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Cyprus Full Year 2013: Ford Fiesta keeps lead in market down 32%

April 10th, 2014 No comments

Ford Fiesta Cyprus 2013. Picture courtesy of autobild.deFord Fiesta

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Today I give you Cyprus data, very rare but now about to become a monthly fixture on BSCB thanks to data provided by SEMO Cyprus / Analysis by INNOSOFT. Well you thought Greece, Spain or Portugal was in bad shape this year, wait till you see the Cypriot new car market: down a very harsh 32% year-on-year in 2013 to just 7,102 registrations, the worse performing European car market this year, no less. Add to this an increased fragmentation of the models sales charts and expectedly it’s a bit of a nightmare in the models ranking. The leader, the Ford Fiesta, remains the same, but loses 53% to 407 sales and 5.7% share, dropping ‘only’ 36% earns the Nissan Qashqai two spots up to 2nd place at 378 units and 5.3% and the Toyota Yaris rounds up the podium at -44% and 4.9% share.

Toyota Auris Cyprus 2013The Toyota Auris is up 29% in 2013 in Cyprus.

In fact only two models in the Top 10 gain ground year-on-year: the VW Golf is up 6% and 4 spots to #4 with 250 sales and 3.5% and the Toyota Auris is up a magnificent 29% and 6 ranks to equal 5th at 241 units and 2.4%. The Nissan Juke manages to gain one spot to place #5, the Kia Rio is up from outside the Top 15 in 2012 directly to #10, while the Audi A3 (#11), Renault Clio (#12), Honda CR-V (#14) and BMW 3 Series (#18) also get noticed.

Previous year: Cyprus Full Year 2012: Ford Fiesta and Toyota Yaris on top

Full Year 2013 Top 20 models Ranking Table below.

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China February 2014: Update with Light Commercial Vehicle sales

April 9th, 2014 No comments

Wuling Hongguang China September 2013Wuling is one of 14 Chinese manufacturers in the Top 30. Much better with LCVs!

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Similarly to India, just in time before March figures trickle down and thanks to LMC Automotive I can now share with you a detailed brands ranking including imports and Light Commercial Vehicles! Very exciting indeed. A lot of ink has been used to describe how Chinese carmakers are far from dominant at home, commanding at best a 25% share of the Passenger Car market and leaving the lion’s share to foreign manufacturers. Two things to oppose this: 25% of the biggest car market in the world is not to be spat at, and Chinese carmakers actually have a near monopoly of the Light Commercial Vehicle which is rarely talked about. Until today.

ChangAn Taurus China March 2014ChangAn Taurus. ChangAn is the #2 Chinese manufacturer and #3 overall in February.

In February, 1,204,422 new Passenger Cars found a buyer in China (+20%) and 391.856 Light Commercial Vehicles (+12%), adding up to 1,596,278 units. The year-to-date total stands at 2,931,003 PC, 852,310 LCV and 3,783,313 total. I estimate that these figures include imports simply because each brand features a slightly higher total than my previous February update, and the difference increases for Volkswagen and German premium brands which are renown for being successful imports as well. Volkswagen remains by far the most successful carmaker in China with 238,098 sales in February, up a magnificent 38% year-on-year. But surprise: the next two carmakers are Chinese. Wuling ranks 2nd with 137,684 units (+31%) and ChangAn is third at 84,556 sales (+12%).

Jinbei Haise China February 2014. Picture courtesy of autonavigator.ruJinbei Haise. Jinbei sales are up 67% year-on-year in February.

In fact when you take into account LCVs, there are no less than 14 Chinese manufacturers inside the February Top 30. Not bad for a supposedly weak presence. Dongfeng is #9 with 49,966 sales (-7%), Foton #13 at 36,071 units (+4%), JAC #14 with 34,355 sales (-2%), Jinbei up 67% to #17, Great Wall up 5% to #18, BYD down 20% to #19, FAW down 4% to #20, Chery down 23% to #21, Haval up 55% to #22, Lifan up 72% to #28, Brilliance up 10% to #29 and JMC up 54% to #30.

Lifan X60 China February 2014. Picture courtesy of zr.ruLifan Passenger Cars are up 134% in February, LCVs ‘only’ 33%.

Finally, one interesting trend to pick up is most Chinese manufacturers that see their sales increase year-on-year this month are doing so because of their Passenger Car sales, not their LCV sales. For example, ChangAn Passenger Cars are up 22% vs. 6% for LCV, DongFeng Passenger Car sales are up 45% vs. -36% for LCV and Lifan cars are up 134% vs. 33% for LCVs…

Previous brands update: China February 2014: Now with All-brands ranking!

Previous post: China February 2014: VW Santana takes off at +189%

One year ago: China February 2013: Lavida leads, 1 of 6 Volkswagens in Top 8

Full February 2014 Top 30 brands Ranking Table below.

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India February 2014: Update with Commercial Vehicle sales

April 9th, 2014 1 comment

Tata Ace Zip India February 2014Tata Ace Zip

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Just before March figures come through, I thought I would give you a quick update on India as thanks to LMC Automotive I will now be able to share with you more complete data for this country including Commercial Vehicles (Light, Medium and Heavy). Overall, this means Indian car sales totalled 2.93 million units in 2013 (vs. 2.47 million passenger cars) which doesn’t change the country’s 2013 worldwide ranking. In February they are at 264,323 registrations (-6%) vs. 212,898 as counted previously. The year-to-date stands at 533,043 sales, down 7% on 2013.

Ashok Leyland Boss India February 2014Ashok Leyland Boss

Model-wise, we are notably adding the Tata Ace at a beautiful 7th place with 8,699 sales in February (-7%) and #6 with 18,611 year-to-date (+21%) and the Mahindra Bolero Pick-ups at #13 with 5,027 units in February (+26%) and 10,246 year-to-date (+34%). This is absolutely in line with my observations from last week in Delhi and Agra. Brand-wise, I now have a Full Top 25 for you. The excitement! We see that Tata is back up to #4 thanks to its core strength in Commercial Vehicles, Ashok Leyland up to #11, Force up to #13, Piaggio #19 and (new to me) Eicher #23. We can also now follow the premium race to the top with Audi (+34%) and BMW (+31%) catching up on Mercedes (+4%).

Previous Strategy Post: Understanding the Indian car market

Previous Photo Report: Agra – India March 2014 Photo Report: Maruti Alto 800 king

Previous post: India February 2014: Maruti Celerio up to 7th place

One year ago: India February 2013: Maruti DZire and Renault Duster hit records

Full February 2014 Top 60 models and Top 25 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Europe 2 months 2014: Audi A3 and Renault Captur blitz up

April 9th, 2014 2 comments

Audi A3 Europe February 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frAudi A3 sales are up 67% in Europe so far in 2014.

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Today we inaugurate a new series on BSCB: on top of the US and Chinese market, I will now analyse the year-to-date rankings each month for Europe as well. This way you will be kept abreast of all longer-term trends at play in the 3 biggest car markets in the world. Lucky you! Confirming it is on the mend by lodging a 6th consecutive year-on-year gain in February, the European new car market is up 6% so far in 2014 to 1.873 million units, meaning 2014 could be the first year of European growth since 2007… No mean feat! Check out also Strategy: Will the European new car market ever grow again? for a thorough analysis of Europe’s future.

Skoda Octavia Europe February 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frSkoda Octavia

1. Skoda Octavia testing new levels

Year-to-date analysis is about long-term trends so let’s get straight to the point. Yes the VW Golf is up a fabulous 17%, yes the rest of the Top 5 is only superminis with varying fortunes (Polo-Clio-Fiesta-208) but this is not new news. Five vehicles models stand out from the crowd in this start of 2014. Firstly the Skoda Octavia, thanks to the new generation which is even better value for money, redefines the success of entry brands by consistently maintaining itself among Europe’s 10 favourite cars. It ranks at a splendid 6th place so far in 2014 with sales up 36% on 2013.

2. Audi A3 redefining premium compact sales performance

The Audi A3 has significantly stepped up its sales since the introduction of the 4th generation last year. It is up 67% on its 2013 score to break into the European Top 10 for the first time ever in a year-to-date ranking at #9 with 28,882 sales. It is the best-selling premium car in Europe above the BMW 3 Series at #10 and even ranks #3 in the overall compact category below only the VW Golf (#1) and Ford Focus (#8) but above the Nissan Qashqai (#12), Opel Astra (#18), Toyota Auris (#22) and Peugeot 308 (#23). Its premium compact competitors are hit hard and far below: the Mercedes A-Class is #26 (-14%) and the BMW 1 Series #29 (-9%).

Dacia Sandero Europe March 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frDacia Sandero

3. Dacia Sandero pushing the limits of low-cost

I have talked and talked about the success of Dacia in Europe over the past few years, but it does not seem to want to stop: the French-Romanian brand is still the fastest-growing mass carmaker on the continent, and is poised to pass Volkswagen in France to potentially rank #4 there in 2015-2016. Illustrating the step-change that the new generation Sandero is offering to consumers, the model is up 66% and 21 spots compared to last year to land at #16 with 23,774 sales. A monthly Top 10 ranking can’t be excluded this year, especially during the slower summer months when all kinds of surprises happen.

Renault Captur Peugeot 2008 Europe February 2014Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008

4. French mini SUV a recipe for success

If you are a regular BSCB reader this won’t come as a surprise to you. The Renault Captur and Peugeot 2008 are Europe’s success story of the past year, and neither shows any sign of plateauing. The Renault Captur was only a few hundred sales off breaking into Europe’s Top 10 last December and if it has evolved a little lower so far this year (#17), its sales volume is now 87% of that of the 10th ranked. The Peugeot 2008 for its part broke into the Top 20 for the first time in February and has seen its production increased 3 times since launch. With both models now inside the French Top 4 as of March, it would only take a strong performance in the UK to boost them inside the European Top 10 as early as next time Europe results are published in one tiny week.

Peugeot 308 Europe February 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frCan the Peugeot 308 get back into Europe’s Top 10 with the new model?

But wait there’s plenty more news in Europe so far in 2014. Helped by much improved new generations, the Citroen C4 Picasso (+77%) and Peugeot 308 (+42%) take giant leaps forward in the ranking, as do the Opel Mokka (#31), Seat Leon (#37), Fiat 500L (#41), Mercedes E Class (#42) and Hyundai i10 (#52). The Skoda Rapid (+174%) is rapidly gearing up to cruising rhythm now that it ranks #2 at home in Czech Republic, while the Ford Kuga (+50%), Nissan Note (+133%), Toyota RAV4 (+112%), Mazda3 (+157%) and Dacia Logan (+194%) all benefit fully from their new generations.

Maserati Ghibli Europe February 2014Maserati Ghibli

As far as recent launches are concerned, all pale compared to the Captur/2008 couple, but some still get noticed: the Mercedes CLA ranks #104, Chevrolet Trax #108, Suzuki S-Cross #109 and BMW 4 Series #120. The Tesla Model S lands at #209 with 864 sales, 65% of which in Norway, and will shoot up much further based on its March result in the Scandinavian country. The Ghibli introduces Maserati into unheard-of levels, ranking #219 with 714 sales which is more than the Renault Zoe, Honda Accord, Mitsubishi Pajero or Mazda MX-5!

Previous post: Europe February 2014: Discover the Top 343 All-models!

Previous month: Europe January 2014: Now with Top 334 All-models and All-brands!

One year ago: Europe February 2013: Nissan Qashqai in Top 5 for the first time

Full 2 months 2014 Top 350 models and Top 58 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Australia First Quarter 2014: Now with Top 300 All-models ranking

April 9th, 2014 3 comments

BMW 2 Series Australia March 2014The BMW 2 Series is the most successful all-new model in Australia in 2014 so far.

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As is the tradition on BSCB I now share with you detailed Quarterly results for Australia. Overall the market is down slightly at -2% to 266,370 registrations, and it has been a sadly historical 12 months for the Australian car industry with Ford, Holden and Toyota successively announcing they were pulling out of manufacturing locally. In the models ranking, compared to Q4 2013, the Mazda3 reclaims the top spot off the Toyota Corolla for now thanks to the new model launched in January, while the Holden Commodore remains #4 but gains 62% year-on-year due to the new generation. The Ford Ranger becomes the 2nd most popular pick-up in the country at #6 below just the Hilux thanks to sales up 19% in a difficult context for commercial vehicles which saw the Nissan Navara tumble down 43% to #17 and the Mitsubishi Triton down 26% to #16.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Australia March 2014. Picture courtesy of themotorreport.com.auThe Jeep Cherokee is now among Australia’s Top 15 favourite vehicles.

The big underlying trend in this start of 2014 in Australia is the ever-increasing success of small SUVs. The Mazda CX-5 is up a further 16% year-on-year and gains 4 spots on both Q1’13 and Q4’13 to hit a best-ever 7th place with 5,537 sales, the Toyota RAV4 is up 50% to break into the year-to-date ranking for the first time at #9 with 4,906 units and the Jeep Grand Cherokee continues its unbelievable odyssey: up 45% to #15 with 4,117 sales and 1.5%, by far the best scores ever delivered by a Jeep model and the first time the US manufacturer manages to place a vehicle among Australia’s Top 15 favourites. It ranked #33 one year ago and #27 over FY2013….

VW Amarok Australia March 2014. Picture courtesy of caradvice.com.auAustralian VW Amarok sales are up 63% so far in 2014.

Volkswagen is all systems go once again in Australia: the Golf is up 52% to #11, the Polo up 86% to #51 and the Amarok up 63% and 24 spots to #38 with 2,013 sales, by far its highest ever Quarterly ranking and slowly but surely making itself a name in the very competitive Ute market (Australian for Pick-up truck). Other great gainers in the Top 50 include the Kia Cerato up 37% to #39 and Kia Sportage up 69% to #45. Reversely we also witness some particularly harsh evolutions this Quarter: the Holden Cruze is down 22% and departs the Top 10 at #14, the Nissan Pulsar is down 20% to #26, Nissan Dualis down 43% to #34 and the Ford Falcon down 33% to a paltry 50th place – so far from the 2nd spot it still held in 2006!

Holden Trax Australia March 2014. Picture courtesy of carsguide.comThe Holden Trax is the most successful launch in the past 12 months.

There are four all-new models in the Top 100: the Holden Trax leads the game at #56 (vs. #62 in Q4’13), followed by the Nissan Juke at #94 (vs. #87), Isuzu MU-X at #96 (vs. #177) and the BMW 4 Series at #100 (vs. #137). Notice also the Suzuki S-Cross at #135 (vs. #214), the Nissan Altima at #138 (vs. #146) and the Ford Ecosport at #140 (vs. #170). As far as all-new models for 2014 (no ranking in Q4’13), they are led by the BMW 2 Series at #168 with 151 sales, ahead of the Kia Pro Ceed at #201 (76), Infiniti Q50 at #224 (52) and the Mercedes GLA at #254 (19).

Previous post: Australia March 2014: New sedan pushes Toyota Corolla up to #1

Previous month: Australia February 2014: Mazda3 remains most popular

Previous Quarterly report: Australia Q4 2013: Jeep Grand Cherokee shines

One year ago: Australia Q1 2013: Discover the Top 282 All-models ranking

Full Q1 2014 Top 300 All-models and Top 35 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Romania March 2014: Dacia Dokker back up to 4th place

April 9th, 2014 No comments

Dacia Dokker Romania March 2014. Picture courtesy of L'ArgusDacia Dokker

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Now we’re talking. Romanian new car sales are up a mammoth 38% year-on-year in March to 4,577 registrations, that’s the 4th consecutive month of year-on-year gain and the third double-digit gain in the last 4 months. Year-to-date total is up 19% to 13,345 units. As is the rest of Europe, would Romania now be on the mend? Local champion Dacia is up an even more impressive 64% on March 2013 to grab 33.6% of the market vs. 29.6% year-to-date. The models charts podium is identical to FY2013 and YTD2014 with the Dacia Logan in the lead (16.8% share) followed by the Dacia Duster (7.5%) and Skoda Octavia (6.6%). Up from outside the Top 80 in February to #4 with 225 units and 4.9%, the Dacia Dokker delivers its 2nd best month ever after last December when it reached #3 with 303 sales and 5.4% share, and the Dacia Sandero is up 9 spots on last month to #5 and a very solid 4.1% market share, making it 4 Dacias in the Top 5.

Previous month: Romania February 2014: Range Rover Evoque in Top 10!

One year ago: Romania March 2013: Dacia Logan on the rebound?

Full March 2014 Top 80 models and Top 35 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Croatia March 2014: Skoda Octavia shoots up to 10.5% share

April 9th, 2014 No comments

Skoda Octavia Croatia March 2014Skoda Octavia

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7th consecutive month of year-on-year gain and 6th consecutive month of double-digit gain for the Croatian new car market in March, up a huge 26% to 3,064 registrations, bringing the First Quarter total to 7,329 units, up 21% on 2013. While the VW Golf and Polo had dominated the FY2013 and early 2014 sales charts, this month the Skoda Octavia shoots up to a record 10.5% share thanks to 321 sales, single-handedly earning it the 2014 year-to-date top spot at 505 units and 6.9%! The Opel Astra is also very strong: up 17 spots on last month to land in 2nd position with 209 sales and 6.8% and now #4 year-to-date. The Renault Clio is up 13 to #5, the Skoda Rapid up 4 to #8 and the Mazda3 remains solid at #14.

Previous month: Croatia February 2014: Citroen C4, C3 and Mazda3 impress

One year ago:  Croatia March 2013: VW Golf and Opel Insignia in great shape

Full March 2014 Top 20 models and Top 32 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Russia March 2014: Mitsubishi Outlander breaks into Top 10

April 9th, 2014 1 comment

Mitsubishi Outlander Russia March 2014. Picture courtesy of zr.ruThe Mitsubishi Outlander is now among Russia’s Top 10 most popular vehicles.

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Has the Russian new car market finally reached a plateau? In March, after losing ground for 11 of the last 12 months, new car sales are down just 0.4% year-on-year to 243,335 registrations. This brings the First Quarter total to 602,523 units, down 2% on 2013. In the models ranking, the Lada Granta remains the most popular by far but continues to evolve a notch lower than last year at -10% and 12,958 sales. The Hyundai Solaris is up 2% but for the first time threatened by the Kia Rio which smashes its volume and market share records this month at 9,728 sales and 4% share (previous bests: 8,632 and 3.5% last September).

Kia Rio Russia March 2014. Picture courtesy of zr.ruThe Kia Rio breaks its volume and share records in Russia this month.

The Lada Kalina continues to creep back up now that the new generation is established, up 21% this month at #4 and passing the Renault Duster. But the hero of the month is without a doubt the Mitsubishi Outlander: it breaks into the Russian Top 10 for the first time in the nameplate’s history, shooting up to 9th place thanks to 4,584 sales and 1.9%, up 78% year-on-year and now #20 year-to-date (+42%). Not far below is the new generation Skoda Octavia, up 8 spots on February to a best-ever 11th place at a record 3,951 units. Finally, notice the Nissan Almera down 6 ranks to #14 and the Toyota Corolla up 44% on March 2013.

ChangAn CS35 Russia March 2014. Picture courtesy of zr.ruChangAn has now made its entrance in the Russian market with the CS35.

In the brands ranking, Lada slows down its fall at -8% to 15.2% share, while Kia (+7%) is up 3 ranks on February to grab the 2nd spot, passing Nissan (+26%), Renault (-8%) and Hyundai (+3%). Reversely, Ford loses 33%, penalised by the Focus (-61%). For once, Chinese carmakers have mixed fortunes this month: if Chery (+21%) and Geely (+4%) continue to progress, Lifan (-4%) and Great Wall (-17%) don’t. Rare event, we welcome two new entrants in the ranking this month: ChangAn lands at #43 with 145 sales (the CS35 SUV) and… Alfa Romeo reappears at #56 with 3 units sold.

Previous month: Russia February 2014: Renault Duster and Nissan Almera impress

One year ago: Russia March 2013: Market down for the first time in 3 years

Full March 2014 Top 25 models and Top 57 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Europe February 2014: Discover the Top 343 All-models!

April 8th, 2014 9 comments

Citroen C4 Picasso Europe February 2014. Picture courtesy of largus,frAt +75% the Citroen C4 Picasso delivers the biggest year-on-year gain in the Top 50 this month.

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After exploring the Top 10 models and Top 30 brands for February, a couple of weeks of wait and we now have access to All-models and All-brands rankings! I give you the Top 50 models for now, all data will follow shortly. We discover that the Audi A3 misses out on a Top 10 ranking for just 500 sales, but thanks to sales up 43% year-on-year it remains #9 year-to-date, the Toyota Yaris stays solid at #12 (+15%), the Opel Astra is back up 8 spots on January to a less dismal 14th rank, the Renault Captur up two to #17 and the Dacia Sandero up 72% on February 2013 to #18.

Peugeot 2008 Europe February 2014. Picture courtesy of autobild.deFirst appearance in the European Top 20 for the Peugeot 2008 this month.

PSA Peugeot-Citroen shines this month: the Peugeot 2008 is up one rank on January to break into the European Top 20 for the very first time at #20 with 10,302 sales, the Peugeot 308 – recently elected European Car of the Year 2013 – is up 26% year-on-year to #21 at 10,124 units vs. #35 over the Full Year 2013 and the Citroen C4 Picasso delivers the biggest year-on-year gain in the Top 50, up 75% to #22 with 10,028 sales vs. #46 over FY2013. Notice also the Dacia Duster at #25 vs. #43 in 2013, the Seat Leon up 61% year-on-year to pass its little sister the Ibiza at #31 vs. #33 and the Hyundai i10 up 43% to #50 vs. #65 in 2013.

Dacia Logan MCV Europe March 2014Dacia Logan European sales are up 249% year-on-year thanks to the new MCV.

Beyond the Top 50, the Nissan Note is up 159% to #58 thanks to the new model, the Dacia Logan up 249% to #76 thanks to the new MCV, the Suzuki Alto up 88% to #81, Mazda3 up 86% to #90 and the BMW X5 up 137% to #112. As far as recent launches are concerned, the Mercedes CLA ranks #102, the BMW 4 Series #119, BMW i3 #174, Tesla Model S #180, Maserati Ghibli #214, BMW 2 Series #226, Mercedes GLA #230 and the Porsche Macan lands at #258.

Previous post (models): Europe February 2014: Skoda Octavia up 39%, Fiat Panda in Top 10

Previous post (brands): Europe February 2014: Renault and Peugeot on podium

Previous month: Europe January 2014: Now with Top 334 All-models and All-brands!

One year ago: Europe February 2013: Nissan Qashqai in Top 5 for the first time

Full February 2014 Top 343 All-models and Top 58 brands Ranking Tables below.

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Greece March 2014: Nissan holds 17% share in market up 31%

April 8th, 2014 No comments

Nissan Micra Greece March 2014Nissan holds 17% of the Greek market in March vs. 10% year-to-date and 5.9% in 2013.

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Heart-warming figures coming out of Greece this month: the new car market is up year-on-year for the 5th consecutive time at a very pleasing +31% to 5,866 registrations, bringing the First Quarter total to 16,607 units, up 17% on 2013. It’s huge month for Nissan in Greece: the Japanese carmaker holds a mammoth 17% market share in March vs. 10% year-to-date and just 5.9% in 2013, and places the Micra in pole position of the models ranking by far at 581 sales and 9.9%. In fact, the Micra alone sold more than all manufacturers bar one: Volskswagen, and as much as Toyota as a whole (582 units)…

Nissan Note Greece March 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frNissan places the Note at #5 this month.

Nissan also manages to push the Note up to 5th place thanks to 269 units and 4.6% share, up from #15 last month and #91 in 2013… The VW Polo also shine in 2nd place with 6% share (4.2% year-to-date), kicking traditional leaders  the Toyota Yaris and Opel Corsa to #3 and #4 respectively. Finally, notice the Fiat 500 up 12 spots on last month to #8, the Suzuki Alto up 30 to #9, BMW 1 Series up 13 to #13, Volvo V40 up 3 to #15, Suzuki SX4 up 14 to #24 and the Audi Q3 up 10 to #30.

Previous month: Greece February 2014: Suzuki Swift knocks on Top 5′s door

One year ago: Greece March 2013: Fiat Panda takes the lead

Full March 2014 Top 80 models and Top 30 brands Ranking Tables below.

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