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The Spanish car market is up 7% this year to a record 1,634,595 registrations! For only the 5th time in its 22 year-career after 1987, 1996, 1997 and 2003, the Seat Ibiza is the best-selling car in its native country with 60,512 sales and 3.7% share. The Ford Focus is up 2 spots to 2nd place at 59,387 units and 3.6%, up 15% on 2005 and the Opel Astra jumps onto the podium with 51,304 sales and 3.1%, up 1%.
After a decade of quasi-uninterrupted reign, the Renault Megane gives up its crown and falls to #4 with 51,043 sales, down 37% on 2005. The Citroen C4 is up one rank and 6% to #5 at 49,076 units, just above the Peugeot 307 (-23%). The Seat Leon is up 14% to #7 and the Renault Clio is up 16% to #8.
The Toyota Corolla reaches a best-ever 6th place in August and finishes the year at #11 (+3), the Peugeot 207 launches in April, breaks into the Top 10 in September (#7) and ranks 6th in November and December while the BMW 3-Series reaches a best-ever #15 in June and September.
Full Year 2006 Top 50 and every Monthly Top 20 Ranking Tables below.