March 2020 update: Now with Top 50 All-brands.
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The Spanish car market is hit full frontal by the GFC, down 28% and over 450,000 units in 2008 at 1,161,154 registrations. The fight for the top spot is extremely tight this year, and is won by the Ford Focus, best-selling model in Spain for the 3rd year in a row at 46,005 sales and 4% share.
That’s only 195 units above the new genenration Seat Ibiza at 45,810 units and 3.9%. Not far behind in 3rd place comes the Peugeot 207 with 44,098 sales and 3.8% share.
For its first full year of sales, the Peugeot 308 is up to a shiny 4th place with 34,172 sales and 2.9%, ahead of the Seat Leon, stable at a best-ever #5 with 2.8% market share. The VW Golf reaches its best-ever year-end position in Spain at #6, ahead of the Renault Megane. Notice two Audis in the Top 20: the Audi A4 at #16 and the Audi A3 at #17.
Full Year 2008 Top 50 All-brands and Top 100 models vs. Full Year 2007 figures below.