Austria July 2016: Top 6 models from VW Group, Ford up 12%

Ford Galaxy Austria July 2016Ford sales in Austria are up 12% year-on-year in July.

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In a surrounding European market oriented towards negative results in July, Austria limits its fall to a minuscule -0.1% year-on-year to 26.882 units, meaning a year-to-date tally up 5% to 198.652. Volkswagen outpaces the market at +5% to 4.624 sales and 17.2% share, distancing Opel (-22%), Ford in great shape (+12%), Skoda (-6%) and Seat (+4%) up 4 spots on June to #5. Other great performers include Fiat (+13%), Kia (+16%), Toyota (+16%), Mini (+30%), Alfa Romeo (+50%), Dacia (+59%), Land Rover (+59%) and Jaguar (+93%). Model-wise, the VW Golf of course holds onto the pole position despite sales down 11% to 1.099, leading a horde of six Volkswagen Group models atop the Austrian charts: the VW Polo (-10%), Tiguan (-18%), Seat Ibiza (-13%), Skoda Fabia (+8%) and Octavia (-21%). The Hyundai Tucson is the best-selling non-VAG model at #7, the Audi A4 is up 40% to #9, the Opel Astra up 85% to #11, the VW Sharan up 92% to #13, BMW X1 up 10-fold to #15, the VW Touran up 287% to #18, Dacia Sandero up 96% to #20 and the Ford Galaxy up 43% to #23.

Previous month: Austria June 2016: VW Tiguan and Hyundai Tucson impress

One year ago: Austria July 2015: Volkswagen Group places 7 models in Top 8

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Austria June 2016: VW Tiguan and Hyundai Tucson impress

VW Tiguan Austria June 2016The VW Tiguan ranks #2 overall in Austria in June. 

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New car sales in Austria are up 11% year-on-year in June to 33.751 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 6% to 171.770 units halfway through 2016. Below Volkswagen up 12% to 17.1% share, Hyundai is up 6 spots on May to land in 2nd place overall with a splendid 6.6% share, two percentage points above its YTD level. Opel is down one rank to #3 but BMW is up 4 on last month and 44% year-on-year to #4. Notice also Seat (+48%), Dacia (+46%), Alfa Romeo (+58%), Honda (+46%) and Jaguar (+131%) all frankly improving.

Model-wise, the VW Golf remains the uncontested leader with 4.9% market share, with Volkswagen monopolising the podium and placing the Tiguan at #2 (up 7 on May) and the Polo at #3. The Skoda Octavia rounds a Top 4 100% Volkswagen Group, while the Hyundai Tucson is up 4 ranks on last month to a stunning 5th spot overall. Notice also the Ford Fiesta up 38 spots to #9 vs. #17 YTD, the Audi Q3 up 24 to #11 vs. #25, the Seat Alhambra up 15 to #15, the Renault Captur up 11 to #16 and the Fiat Tipo up 73 to #64. This month we welcome a wealth of new nameplates in the Austrian charts: the Alfa Romeo Giulia (#125), Ford Edge (#164), Seat Ateca (#183), Fiat Talento (#188) – a Renault Trafic / Opel Vivaro rebadge, Maserati Levante (#252) and Volvo S90 (#265)

Previous month: Austria May 2016: Hyundai Tucson back inside Top 10

One year ago: Austria June 2015: Skoda Fabia and Ford Fiesta shoot up

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Austria May 2016: Hyundai Tucson back inside Top 10

Hyundai Tucson Austria May 2016. Picture auto-motor-und-sport.deThe Hyundai Tucson leaps up to #9 in Austria this month. 

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The Austrian new car market is up 7% year-on-year in May to 28.462 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 5% to 138.019 units. The entire Top 5 brands beat the market: Volkswagen (+11%), Opel (+18%), Skoda (+14%), Audi (+31%) and Renault (+27%) dominate, while Jeep (+20%), Kia (+84%) and Jaguar (+310%) also shine. Model-wise, the VW Golf is stable to 5.8% share, the Skoda Octavia up 51% to 3.6% and the VW Polo up 75% to 2.3%, replicating the year-to-date podium. The Opel Astra gains one spot on April to 4th place thanks to sals up 10% to 702 units. Further down, notice the Opel Mokka up 112% to #6, the Audi A4 up 48% to #8 and the Hyundai Tucson up 8 ranks on last month to break into the Top 10 for the second time this year at #9.

Previous month: Austria April 2016: 10 Volkswagen Group nameplates in the Top 12

One year ago: Austria May 2015: Fiat 500 family on podium

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Austria April 2016: 10 Volkswagen Group nameplates in the Top 12

Audi A4 Austria April 2016. Picture courtesy autobild.deThe Audi A4 is up 99% year-on-year in Austria thanks to the new model. 

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The Austrian new car market is up 5% year-on-year in April to 31.102 registrations, slowly but surely lifting up the year-to-date total to 109.557 units (+4.7%). Top 3 best-selling brands all lose ground year-on-year: Volkswagen (-3%), Skoda (-5%) and Opel (-3%) distance a slew of double-digit growing marques: Audi (+19%), BMW (+32%), Renault (+14%) and Ford (+31%). Kia (+45%), Land Rover (+40%), Jaguar (+559%) and Ssangyong (+225%) fare the best among smaller brands. The VW Golf remains by far the most popular in the country at 5.8% share above the Skoda Octavia (3%), VW Tiguan (2.9%) and VW Polo (2.1%) with the Opel Astra the best-selling non-VAG nameplate at #5. The Skoda Fabia (#6), Seat Ibiza (#7), Audi A4 (#9), VW Bus (#10), VW Passat (#11) and Seat Leon (#12) make it 10 VAG models in the Top 12. Below, the Kia Sportage soars 24 spots on March to #13 and the Hyundai Tucson is back up 16 ranks to #17.

Previous month: Austria March 2016: Suzuki Vitara shines in VW-dominated market

One year ago: Austria April 2015: Skoda Fabia and Fiat 500 up

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Austria March 2016: Suzuki Vitara shines in VW-dominated market

Suzuki Vitara Austria March 2016. Picture courtesy whatcar.co.ukThe Suzuki Vitara ranks #11 this month in Austria, or #2 non-VW Group nameplate.

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New car sales in Austria are up a timid 3% year-on-year to 31.941 registrations, raising the year-to-date total to 78.455 units, up 4% on the same period in 2015. Volkswagen remains the uncontested leader with sales up 8% to 16.6% share, followed by Opel (-1%), Skoda (+1%), Ford (-8%) and Renault (+18%). BMW (+30%), Seat (+34%), Audi (+30%), Suzuki (+30%), Tesla (+102%) and Jaguar (+227%) all post significant gains whereas Hyundai tumbles down 37%. Model-wise, the VW Golf comfortably keeps the lead with 5% share despite sales down 4% year-on-year. It distances the Skoda Octavia (+28%), Opel Astra (+34%), VW Polo (+10%), Seat Ibiza (+33%) and VW Tiguan (+21%). The Seat Leon, VW Bus and Touran make it an astounding 8 Volkswagen Group nameplates inside the Top 9 like in February. The hero of the month is the Suzuki Vitara, up 42 spots on February to stop just 47 units off a Top 10 ranking.

Previous month: Austria February 2016: Volkswagen Group places 8 models in Top 9

One year ago: Austria March 2015: Ford Focus surges to 2nd place, Hyundai ix35 #5

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Austria February 2016: Volkswagen Group places 8 models in Top 9

Der neue Volkswagen TouranWhat emissions scandal? The Volkswagen Group obliterates the Austrian market in February.

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The Austrian new car market is up 9% year-on-year in February to 22.495 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total to 46.514 sales, up 6% on 2015. The Austrian consumer has supported embattled manufacturer Volkswagen is a definitely more dedicated way than even at home in Germany: it beats the market at +17% in February and +10% year-to-date, in each case close to 17% share. Opel (+13%) is back up to #2 while Renault climbs on the podium thanks to sales up a stunning 46%. Audi (+3%) and Ford (+22%) both take advantage of a particularly weak score from Skoda (-21%) to leap up to #4 and #5 respectively. Notice also Peugeot (+39%), Kia (+51%), Honda (+102%), Mini (+56%) and Jaguar (+231%).

Model-wise, the VW Golf sheds 2% over the first two months of 2016 but remains well above the Skoda Octavia (+13%) at 2.277 sales vs. 1.535. In fact, Volkswagen places no less than five nameplates in the February Top 6 and the VAG Group has 8 of the Top 9… The VW Bus (aka T6) is at #3, followed by the Polo, Tiguan, Touran up 160% to #6, then Leon up 86% to #8 and Ibiza at #9. Only the Opel Astra (#7) stands out. Other impressive performers include the Hyundai Tucson breaking into the Austrian Top 10, the Audi A1 up 343% to #12, BMW X1 up 383% to #13 and Mazda CX-3 at #36.

Previous month: Austria January 2016: Opel Mokka up to #8 in market up 3%

One year ago: Austria February 2015: Golf and Octavia lead, Hyundai ix35 up to #6

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Austria January 2016: Opel Mokka up to #8 in market up 3%

Opel Mokka Austria January 2016Opel Mokka

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New car sales in Austria are up 3% year-on-year in January to 24.019 registrations. Volkswagen continues to dominate the brands ranking by far with 17% share ahead of Skoda at 8.7% while Opel gains 12% to 7.9% share in third position. Audi (+12%), Ford (+27%), Fiat (+45%), Dacia (+19%), Mazda (+18%) and Suzuki (+48%) are the other manufacturers frankly outpacing the market in the Top 20. Model-wise,  the VW Golf is sovereign once again despite sales down 4% to 1.243 while the Skoda Octavia is up 26% to 836. Heavy discounts ahead of the arrival of the new generation push the VW Touran up 137% to #6, the Opel Mokka is up to #8, the Ford Fiesta up 142% to #14, the Audi A4 up 66% to #18 and the Skoda Rapid up 63% to #19. The Hyundai Tucson ranks 20th.

Previous post: Austria Full Year 2015: Volkswagen & Opel on top, Passat & Astra up

One year ago: Austria January 2015: Opel Corsa and VW Passat up

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Austria Full Year 2015: Volkswagen & Opel on top, Passat & Astra up

VW Passat Austria 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frVW Passat sales are up 69% year-on-year in Austria… 

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New car sales in Austria are up a shy 1.7% year-on-year in 2015 to 308.555 registrations, and the Top 6 best-selling carmakers are unchanged on 2014, led by Volkswagen at 17.3% share (+5%), Opel (+8%), Skoda (+7%), Hyundai (+12%), Ford (-3%) and Audi (-2%). BMW (+12%) overtakes Renault (+6%) and Mercedes (+20%), Nissan (+25%), Suzuki (+25%), Fiat (+29%), Volvo (+30%), Smart (+58%), Jeep (152%) and Tesla (+339%) all lodge impressive year-on-year gains.

Opel Astra Austria 2015…while Opel Astra deliveries are up 44%.

The VW Golf celebrates 39 consecutive years as Austria’s favourite, once again selling more than double the amount of any other nameplate despite deliveries down 6% to 17.726. The Skoda Octavia is up two spots to 2nd place, outpacing the VW Polo (-11%) while the Skoda Fabia (+26%) takes advantage of its new generation to land at #4. The VW Tiguan (-8%) makes the Top Five 100% VAG Group. The best performers in the Top 10 are the VW Passat up 69% to #7 and the Opel Astra boosted up 44% to #10 by discounts on the outgoing generation and the arrival of the new model late in the year. The Fiat 500X is the most popular all-new model at #54 followed by the Hyundai Tucson at #60, the Suzuki Vitara at #74 and the Mazda CX-3 at #76.

Previous post: Austria October 2015: Hyundai Tucson conquers yet another market

Previous year: Austria Full Year 2014: VW Golf leads, Hyundai i20 on podium

Two years ago: Austria Full Year 2013: Golf, Polo and Tiguan top, Hyundai #2 brand

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Austria October 2015: Hyundai Tucson conquers yet another market

Hyundai Tucson Austria October 2015. Picture courtesy caradvice.com.auHyundai Tucson. Picture caradvice.com.au

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New car sales in Austria hit a bump in October at -7% year-on-year to 25.149 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total down 0.7% to 262.342 units. Austrian car buyers have voted: they will support Volkswagen come what may, with the German manufacturer enjoying a 3% year-on-year gain this month to 4.676 sales and 18.6% share, a notch above its year-to-date level of 17.3%. Opel tumbles down 14% but is up two spots on September to #2, BMW is up four to #3 and Renault up 13% to #4. Skoda (-18%), Hyundai (-29%), Ford (-25%) and Audi (-22%) are hit hard. Reversely, Mercedes (+16%), Fiat (+26%) and Dacia (+21%) prosper. Model-wise, just as it did in Switzerland, the Hyundai Tucson leaps up a fantastic 26 spots on September to become the best-selling non-Volkswagen Group model at #5 with 1.8% share below the VW Golf (4.7%), Polo (3.1%), Skoda Octavia (2.3%) and VW Tiguan (2.2%). Notice also the VW Sharan up 22 ranks to #10, the VW Bus up 19 to #11 and the Seat Alhambra up 28 to #12.

Previous month: Austria September 2015: Skoda Fabia leaps 166% to 2nd place

One year ago: Austria October 2014: Hyundai i20 back up to 2nd place

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Austria September 2015: Skoda Fabia leaps 166% to 2nd place

Skoda Fabia Austria September 2015Skoda Fabia

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New car sales in Austria are up 4% year-on-year in September to 25.966 registrations, almost bringing the year-to-date total back into positive territory at 237.193 units, down just 0.07% or 170 sales. Volkswagen evolves with the market at +4% and 16.9% share, Skoda jumps back up 5 spots on August to #2 overall thanks to sales up 25%, Hyundai is down one spot to a still very impressive third position with 7.4% share vs. 6.2% year-to-date, BMW is up 11% to #7, Seat up 12% to #9, Mercedes up 17% to #10 and Fiat up 19% to #11. Further down, notice Kia up 20%, Volvo up 33%, Toyota up 69%, Smart up 70%, Jeep up 184% and Jaguar up 211%. Model-wise, the VW Golf remains the best-seller in the country by far and despite sales now including the Golf Sportsvan down 3% on September 2014. The Skoda Fabia leaps 166% year-on-year and 8 spots on August to a shiny 2nd place, the new generation now in full gear. Notice also the Seat Ibiza up 45% to #5, the VW Tiguan up 90% to #6 and the Ford Fiesta up 49 ranks on last month to #9.

Previous month: Austria August 2015: Hyundai jumps to #2 overall

One year ago: Austria September 2014: Opel Corsa and Mokka in great shape

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