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New Caledonia (France) February 2015: Ford Ranger + Fiesta on top

Ford Fiesta New Caledonia February 2015. Picture courtesy of largus.frFord Fiesta

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After dropping by a harsh 28% in January, new car sales in New Caledonia, a French overseas territory located North-East of Australia, stabilise in February: down just 3% to 747 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 1,369 units, down 15% on 2014. Ford remains ultra-dominant with 15.2% share, even placing two models in the Top 2 positions: the Ranger at 8.9% and Fiesta at 5.3%. Peugeot (9.6%) and Toyota (9%) pass Dacia, still very strong at 7.7% above Kia, Renault (both at 6.9%) and Suzuki up 7 spots to #7 and 6.1%. Model-wise, let’s salute the Hyundai ix35 back up 9 spots to #6, the Renault Clio up 26 to #9, Suzuki Swift up 12 to #10 and the Suzuki Grand Vitara making a reappearance in the ranking directly at #11.

Previous month: New Caledonia (France) January 2015: Dacia bypasses Renault, Peugeot and Citroen to #2

One year ago: New Caledonia (France) February 2014: Dacia Duster up to #2

Full February 2015 Top 35 models and Top 30 All-brands below.

New Caledonia (France) February 2015 – brands:

PosBrandFeb-15%Jan2015%PosFY14
1Ford11315.2%121815.9%11
2Peugeot719.6%31239.0%24
3Toyota679.0%9967.0%52
4Dacia577.7%21168.5%37
5Kia516.9%5967.0%46
6Renault516.9%7836.1%73
7Suzuki456.1%14604.4%1010
8Citroen364.9%4846.1%65
9Hyundai324.3%8624.5%98
10Chevrolet273.6%6634.6%811
11Mazda233.1%10463.4%1117
12Isuzu233.1%11453.3%1212
13Nissan182.4%15312.3%149
14Volkswagen182.4%19261.9%1613
15Mitsubishi141.9%13312.3%1318
16Great Wall131.8%16251.8%1715
17Subaru101.3%12272.0%1514
18Mini101.3%28130.9%2026
19Land Rover91.2%17181.3%1822
20Jeep91.2%18181.3%1925
21BMW81.1%26110.8%2320
22Porsche70.9%29100.7%2629
23Mercedes60.8%20120.9%2116
24Opel60.8%21110.8%2219
25Audi60.8%24100.7%2521
26ZhengZhou/DongFeng50.7%22100.7%2423
27Dodge20.3%2750.4%2824
28Honda20.3%3140.3%3032
29Alfa Romeo10.1%10.1%3431
30JMC10.1%10.1%3534

New Caledonia (France) February 2015 – models:

PosModelFeb-15%Jan2015%PosFY14
1Ford Ranger668.9%11339.7%11
2Ford Fiesta395.3%3614.5%36
3Toyota Hilux334.5%5513.7%42
4Dacia Duster314.2%2634.6%23
5Isuzu D-Max223.0%4433.1%55
6Hyundai ix35212.8%15322.3%78
7Peugeot 208182.4%7342.5%69
8Dacia Sandero162.2%10302.2%816
9Renault Clio162.2%35211.5%177
10Suzuki Swift152.0%22221.6%1517
11Suzuki Grand Vitara141.9%141.0%2635
12Kia K2700131.8%9282.0%914
13Mitsubishi Sportero131.8%11272.0%1018
14Nissan Navara121.6%12251.8%134
15Citroen Berlingo121.6%16231.7%1411
16Mazda BT-50121.6%20201.5%1915
17Peugeot 2008121.6%29181.3%2142
18Citroen C4 Cactus111.5%8272.0%1139
19Renault Kangoo111.5%17221.6%1619
20Kia Sportage111.5%19191.4%2010
21Chevrolet Cruze91.2%6261.9%1213
22Peugeot Partner91.2%13211.5%1821
23Kia Rio91.2%23161.2%2345
24Kia Sorento91.2%26151.1%2425
25VW Golf91.2%42130.9%2733
26Toyota RAV491.2%55120.9%33n/a
27Great Wall Voleex C20R81.1%36130.9%2837
28Suzuki SX4 S-Cross81.1%58110.8%34n/a
29Toyota Yaris81.1%65110.8%3522
30Renault Captur70.9%25130.9%2920
31Chevrolet Spark70.9%28130.9%3040
32Toyota Land Cruiser70.9%37120.9%3130
33Kia Picanto70.9%34120.9%3232
34Peugeot 30170.9%54100.7%3638
35Peugeot 10870.9%49100.7%37n/a

Source: Manufacturers, many thanks to Stéphane for sharing the data!

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