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Turkey Full Year 2013: Fiat Linea #1 again, Renault Symbol up 70% to #2

Renault Symbol Turkey 2013Renault Symbol

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(Note these figures include LCV) The Turkish new car market is up a very robust 10% year-on-year in 2013 to 853,378 registrations. Brand-wise, Volkswagen is the most popular this year thanks to 112,056 sales and 13.1% while Ford, pushed my a mammoth month of December (#1), stops just 156 units short of snapping the #2 spot away from Renault at 108,155 sales vs. 108,311. Fiat (11.4%), Opel (6.6%) and Hyundai (5.8%) are the only other brands above 5% share this year. Traditionally dominated by locally-produced LCVs, the Turkish models ranking seems to gave shaken off this trend this year, with only one LCV inside the Top 8 vs. 4 in the Top 6 last year.

Fiat Linea Turkey 2013Fiat Linea

The Fiat Linea is the best-selling vehicle in the country for the 2nd year running, and by far, improving last year's performance by 13% to 37,537 sales and 4.4%, while the Renault Symbol, #1 PC in 2011 but down to #11 overall in 2012, is back up 70% and 9 spots to #2 this year with 27,988 units and 3.3% thanks to the new model. The Renault Fluence is up one rank to #3 with 24,153 sales and 3.2% and the Ford Transit remains #4 in spite of sales down 16% to become the best-selling LCV in the country at 24,153 units and 2.8%. Excellent performance of the Ford Focus rounding up the Top 5 up a massive 49% and 8 spots.

Ford Transit Turkey 2013Ford Transit

Other great performers in Turkey this year include the VW Polo up 28% to #7, the Renault Clio more than doubling its 2012 volume (+115%) and up 13 ranks to #8, the VW Jetta up 34% to #12, Toyota Corolla up 39% to #15 and VW Passat up 45% to #16. The Peugeot 301 lands at #19 with 12,461 sales and 1.5% while its twin the Citroen C-Elysee arrives at #25 with 10,681 units and 1.3%, both for their first full year in market, with the Opel Astra sedan in the same situation and popping up to #22. Finally, notice the Dacia Dokker at #32, Mercedes CLA at #77 and Opel Mokka at #113.

Previous post: Turkey December 2013: Ford Fiesta and Renault Symbol lead

Previous year: Turkey Full Year 2012: Fiat Linea #1 for the first time

Two years ago: (PC only): Turkey Full Year 2011: Renault Symbol #1 for the 4th time

Full Year 2013 Top 346 All-models and Top 47 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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  1. Dan Mark
    March 18th, 2014 at 21:03 | #1

    My Fiat Linea , made in Turkey , have a poor quality. My Linea – 3 steering boxes damaged in 75000 km !!! and many other parts changed . Fiat told me – ,, is not our problem,, !!! Shame to you , Fiat !!!

  2. Kursat
    January 27th, 2014 at 21:00 | #2

    Golf is only sold in a single body style, no SW or coupe sold in Turkey,

  3. January 24th, 2014 at 04:34 | #3

    Yeah Turkey is really making some great things happy in the Automotive industry. I’m not to fond of the Ford Transit, in terms of it’s design, but it is indeed a comfortable vehicle to ride in, obviously being a transit style vehicle.

    Great info, keep the value coming buddy.


  4. TR20
    January 21st, 2014 at 21:32 | #4

    above list PC+LCV

    without LCV list(only PC)


    Full list:http://www.odd.org.tr/web_2837_2/neuralnetwork.aspx?type=36&language_id=2

  5. ToJa
    January 21st, 2014 at 18:17 | #5

    Weird. VW Golf counted as one record and Renault Megane is devided into SW, HB, Coupe. Same with CLio.

  1. February 4th, 2014 at 00:49 | #1
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