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In August new car sales in Hong Kong are down 4% year-on-year to 3,801 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 30,729 units, up 11% on 2012. Boosted by its facelift, the Mercedes E-Class is the most popular model in the territory this month at 198 sales and 5.2% share, it ranks #4 year-to-date. The Toyota Hiace is finally dethroned after 4 consecutive months in pole position: pushed down to #2 at 188 units and 4.9% in August but still leader year-to-date with 1,463 sales and 4.8% vs. 1,244 and 4% for the BMW 5 Series, back up to #7 this month.
The Mercedes C-Class rounds up the podium like in July at 123 units and 3.2%, followed by the Nissan Serena and Toyota Noah both at 117 sales and 3.1% and the VW Golf at 113 units and 3%. Notice also the Toyota Crown Taxi up 8 ranks on last month to #9 and the Lexus IS entering the Top 20 at #19 with 58 sales and 1.5% thanks to the new model.
Previous month: Hong Kong (China) July 2013: Toyota Hiace now #1 year-to-date
Full August 2013 Top 170 All-models and Top 39 All-brands Ranking Tables below.