 Renault Clio SW 776 1.5% n/a 1,889 1.0% 27 n/a
19 Chevrolet Aveo Sedan 770 1.5% 19 2,728 1.4% 20 n/a
20 Dacia Duster 757 1.5% 17 3,646 1.9% 15 21
21 Renault Clio 682 1.4% 24 2,435 1.3% 23 27
22 Fiat Grande Punto 651 1.3% 21 2,180 1.1% 24 16
23 Kia Sportage 609 1.2% n/a 1,776 0.9% 30 n/a
24 Mercedes C Class 597 1.2% n/a 1,832 0.9% 28 24
25 BMW 5 Series 547 1.1% n/a 1,261 0.7% 35 34

Source: www.e-otodergi.com

Categories: Turkey
  1. Amar
    August 1st, 2012 at 23:09 | #1

    Seems like Fiat has carefully chosen variants for Linea , gone through the schemes sheet given by the dealer. Each variant has lot of interesting options.

  2. Ladyboy
    July 7th, 2012 at 20:13 | #2

    Too much vw-crap sold.

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