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Luxembourg 2005: VW Golf reclaims pole position

January 30th, 2006 No comments

VW Golf

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After a one-year interruption by the Renault Megane, #3 this year, the VW Golf reclaims the leadership of the Luxembourg models ranking with sales up 15% to 2,141 units thanks to the 5th generation now in dealerships. The Renault Scenic is up one spot to #2 with 1,628 sales, down 8%. The Audi A4 reappears in the Top 10 in 4th position at 1,363 units, followed by the BMW 3 Series (-8%) and the Audi A3, up 3 ranks and 21% to #6 at 1,160 units.

Full Year 2005 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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Luxembourg 2004: Controversial Renault Megane a big hit

January 30th, 2005 No comments

Renault Megane

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This year the very bold new Renault Megane takes the Luxembourg models ranking out of a Golf-induced torpor, increasing its sales by 21% on 2003 to reach the magic number 2,222. The VW Golf for its part loses its crown and 9%, falling to #2 with 1,869 sales.

The Renault Scenic also impresses and jumps onto the podium thanks to sales up 76% to 1,771 units. The Peugeot 206 (-20%), Renault Clio (+15%) and BMW 3 Series (-3%) follow while the Hyundai Getz breaks into the Top 10 for the first time at #7 (+111%).

Full Year 2004 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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Luxembourg 2001-2003: VW Golf in the lead

January 30th, 2004 No comments

VW Golf

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Car sales in Luxembourg are dominated by the VW Golf over the period, selling 2,475 units in 2001, 2,159 in 2002 and 2,048 in 2003. The 2nd place changes hands each year: from the Peugeot 206 in 2001 at 1,769 sales to the Peugeot 307 in 2002 at 2,116 units to the Renault Megane in 2003 at 1,829 sales.

Notice the excellent hold of the BMW 3 Series all through the period: #3 at 1,668 units in 2001, #4 with 1,651 sales in 2002 and #5 at 1,379 units in 2002. Other popular models include the Mercedes C Class #4 in 2001, VW Polo #5 in 2001 and Audi A4 #5 in 2002.

Full Year 2001, 2002 Top 7 and 2003 Top 10 Ranking Tables below.

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Belgium 1996: VW Polo up to #2, Renault Megane #4

January 30th, 1997 No comments

VW Polo

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While the pole position is no surprise this year in Belgium – the VW Golf leads by far with 23,709 sales and 5.5% share – it’s the rest of the models ranking that is full of unexpected events… The VW Polo shoots up to 2nd place at 16,090 units and 3.8%, making the 1996 Belgian models ranking a 1-2 Volkswagen. The Opel Astra is kicked down to third position with 15,774 sales and 3.7%.

Renault Megane

Instant success for the Renault Megane directly at #4 with 15,361 units and 3.6%, ahead of the Ford Fiesta, Escort and Mondeo. Other great performing models include the Opel Vectra at #9, the Audi A4 at #10, the Peugeot 406 at #16, the Mercedes E-Class at #18, BMW 5 Series at #24 and Audi A6 at #26.

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Full Year 1996 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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Categories: Belgium, Luxembourg

Belgium 1994: VW Golf leads, Ford Mondeo up to #4

January 30th, 1995 No comments

Ford Mondeo

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(Note these figures include Luxembourg) Traditionally relatively stable, the Belgian Top 10 best-sellers are turned upside down this year. Except for the first two spots still occupied by the VW Golf, improving further at 24,659 sales and 5.9% and the Opel Astra with 18,264 units and 4.4%. The Ford Escort is up 2 spots to land on the third step of the podium thanks to 13,601 sales and 3.3%, while its big brother the Ford Mondeo is up a huge 17 ranks to #4 at 12,966 units and 3.1% for its first full year of sales in the country. The Renault 19 is down 2 spots to #5.

Peugeot 306

There are two other newcomers in this year’s Top 10 favourite models: the Peugeot 306 is up 14 ranks to #9 with 10,939 sales and 2.6% while the Citroen Xantia is up 16 to #10 at 10,695 units and 2.6% also. Notice the BMW 3 Series up one to #11, the Mercedes C-Class landing at #21, the Renault Laguna at #22, the Renault Twingo up 123% to #23 and the Fiat Punto at #27.

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Full Year 1994 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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Belgium 1993: VW Golf, Opel Astra and Renault 19 on podium

January 30th, 1994 No comments

VW Golf

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(Note these sales figures include Luxembourg) Following the order that characterised Belgium car sales in the eighties, the VW Golf is the best-selling model in the country in 1993 with 23,118 sales and 5.7% ahead of the Opel Astra which has replaced the Kadett in the hearts of Belgian consumers, #2 this year at 18,768 units and 4.6%. The Renault 19 rounds up the podium with 15,017 sales and 3.7%, followed by the Ford Fiesta, Ford Escort and Renault Clio.

Audi 80

The Toyota Corolla lodges an excellent 8th place with 10,732 units and 2.6%, the Audi 80/90 shines at #10 and 10,440 sales, the BMW 3 Series ranks #12, the Toyota Carina is at a very solid 13th position and the Nissan Sunny at #17 makes it 3 Japanese models in the Belgian Top 20 (there are 11 in the Top 50). Notice also the VW Vento at a strong #18 and the Renault Safrane at #22.

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Full Year 1993 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

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Categories: Belgium, Luxembourg