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Netherlands September 2016: Opel up 41%, monopolises podium

Opel Corsa Netherlands September 2016The Opel Corsa is the best-selling car in the Netherlands in September above the Astra and Karl. 

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The Dutch new car market remains in negative territory in September at -4% to 33.535 registrations, pulling the year-to-date tally down 5% to 285.355 units. Opel once again ignores the doom-and-gloom and surges up 41% to retain the brands lead by a large margin at 12% share, distancing Volkswagen at 8.9% (-17%). Opel even manages a historical podium in the models ranking with the Corsa in the lead (1.061 sales) followed by the Astra (1.051) and Karl (876). Renault gains even more ground with a 57% gain to third place overall above Peugeot (-32%), Ford (-26%), Kia (+11%) and BMW (+9%). Further down, notice Audi (+30%), Mini (+52%), Tesla (+163%), Dacia (+108%) and Infiniti (+280%) all posting spectacular gains. Model-wise, below the podium 100% Opel, the Renault Clio, VW Golf and Nissan Qashqai follow while the Renault Megane shoots up to #21, the Kia Niro to #39, the Audi Q7 to #50 and the Tesla Model X to #60 with 201 sales. We welcome the Seat Ateca at #74.

Previous month: Netherlands August 2016: First ever country win for Opel Karl

One year ago: Netherlands September 2015: Peugeot 308 reigns supreme

Full September 2016 Top 40 All-brands and Top 260 All-models below.

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