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Hungary 3 months 2012: Opel Astra takes the lead

Opel Astra

* See the Top 30 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Zsolti *

Very healthy start of the year for the Hungarian car market, up 22% to 13,964 registrations over the first 3 months of 2012. #2 over the Full Year 2011, the Opel Astra takes the lead of the models ranking over the period with 831 sales and 6%, ahead of 2011’s best-seller the Skoda Octavia at 800 units and 5.7%. Like in 2011 the Ford Focus rounds up the podium with 522 sales and 3.7%.

Fiat 500

All the following 7 models rank way ahead of their 2011 level: the Renault Fluence is up 4 spots to #4, the Ford Fiesta up 6 to #5, the Skoda Fabia up 12 to #6, the Dacia Duster up 3 to #7, the Nissan Qashqai up 11 to #8, the Fiat 500 up a massive 43 ranks to #9 and the Ford Mondeo up 4 to #10. Notice also the Nissan Juke up 26 spots to a brilliant 15th place.

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Full 3 months 2012 Top 30 Ranking Table below.

Hungary 3 months 2012:

PosModel3m 2012%2011%Pos
1Opel Astra8316.0%2,7596.1%2
2Skoda Octavia8005.7%3,0796.8%1
3Ford Focus5223.7%2,5415.6%3
4Renault Fluence4913.5%9502.1%8
5Ford Fiesta4733.4%8211.8%11
6Skoda Fabia4673.3%6201.4%18
7Dacia Duster4273.1%8942.0%10
8Nissan Qashqai3902.8%5921.3%19
9Fiat 5003202.3%1810.4%52
10Ford Mondeo2862.0%7231.6%14
11Renault Mégane2832.0%1,0062.2%6
12VW Passat2752.0%1,1302.5%5
13Opel Insignia2711.9%8031.8%12
14VW Golf2441.7%1,2082.7%4
15Nissan Juke2401.7%2650.6%41
16Opel Corsa2221.6%1,0002.2%7
17VW Jetta2111.5%7271.6%13
18Suzuki Swift2091.5%6651.5%15
19Kia Cee’d1901.4%5731.3%20
20VW Polo1811.3%9322.1%9
21Hyundai i301681.2%5531.2%21
22Toyota Yaris1671.2%6391.4%17
23Renault Clio1641.2%4761.1%23
24Suzuki SX41571.1%4861.1%22
25Renault Scenic1361.0%n/an/an/a
26Kia Sportage1230.9%2950.7%37
27Skoda Superb1180.8%6561.5%16
28Ford C-Max1170.8%3540.8%30
29BMW 5 Series/GT1140.8%3390.8%35
30Chevrolet Cruze1130.8%2660.6%40

Source:, many thanks to Zsolti for sharing the data!

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