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New car sales in Belgium are down 2% year-on-year in September to 40.895 registrations, yet the year-to-date tally remains in positive at +2.6% to 435.341 units. Brand leader Volkswagen plunges down 11% to 9.1% share, whereas its next three followers are all up: Opel (+5%) is up five spots on last month to #2, and both BMW and Renault are up 3% year-on-year. Mercedes (+5%), Audi (+6%), Skoda and Nissan (both at +11%) also shine in the Top 10. Beyond, notice Porsche up 15%, Land Rover up 16%, Suzuki up 20%, Dacia up 46%, Smart up 50% and Ferrari up 200% but Volvo is down 15%, Toyota is down 16%, Citroen down 19%, Honda down 20%, Jeep and Mini down 21%, Tesla down 23%, DS down 24%, Hyundai down 27%, Mitsubishi down 28% and Ssangyong down 44%. Model-wise, the VW Golf cements its reclaimed domination with deliveries lifting a gigantic 95% year-on-year this month to 2.9% share vs. 2.2% so far in 2017 (+60%). The Renault Clio remains #2 YTD but drops to 5th place in September despite sales up 15%. The Opel Corsa (+9%) jumps to #2 ahead of the BMW X1 (+180%) and Hyundai Tucson (-37%). The Skoda Octavia breaks into the YTD Top 10 at #10.
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Full September 2018 Top 50 brands and Top 10 models below.