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French Light Commercial Vehicle sales buck the general market trend in December, up 2% to 39,232 units and bringing the final 2011 total to 429,258 registrations, up 3% on 2010. No surprises on top, the Renault Kangoo is the best-selling LCV in France for the 14th year in a row, behaving exactly like the market at +3% to 37,795 sales and 8.8% share. #2 like in 2010 and #1 in December at 10% share, the Renault Clio is down 1% to 30,146 units and 7%.
Up 2 spots and 13% to climb on the podium, the Renault Master is in excellent shape this year with 23,981 sales and 5.6%, making the podium 100% Renault, just above the Citroen Berlingo at 23,888 units (+6%) and the Fiat Ducato with 23,704 sales (+9%). The Ducato’s 5th place doesn’t reflect its amazing performance in April/May when it threatened the Kangoo for the first place with over 8% of the market…
The Peugeot Partner, up 11% at #6 and Renault Trafic up 5% to #7 have a good year, as well as the Citroen C3 up 16% to #9. We welcome the arrival of the Ford Transit in the Top 10 at #10 with 12,694 sales and 3% share. Further down the ranking, notice the Land Rover Defender still robust at #49, the VW Amarok at #55 and the Porsche Cayenne at #95…
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Full Year 2011 Top 100 and December 2011 Top 75 Ranking Tables below.