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Italy December 2010: Mini in Top 10, Punto #1 for 17th year

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* Now updated with the Top 100 best-selling models and the Top 20 by Region! See ‘Read more’ at end of post, many thanks to Florian for the tip *

December car sales are down 22% in Italy at 131,202 units, bringing the 2010 total to 1,960,218, down 9% on 2009. The Fiat Punto is the best selling car in Italy for the 17th year in a row (the 1st gen Punto launched in Nov 93) with sales down 15% at 155,301 (7.9%).

The Top 6 is unchanged this year. The Fiat Panda is #2 for the 9th year in a row, down 19% at 7% share, it was #1 three times this year. The Ford Fiesta is #2, down 8% at 5%, it lodged its best ever monthly volume in Italy in March at 19,546 units and 7.6% (#2). The Fiat 500 is #4 (-15% at 3.5%), ahead of the VW Golf (-8% at 2.6%) and Opel Corsa (-2% at 2.6%). The VW Polo is up 69% and 12 spots in 7th and the Renault Clio is up 34% and 5 spots in 10th.

In December, the Mini breaks into the Top 10 for the first time since its reintroduction in 2001: it is 10th with 2,440 sales, the new Ford C-Max is #17 and the Fiat Doblo reaches its best at #21.

Previous year: Italy 2009: Fiat Punto, Panda and Ford Fiesta all stronger

Next year: Italy 2011: An Alfa Romeo in the Top 10 for the first time since 1990!

Full Year Top 100, December Top 50 and every 2010 Monthly Top 30 Ranking Tables below.

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