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Switzerland June 2015: Seat Alhambra and BMW 2 Series shoot up

Seat Alhambra Switzerland June 2015The Seat Alhambra is up to #8 in Switzerland this month.

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New car sales in Switzerland are up a booming 18% year-on-year in June to 33.119 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 161.798 units, up 8% on 2014. The Top 4 most popular brands all improve at least as much as the market: Volkswagen is up 23% to 13.1% share, BMW up 18% to 7.3%, Audi up 26% to 7.2% and Mercedes up 23% to 6.5%. Reversely, Skoda is up just 4% to 6.1% and down two spots on May to #5. Further down, Seat is up 58% to #9, Citroen up 22% to #10, Peugeot up 31% to #11, Toyota up 38% to #12, Nissan up 75% to #13, Volvo up 43%, Kia up 50%, Land Rover up 53% and Smart up 118%. The VW Golf remains the most popular nameplate in the country thanks to 1.510 sales and 4.6% share above the Skoda Octavia at 1.147 and 3.5% with the VW Polo, Seat Leon (both at 2.1%) and Audi A3 (1.8%) also very solid.

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Switzerland June 2015. Picture courtesy of largus.frBMW 2 Series Active Tourer

The VW Passat enjoys a second consecutive month at #6, the Seat Alhambra shoots up 47 spots on May to #8, the BMW 2 Series gains 10 ranks to break into the Swiss Top 10 for the first time and become the brand’s best-seller in Switzerland thanks to the success of the Active Tourer MPV variant. Notice also the Opel Mokka back up 51 spots to #16, the Audi Q3 very robust at #17, the Audi A1 up 12 ranks to #23, the Fiat 500X breaking into the Top 50 for the first time, the Mazda CX-3 jumping 137 spots to #79, the Volvo XC90 up 177 to #93 and the Renault Kadjar up 122 to #93.

Previous month: Switzerland May 2015: Volkswagen Group monopolises Top 8

One year ago: Switzerland June 2014: Mercedes GLA in Top 20 again

Full June 2015 Top 37 brands and Top 343 All-models below.

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