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Netherlands March 2013: VW Golf and Up! dominate

VW Golf Netherlands March 2013. Picture courtesy of L'ArgusVW Golf

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No light at the end of the tunnel yet for Dutch new car sales, down 31% year-on-year in March to 35,890 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 115,843 units, down 30% on 2012. This month the VW Golf is the most popular model in the country thanks to 1,774 sales and 4.9% share, ahead of the VW Up! at 1,457 units and 4.1% and the Renault Megane, back in great shape and up 30 spots on February to #3 with 1,254 sales and 3.5%. Year-to-date, the VW Up! reigns supreme at 4,836 units and 4.2% ahead of the Golf at 4,511 and 3.9%.

Other great performers this month include the Opel Corsa up 24 ranks on last month to #5, the Volvo V40 solid at #10, BMW 1 Series up 18 to #18, Mitsubishi Space Star robust at #35 for its second month in market, the Opel Mokka up 5 to #54 and the Skoda Rapid up 60 to #81. Finally the Bratislava sisters (VW Up!, Skoda Citigo and Seat Mii) celebrate a win over the Kolin siblings (Peugeot 107, Citroen C1 and Toyota Aygo) at 2,168 sales and 6% share vs. 1,738 and 4.8%.

Previous month: Netherlands February 2013: Kia Picanto #1 for the first time

One year ago: Netherlands March 2012: VW Up! in Top 10

Full March 2013 Top 100 Ranking Table below.

Netherlands March 2013:

1VW Golf1,7744.9%24,5113.9%211
2VW Up!1,4574.1%34,8364.2%14
3Renault Mégane1,2543.5%331,9581.7%151
4Ford Focus1,2273.4%44,0693.5%36
5Opel Corsa1,0943.0%291,8811.6%1612
6Peugeot 2089312.6%83,0512.6%618
7Ford Fiesta9192.6%162,7982.4%88
8BMW 3-Series8632.4%202,6512.3%920
9Citroen C17552.1%112,3872.1%1310
10Volvo V407542.1%102,3972.1%1256
11Kia Picanto7502.1%13,5793.1%47
12Fiat 5007032.0%171,7341.5%1727
13VW Polo6691.9%72,8492.5%72
14Peugeot 1076461.8%63,4513.0%53
15Renault Clio6031.7%52,6402.3%1029
16Toyota Auris5851.6%221,4781.3%2144
17Opel Astra5631.6%281,3231.1%2417
18BMW 1-Series5201.4%361,2241.1%2734
19Fiat Panda4981.4%182,0031.7%1416
20Peugeot 5084741.3%211,5491.3%1913
21Toyota Yaris4311.2%241,5461.3%209
22Kia Rio4261.2%251,6721.4%1819
23Mazda CX-54241.2%498900.8%3862
24Mercedes A-Class4221.2%548820.8%3978
25Audi A44121.1%271,2981.1%2530
26Hyundai i104111.1%91,4451.2%2223
27Nissan Qashqai4021.1%408660.7%4039
28Seat Mii3941.1%351,1231.0%3281
29Opel Meriva3671.0%806290.5%5450
30Toyota Aygo3370.9%231,2241.1%2814
31Kia Cee’d3280.9%441,1341.0%3172
32Skoda Citigo3170.9%371,1381.0%3086
33BMW 5-Series3160.9%611,1781.0%2941
34Audi A33140.9%501,0710.9%3340
35Mitsubishi Space Star3050.8%325890.5%59 –
37Volvo V602710.8%576050.5%5769
38Citroen DS52600.7%456640.6%5198
39Toyota Prius2560.7%439840.8%3542
40Suzuki Alto2540.7%141,3981.2%2328
41Citroen C32490.7%418580.7%4125
42Toyota Prius+2470.7%388580.7%4246
43Audi A62460.7%527550.7%4657
44Suzuki Swift2440.7%319090.8%3635
45Renault Twingo2410.7%122,5882.2%115
46Ford B-Max2390.7%151,2391.1%26n/a
47Peugeot 30082330.6%585060.4%6682
48Ford C-Max2290.6%607090.6%4963
49Skoda Octavia2100.6%636390.6%5231
50Mercedes B-Class1990.6%467200.6%4847
51Hyundai i201920.5%131,0110.9%3445
52Kia Sportage1910.5%647730.7%4436
53Audi A51850.5%666240.5%5548
54Opel Mokka1800.5%594280.4%72n/a
55Seat Leon1790.5%625550.5%63102
56Renault Scenic1750.5%517550.7%4753
57Mercedes C-Class1740.5%395850.5%6064
58Hyundai i301720.5%556370.5%5349
59Ford Ka1710.5%735200.4%6422
60Opel Insignia1660.5%913370.3%8238
61Dacia Sandero1650.5%564040.3%76123
62Honda Civic1540.4%n/a1970.2%n/a124
63VW Passat1530.4%833560.3%8015
64Opel Zafira1510.4%824020.3%7770
65Volvo V701490.4%475590.5%6251
66Opel Ampera1440.4%764620.4%6958
67Fiat Punto1420.4%346910.6%5033
68Skoda Fabia1360.4%267670.7%4526
69Nissan Micra1320.4%863190.3%8391
70Seat Ibiza1310.4%704790.4%6821
71Audi A11300.4%718990.8%3760
72Lexus CT1270.4%814100.4%7443
73Mini Countryman1270.4%943140.3%8495
74Kia Venga1260.4%675110.4%6583
75VW Jetta1160.3%1122300.2%99104
76Hyundai ix201110.3%306030.5%5852
77Nissan Juke1110.3%852810.2%8885
78Dacia Lodgy1100.3%534810.4%67n/a
79VW Touran1090.3%694080.4%7561
80Mercedes E-Class1080.3%484200.4%73100
81Skoda Rapid1070.3%1411760.2%n/an/a
82Hyundai ix351060.3%684280.4%7154
83Citroen C4 Picasso1050.3%843030.3%8589
84Citroen DS31040.3%425670.5%6137
85Audi Q51030.3%973000.3%86112
86Suzuki Splash990.3%723810.3%7967
87Alfa Romeo MiTo990.3%1142240.2%n/a74
88Volvo XC60970.3%773900.3%7887
89Toyota Verso-S930.3%952420.2%9675
90Peugeot 308900.3%932540.2%9376
91BMW X1900.3%1082350.2%97113
93VW Tiguan840.2%794350.4%7073
94Mitsubishi Outlander820.2%982740.2%90105
95BMW X3810.2%1023540.3%81101
96Honda CR-V790.2%882690.2%91n/a
97Range Rover Evoque780.2%1032500.2%94110
98Opel Adam780.2%652260.2%100 –
99Citroen C4750.2%742480.2%95103
100Opel Agila750.2%992260.2%10124
101Fiat 500L750.2%1112010.2%n/an/a



This Post Has 6 Comments
  1. @Phil
    Thats because the ds5 hybrid and the taxrules with economical cars. If a car doesnt have this in the netherlands, the chance on a succes is minus

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