Greece March 2018: Fiat Panda up to #2, 11 superminis in Top 12
The Fiat Panda is up 104% year-on-year to 2nd place in Greece.
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The Greek new car market soars 17% year-on-year to 11.053 registrations, leading to a Q1 volume up a vey solid 26.9% to 26.776 units. Toyota almost doubles the market growth with a 31% gain to 10.6% share, reclaiming the brands leadership off Nissan (-9%) down one spot on last month to #2. Toyota remains by far the #1 carmaker YTD at 11.6% share also vs. juts 9.2% for Nissan. Fiat surges 54% year-on-year and three spots on February to land on the third step of the podium ahead of Volkswagen (+18%), Peugeot (+25%) and Suzuki (+26%) all beating the market also. Further down, notice Mitsubishi (+275%), Smart (+86%), Seat (+69%), Hyundai (+62%), Dacia (+56%), Skoda (+53%), Kia (+39%) and Ford (+33%) all posting robust gains. Among smaller brands, Lexus (+1000%), Jaguar (+800%) and Porsche (+500%) shine.
Model-wise, the Toyota Yaris (+24%) returns to the pole position it has held for the past five years, while the Fiat Panda surges 104% year-on-year and four spots on February to land at #2, ahead of the Nissan Micra (-28%), VW Polo (+35%), Peugeot 208 (+77%), Opel Corsa (-13%) and Hyundai i20 (+17%) in a Top 7 exclusively composed of superminis. The Nissan Qashqai (+7%) is the best-selling SUV in Greece at #8 with the Citroen C3 (+5%), Renault Clio (-16%), Suzuki Celerio (+106%) and Ford Fiesta (+109%) making it 11 superminis in the Top 12. The VW T-Roc tops all recent launches (<12 months) again but drops 12 spots on February to #41, followed by the Skoda Karoq at #44 (+52) and the Citroen C3 Aircross at #50 (-2).
Previous month: Greece February 2018: Nissan Micra up 4-fold to #1 in market up 31.7%
One year ago: Greece March 2017: Nissan and Micra on top
Full March 2018 Top 35 All-brands and Top 190 All-models below.