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Greek new car sales are up by a flamboyant 23% year-on-year in August to 5.134 units, still the weakest month of the year though. Year-to-date, registrations in Greece are up 9% to 63.911 units. Toyota gains less ground than the market but evolves way higher than its year-to-date level at 14.4% share vs. 11.2% so far in 2017. Both Opel and Peugeot surge 28% to 8.6% and 6.5% share respectively, distancing Nissan (+8%) while Suzuki signs the largest year-on-year increase in the Top 10 at +73%. Notice also Hyundai up 48%, Renault up 49%, Skoda up 122%, Audi up 47%, Seat up 67%, Jeep up 73%, Honda up 56%, Smart up 83% and Ssangyong up 400%. Model-wise, the Toyota Yaris (+23%) remains frankly in the lead, selling almost double the #2, the Opel Corsa (+51%). The Renault Clio (+82%) and Peugeot 208 (+95%) make the Top 4 100% supermini. The Citroen C3 is up 4-fold in 7th place thanks to the new model, the Hyundai i20 is up 82% to #10, the Mercedes GLA up 143% to #11 and the Ford Kuga up 27-fold yp #15. The Suzuki Ignis (#20), Toyota C-HR (#22) and Audi Q2 (#24) dominate novelties.
One year ago: Greece August 2016: Toyota places 3 nameplates in Top 4
Full August 2017 Top 35 All-brands and Top 175 All-models below.