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Spain May 2012: Renault Megane and VW Polo on top

Renault Megane

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Still no sign of recovery for the Spanish car market: sales are down 8% year-on-year in May to 72,514 registrations, the second worst month of May in the last 20 years after the 71,168 units sold in May 2009. The year-to-date total stands at 333,316 units, down 7% on 2011. Full Year 2012 predictions are now at 750,000 units, half the 2006 figure of 1,634,595… In this morose context the Renault Megane takes the lead of the models ranking in May with 2,916 sales and 4%, potentially helped by its recent refresh. It is only the 2nd time in the last 2 years with September 2011 that the Megane is #1 in Spain. It is now #4 year-to-date vs.#3 in 2011.

VW Polo

The VW Polo improves on an already excellent month of April to reach a record 4% share in 2nd place at 2,889 units. Outstanding month also for the Opel Corsa up 4 spots to #3 and the VW Golf up 7 to #4. Traditional leader of the Spanish market, the Seat Ibiza is down to 5th place this month with just 2.6% share. It is still in pole position year-to-date however with 12,443 sales and 3.7% ahead of the Nissan Qashqai, down to #6  in May.

Seat Mii

Renault has a fabulous month: beyond the Megane, the Clio is up 7 spots on April to #11 and the Scenic is up 12 to #17. Other great performers include the Peugeot 3008 up 25 ranks to break into the Spanish Top 20 for the first time at #19, the VW Touran up 24 to #25 and the Smart Fortwo up 60 to #42. Note the Peugeot 208 down 7 spots to #29.

Seat Toledo

Further down, notice the Opel Zafira Tourer up 24 ranks to #56, the Chevrolet Spark up 100 to #62, the Seat Mii up 88 to break into the Spanish Top 100 for the first time at #66 with 317 sales, the Dacia Lodgy landing directly at #81 with 233 units and the Mazda CX-5 up 43 spots to #88. Lastly, this month we see the first unit of the new generation Seat Toledo registered.

Previous month: Spain April 2012: VW Polo up to #2 in worst market in 25 years

One year ago: Spain May 2011: Seat Ibiza, Opel Corsa and VW Polo strong

Full May 2012 Top 200 Ranking Table below.

Spain May 2012:

1Renault Megane2,9164.0%59,7272.9%43
2VW Polo2,8894.0%29,9743.0%36
3Opel Corsa2,1953.0%78,7862.6%59
4VW Golf1,9832.7%118,6752.6%65
5Seat Ibiza1,9062.6%112,4433.7%11
6Nissan Qashqai1,7842.5%610,1713.1%22
7Seat Leon1,7042.3%106,9782.1%114
8Peugeot 3081,5172.1%87,8212.3%912
9Citroen C31,4762.0%96,4491.9%1318
10Opel Astra1,4412.0%136,6202.0%1210
11Renault Clio1,4322.0%185,0101.5%1614
12Ford Focus1,4262.0%146,3601.9%147
13Citroen C41,4111.9%38,3332.5%713
14Peugeot 2071,3521.9%48,1992.5%88
15Citroen C4 Picasso1,3291.8%155,9001.8%1515
16Ford Fiesta1,2711.8%127,5732.3%1011
17Renault Scenic1,2301.7%294,1961.3%2117
18Ford C-Max1,1791.6%214,8191.4%1724
19Peugeot 30081,1381.6%443,2751.0%3134
20Seat Altea1,1231.5%203,7651.1%2421
21Audi A39641.3%284,2101.3%2022
22Hyundai ix359101.3%174,1601.2%2231
23Toyota Auris8741.2%234,7081.4%1819
24Opel Insignia8291.1%253,7461.1%2520
25VW Touran8241.1%492,6010.8%4248
26Hyundai i307971.1%263,1701.0%3523
27Dacia Sandero7911.1%163,6701.1%2638
28Nissan Juke7641.1%403,1500.9%3632
29Peugeot 2087511.0%221,4480.4%69 –
30Skoda Fabia7241.0%303,5801.1%2928
31Fiat 5006860.9%703,6041.1%2757
32VW Tiguan6850.9%243,2801.0%3054
33VW Passat6670.9%383,6011.1%2816
34Kia Sportage6630.9%323,1881.0%3435
35BMW 1-Series6520.9%364,4471.3%1927
36Audi A46380.9%333,2731.0%3225
37Audi A16360.9%352,6190.8%4146
38Fiat Panda6220.9%192,8030.8%3764
39Toyota Yaris6210.9%273,8561.2%2337
40Dacia Duster5940.8%342,6960.8%3929
41Mercedes C Class5800.8%373,2111.0%3326
42Smart Fortwo5660.8%1021,5040.5%6674
43Opel Meriva5330.7%581,6460.5%6259
44Toyota Aygo5210.7%851,3230.4%7288
45Mercedes B Class5140.7%312,6690.8%4067
46Chevrolet Cruze5100.7%452,4310.7%4351
48Peugeot 5084930.7%392,7440.8%3836
49Citroen C54730.7%462,1510.6%4742
50Ford Kuga4480.6%562,1160.6%4833
51BMW 3-Series4430.6%422,1880.7%4639
52Toyota Prius4300.6%621,7130.5%5861
53Peugeot 50084260.6%412,0520.6%5040
54Audi Q54110.6%521,7840.5%5558
55Skoda Octavia3980.5%482,2730.7%4560
56Opel Zafira Tourer3770.5%801,1480.3%81n/a
57Chevrolet Nuevo Aveo3750.5%511,9000.6%5292
58Audi Q33730.5%432,1150.6%49156
59BMW X13720.5%591,8750.6%5353
60Toyota Avensis3470.5%541,7110.5%5978
61Kia Cee’d3350.5%571,7050.5%6043
62Chevrolet Spark3330.5%1626090.2%103133
63Seat Exeo3230.4%471,5510.5%6530
64Ford Mondeo3210.4%651,5820.5%6455
65Opel Zafira3210.4%761,2330.4%7456
66Seat Mii3170.4%1545920.2%106189
67Mitsubishi ASX2930.4%691,4770.4%6850
68Range Rover Evoque2920.4%502,0240.6%51135
69Toyota Verso2880.4%611,7340.5%5744
70Toyota RAV42840.4%741,3320.4%7166
71Ford Fusion2810.4%671,6390.5%6379
72Hyundai i202750.4%601,6970.5%6152
73Kia Picanto2590.4%1268410.3%88102
74Renault Laguna2570.4%631,3890.4%7049
75Mercedes A Class2560.4%531,2060.4%7687
76Renault Koleos2520.3%641,1500.3%8065
77Alfa Romeo Giulietta2460.3%681,2100.4%7572
78Kia Rio2420.3%661,4960.4%67111
79Mini Countryman2340.3%731,2010.4%7784
80Citroen C82330.3%n/a2950.1%146142
81Dacia Lodgy2330.3% –2360.1%163 –
82Ford S-Max2310.3%1077870.2%9189
83Audi A52250.3%711,2820.4%7371
84Honda Civic2210.3%838500.3%8782
85Skoda Yeti2210.3%907540.2%9595
86Audi A62160.3%781,1680.4%7980
87Peugeot 206+2120.3%957100.2%9669
88Mazda CX-52110.3%1314150.1%124 –
89Renault Fluence2030.3%1146390.2%101106
90Mercedes E Class1920.3%821,0390.3%8275
91BMW 5-Series1860.3%811,1920.4%7868
92Fiat Grande Punto1810.2%759440.3%8647
93Hyundai i401790.2%947060.2%97205
94Nissan Note1780.2%1405240.2%110107
95Hyundai ix201770.2%878150.2%8983
96Volvo XC601720.2%997850.2%9276
97Chevrolet Orlando1690.2%887540.2%9485
98Nissan Micra1670.2%861,7540.5%5662
99Chevrolet Captiva1640.2%721,0020.3%8390
100Hyundai i101450.2%771,8690.6%5481
101Mercedes Viano1450.2%1244960.1%113104
102Citroen C3 Picasso1430.2%799950.3%8463
103Chevrolet Aveo1420.2%918100.2%9045
104BMW X31410.2%849550.3%8573
105VW Up!1380.2%1014790.1%115 –
106Volvo S601330.2%986540.2%99112
107Citroen DS51310.2%925220.2%111n/a
108Fiat Freemont1240.2%1114760.1%117161
109Mercedes M Class1230.2%966460.2%100119
110Porsche Cayenne1230.2%1154410.1%119122
111Honda CR-V1170.2%937790.2%9377
112Opel Antara1140.2%1084240.1%122165
113Lexus CT200h1090.2%896720.2%9899
114Skoda Superb1090.2%1046190.2%10296
115Suzuki Swift1060.1%1354410.1%120114
116VW Scirocco1050.1%1195730.2%10786
118VW Jetta980.1%1294290.1%121105
119Volvo V50940.1%1172920.1%147155
120Toyota Land Cruiser930.1%1185210.2%112101
121Seat Alhambra910.1%1005680.2%10898
122Suzuki SX4910.1%1224770.1%116123
123VW CC870.1%1394070.1%125 –
125Renault Twingo840.1%1324050.1%126141
126Ford Ka740.1%1333870.1%130127
127Kia Sorento740.1%1423780.1%133108
128Renault Modus730.1%1215570.2%109109
129VW Beetle730.1%1663290.1%141n/a
130Suzuki Grand Vitara720.1%1274230.1%123116
131SsangYong Korando710.1%1483500.1%137118
132Jaguar XF710.1%1203490.1%138157
133SsangYong Rodius690.1%1462500.1%159132
134BMW X5680.1%974900.1%114120
135VW Sharan680.1%1233970.1%127128
136Citroen C4 Aircross670.1%1051900.1%169 –
137Jeep Compass640.1%1253330.1%140147
138Audi Q7610.1%1443530.1%136134
139Nissan X-Trail580.1%1363420.1%139158
140Land Rover Freelander560.1%1372710.1%15393
141Honda Accord550.1%1513830.1%13291
142Peugeot 807550.1%1732710.1%154149
143Lancia Y540.1%1164590.1%118151
144Volvo S40540.1%1062890.1%149168
145Range Rover Sport540.1%1502840.1%151153
146VW Touareg530.1%1303590.1%135121
147Alfa Romeo Mi.To530.1%1122890.1%148117
148Volvo V60500.1%1693070.1%144130
149Mercedes GLK490.1%1133880.1%129100
150Fiat Bravo490.1%1572350.1%164126
151Lancia Voyager490.1%1702240.1%165n/a
152Nissan Pathfinder480.1%1342570.1%157136
153Lancia Delta480.1%1891470.0%187163
154Citroen C1460.1%1613900.1%128131
155Dacia Logan450.1%1522840.1%150129
156Subaru XV450.1%1801830.1%176 –
157Mazda CX-7440.1%1553840.1%131103
158Audi A7440.1%1382780.1%152143
159Volvo C30430.1%1822670.1%155140
160Hyundai Elantra430.1%1672220.1%166203
161Jeep Wrangler430.1%1631860.1%172185
162Hyundai Veloster410.1%1871670.1%181216
163Citroen DS3390.1%1106000.2%10494
164Suzuki Jimny380.1%1642500.1%160144
165Ford Galaxy370.1%1603640.1%134190
166Kia Venga370.1%1412430.1%161113
167Renault Latitude370.1%1432430.1%162115
168Volvo XC90370.1%1711850.1%174164
169Citroen C-Crosser360.0%n/a580.0%217192
170Peugeot iOn360.0%n/a460.0%222n/a
171BMW X6350.0%1452950.1%145146
172Lexus RX350.0%1791490.0%185174
174Peugeot 107340.0%1531840.1%175162
175Subaru Forester340.0%1811380.0%188177
176Mitsubishi Outlander330.0%1722120.1%167138
177Jeep Grand Cherokee330.0%1651880.1%170179
178VW Golf Plus320.0%1591730.1%178145
179Volvo XC70320.0%n/a1050.0%194194
180Citroen DS4300.0%1493180.1%143110
182Skoda Roomster280.0%1281670.1%182187
183Audi A8270.0%n/a960.0%200200
184Honda Jazz260.0%1762610.1%156171
185Land Rover Defender260.0%1092560.1%158137
186Renault Espace260.0%1771680.1%180167
187VW Eos260.0%200990.0%198160
188Suzuki Alto250.0%1581880.1%171154
189Mercedes SLK250.0%n/a1480.0%186184
190Mercedes CLS230.0%1751600.0%184148
191Mercedes S Class220.0%n/a780.0%211211
192Mazda MX-5220.0%n/a710.0%213n/a
193Tata Vista220.0%191420.0%223 –
194Mitsubishi Montero210.0%1861350.0%189125
195Lexus IS200.0%n/a940.0%202176
196Hyundai Santa Fe190.0%1831630.0%183193
197Porsche Panamera190.0%1921140.0%192196
198Subaru Outback190.0%188860.0%205210
199Land Rover Discovery180.0%1471850.1%173170
200Toyota iQ180.0%n/a1070.0%193182
201Renault Kangoo180.0%1941010.0%195n/a
202Mercedes R Class180.0%n/a540.0%219209


This Post Has 5 Comments
  1. Interesting how the Seat Altea is still ranking this high, after all the original design is becoming quite old…

  2. I am puzzled. In fact, blow away.

    Citroen DS3 sells just 39 units. That’s (much!) less than the DS5. And also less in comparo to a ( f.i.) Merc GLK, VW CC, Cayenne!!

    Intriguing: C3 prospects flock the Cit dealerships, wander around, are faced by the pale C3 and funky DS3 and out of 1500 buyers 1479 buy the C3!!

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