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Norway May 2013: Volvo V40 up to world-best #2

Volvo V40 Norway May 2013Volvo V40

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After gaining an outstanding 29% last month, Nowegian new car sales are back to reality in May, down 5% year-on-year to 12,012 registrations, which brings the year-to-date total to 59,696 units, up 2% on 2012. The VW Golf is in pole position for the 5th consecutive month and the 10th time in the last 12 months with 512 sales and 4.3% share, reinforcing its 2013 year-to-date leadership at 3,381 units and 5.7%. The best performer this month is the Volvo V40, up 4 spots on April to land in second position with 400 sales and 3.3%. This is the V40’s best ranking anywhere in the world, better than at home in Sweden where its highest spot is #4.

Mitsubishi Outlander Norway May 2013Mitsubishi Outlander

The Toyota Auris rounds up the podium for the 4th time in a row at 397 units, only one sale above the other great performer of the month: the Mitsubishi Outlander, up one spot to #4. The Toyota RAV4 is down 2 ranks to a still very impressive 6th place with 356 sales and 3%. Notice also the Nissan Leaf taking a breather at #8 (-6 on a record April), the Toyota Avensis up 14 to #9 and the Opel Mokka up 7 to a world-best 12th position at 238 units and 2%.

Previous month: Norway April 2013: Nissan Leaf up to second place!

One year ago: Norway May 2012: Ford Focus and BMW X3 solid

Full May 2013 Top 50 models and Top 10 brands Ranking Tables below.

Norway May 2013 – brands:

PosBrandMay%Apr2013%Pos2012
1Toyota1,63513.6%27,36812.3%22
2Volkswagen1,35111.2%18,26313.8%11
3Ford1,0108.4%54,1056.9%44
4Volvo9387.8%34,5077.5%33
5Audi6995.8%43,4125.7%55
6BMW6625.5%92,9665.0%76
7Nissan6455.4%63,2655.5%68
8Mitsubishi6165.1%82,7814.7%9n/a
9Mercedes5924.9%72,8054.7%810
10Mazda3382.8%102,5964.3%10n/a

Norway May 2013 – models:

PosModelMay%Apr2013%Pos2012
1VW Golf5124.3%13,3815.7%11
2Volvo V404003.3%61,5422.6%761
3Toyota Auris3973.3%31,8073.0%311
4Mitsubishi Outlander3963.3%51,6762.8%528
5Toyota Yaris3663.0%101,6962.8%47
6Toyota RAV43563.0%41,1001.8%1522
7Ford Focus3352.8%71,4942.5%82
8Nissan Leaf3302.7%21,6342.7%613
9Toyota Avensis2762.3%231,1071.9%146
10Nissan Qashqai2612.2%131,2582.1%118
11VW Passat2562.1%81,3572.3%93
12Opel Mokka2382.0%189421.6%19 –
13Volvo V702171.8%141,1692.0%125
14VW Tiguan2111.8%91,2722.1%104
15Audi A32111.8%118001.3%2432
16Audi A41971.6%179311.6%2020
17Peugeot 2081941.6%258981.5%2131
18Skoda Octavia1871.6%161,0261.7%1610
19Mercedes A Class1841.5%151,1131.9%1393
20BMW 3 Series1731.4%228441.4%2327
21Ford Kuga1711.4%555320.9%3747
22Mazda CX-51671.4%191,8863.2%224
23Honda CR-V1641.4%241,0141.7%1759
24Volvo XC601591.3%296821.1%2817
25Ford Fiesta1511.3%326511.1%2938
26Ford Mondeo1481.2%216461.1%3012
27Volvo V601441.2%209741.6%189
28BMW 1 Series1401.2%414910.8%3933
29Peugeot 5081371.1%425781.0%3123
30BMW X31361.1%286931.2%2716
31Hyundai i301301.1%384280.7%4225
32Toyota Prius1281.1%278781.5%2214
33Mercedes E Class1251.0%363410.6%5156
34Kia Sportage1211.0%317291.2%2521
35Kia Cee’d1171.0%345250.9%3848
36Mazda61161.0%444310.7%41n/a
37BMW X11161.0%534150.7%4550
38Audi Q51140.9%305500.9%3235
39Subaru Forester1140.9%265440.9%3465
40Hyundai i201090.9%394740.8%4058
41Mitsubishi Space Star950.8%492630.4%63 –
42VW Polo900.7%127061.2%2619
43Hyundai i40900.7%514050.7%4741
44Mitsubishi ASX850.7%435340.9%3618
45Ford S-Max830.7%n/a2600.4%6545
46Suzuki Swift810.7%464030.7%4940
47Subaru XV790.7%405470.9%3315
48BMW 5 Series790.7%484200.7%4334
49Mercedes B Class790.7%583350.6%5326
50Hyundai ix35760.6%524040.7%4842

Source: ofvas.nobrummebil.hpage.com, many thanks to Øystein for the tip!

This Post Has 7 Comments
  1. Nissan Leaf…hmmmmm very strange it’s ugly.
    Top 43 Brands

    TOTALT 12012 59696 2,4
    1. Volkswagen 1351 8263 -1,5
    2. Toyota 1635 7368 -2,5
    3. Volvo 938 4507 -7,4
    4. Ford 1010 4105 -12,8
    5. Audi 699 3412 -7,9
    6. Nissan 645 3265 9,5
    7. BMW 662 2966 -9,7
    8. Mercedes-Benz 592 2805 23,5
    9. Mitsubishi 616 2781 33,4
    10. Mazda 338 2596 199,8
    11. Skoda 464 2442 -7,0
    12. Peugeot 491 2412 -5,4
    13. Kia 409 2079 7,7
    14. Hyundai 468 2021 -18,3
    15. Opel 372 1917 16,7
    16. Subaru 300 1417 9,8
    17. Honda 230 1352 119,8
    18. Citroen 224 1163 -18,4
    19. Suzuki 152 814 -15,4
    20. MINI 97 391 -1,8
    21. Renault 73 298 16,0
    22. Fiat 79 288 8,7
    23. Land Rover 36 245 -35,4
    24. Lexus 34 186 -31,1
    25. Chevrolet 26 159 2 171,4
    26. Porsche 25 152 7,8
    27. Dacia 15 109 5 350,0
    28. Alfa Romeo 10 56 -60,3
    29. Jaguar 7 41 70,8
    30. Jeep 7 36 -67,0
    31. Ssangyong 3 14 -6,7
    32. Smart 1 12 -47,8
    33. Nilsson 1 5 400,0
    34. Mia 0 3 –
    35. Think 0 3 -57,1
    36. Saab 1 2 -66,7
    37. Tesla 0 2 -84,6
    38. Morgan 0 2 -33,3
    39. Aston Martin 0 2 –
    40. Cadillac 0 2 -33,3
    41. Fisker 0 1 –
    42. Bentley 0 1 -50,0
    43. Dodge 1 1 –

  2. You really have to question the mentality of a people which buys the nissan leaf, mazda cx5 and the toyota rav 4 in such droves. Makes you wonder how poor their aesthetic sense must be for everything else in life.

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