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France 1968: Renault 4 and Peugeot 204 in the lead

Renault 4

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New car sales in France are not troubled by the May student revolution, up 6% to 1.3 million. The Renault 4 holds onto the pole position with a strong 174,000 sales and 13.4% share.

Peugeot 204

The Peugeot 204 proves to be the most popular Peugeot in 30 years and climbs onto the 2nd spot only 4,000 units below the R4 at 170,000 units and 13.1%. The Citroen Ami 6 is down one spot to #3 with 10.2% share, ahead of the Renault 8/10 and the Renault 16.

Full Year 1968 Top 5 Ranking Table below.

France 1968 – Sales:

PosModelSales%Var
1Renault 4174,00013.4%2%
2Peugeot 204170,00013.1%10%
3Citroen Ami 6133,00010.2%-11%
4Renault 8/10120,0009.2%-17%
5Renault 16/16 TS115,0008.8%n/a

France 1968 – Production:

PosModelProduction
1Renault 4290,000
2Renault 8/10200,000
3Peugeot 204185,000
4Peugeot 404155,000
5Renault 16/16 TS151,000

Source: L’Auto Journal

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