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Spain August 2012: Nissan Qashqai confirms pole position

Nissan Qashqai

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For the first time since last January, the Spanish new car market is up year-on-year, albeit by a shy 3.5% to 48,966 registrations, in anticipation of the VAT increase from 18% to 21% due in September. The year-to-date total now stands at 521,075 units, down 9% on 2011. At 1,584 sales and 3.2% share, the Nissan Qashqai manages to stay in pole position for the 2nd consecutive month, the first time it does so in Spain. It is the 4th time overall that the Qashqai dominates the Spanish models ranking after December 2010January 2012 and July 2012. It is still #2 year-to-date however at 16,423 units and 3.2% behind the Seat Ibiza, down to #5 this month, at 19,008 sales and 3.6%.

Opel Astra

Exceptional performance of the Opel Astra up from #15 in June and #7 in July to second place in August with 1,468 units and 3%, potentially the nameplate’s best score in the country in a decade. The Astra is #10 year-to-date like in 2011. The Seat Leon also has an outstanding month, up 3 spots to round up the podium with 1,438 sales and 2.9%, ahead of the VW Golf stable at #4 with 1,381 units and 2.8%. Other great performers in the Top 10 include the Ford Focus up 5 ranks to #7 and the Toyota Auris up 12 to #9.

Tata Aria

Further down, notice the Hyundai ix35 up 2 spots to #15, the Dacia Sandero up 12 to #16, the Hyundai i30 up 6 to #19, the VW Tiguan up 10 to #20, the Dacia Duster up 24 to #25, the Audi Q3 up 3 to #30, the Opel Zafira Tourer breaking into the monthly Top 50 for the first time, up 28 ranks to #46 and the Dacia Lodgy up 33 to #55.

Seat Toledo

Even further down, the Toyota GT86 is up 23 spots to #167 with 28 units sold, the Peugeot 4008 breaks into the Top 200 for the first time at #180 with 22 sales and the Seat Toledo ranks #200 with 14 units. We welcome two newcomers this month in the Spanish models ranking: the Tata Aria lands at #185 with 20 units and the Fiat 500 L sells its first 6 units in the country.

Previous month: Spain July 2012: Nissan Qashqai leads in worst July in history

One year ago: Spain August 2011: Ford Focus edges past Seat Leon

Full August 2012 Top 200 Ranking Table below.

Spain August 2012:

PosModelAugust%Jul2012%Pos
1Nissan Qashqai1,5843.2%116,4233.2%2
2Opel Astra1,4683.0%710,8892.1%10
3Seat Leon1,4382.9%611,7112.2%8
4VW Golf1,3812.8%413,9962.7%4
5Seat Ibiza1,3402.7%219,0083.6%1
6Renault Megane1,1962.4%315,2312.9%3
7Ford Focus1,0172.1%1210,5052.0%12
8Peugeot 3089972.0%1411,3192.2%9
9Toyota Auris9882.0%217,4421.4%18
10Citroen C49762.0%512,5922.4%7
11Citroen C39531.9%1510,2432.0%14
12VW Polo9521.9%913,7052.6%5
13Citroen C4 Picasso8911.8%169,2841.8%15
14Ford C-Max8501.7%187,5651.5%17
15Hyundai ix358331.7%176,7751.3%20
16Dacia Sandero7761.6%285,9721.1%22
17Opel Corsa7061.4%1013,2092.5%6
18Renault Clio6891.4%88,4851.6%16
19Hyundai i306761.4%255,3871.0%29
20VW Tiguan6081.2%305,2081.0%31
21Ford Fiesta5961.2%2310,2782.0%13
22Renault Scenic5931.2%137,1671.4%19
23Nissan Juke5901.2%315,2571.0%30
24Toyota Yaris5871.2%265,7631.1%26
25Dacia Duster5771.2%494,2270.8%40
26Peugeot 2075551.1%1910,6972.1%11
27Audi A45511.1%245,6731.1%27
28Kia Sportage5251.1%225,2001.0%32
29Mercedes C Class5221.1%365,0091.0%35
30Audi Q35151.1%333,7560.7%45
31VW Passat5081.0%295,4651.0%28
32Chevrolet Cruze5041.0%463,8360.7%44
33Peugeot 2085001.0%114,7170.9%36
34Opel Insignia4761.0%275,8261.1%25
35Audi A34691.0%326,0311.2%21
36Seat Altea4681.0%205,8521.1%24
37BMW 3-Series4640.9%453,6730.7%46
38Ford Kuga4320.9%443,4220.7%49
39Chevrolet Nuevo Aveo4300.9%573,1280.6%51
40Kia Cee’d4270.9%412,9960.6%55
41BMW 1-Series4190.9%505,9141.1%23
42Peugeot 5084180.9%344,4360.9%39
43Skoda Fabia3990.8%355,1761.0%33
44Toyota Verso3780.8%552,8440.5%56
45Peugeot 50083730.8%393,4660.7%48
46Opel Zafira Tourer3690.8%742,0330.4%75
47Mercedes B Class3680.8%433,9590.8%42
48Kia Rio3560.7%592,4910.5%63
49Audi A13470.7%424,5240.9%38
50Toyota Avensis3390.7%582,8230.5%57
51Peugeot 30083350.7%524,6340.9%37
52Toyota Prius3130.6%662,6370.5%60
53Hyundai i203040.6%542,6440.5%59
54Mitsubishi ASX2980.6%672,2700.4%70
55Dacia Lodgy2980.6%888760.2%106
56Range Rover Evoque2820.6%513,0850.6%54
57VW Touran2780.6%534,0690.8%41
58Ford Mondeo2750.6%562,5710.5%62
59Toyota RAV42710.6%802,0530.4%72
60Fiat 5002680.5%385,1701.0%34
61Renault Laguna2530.5%602,3060.4%69
62Opel Zafira2510.5%682,3280.4%67
63Honda Civic2500.5%731,6010.3%84
64Mini2470.5%483,4950.7%47
65Skoda Octavia2440.5%623,2400.6%50
66Audi A52400.5%692,0390.4%74
67Nissan Micra2370.5%962,3600.5%65
68Fiat Punto2270.5%841,6420.3%82
69Mini Countryman2190.4%712,0200.4%76
70Peugeot 206+2160.4%1091,1660.2%96
71Audi Q52110.4%642,6970.5%58
72BMW X12100.4%403,1140.6%53
73Citroen C52070.4%723,1220.6%52
74Citroen C3 Picasso2070.4%771,6240.3%83
75Renault Koleos2060.4%781,7790.3%79
76BMW 5-Series1780.4%751,8310.4%78
77Chevrolet Captiva1700.3%941,5290.3%86
78Hyundai ix201690.3%891,2860.2%90
79Seat Exeo1670.3%612,3380.4%66
80Opel Meriva1670.3%762,5930.5%61
81Alfa Romeo Giulietta1610.3%372,3200.4%68
82VW Beetle1600.3%997980.2%113
83Toyota Aygo1580.3%862,0520.4%73
84Mazda CX-51540.3%1038240.2%112
85Mercedes E Class1500.3%701,6840.3%81
86BMW X31500.3%911,5330.3%85
87Honda CR-V1460.3%901,2640.2%92
88Hyundai i101450.3%1002,3940.5%64
89Opel Antara1420.3%988630.2%107
90Chevrolet Orlando1380.3%971,1930.2%95
91Audi A61280.3%831,7060.3%80
92Hyundai i401250.3%951,1220.2%97
93Citroen DS31250.3%1049720.2%103
94Fiat Freemont1220.2%1078370.2%110
95Skoda Yeti1200.2%851,4470.3%87
96Fiat Panda1160.2%653,9290.8%43
97Ford S-Max1110.2%931,2300.2%93
98Volvo XC601080.2%1141,1980.2%94
99Mazda31070.2%1189170.2%105
100Mercedes GLK1050.2%1066890.1%125
101Lexus CT1030.2%1119810.2%102
102Suzuki Swift1030.2%1267050.1%121
103VW Jetta1010.2%1277000.1%124
104VW CC930.2%1197130.1%120
105Suzuki SX4910.2%1317230.1%119
106Toyota Land Cruiser900.2%1237400.1%116
107Smart Fortwo860.2%821,9630.4%77
108Mercedes M Class860.2%921,0540.2%99
109Honda Jazz860.2%1814330.1%154
110Honda Accord840.2%1016450.1%129
111SsangYong Rodius790.2%1544460.1%150
112VW Up!780.2%878600.2%108
113Suzuki Grand Vitara770.2%1366530.1%128
114VW Scirocco760.2%1228530.2%109
115Toyota Prius+760.2%1251760.0%191
116Seat Mii720.1%471,4160.3%88
117Renault Fluence720.1%1121,0290.2%100
118Ford Fusion700.1%812,2500.4%71
119Skoda Superb680.1%1109220.2%104
120Suzuki Jimny670.1%1464730.1%145
121Porsche Cayenne630.1%1247010.1%123
122Mitsubishi Outlander620.1%1343650.1%163
123Kia Venga620.1%1423950.1%158
124Citroen DS5610.1%1287800.1%115
125Chevrolet Aveo590.1%791,2760.2%91
126SsangYong Korando550.1%1086110.1%132
127Jaguar XF550.1%1385310.1%138
128Subaru XV550.1%1483580.1%166
129Renault Twingo540.1%1216310.1%131
130Fiat Bravo540.1%1414070.1%157
131Mazda6540.1%1505210.1%139
132Ford Ka520.1%1375500.1%137
133Jeep Compass510.1%1405170.1%140
134Kia Sorento490.1%1325560.1%136
135Nissan Note490.1%1496740.1%127
136Dacia Logan470.1%1444410.1%151
137Jeep Wrangler470.1%1583240.1%168
138Renault Modus460.1%1307380.1%117
139Hyundai Elantra460.1%1473690.1%162
140Volvo S40/V40450.1%1025980.1%133
141Citroen DS4440.1%1055960.1%134
142VW Touareg420.1%1165660.1%135
143Lancia Ypsilon410.1%1706340.1%130
144Mercedes Viano400.1%631,0940.2%98
145Chevrolet Spark390.1%1647240.1%118
146Skoda Roomster390.1%1662710.1%176
147Lancia Voyager370.1%1333900.1%160
148Citroen C1370.1%1724940.1%142
149Mercedes A Class370.1%2131,2880.2%89
150Alfa Romeo MiTo360.1%1684400.1%152
151Lancia Delta360.1%1972600.0%177
152Volvo S60350.1%1567880.2%114
153Peugeot 807350.1%1893650.1%164
154Land Rover Freelander340.1%1524900.1%143
155Mazda5340.1%1603010.1%170
156BMW X5330.1%1157040.1%122
157Mitsubishi Montero330.1%1762220.0%188
158Hyundai Santa Fe330.1%1832490.0%180
159Seat Alhambra320.1%1138290.2%111
160Range Rover Sport320.1%1434340.1%153
161Audi Q7310.1%1394890.1%144
162Mazda2300.1%1752720.1%175
163Jeep Grand Cherokee300.1%1782840.1%173
164Tata Vista290.1%1671560.0%198
165Lexus RX280.1%1352890.1%172
166Lexus IS280.1%1801740.0%192
167Toyota GT86280.1%190590.0%n/a
168Mercedes CLS270.1%1732340.0%184
169Peugeot 107270.1%1742830.1%174
170VW Sharan260.1%1176760.1%126
171BMW X6260.1%1204610.1%149
172BMW 6-Series260.1%1771600.0%196
173BMW 7-Series260.1%2052250.0%186
174Land Rover Discovery250.1%1932510.0%179
175Hyundai Veloster240.0%1822480.0%181
176Kia Carens240.0%1911350.0%204
177Volvo XC90230.0%1452900.1%171
178Suzuki Alto230.0%1962480.0%182
179Kia Picanto220.0%1291,0270.2%101
180Peugeot 4008220.0%n/a280.0%n/a
181Audi A7200.0%1533900.1%159
182Nissan Pathfinder200.0%1634110.1%156
183VW Golf Plus200.0%1982340.0%185
184Citroen C4 Aircross200.0%2082470.0%183
185Tata Aria200.0% –200.0%n/a
186Mazda CX-7190.0%1574970.1%141
187Volvo V60180.0%1514240.1%155
188Land Rover Defender180.0%1653750.1%161
189Honda Insight170.0% –790.0%221
190Nissan X-Trail160.0%1614720.1%146
191Mercedes SLK160.0%1862240.0%187
192Fiat Linea160.0%1871440.0%199
193Peugeot RCZ160.0%2141680.0%194
194Renault Latitude160.0%n/a3210.1%169
195Subaru Forester150.0%2011810.0%190
196Fiat Sedici150.0%n/a750.0%223
197Kia Optima140.0%1791850.0%189
198Lexus GS140.0%188690.0%n/a
199VW Eos140.0%1921590.0%197
200Seat Toledo140.0%n/a310.0%n/a

Source: ANIACAM

This Post Has 3 Comments
  1. i dont understand why spanish people buy that stupid car astra and qasqhai instead of buying they very good cars like leon and ibiza…

    ps: waiting for the new leon who will be a great succes for Seat!

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