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New vehicle sales in Turkey are down a harsh 28% year-on-year in February to 35,021 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 67,691 units, down 19% on 2013. Note these figures include LCVs. Brand-wise, the Top 5 best-sellers are unchanged vs. January: Volkswagen continues to reign supreme with 17.8% share thanks to 6,224 sales, followed by Renault (14.8%), Fiat (11.7%), Ford (8.6%) and Hyundai (6.2%) while Dacia is up one spot to #6 and Nissan up 4 to #11. For the first time since November 2012 and the 2nd time ever, the VW Polo is the most popular model in the country this month with 1,616 sales and 4.3%, up 12 spots on January. It is the 4th time a Volkswagen tops the Turkish models ranking in the last 18 months after the Jetta did so in January and October 2013.
Renault brilliantly places 3 models in the Top 4 in February: the Clio is up 10 ranks on last month to a splendid 2nd place at 1,337 units and 3.8%, ahead of the Fluence at 1,325 sales and #1 year-to-date at 3,126 units and 4.6% and the Symbol at #4 with 1,265 sales and 3.6%. The Fiat Fiorino LCV continues to progress, up a further 3 spots to #5 and now #4 year-to-date vs. #14 in 2013! Volkswagen also manages to place the Passat at an outstanding 6th place vs. #16 in FY2013 and the Golf at #8 vs. #18… Leader in 2013, the Fiat Linea is down to a surprisingly low 7th place this month and only ranks 6th year-to-date so far. Notice also the Nissan Qashqai shooting up 47 spots to #10 and the Audi A3 Sedan up 26 to #30.
Previous month: Turkey January 2014: Renault Fluence and Symbol dominate
One year ago: Turkey February 2013: Renault Fluence and Clio shine
Full February 2014 Top 260 All-models and Top 44 All-brands Ranking Tables below.