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Belgium May 2018: VW Tiguan and Renault Scenic up

The VW Tiguan is up 94% in Belgium in May.

* See the Top 55 All-brands and Top 10 models by clicking on the title *

New car sales in Belgium gain 7.1% year-on-year in May to 54.999 units, lifting the YTD volume up 3.2% to 275.158. The two best-selling carmakers in the country both frankly outpace the market: Volkswagen soars 23% to 10.8% share while Renault is up 19% to 10.2%. Peugeot (+3%) rounds up the podium as it does YTD, ahead of Mercedes (+2%), BMW (-18%), Opel (-5%) and Audi (-1%). Dacia (+5%) surges 5 spots on March to #8, Fiat soars 36% to #11, with Jeep (+293%), Alfa Romeo (+66%), Seat (+66%), Mitsubishi (+47%), Jaguar (+45%), Subaru (+33%), Mazda (+29%), Smart (+21%) and Nissan (+18%) also impressive. Alpine returns at #38 with 7 sales for the month.

The Top 10 models for May are now available thanks to our partnership with JATO Dynamics. The VW Golf (+23%) and Renault Clio (+16%) hold onto the top two spots with very solid year-on-year gains while the VW Tiguan surges 94% to land on the third step of the podium vs. #7 both in April and YTD. The Renault Scenic for its part returns inside the YTD Top 10 at #9 thanks to a splendid 4th place in May.

Previous month: Belgium April 2018: Renault Captur soars up to #2

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

Full May 2018 Top 55 All-brands and Top 10 models below.

Belgium May 2018 – brands:

PosBrandMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1Volkswagen5,94810.8%23%127,0229.8%10%12
2Renault5,59810.2%19%224,8329.0%6%21
3Peugeot4,2357.7%3%321,9278.0%6%34
4Mercedes3,7736.9%2%516,7126.1%-2%66
5BMW3,6826.7%-18%419,0266.9%-12%43
6Opel3,2535.9%-5%617,2606.3%-9%55
7Audi3,0715.6%-1%714,7785.4%-5%77
8Dacia2,5354.6%5%139,8493.6%20%1212
9Ford2,3354.2%10%812,8294.7%5%89
10Citroen2,0923.8%-15%911,7924.3%-13%98
11Fiat1,8933.4%36%158,6843.2%9%1616
12Hyundai1,8803.4%13%1210,7573.9%9%1011
13Skoda1,6863.1%-12%119,2423.4%-6%1410
14Volvo1,6573.0%8%149,2683.4%5%1314
15Nissan1,4792.7%18%1010,1383.7%10%1113
16Toyota1,4132.6%3%168,9713.3%5%1515
17Kia1,2892.3%13%187,5432.7%13%1717
18Seat1,1712.1%66%175,1541.9%41%1820
19Mini7881.4%15%203,9231.4%14%2019
20Mazda7601.4%29%194,5731.7%37%1918
21Suzuki6491.2%1%223,6451.3%7%2121
22Land Rover6141.1%0%213,0051.1%10%2222
23Jeep6091.1%293%252,2330.8%107%2327
24Jaguar5130.9%45%231,9820.7%18%2425
25Porsche3850.7%7%241,6490.6%9%2623
26Alfa Romeo3440.6%66%261,5430.6%29%2726
27Honda2620.5%-7%271,7260.6%-7%2524
28DS2040.4%3%287680.3%-19%3129
29Mitsubishi2010.4%47%311,0520.4%3%2828
30Lexus1800.3%-7%308030.3%4%3031
31Smart1690.3%21%298390.3%20%2930
32SsangYong920.2%-31%325320.2%-29%3232
33Tesla880.2%-29%354050.1%-25%3333
34Subaru400.1%33%332770.1%3%3434
35Maserati340.1%10%341310.0%-17%3536
36Infiniti270.0%-49%36790.0%-66%3635
37Aston Martin90.0%50%39270.0%-4%3841
38Alpine70.0%new –70.0%new46 –
39Ferrari50.0%-55%37420.0%-29%3737
40Bentley40.0%-43%42130.0%-68%4139
41Cadillac40.0%n/a4590.0%200%4550
42Chevrolet30.0%-50%47170.0%-11%4040
43Lamborghini30.0%50%4970.0%-36%4743
44Lotus20.0%n/a38210.0%40%3942
45Morgan20.0%n/a41130.0%160%4245
46B-Style & Flex-I-Trans20.0%n/a –40.0%n/a5256
47Caterham20.0%n/a5040.0%100%5351
48MPM Motors20.0%new4640.0%#DIV/0!54 –
49McLaren10.0%0%40100.0%43%4346
50Rolls-Royce10.0%-50%4370.0%-42%4844
51Allied Vehicles10.0%n/a4460.0%n/a4953
52API10.0%n/a –40.0%0%5147
53Tripod10.0%-50% –10.0%-67%5554
54Alpina00.0%n/a4890.0%50%4449
55AMF00.0%#DIV/0! –40.0%-43%5048

Belgium May 2018 – models:

PosModelMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1VW Golf1,5212.8%23%16,9252.5%25%11
2Renault Clio1,2532.3%16%36,1212.2%6%22
3VW Tiguan1,1682.1%94%74,3051.6%46%7n/a
4Renault Scénic9201.7%n/an/a4,0691.5%78%9n/a
5Hyundai Tucson9181.7%5%54,9251.8%-6%33
6VW Polo8021.5%-7%64,4921.6%-1%57
7Renault Captur7371.3%13%24,3181.6%13%66
8Peugeot 20086891.3%-19%84,0441.5%-11%108
9Nissan Qashqai6431.2%49%44,5701.7%22%4n/a
10Peugeot 2085751.0%-12%94,0891.5%3%810

Sources: Febiac, JATO Dynamics

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