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Portugal July 2018: Renault places Clio and Megane on top

The Renault Megane ranks #2 in Portugal in July.

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The Portuguese new car market is up 13.7% to 19.986 registrations, lifting the year-to-date tally up 6.8% to 154.546 units. Renault (+21%) beats the market but hits a share (13%) lower than its YTD level (14.6%). Peugeot (+11%) remains in 2nd place ahead of Fiat (+74%) also cements the 3rd spot it holds YTD. Seat (+50%), Citroen (+29%) and Nissan (+20%) also outpace the overall growth in the remainder of the Top 10 whereas Opel (-7%), BMW (-6%) and Mercedes (-5%) drop. Further down, Jeep (+3650%!), Porsche (+139%), Hyundai (+56%), Alfa Romeo (+47%), DS (+46%), Lexus (+43%), Toyota (+40%), Mitsubishi (+39%), Ford (+33%) and Kia (+32%) also impress. Renault scores a 1-2 for the third straight month with the Clio (+21%) and Megane (+25%) in the lead followed by the Fiat Tipo (+96%) managing its first podium ranking in Portugal. The Fiat 500 (+121%), Mercedes A-Class (+42%) and Nissan Qashqai (+18%) also gallop faster than the market in the Top 10, with the Opel Crossland X (+110%), Peugeot 3008 (+97%) and Fiat Punto (+85%) also posting spectacular gains in the Top 20. The Citroen C3 Aircross (#21) and Seat Arona (#24) top recent launches (<12 months).

Previous month: Portugal June 2018: Renault Clio and Captur repeat on top

One year ago: Portugal August 2017: VW Golf and Citroen C3 shine in market up 11.5%

Full July 2018 Top 37 All-brands and Top 255 All-models below.

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