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Spain January 2015: Seat Leon #1 with VW Golf in tow

Seat Leon VW Golf Spain January 2015. Picture courtesy auto-motor-und-sport.deThe Seat Leon is the best-selling nameplate in Spain this month, just above the VW Golf.

* See the Top 45 All-brands and Top 279 All-models by clicking on the title *

The Spanish new car market starts the year all guns blazing: up a flamboyant 28% year-on-year in January  to 68,519 registrations, the best January score since 2010. Down to #3 in December, Volkswagen reclaims the brands top spot it held over the Full Year 2014 thanks to 6,631 sales and 9.7% share, more than two percentage points above Seat at 7.6% (+37%). Renault more than doubles its sales year-on-year to land in third place with 7% share ahead of Ford (+76%) and Opel (+24%) while Peugeot marks a pause at -2%. In the Top 20, Nissan (+46%), Dacia (+44%), Mercedes (+59%), Kia (+60%) and Fiat (+55%) all outperform the market, while Porsche (+68%), Lexus (+98%), Mitsubishi (+134%) and Jeep (+155%) also deliver splendid performances further down.

Nissan Qashqai VW Tiguan Spain January 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frDon’t believe the picture: the VW Tiguan outsells the Nissan Qashqai in January.

The Seat Leon confirms in January the pole position it held for the first time annually in 2014, however this month the VW Golf is only 41 units below and the Seat Ibiza 100 sales away… The Renault Mégane at #4 and Dacia Sandero at #5 are strong, with the Toyota Auris lodging an outstanding 7th place and the VW Tiguan up to an all-time high #9 thanks to 1,331 sales and 1.9%, and outselling its main competitor the Nissan Qashqai (#10) in what is only its second time inside the Spanish Top 10 after January 2014 (#10). The Citroen C4 Cactus is back up 30 spots on December to land at a record 20th place – exactly the same ranking as in its home country, France.

Citroen C4 Cactus Renault Captur Spain January 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frWrong again: the Citroen C4 Cactus trails the Renault Captur by just 65 sales this month.

Other great performers inside the Top 50 include the Toyota Yaris up to #14 and Dacia Duster up to #16, with Audi aligning 3 nameplates in the Top 25: the A3 at #17 vs. #24 in 2014, the A1 at #22 vs. #37 and the A4 at #24 vs. #41. The Mercedes C-Class is up 18 spots on December to #28 and the Mercedes GLA brilliantly maintains itself among Spain’s 35 favourite nameplates at #33. Among recent launches, notice the Nissan Pulsar stepping out of the Top 50, down 20 ranks on December to #58, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer taking off at #78 (+25), the Lexus NX300h managing a second consecutive month in the Top 100 and the Smart Forfour up 22 spots to #107.

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Full January 2015 Top 45 All-brands and Top 279 All-models below.

Spain January 2015 – brands:

PosBrandJan-15%/14DecFY14
1Volkswagen6,6319.7%26%31
2Seat5,1807.6%37%22
3Renault4,8127.0%106%44
4Ford4,2806.2%76%16
5Opel4,2506.2%24%83
6Peugeot4,2246.2%-2%55
7Toyota3,9975.8%26%98
8Audi3,8745.7%18%1510
9Citroen3,8605.6%1%77
10Nissan3,4125.0%46%69
11Dacia3,3604.9%44%1011
12BMW3,1744.6%10%1415
13Mercedes2,9864.4%59%1114
14Hyundai2,6103.8%15%1212
15Kia2,3533.4%60%1313
16Fiat2,3413.4%55%1616
17Skoda1,5372.2%13%1717
18Mazda7521.1%29%1818
19Land Rover7421.1%-4%2121
20Mini6701.0%-1%2019
21Mitsubishi6030.9%134%2223
22Volvo4930.7%21%1920
23Lexus4180.6%98%2424
24Honda4140.6%-7%2322
25Smart2510.4%60%2928
26Jeep2190.3%155%2531
27SsangYong2160.3%89%2727
28Suzuki1900.3%-4%2829
29Porsche1860.3%68%3032
30Alfa Romeo1470.2%-5%2625
31Subaru1120.2%17%3133
32Jaguar570.1%-35%3334
33Lancia460.1%-66%3230
34Infiniti410.1%37%3435
35Abarth210.0%40%3637
36Maserati170.0%6%3838
37Tata100.0%-47%3536
38Mahindra70.0%250%3940
39Chevrolet60.0%-99%3726
40Ferrari60.0%0%4039
41Bentley40.0%100%4141
42Lada30.0%-25%4242
43Aston Martin20.0%0%4545
44Lamborghini20.0%100%48
45Pontiac10.0%n/a4953
46Tesla10.0%-80%4343

Spain January 2015 – models:

PosModelJan-15%Dec
1Seat Leon2,2673.3%1
2VW Golf2,2263.2%6
3Seat Ibiza2,1673.2%2
4Renault Mégane1,6872.5%4
5Dacia Sandero1,6512.4%9
6Renault Clio1,5902.3%5
7Toyota Auris1,4462.1%13
8VW Polo1,3992.0%10
9VW Tiguan1,3311.9%16
10Nissan Qashqai1,3221.9%3
11Opel Corsa1,2571.8%18
12Peugeot 3081,1661.7%7
13Peugeot 2081,0831.6%11
14Toyota Yaris1,0281.5%23
15Opel Astra1,0161.5%14
16Dacia Duster9531.4%19
17Audi A39501.4%70
18Renault Captur9351.4%15
19Ford Focus9031.3%8
20Citroen C4 Cactus8701.3%50
21Hyundai ix358651.3%27
22Audi A18381.2%85
23Citroen C4 Picasso8071.2%21
24Audi A47901.2%52
25Nissan Juke7901.2%29
26Fiat 5007821.1%59
27Kia Sportage7631.1%20
28Mercedes C Class7451.1%46
29Ford Fiesta7431.1%17
30Peugeot 20087111.0%12
31Citroen C47071.0%25
32Opel Mokka6941.0%26
33Mercedes GLA6631.0%31
34Toyota RAV46581.0%49
35Fiat Panda6470.9%58
36BMW 1-Series6460.9%54
37Hyundai i306340.9%33
38Fiat 500 L6290.9%71
39Kia Cee’d6120.9%35
40BMW 3-Series5930.9%57
41Citroen C35630.8%24
42Mercedes A Class5510.8%28
43Skoda Fabia5390.8%62
44Range Rover Evoque5290.8%39
45Ford C-Max5250.8%22
46Dacia Logan5190.8%69
47Opel Zafira Tourer4870.7%64
48Peugeot 30084730.7%30
49Ford Ka4660.7%36
50Ford Kuga4570.7%45
51Mitsubishi ASX4520.7%47
52Mini4480.7%42
53Opel Insignia4440.6%34
54Ford Tourneo Courier4380.6%44
55Nissan Micra4250.6%37
56VW Passat4170.6%48
57Toyota Verso4140.6%65
58Nissan Pulsar4130.6%38
59VW Touran3890.6%61
60Kia Carens3820.6%67
61Renault Scénic3820.6%40
62Audi Q53770.6%79
63Skoda Octavia3770.6%68
64Peugeot 50083670.5%53
65Kia Rio3640.5%55
66BMW X13540.5%82
67Seat Altea3460.5%43
68Peugeot 5083350.5%76
69VW Golf Sportsvan3340.5%75
70Audi A63250.5%121
71Hyundai i203200.5%51
72Honda CR-V3100.5%56
73Mercedes CLA3070.4%60
74Mazda CX-53060.4%32
75Ford Mondeo3040.4%41
76Mazda33010.4%80
77Mercedes B Class3010.4%96
78BMW 2-Series Active Tourer3000.4%103
79BMW 5-Series2870.4%116
80Hyundai i402810.4%92
81Skoda Spaceback2800.4%87
82BMW 4-Series2780.4%106
83Nissan Note2700.4%72
84Volvo V402460.4%73
85Audi Q32420.4%83
86Dacia Lodgy2370.3%88
87Hyundai i102330.3%84
88Ford S-Max2220.3%81
89Mini Countryman2220.3%77
90BMW X32180.3%105
91Citroen C4 Aircross1910.3%74
92Seat Toledo1890.3%63
93Hyundai ix201790.3%94
94VW CC1790.3%113
95Nissan X-Trail1720.3%91
96BMW X41700.2%102
97Opel Adam1700.2%122
98Fiat Punto1690.2%78
99Volvo XC601680.2%66
100Lexus NX 300h1640.2%99
101Range Rover Sport1590.2%118
102Toyota Avensis1580.2%112
103SsangYong Korando1550.2%119
104Skoda Yeti1430.2%101
105Citroen DS41350.2%89
106Kia Picanto1350.2%120
107Smart Forfour1330.2%129
108Seat Mii1290.2%95
109Jeep Renegade1270.2%97
110Mercedes E Class1260.2%111
111Audi A51240.2%133
112Alfa Romeo Giulietta1230.2%90
113Lexus CT1230.2%127
114BMW X51180.2%136
115Opel Meriva1180.2%104
116Smart Fortwo1180.2%139
117Ford B-Max1120.2%141
118Ford Ecosport1100.2%145
119Citroen DS31090.2%109
120Mercedes V Class1090.2%98
121Citroen C3 Picasso1080.2%86
122Citroen C51000.1%93
123BMW X6990.1%156
124Mazda6970.1%124
125Audi A7950.1%201
126Citroen C1930.1%135
127Toyota Aygo900.1%188
128Citroen C-Elysée890.1%108
129Toyota Prius880.1%137
130Honda Civic870.1%100
131Citroen DS5860.1%114
132VW Beetle860.1%159
133Audi TT830.1%n/a
134VW Sharan830.1%115
135Seat Alhambra820.1%110
136Renault Laguna810.1%107
137Porsche Macan800.1%181
138Skoda Superb800.1%138
139Lexus IS780.1%150
140Toyota Land Cruiser740.1%148
141Porsche Cayenne710.1%140
142Renault Koleos710.1%167
143Hyundai Santa Fe660.1%134
144Fiat Freemont640.1%143
145Mercedes GLK640.1%151
146Peugeot 108640.1%123
147Mitsubishi Space Star630.1%126
148VW Touareg630.1%157
149BMW 2-Series620.1%176
150VW Scirocco610.1%130
151Mitsubishi Outlander590.1%131
152Suzuki Celerio570.1%195
153Suzuki Jimny570.1%179
154Skoda Rapid560.1%117
155Subaru XV550.1%144
156Opel Zafira540.1%125
157Subaru Forester510.1%152
158Mercedes M Class500.1%154
159Jaguar XF470.1%128
160Skoda Roomster390.1%209
161Kia Soul380.1%175
162SsangYong Rodius380.1%153
163Jeep Cherokee370.1%132
164Suzuki Swift370.1%166
165Fiat Bravo360.1%146
166Mercedes S Class360.1%182
167Renault Twingo350.1%189
168VW Up!350.1%170
169Toyota Prius+340.0%213
170Audi A8330.0%n/a
171Suzuki SX4 S-Cross330.0%155
172Jeep Grand Cherokee310.0%169
173Kia Venga310.0%160
174Infiniti Q50300.0%196
175Mitsubishi Montero290.0%183
176Lexus GS280.0%208
177Volvo S60260.0%164
178Alfa Romeo MiTo240.0%162
179Hyundai Elantra240.0%161
180Jeep Wrangler240.0%174
181Lancia Ypsilon240.0%165
182Lexus RC240.0%n/a
183Mazda5240.0%163
184VW Jetta240.0%147
185Kia Sorento230.0%178
186Skoda Citigo230.0%199
187SsangYong Rexton230.0%177
188Volvo XC70220.0%186
189Abarth 500210.0%185
190Porsche 911210.0%205
191Renault Fluence210.0%172
192Lancia Voyager200.0%158
193Lexus RX200.0%203
194BMW Z4190.0%n/a
195Audi Q7160.0%190
196Land Rover Defender160.0%193
197Volvo V60150.0%149
198Fiat 500 L Living140.0%180
199Land Rover Discovery140.0%202
200Maserati Ghibli140.0%n/a
201Nissan Leaf140.0%142
202Mazda2130.0%171
203BMW 6-Series110.0%n/a
204Range Rover110.0%206
205BMW 7-Series100.0%200
206Peugeot 4008100.0%198
207Peugeot RCZ100.0%n/a
208Volvo XC90100.0%191
209BMW i390.0%173
210Honda Jazz90.0%212
211Mazda CX-990.0%n/a
212Porsche Panamera90.0%194
213Tata Vista90.0%187
214Jaguar XJ80.0%n/a
215Opel Antara80.0%192
216Honda Accord70.0%n/a
217Land Rover Discovery Sport70.0%n/a
218Infiniti QX7060.0%n/a
219Land Rover Freelander60.0%n/a
220Mahindra XUV50060.0%n/a
221Mercedes GL Class60.0%n/a
222Renault Zoe60.0%168
223Toyota GT8660.0%n/a
224Kia Optima50.0%n/a
225Mercedes SLK50.0%n/a
226Subaru Outback50.0%n/a
227Suzuki SX450.0%197
228Volvo S8050.0%211
229Infiniti QX5040.0%n/a
230VW Eos40.0%n/a
231Bentley Continental30.0%n/a
232Hyundai Genesis30.0%n/a
233Hyundai Veloster30.0%n/a
234Maserati Quattroporte30.0%n/a
235Porsche Cayman30.0%215
236Renault Latitude30.0%n/a
237Aston Martin V8 Vantage20.0%n/a
238Chevrolet Captiva20.0%n/a
239Chevrolet Malibu20.0%n/a
240Citroen C820.0%n/a
241Ferrari 45820.0%n/a
242Hyundai i80020.0%n/a
243Jaguar F-Type20.0%n/a
244Lada Niva20.0%n/a
245Lamborghini Huracan20.0%n/a
246Lancia Delta20.0%184
247Mazda MX-520.0%n/a
248Mercedes SL20.0%n/a
249Mercedes Viano20.0%n/a
250Nissan 370Z20.0%n/a
251Nissan Murano20.0%210
252Nissan Pathfinder20.0%207
253Opel Cascada20.0%n/a
254Peugeot 20720.0%n/a
255Peugeot 80720.0%214
256Porsche Boxster20.0%n/a
257Aston Martin V12 Vantage10.0%n/a
258Audi R810.0%n/a
259Bentley Flying Spur10.0%n/a
260Chevrolet Cruze10.0%n/a
261Chevrolet Nuevo Aveo10.0%n/a
262Ferrari 43010.0%n/a
263Ferrari California10.0%n/a
264Ferrari F12 Berlinetta10.0%n/a
265Ferrari FF10.0%n/a
266Infiniti FX10.0%n/a
267Lada Priora10.0%n/a
268Lexus LS10.0%n/a
269Mahindra Goa10.0%n/a
270Mercedes G Class10.0%n/a
271Mercedes SLS10.0%n/a
272Peugeot 206+10.0%n/a
273Renault Espace10.0%n/a
274Subaru Impreza10.0%n/a
275Suzuki Alto10.0%n/a
276Tata Aria10.0%n/a
277Tesla Model S10.0%n/a
278Toyota Highlander10.0%n/a
279Volvo V7010.0%n/a

Source: ANIACAM

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