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Sweden 2009: Volvo V70 and V50 on top, Passat #3

Volvo V70

* See the Top 30 best-selling models by clicking on ‘Read more’ at end of post! *

2009 sees car sales drop 16% in Sweden at 213,408 registrations. Volvo holds the top 2 spots, with the Volvo V70 staying #1 at 20,532 sales and an improved 9.6% share and the Volvo V50 up one spot at #2 with 10,974 sales and 5.1%.

The VW Passat is the best-selling foreign model and climbs onto the podium for the first time in Sweden with 8,588 sales, just above the VW Golf 8,497 units, both at 4% share. The Kia Cee’d gains 11 spots to land at #5 and doubles its market share to 2.8%: it is the best performance ever recorded by a Korean model in Sweden. The BMW 3-Series breaks into the yearly Top 10 for the first time at #7.

Previous year: see the Swedish 2008 Top 30 best-selling models here.

Full 2009 Top 30 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Volvo V50 pic.

Volvo V50

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