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Belgium April 2018: Renault Captur soars up to #2

Only the VW Golf outsells the Renault Captur in Belgium in April.

* See the Top 50 All-brands and Top 10 models by clicking on the title *

The Belgian new car market is up 6.8% year-on-year in April to 54.602 registrations, lifting the year-to-date tally up 2% to 220.159 units. Volkswagen (+8%) beats the market to remains the most popular carmaker in the country at 10.6% share, one full percentage point above its YTD level. It distances Renault (+2%), Peugeot (+7%) and BMW (-21%) in a Top 4 unchanged on both March and YTD. Mercedes (-5%) overtakes Opel (+15%) to rank 5th with Nissan (+50%) and Ford (+24%) posting the largest gains in the Top 10 just as Audi (-15%) and Citroen (-13%) struggle. Further down, Seat (+132%), Jaguar (+72%), Jeep (+60%), Smart (+52%), Mazda (+41%), Porsche (+35%), Kia (+29%), DS (+28%), Lexus (+28%), Mitsubishi (+26%), Hyundai (+24%) and Land Rover (+20%) all impress.

The Top 10 models for April are now available thanks to our partnership with JATO Dynamics. The VW Golf (+9%) cements its recently reclaimed YTD leadership but the hero of the month is the Renault Captur (+2%) up six spots on March to #2 overall, outselling the Renault Clio (+5%) down one rank to #3. The Nissan Qashqai gains 60% to #4 but remains below the Hyundai Tucson YTD. The VW Tiguan jumps to #7 and earns a YTD Top 10 ranking.

Previous month: Belgium March 2018: Alfa Romeo, Mazda and Dacia shine

Previous year: Belgium Full Year 2017: VW Golf leads, BMW X1 up to 5th place

Full April 2018 Top 50 All-brands and Top 10 models below.

Belgium April 2018 – brands:

PosBrandApr-18%/17Mar2018%/17PosFY17
1Volkswagen5,79710.6%8%121,0749.6%6%12
2Renault5,54410.2%2%219,2348.7%2%21
3Peugeot4,2237.7%7%317,6928.0%6%34
4BMW3,5086.4%-21%415,3447.0%-11%43
5Mercedes3,3076.1%-5%612,9395.9%-3%66
6Opel3,2375.9%15%514,0076.4%-9%55
7Audi2,7495.0%-15%711,7075.3%-5%77
8Ford2,5534.7%24%810,4944.8%4%89
9Citroen2,2334.1%-13%99,7004.4%-13%98
10Nissan2,1944.0%50%118,6593.9%8%1113
11Skoda2,0053.7%-1%137,5563.4%-5%1410
12Hyundai1,9813.6%24%108,8774.0%8%1011
13Dacia1,7893.3%15%127,3143.3%26%1512
14Volvo1,7643.2%1%157,6113.5%4%1214
15Fiat1,6623.0%7%166,7913.1%4%1616
16Toyota1,6613.0%13%147,5583.4%5%1315
17Seat1,4642.7%132%183,9831.8%35%1820
18Kia1,3662.5%29%176,2542.8%13%1717
19Mazda8111.5%41%193,8131.7%39%1918
20Mini8021.5%5%203,1351.4%14%2019
21Land Rover6151.1%20%222,3911.1%13%2222
22Suzuki5751.1%-12%212,9961.4%8%2121
23Jaguar5291.0%72%261,4690.7%11%2425
24Porsche3650.7%35%271,2640.6%9%2623
25Jeep3340.6%60%241,6240.7%76%2327
26Alfa Romeo3170.6%19%251,1990.5%21%2726
27Honda2760.5%-13%231,4640.7%-6%2524
28DS2210.4%28%315640.3%-25%3129
29Smart1690.3%52%306700.3%20%2930
30Lexus1580.3%28%326230.3%7%3031
31Mitsubishi1560.3%26%288510.4%-4%2828
32SsangYong790.1%-34%334400.2%-28%3232
33Subaru450.1%-6%342370.1%-1%3434
34Maserati260.0%-7%35970.0%-23%3536
35Tesla230.0%-57%293170.1%-23%3333
36Infiniti210.0%5%38520.0%-71%3635
37Ferrari100.0%-9%36370.0%-23%3737
38Lotus70.0%n/a40190.0%111%3842
39Aston Martin60.0%100%39180.0%-18%3941
40McLaren40.0%100%4590.0%50%4446
41Morgan20.0%n/a41110.0%175%4145
42Bentley20.0%-75%4490.0%-73%4339
43Rolls-Royce20.0%100% –60.0%-40%4544
44Allied Vehicles20.0%n/a4650.0%n/a4653
45Cadillac20.0%n/a –50.0%150%4750
46MPM Motors20.0%new –20.0%new53 –
47Chevrolet10.0%-67%37140.0%8%4040
48Alpina10.0%n/a –90.0%50%4249
49Lamborghini10.0%-75%4340.0%-56%4943
50Caterham10.0%0% –20.0%0%5251

Belgium April 2018 – models:

PosModelApr-18%/17Mar2018%/17PosFY17
1VW Golf1,4932.7%9%15,4042.5%25%11
2Renault Captur1,1752.2%2%83,5811.6%13%66
3Renault Clio1,1192.0%5%24,8682.2%4%22
4Nissan Qashqai9581.8%60%33,9271.8%18%4n/a
5Hyundai Tucson9441.7%1%44,0071.8%-8%33
6VW Polo8501.6%-19%53,6901.7%1%57
7VW Tiguan8401.5%n/an/a3,1371.4%34%10n/a
8Peugeot 20087711.4%-2%63,3551.5%-9%88
9Peugeot 2087621.4%8%73,5141.6%6%710
10Opel Corsa6751.2%-3%103,2241.5%-32%94

Sources: Febiac, JATO Dynamics

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