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The Italian car market is back into negative at -1.7% year-on-year this month with 169,662 registrations, bringing the half-year figure to 1,017,388 units, down 13%. The Fiat Punto reclaims the lead after 2 months of Panda leadership, it is #1 for the 9th time in the last 12 months and also tops the 1st half ranking with 71,584 sales and 7% share, vs. 65,513 and 6.4% for the Panda.
The Fiat 500 is very stable and rounds up the podium for the 3rd month in a row at 7,449 units and 4.4%, with the Ford Fiesta following. Boosted by the new generation, the Lancia Ypsilon is up 2 spots to #5 with 3.2% share, ahead of the VW Golf.
The Ford Focus is up 3 spots to #11, the Dacia Duster breaks into the Top 20 for the first time in Italy at #19 with 2,114 sales or 1.2% and the Fiat Sedici has a stellar month, up 32 spots on May to #23 at 1,780 units and 1%. For its 2nd month of sales, the Fiat Freemont (aka Dodge Journey) is up to #66 with 620 sales and 0.4%.
Previous month: see the May 2011 Italy post here.
Full June 2011 Top 50 and Station Wagons Top 10 Ranking Tables below.