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New car sales in Latvia are back into positive territory in October at +3% year-on-year to 1,003 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 8,996 units, up 3% on 2011 also. Taking advantage of a rare weak month for the Nissan Juke (-25% to 21 sales), the VW Golf reclaims the top spot in the Latvian 2012 year-to-date models ranking at 337 units and 3.7% (-51%) vs. 332 (+80%) for the Juke. The Peugeot 5008 rounds up the podium with 284 sales and 3.2%, up 32% on 2011.
Solid in October at 33 units sold, the Skoda Yeti climbs onto 4th place year-to-date with 261 sales and 2.9%, followed by the Peugeot 3008 and Toyota Avensis both at 2.8%, the VW Passat at 2.7% and Opel Astra at 2.3%. #1 in October for the 2nd consecutive month with 55 units sold, the Suzuki SX4 is now up to #12 YTD with 182 sales. Other great performers include the Skoda Octavia up to #14, the Hyundai i30 up to #21, Hyundai i40 up to #32, Volvo XC60 up to #43 and Dacia Sandero up to #63.
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Full 10 months 2012 Top 100 Ranking Table below.