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Car sales in Italy are stable in 2001 at 2,417,149 registrations. The Fiat Punto still comfortably leads the Italian models ranking and improves its market share year-on-year to 11.9% thanks to 287,495 sales (+6%). The Ford Focus impresses and jumps to a brilliant 2nd place with 98,469 units and 4.1% share (+14%), just above the Fiat Seicento at 95,677 sales and 4%, down 7%.
The Lancia Y is down one spot to #4 but stays very solid at 91,923 sales and 3.8%. Incredibly, the Fiat Panda, in its 21st year, is stable at 89,384 units and 3.7%, followed by the Peugeot 206 up one rank to #6 (3.6%). The Toyota Yaris breaks into the annual Italian Top 10 for the very first time at #8 with 71,683 sales (3%). Notice also the Opel Zafira up 5 spots to #14, the Alfa Romeo 147 up 68 to #15 and the Fiat Multipla up 5 to #20.
Previous year: Italy 2000: Fiat Punto, Seicento and Lancia Y on podium
Full Year Top 100 and January 2001 Top 10 Ranking Tables below.