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Denmark September 2017: VW Up back on top, Kolin triplets at 15.3% share

The VW Up is #1 in Denmark for the first time in 1.5 years. 

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The Danish new car market is suddenly taking an alarming turn: after six consecutive record years, September marks the fourth year-on-year decline in the past six months and by far the largest at -22.2% to 14.371 registrations, the lowest score for the month since 2013. The year-to-date total remains in positive territory but by the skin of its teeth at +0.1% to 168.675 units vs. 168.468 a year ago. Volkswagen loses slightly less ground than the market at -19% to maintain itself at 13.1% share, distancing Toyota up a splendid 25% to 10.9% share vs. 8.1% year-to-date, Peugeot down 29% to 9.8%, Opel up 3% to 7.6% and Citroen up 38% to 7.6% also. The large majority of the remaining carmaker suffer double-digit loss, with exceptions including Jeep (+8%), DS (+17%), Fiat (+79%) and Alfa Romeo (+650%).

The Peugeot 108 is up 131% to #2. 

In the models ranking, the VW Up (+18%) returns to pole position for the first time since March 2016, ahead of the Peugeot 108 (+131%), Toyota Aygo (+45%) and Citroen C1 (+155%), the Kolin triplets (from the Czech Republic city in which they are manufactured) adding up to a gargantuan 15.3% market share. Leader year-to-date, the Peugeot 208 dives 44% to 5th place. Notice also the Skoda Citigo up 63% to #6, the VW Golf up 45% to #7, the Hyundai i10 up 24% to #9, Seat Mii up 32% to #15, Opel Insignia up 329% to #19 and Fiat 500 up 64% to #24. The Opel Crossland X (#25) tops recent launches ahead of the Suzuki Ignis (#33), Audi Q2 (#64), Toyota C-HR (#69) and Fiat Tipo (#74).

Previous month: Denmark August 2017: Toyota up 20% in market down 12.1%

One year ago: Denmark September 2016: Volkswagen and Peugeot outpace market up 4%

Full September 2017 Top 40 All-brands and Top 200 All-models below.

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