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Right in the middle of Summer, Icelandic consumers bought 590 new cars in July, bringing the year-to-date total to 5,761. The Toyota Yaris reaffirms its leadership in the models ranking, but owes its July pole position to its hybrid version, accounting for 7 of the model’s 37 sales this month. It is #1 year-to-date also at 342 units and 5.9% share. The Skoda Octavia, #2 year-to-date with 286 sales and 5%, is also #2 in July at 35 units and 5.9%, followed by the Nissan Qashqai with 34 sales and 5.8%.
Leader last month, the VW Polo is down to #4 in July at 29 units and 4.9% but is still #3 year-to-date. The VW Passat is up 8 spots to #5, ex-aequo with the Suzuki Jimny holding itself brilliantly with 19 sales. #4 mid-month, the Audi A4 is down to a still fantastic 7th place in the full month. Below, the Chevrolet Spark is up 7 ranks to #8, the new generation VW Beetle breaks into the Top 10 for the first time in any country in the world at #9 with 15 sales and the Honda Civic and CR-V, albeit both down 2 spots on June, still shine at #10 and #11 respectively.
Notice also the Land Rover Discovery at #17 (vs. #33 year-to-date), the Skoda Fabia at #18 (vs. #46), the Hyundai Santa Fe at #20 (vs. 49), the Mercedes B-Class at #23 (vs. #56) and the BMW X5 at #26 (vs. #73).
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Full July 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.