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Finland August 2014: Skoda Octavia master on board

Skoda Octavia Finland August 2014. Picture courtesy of automobile-magazine.frSkoda Octavia

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The Finnish new car market is down 2% year-on-year in August to 7,468 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 73,996 units, up 3% on 2013. After a couple of very strong months from Volkswagen, Toyota reclaims the brands ranking top spot in August thanks to 884 sales and 11.8% vs. 866 and 11.6%, however this is far from enough to even threaten VW year-to-date at 8,534 units and 11.5% vs. 9,316 and 12.6%. Skoda is solid in third position and 9.5% share, Kia is up to #5 and 6.3% vs. #8 year-to-date, Opel is back up to #8 and 5.6%, a full percentage point above its ytd level, Hyundai does the same at #12 while Dacia sells more than Renault for the 2nd month in a row.

VW Golf Sportsvan Finland August 2014. Picture courtesy of automibile-magazine.frThe VW Golf Sportsvan is up to a world-best #11 in Finland this month!

Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia is master on board this month in Finland: the only model to sell over 300 and 400 units at 416 and 5.5% share, cementing its year-to-date lead at 4,324 sales and 5.8%, up 56% on the same period in 2013. The Toyota Auris is up 4 spots on July but down 32% in 2nd place, the Kia Rio is up 5 ranks to #6, the BMW 3 Series up 9 to #10 and we welcome the VW Golf Sportsvan in the Finnish Top 20 for the very first time at an amazing 11th position with 123 sales and 1.6% share, its best monthly ranking in the world so far!

Previous month: Finland July 2014: Skoda Octavia back to #1, Volvo V60 shines

One year ago: Finland July 2013: Skoda Octavia confirms pole position

Full August 2014 Top 30 models and brands Ranking Tables below.

Finland August 2014 – brands:

PosBrandAug-14%Jul2014%PosFY13
1Toyota88411.8%28,53411.5%22
2Volkswagen86611.6%19,31612.6%11
3Skoda7069.5%36,9859.4%33
4Ford4986.7%45,2077.0%54
5Kia4726.3%74,1955.7%86
6Nissan4355.8%64,4846.1%77
7Volvo4245.7%55,3017.2%45
8Opel4205.6%93,4134.6%1111
9Audi3975.3%84,6296.3%68
10Mercedes3684.9%103,5664.8%99
11BMW3674.9%113,5274.8%1010
12Hyundai2162.9%171,4361.9%1512
13Honda2002.7%122,2203.0%1213
14Citroen1692.3%181,5832.1%1415
15Peugeot1622.2%131,7182.3%1314
16Mitsubishi1562.1%191,0371.4%1821
17Mazda1401.9%141,2721.7%1616
18Seat1391.9%161,2381.7%1717
19Dacia1191.6%159791.3%2023
20Renault1171.6%209921.3%1919
21Subaru580.8%217421.0%2120
22Suzuki450.6%224710.6%2224
23Land Rover220.3%261660.2%2427
24Mini200.3%241350.2%2525
25Porsche180.2%23970.1%2830
26Lexus160.2%251270.2%2626
27Fiat120.2%27980.1%2722
28Tesla80.1%29580.1%30n/a
29Chevrolet50.1%282980.4%2318
30Jeep00.0% –730.1%29n/a

Finland August 2014 – models:

PosModelAug-14%/13Jul2014%/13PosFY13
1Skoda Octavia4145.5%6%14,3245.8%56%12
2Toyota Auris2763.7%-32%62,3553.2%10%44
3VW Golf2723.6%-3%24,0915.5%24%21
4Nissan Qashqai2603.5%-14%33,0954.2%4%33
5Toyota Yaris2593.5%28%51,9642.7%-2%56
6Kia Rio1922.6%-3%111,5002.0%9%1114
7VW Passat1552.1%28%41,6192.2%-11%88
8Ford Fiesta1472.0%-18%91,5012.0%-3%1010
9Toyota Avensis1361.8%-9%151,7972.4%-24%65
10BMW 3 Series1361.8%-6%191,3991.9%-16%129
11VW Golf Sportsvan1231.6%newn/an/an/an/an/a –
12Volvo V401201.6%12%131,1781.6%-14%1512
13Ford Focus1181.6%-28%81,6562.2%-12%77
14Audi A31181.6%-22%121,5612.1%55%916
15Honda Civic1171.6%n/a231,0321.4%58%19n/a
16VW Polo1141.5%4%71,0231.4%7%2023
17Opel Astra1141.5%18%189401.3%-12%2318
18Mercedes C Class1121.5%n/a169881.3%82%21n/a
19Audi A41071.4%-16%221,2051.6%-13%1313
20Kia Cee’d1031.4%-47%201,1931.6%-20%1411
21Volvo V60971.3%76%101,1461.5%38%1622
22Opel Mokka941.3%n/a218751.2%29%29n/a
23Opel Insignia891.2%n/a149041.2%110%24n/a
24Volvo V70851.1%9%261,0721.4%2%1717
25Ford Mondeo821.1%-23%248791.2%6%2720
26Skoda Rapid791.1%n/a278791.2%34%28n/a
27BMW 5 Series771.0%1%291,0421.4%42%1824
28Volvo XC60771.0%33%179651.3%40%2225
29Toyota Corolla761.0%n/a288811.2%131%26n/a
30Mercedes E Class761.0%-51%308091.1%-16%3021

Source: www.autoalantiedotuskeskus.fi

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