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Greece May 2014: Nissan Qashqai misses #1 spot for 14 units

Nissan Qashqai Greece May 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frNissan Qashqai

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How good does it feel to finally deliver good news about the Greek new car market month after month? Very good indeed. New registrations are up a spectacular 42% year-on-year in May to 7,459 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 29,505 sales, up 19% on 2014. This month the Opel Corsa reclaims the top spot in the models sales charts thanks to 361 sales and 4.8% share but remains #2 year-to-date (just) below the Toyota Yaris at 1,676 units vs. 1,685. The heat is on! And we have a third contender to the pole position in May: boosted by the new generation, the Nissan Qashqai is up a stellar 26 spots on April to land in 2nd place only 14 units off the #1 spot at 347 sales and 4.7%. Add to this the Nissan Micra very robust at #4 and 4.4% share and Nissan takes the lead of the brands ranking this month with 11.5% share ahead of Toyota at 10% and Volkswagen at 8.8%. Notice also the Suzuki Alto up 11 ranks to #5, the Audi A3 up 20 to #7 and the Seat Mii up 35 to #11.

Previous month: Greece April 2014: Toyota Aygo up to 5th place

One year ago: Greece May 2013: Lancia Ypsilon and Audi A3 impress

Full May 2014 Top 100 models and Top 35 brands Ranking Tables below.

Greece May 2014 – brands:

PosBrandMay-14%Apr2014%PosFY13
1Nissan86111.5%62,8399.6%26
2Toyota74310.0%13,37111.4%11
3Volkswagen6588.8%22,8009.5%32
4Opel5517.4%32,6839.1%43
5Suzuki4986.7%41,6565.6%510
6Skoda4015.4%81,5565.3%98
7Fiat3694.9%51,5725.3%85
8Ford3624.9%71,6485.6%69
9Audi3424.6%121,1343.8%1112
10Seat3324.5%168262.8%1511
11Citroen3014.0%91,5835.4%77
12Hyundai2974.0%171,3274.5%104
13Peugeot2923.9%155701.9%1716
14BMW2603.5%109793.3%1214
15Renault2493.3%139103.1%1417
16Mercedes2042.7%119393.2%1313
17Volvo1381.9%146712.3%1615
18Kia1071.4%194071.4%1818
19Mini911.2%223171.1%2022
20Chevrolet901.2%183571.2%1921
21Honda711.0%242690.9%2223
22Lancia700.9%212821.0%2119
23Dacia620.8%202190.7%2426
24Alfa Romeo600.8%232650.9%2320
25Mitsubishi170.2%251260.4%2525
26Smart120.2%26800.3%2624
27Mazda40.1% –240.1%2827
28Subaru30.0%27410.1%2731
29Chrysler30.0%29130.0%3033
30Land Rover30.0%30110.0%3132
31Porsche30.0%3250.0%3334
32Lexus20.0%28150.1%2929
33Abarth10.0%3170.0%3230
34Mobitecno10.0% –20.0%3540
35Bentley10.0% –10.0%3842

Greece May 2014 – models:

PosModelMay-14%Apr2014%PosFY13
1Opel Corsa3614.8%11,6765.7%22
2Nissan Qashqai3474.7%285852.0%1513
3Toyota Yaris3464.6%21,6855.7%11
4Nissan Micra3294.4%121,2674.3%38
5Suzuki Alto2733.7%165852.0%1434
6Ford Fiesta2603.5%41,0993.7%56
7Audi A32213.0%275021.7%2020
8Hyundai i202202.9%269713.3%64
9Fiat Panda2012.7%136432.2%129
10Peugeot 2081992.7%203771.3%2629
11Seat Mii1992.7%463231.1%2945
12Renault Clio1982.7%146592.2%1018
13VW Golf1782.4%117722.6%85
14Toyota Aygo1672.2%55091.7%1917
15VW Up!1662.2%84661.6%2224
16VW Polo1602.1%31,1493.9%43
17Citroen C31592.1%107722.6%77
18BMW 1-Series1482.0%94711.6%2126
19Skoda Octavia1271.7%215892.0%1330
20Toyota Corolla1171.6%223491.2%2898
21Suzuki Swift1161.6%155491.9%1612
22Nissan Note1141.5%186652.3%991
23Skoda Citigo1101.5%342520.9%3741
24Volvo V401061.4%174641.6%2323
25Skoda Rapid1011.4%194501.5%2432
26Opel Astra931.2%304371.5%2510
27Seat Ibiza851.1%322841.0%3214
28Toyota Auris811.1%66482.2%1111
29Fiat 500771.0%75301.8%1725
30Ford Focus700.9%353631.2%2731
31Lancia Ypsilon680.9%252760.9%3528
32Citroen C4650.9%415131.7%1821
33Hyundai i30650.9%602570.9%3616
34Mini Countryman650.9%421950.7%3846
35Opel Mokka580.8%312821.0%3369
36Audi Q3560.8%292941.0%3053
37Dacia Duster540.7%361480.5%5156
38Kia Picanto520.7%521370.5%5559
39Suzuki SX4480.6%242891.0%3166
40Alfa Romeo Giulietta480.6%381850.6%4337
41VW Passat440.6%741540.5%4843
42Seat Leon410.5%371870.6%4233
43Mercedes A-Class400.5%232800.9%3422
44Mercedes C-Class390.5%n/a1090.4%5858
45Kia Rio380.5%441880.6%4135
46BMW X1380.5%511470.5%5247
47Peugeot 107380.5%54830.3%6650
48Suzuki Splash360.5%331480.5%5060
49Chevrolet Matiz360.5%67520.2%86n/a
50BMW 3-Series350.5%471900.6%3942
51Fiat Punto330.4%571880.6%4019
52Mercedes CLA330.4%401700.6%4668
53Renault Captur320.4%391820.6%44109
54Audi A1320.4%431780.6%4540
55VW Caddy320.4%n/a410.1%98113
56Nissan NV200300.4%n/a780.3%7196
57Honda Civic290.4%591420.5%5344
58Honda CR-V290.4%n/a580.2%83n/a
59Peugeot 308270.4%68510.2%87100
60Mercedes B-Class260.3%501380.5%5452
61Skoda Fabia260.3%691190.4%5615
62Suzuki Jimny250.3%61780.3%7092
63Mini230.3%551000.3%5949
64Chevrolet Aveo230.3%48930.3%6274
65Citroen C1230.3%n/a740.3%7351
66VW Kombi230.3%73380.1%n/an/a
67Nissan Juke220.3%581640.6%4739
68Skoda Roomster220.3%n/a890.3%6471
69Ford Ka200.3%62810.3%6779
70VW Tiguan190.3%56930.3%6167
71Volvo XC60190.3%n/a480.2%9085
72Fiat 500L170.2%76870.3%6573
73Mercedes GLA170.2%78560.2%84 –
74Fiat Doblo170.2%82430.1%9382
75VW Jetta170.2%n/a320.1%n/a101
76Chevrolet Spark160.2%451510.5%4936
77Kia Cee’d160.2%71720.2%7472
78Nissan Primastar160.2%n/a580.2%82n/a
79Renault Megane160.2%86450.2%9262
80Toyota RAV4150.2%66750.3%72102
81Citroen DS3140.2%72680.2%7863
82Audi A4140.2%n/a480.2%8980
83Honda Jazz130.2%n/a690.2%7765
84Citroen C-Elysée130.2%77550.2%8587
85BMW 4-Series130.2%n/a400.1%100n/a
86Peugeot 2008130.2%n/a240.1%n/a –
87Hyundai i10120.2%80970.3%6027
88Smart Fortwo120.2%70800.3%6838
89Alfa Romeo Mi.To120.2%87800.3%6955
90Opel Vivaro120.2%49670.2%79106
91Toyota iQ120.2%n/a480.2%8881
92Mercedes E-Class120.2%81410.1%9795
93Mercedes Vito, Viano120.2%88230.1%n/a90
94Audi Q5110.1%n/a470.2%9193
95Fiat Scudo110.1%83300.1%n/an/a
96Chevrolet Cruze90.1%n/a310.1%n/a112
97Volvo S6080.1%631160.4%5748
98Dacia Sandero80.1%53710.2%75n/a
99Opel Adam80.1%84650.2%8070
100Mitsubishi Space Star80.1%79400.1%99n/a

Source: SEAA

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  1. Raise in sales is quite iconic. Almost 60% of total market in May was fleet sales, mostly rent a car companies, due to the summer season. January-May period fleet sales goes for 50.6% of car market in Greece.

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