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Norway May 2018: VW Golf back above Nissan Leaf in market down 8%

The VW Golf and Nissan Leaf add up to 14% of the Norwegian market so far in 2018. Picture motor.no

* See the Top 40 All-brands and Top 235 All-models by clicking on the title *

The Norwegian new car market drops a stiff 8% year-on-year in May to 13.046 registrations, sending the year-to-date volume down 4.5% to 60.900 units. Volkswagen (-13%), Toyota (-14%) and BMW (-13%) top the brands ranking this month but all drop even faster than the market. Volvo limits its fall to -4% but drops one spot to #4 while Nissan, also down one rank on April to #5, surges 43% to 6.3%, however well below its YTD level of 8.9% (+69%). Peugeot (+24%) also shines inside the Top 10 whereas Skoda (-38%), Mercedes (-26%) and Audi (-21%) are all hit full frontal. Further down, Jeep (+1200%), Dacia (+167%), Tesla (+130%), Alfa Romeo (+129%), DS (+100%), Kia (+40%), Renault (+34%) and Lexus (+25%) all go against the grain, posting spectacular gains.

Model-wise, the VW Golf (-19%) manages to end two months of spectacular domination by the Nissan Leaf (+137%) despite dropping painfully itself to 7% share, 68% of which is the e-Golf electric variant. The Leaf is related to #2 and 4.9% but remains in the YTD pole position at 7.6% (+155%) vs. 6.5% (-4%). The Toyota Yaris (+15%) is up four spots on April to #3 with 458 of its 459 May sales being hybrid, knocking the BMW i3 (-1%) down to #4. The Mercedes GLC soars 54% to brilliantly break into the Top 5 for the 2nd time after July 2017, this month 77% of sales are the PHEV variant. Notice also the Tesla Model X (+209%), BMW X5 (+85%), Tesla Model X (+79%), Renault Zoe (+55%) and Volvo XC60 (+51%) posting large gains.

Previous month: Norway April 2018: Nissan Leaf triumphs once again

One year ago: Norway May 2017: Opel Ampera-e up to #15

Full May 2018 Top 40 All-brands and Top 235 All-models below.

Norway May 2018 – brands:

PosBrandMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1Volkswagen1,92914.8%-13%17,90713.0%-14%11
2Toyota1,63912.6%-14%26,34910.4%-18%22
3BMW9867.6%-13%55,2248.6%-11%43
4Volvo8456.5%-4%35,1488.5%6%54
5Nissan8246.3%43%45,4378.9%69%310
6Mercedes8156.2%-26%73,0345.0%-33%75
7Skoda6965.3%-38%63,1145.1%-16%66
8Audi6074.7%-21%102,2203.6%-27%118
9Peugeot5564.3%24%112,4244.0%11%1011
10Ford5394.1%-5%92,6104.3%-10%99
11Tesla5194.0%130%82,9344.8%94%87
12Kia4363.3%40%121,9663.2%12%1213
13Mitsubishi4063.1%0%171,6692.7%-9%1312
14Mazda3943.0%0%131,6452.7%-11%1414
15Opel3442.6%-20%161,3442.2%1%1715
16Hyundai2932.2%8%151,6092.6%4%1516
17Renault2632.0%34%141,4452.4%0%1617
18Suzuki2371.8%-27%201,0971.8%-26%1818
19Citroen1501.1%-44%198251.4%-17%1920
20Subaru1100.8%-42%187071.2%3%2019
21Lexus750.6%25%223220.5%-12%2322
22Honda700.5%-42%234260.7%-26%2121
23Mini570.4%-10%213760.6%38%2223
24Porsche490.4%-25%242690.4%0%2424
25Seat330.3%new33790.1%new2936
26Alfa Romeo320.2%129%28970.2%59%2827
27Land Rover310.2%-11%291480.2%0%2525
28Jaguar290.2%-6%261190.2%7%2726
29Dacia240.2%167%251360.2%202%2630
30Smart160.1%n/a27770.1%2467%3029
31DS140.1%100%31290.0%7%3231
32Jeep130.1%1200%32370.1%517%3132
33Fiat40.0%-75%30270.0%-56%3328
34Ssangyong20.0%0%36200.0%54%3433
35Maserati20.0%-33%3490.0%-36%3535
36Chevrolet20.0%n/a3570.0%250%3640
37Aston Martin10.0%0% –30.0%-50%3737
38Nilsson10.0%-50% –20.0%-78%3934
39Alpina10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a44 –
40Bygg Bil10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a45 –
41LEVC10.0%n/a –10.0%n/a46 –
42Lamborghini00.0%n/a –20.0%n/a38 –
43Ferrari00.0%-100%3710.0%-80%4038
44Iveco00.0%n/a3810.0%n/a4144
45McLaren00.0%n/a –10.0%n/a4242
46Cadillac00.0%n/a –10.0%n/a43 –

Norway May 2018 – models:

PosModelMay-18%/17Apr2018%/17PosFY17
1VW Golf9117.0%-19%23,9346.5%-4%21
2Nissan Leaf6444.9%137%14,6397.6%155%112
3Toyota Yaris4593.5%15%71,6862.8%9%47
4BMW i34073.1%-1%32,4504.0%4%32
5Mercedes GLC4063.1%54%61,3652.2%6%1114
6Mitsubishi Outlander3652.8%3%181,3932.3%-11%96
7Toyota RAV43632.8%-16%81,5162.5%-26%73
8Toyota C-HR3392.6%-14%91,2672.1%-27%1210
9VW Passat3302.5%-35%101,2112.0%-46%145
10Toyota Auris3192.4%-32%131,1761.9%-24%1613
11Skoda Octavia2952.3%-37%121,2222.0%-23%139
12Tesla Model S2722.1%209%111,3862.3%127%108
13Audi A32562.0%4%246421.1%-32%2520
14Tesla Model X2471.9%79%51,5482.5%72%64
15Volvo XC602431.9%51%41,4012.3%135%816
16Hyundai Ioniq2181.7%22%161,0851.8%24%1719
17Mazda CX-52061.6%16%228211.3%17%1826
18Volvo V902041.6%-35%141,6172.7%10%511
19VW Tiguan1981.5%8%236631.1%-40%2317
20BMW X51741.3%85%474570.8%-20%3835
21Renault Zoe1671.3%55%151,1851.9%16%1515
22Peugeot 30081661.3%-10%217531.2%-13%1921
23Kia Niro1651.3%25%207471.2%-7%2028
24VW T-Roc1581.2%new177341.2%new21194
25Ford Focus1571.2%157%275070.8%-10%3141
26Peugeot 50081431.1%14200%287311.2%4773%2279
27BMW 5 Series1371.1%-3%444970.8%34%3436
28Peugeot 20081361.0%24%493750.6%-23%4749
29Toyota Prius1220.9%-16%524850.8%-27%3633
30Volvo V601170.9%14%325290.9%-27%2934
31VW Polo1130.9%-37%395070.8%-23%3246
32Skoda Fabia1120.9%-23%413550.6%-14%4953
33Audi A41080.8%-33%374540.7%-25%3932
34Skoda Kodiaq1070.8%-54%366381.0%27%2624
35Nissan Qashqai1070.8%-48%434980.8%-51%3322
36Mercedes C Class1060.8%-50%504390.7%-39%4127
37Ford Mondeo1040.8%-26%404010.7%-34%4537
38Kia Soul1020.8%252%295280.9%131%3054
39Opel Ampera-e1020.8%-56%512760.5%13%5945
40Ford Fiesta980.8%92%256201.0%94%2744
41Mazda CX-3980.8%-4%334260.7%-17%4243
42Volvo XC90950.7%14%266131.0%-34%2823
43Skoda Superb930.7%-48%304520.7%-48%4025
44Mercedes E Class920.7%-58%463750.6%-43%4631
45Audi Q7910.7%21%384090.7%-13%4340
46Suzuki SX4/S-Cross850.7%15%573340.5%-32%5248
47BMW 3 Series800.6%-10%592700.4%-43%6052
48VW Transporter800.6%186%352200.4%49%6683
49Volvo V40790.6%-59%424730.8%-47%3729
50Volvo XC40790.6%new193600.6%new48 –
51Suzuki Swift790.6%-48%653520.6%22%5051
52Ford Kuga740.6%-48%454050.7%-28%4438
53Renault Captur650.5%242%931240.2%22%94106
54Skoda Karoq610.5%new313400.6%new51179
55VW Up!600.5%-35%672920.5%-37%5542
56BMW X3550.4%139%662160.4%16%6791
57Kia Optima540.4%260%602910.5%220%5662
58Opel Grandland X530.4%new721760.3%new72168
59Opel Insignia520.4%2500%562890.5%970%5766
60BMW X1510.4%-58%484960.8%-34%3539
61Mercedes A Class510.4%34%882210.4%16%6569
64BMW 2 Series490.4%-75%546521.1%-22%2418
65Citroen C3480.4%-63%702770.5%-15%5859
66Subaru XV470.4%-36%532940.5%6%5447
67Kia Rio440.3%-17%110940.2%-49%10387
68Lexus NX420.3%40%831620.3%-2%7576
69Ford S-Max390.3%-47%553040.5%-13%5356
70Suzuki Vitara390.3%-41%632440.4%-42%6155
62Audi Q2390.3%-13%691680.3%-28%7360
63Opel Crossland X380.3%new791480.2%new79135
71Citroen C-Zero380.3%138%104610.1%42%126166
72Peugeot 308370.3%-21%811810.3%-45%6264
73VW Touran370.3%-53%731620.3%-54%7658
74Mazda3360.3%-18%681570.3%-36%7874
75Suzuki Ignis340.3%0%751670.3%-39%7463
76Audi Q5340.3%-61%921240.2%-30%9370
77Opel Astra320.2%-62%822030.3%-61%6850
78Audi A6320.2%-42%951150.2%-47%9686
79Mini Countryman310.2%0%712330.4%233%6467
80Hyundai i20300.2%-21%741870.3%-18%7081
81Peugeot iOn300.2%114%961090.2%16%97122
82Subaru Outback290.2%-52%581790.3%-13%7172
83Mazda2290.2%81%119850.1%-9%109107
84Mercedes Sprinter280.2%115%98870.1%26%108111
85Subaru Forester270.2%-46%341950.3%13%6965
86Volvo S90270.2%69%771440.2%-30%8084
87Opel Mokka270.2%-64%1001390.2%-64%8457
88Ford EcoSport260.2%44%781420.2%63%82113
89Honda HR-V260.2%-26%1021330.2%-25%8789
90Mercedes GLA260.2%-13%901320.2%-7%8878
91Peugeot 208250.2%-63%841580.3%-28%7777
92Skoda Rapid250.2%-66%126750.1%-56%11494
93Opel Vivaro250.2%56%133570.1%24%130150
94Dacia Duster240.2%167%851360.2%202%85136
95Nissan NV200240.2%-4%207610.1%-44%127109
96Mercedes CLA230.2%-44%891350.2%-46%8661
97Kia Stonic230.2%new114910.1%new106157
98Citroen C3 Aircoss220.2%new621430.2%new81172
99Porsche Panamera220.2%450%1071300.2%217%89100
100Nissan X-Trail220.2%-21%941270.2%-1%9295
101Mercedes GLE220.2%100%121650.1%-48%12099
102Alfa Romeo Stelvio220.2%214%130640.1%167%121142
103Toyota Proace210.2%2000%991030.2%1960%99128
104Mini210.2%-13%871010.2%-42%10193
105Kia Sportage200.2%-50%112810.1%-64%11073
106Citroen C4 Picasso180.1%-53%611790.3%-37%6368
107Audi A5180.1%-22%120630.1%-37%122110
108Nissan Micra180.1%-22%142620.1%88%125129
109Citroen C4 Cactus170.1%-67%801050.2%-51%9882
110VW Caddy170.1%13%91970.2%11%102108
111Hyundai Kona170.1%new136890.1%new107191
112Mercedes B Class170.1%-92%103700.1%-92%11830
113Mazda MX-5170.1%55%134390.1%-15%143137
114Audi Q3160.1%-47%761290.2%-10%9090
115Honda Jazz160.1%-30%164910.1%8%105120
116BMW X2160.1%new108760.1%new113 –
117Porsche 911160.1%23%122480.1%37%135156
118Honda CR-V150.1%-35%1061280.2%-30%9188
119Mercedes Vito150.1%-72%115770.1%-58%11285
120Ford Edge150.1%-25%117740.1%-44%11598
121VW Sharan150.1%150%151390.1%22%145145
122Hyundai i30140.1%100%1051420.2%-10%8397
123Jaguar E-Pace140.1%new181470.1%new136 –
124Kia Picanto140.1%-48%145470.1%-43%137104
125Honda Civic130.1%-67%129740.1%-42%11692
126Lexus RX130.1%0%132630.1%-39%124102
127Opel Corsa130.1%-13%144520.1%-45%132118
128Mitsubishi ASX130.1%-63%127480.1%-61%13496
129Toyota Avensis120.1%-76%123660.1%-66%11971
130Smart Fortwo120.1%n/a118590.1%1867%128141
131DS 7 Crossback120.1%new140250.0%new161275
132Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross110.1%new971020.2%new100 –
133Hyundai Tucson110.1%-66%116710.1%-62%11780
134Range Rover Sport110.1%175%171260.0%30%158193
135Audi A1100.1%-74%64930.2%-14%104101
136Renault Mégane100.1%25%113530.1%47%131134
137Peugeot Partner100.1%233%131260.0%271%157206
138Mercedes S Class100.1%150%155230.0%15%164167
139Seat Ateca100.1%new193230.0%new165222
140Mitsubishi i-MiEV90.1%13%86800.1%-19%111103
141Seat Ibiza90.1%new211230.0%new166 –
142Mazda680.1%-82%1011170.2%-53%9575
143Lexus CT80.1%-33%109630.1%9%123121
144Mitsubishi Space Star80.1%-27%124460.1%-21%138123
145Mercedes AMG GT80.1%300%177140.0%367%182219
146Peugeot Traveller70.1%-13%146400.1%208%142164
147Renault Clio70.1%-73%157260.0%-78%159119
148Alfa Romeo Giulia70.1%40%158250.0%-19%160147
149Jaguar XE70.1%-13%125250.0%-17%162162
150Seat Arona70.1%new210240.0%new163 –
151Ford Tourneo70.1%75%219130.0%-24%185174
152Jeep Renegade70.1%n/a179120.0%300%188229
153Seat Leon70.1%new –90.0%new200 –
154Kia Cee’d60.0%-45%137580.1%-43%129114
155Ford C-Max60.0%-74%143480.1%-56%133105
156Porsche Macan60.0%-76%138390.1%-48%144124
157Jaguar F-Pace60.0%-71%149310.1%-52%153115
158Renault Talisman60.0%-45%195150.0%-55%180143
159Lexus IS60.0%20%216130.0%-43%186158
160Mercedes CLS60.0%n/a203100.0%400%194256
161Range Rover Evoque50.0%25%165430.1%13%139131
162Mini Clubman50.0%-38%111420.1%45%140153
163Range Rover Velar50.0%new180420.1%new141148
164Renault Kadjar50.0%-72%167330.1%-65%149112
165Citroen Berlingo50.0%-62%152270.0%-44%154152
166Nissan Pulsar50.0%-55%176260.0%-41%155140
167VW Arteon50.0%400%139210.0%2000%169139
168Subaru Levorg50.0%0%182180.0%-33%177149
169BMW i850.0%n/a22560.0%20%214215
170Range Rover50.0%67%23060.0%-71%220196
171Ford Ka+40.0%-64%128340.1%-48%148130
172BMW 4 Series40.0%-80%148320.1%-60%151125
173Land Rover Discovery Sport40.0%-71%191220.0%-29%168154
174Smart ForFour40.0%n/a159180.0%n/a176184
175Kia Stinger40.0%new174120.0%new189223
176Hyundai i1030.0%-79%175350.1%-59%147127
177BMW 1 Series30.0%-88%156320.1%-70%150117
178Skoda Citigo30.0%-57%147320.1%-18%152146
179Jeep Compass30.0%new209200.0%new171203
180Porsche 71830.0%-67%161140.0%-33%183178
181Ford Mustang30.0%200%163110.0%57%190209
182Alfa Romeo Giulietta30.0%50%19880.0%33%201181
183BMW 6 Series30.0%n/a22080.0%n/a203239
184VW Amarok30.0%200% –50.0%-17%225210
185Lexus RC30.0%n/a –40.0%-60%229207
186Mercedes SLC30.0%50%22940.0%-20%230227
187Porsche Cayenne20.0%-86%166380.1%-61%146126
188Ford Tourneo Connect20.0%-80%168200.0%-9%170175
189Subaru Impreza20.0%n/a170200.0%400%172173
190Nissan Juke20.0%-75%154160.0%-72%178133
191BMW X420.0%-80%172150.0%-77%179132
192Kia Carens20.0%-50%212100.0%-62%192171
193Ssangyong XLV20.0%0%214100.0%100%196205
194Audi A720.0%100%21780.0%-50%202195
195Chevrolet Bolt20.0%new20070.0%new209 –
196Ford Transit20.0%n/a –70.0%133%210232
197Kia Sorento20.0%n/a –70.0%40%211225
198Nissan NV30020.0%n/a18770.0%n/a212282
199Fiat Tipo20.0%100%20260.0%-78%216182
200Lexus LC20.0%n/a18860.0%n/a218233
201Renault Scenic/Grand Scenic20.0%-33%22150.0%-80%224161
202VW Multivan20.0%100%19050.0%-38%226199
203DS 320.0%100%22240.0%-50%227198
204Jeep Cherokee20.0%100%22340.0%100%228236
205Opel Zafira20.0%-71% –40.0%-76%231160
206Ford Transit Custom20.0%100% –20.0%-50%238226
207Peugeot 10810.0%-83%150260.0%-54%156144
208Citroen SpaceTourer10.0%0%208220.0%1000%167214
209Peugeot 50810.0%-83%169190.0%-71%174138
210Toyota Mirai10.0%n/a135190.0%533%175213
211Toyota Aygo10.0%-83%192150.0%-46%181159
212Toyota Land Cruiser10.0%n/a141140.0%1300%184240
213Fiat 50010.0%-88%160120.0%-45%187163
214Volvo S6010.0%-91%194110.0%-76%191151
215Lexus LS10.0%n/a183100.0%n/a193 –
216Mercedes GLE Coupe10.0%-80%173100.0%-57%195176
217Jaguar XF10.0%0%18490.0%-10%198201
218Land Rover Discovery10.0%-90%21390.0%-76%199169
219Audi A810.0%0%19960.0%50%213238
220Fiat 500X10.0%0%20150.0%25%221235
221Maserati Levante10.0%-50%18950.0%-62%222197
222Mercedes GLS10.0%-50%20450.0%-29%223218
223Citroen C410.0%-89% –30.0%-88%232186
224Maserati Ghibli10.0%n/a22430.0%n/a234251
225Nilsson XC90 Ambulanse10.0%n/a –20.0%n/a241211
226Renault Koleos10.0%n/a –20.0%n/a242183
227Toyota GT8610.0%0%23120.0%-67%245217
228Aston Martin Rapide10.0%n/a –10.0%0%247258
229Jeep Grand Cherokee10.0%n/a –10.0%0%254242
230Alpina B510.0%new –10.0%new261 –
231Bygg Bil Westfield10.0%new –10.0%new262 –
232Jaguar i-Pace10.0%new –10.0%new263 –
233LEVC TX10.0%new –10.0%new264 –

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