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New car sales in Switzerland are up 3% year-on-year in December to 30,111 registrations, bringing the final 2013 total to 307,885 units, down 7% on the previous year. Like in December 2012, Volkswagen finishes the year on a (very) high note, grabbing 19.5% of the market vs. 13.3% over the Full Year. The Golf shoots up to 2,274 sales and 7.6% of the market, potentially its strongest monthly market share in a decade, the Polo is up to 2.7% at #3 vs. 1.8% over the Full Year, the Tiguan is up to 2.3% at #4 vs. 1.7% and the Up! is up 33 spots on November to #8 and 1.6% vs. #46 and 0.7% in 2013.
In fact, the VAG Group monopolises the Top 5 this month with the Skoda Octavia at #2 and the Audi A3 at #5, and other models from the group also shine this month: the Seat Alhambra is up to #7 vs. #43 over the Full Year, the Seat Leon is up to #12 vs. #29, the Audi Q3 up to #16 vs. #28, Seat Ibiza up to #17 vs. #35 and Audi A6 up to #24 vs. #48. Notice also the Renault Megane up to #15 vs. #34, the Mazda3 up to #23 vs. #67 and the BMW X5 up to #45 vs. #90.
Previous month: Switzerland November 2013: Suzuki SX4 in Top 5, Audi A1 up to #8
One year ago: Switzerland December 2012: VW Up! up to a record #5
Full December 2013 Top 100 models and Top 37 All-Brands Ranking Tables below.