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Denmark Full Year 2020: Peugeot 208, Citroen C3 and Ford Kuga top market down “just” -12.2%

The Peugeot 208 is the best-selling vehicle in Denmark for the 4th time in the past 5 years.

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The Danish new car market recedes by -12.2% year-on-year in 2020 to 198.130 units, a limited drop in the current European context. Brand leader Volkswagen (-20.4%) falls faster than the market and consequently sees its share fall from 13.8% to 12.5%. The remainder of the Top 4 outpaces the market, with Peugeot (-8.6%) and Toyota (-11.4%) rounding out the podium followed by Ford (+8.3%) signing the only year-on-year gain in the Top 8. Ford is joined by Hyundai (+1.8%) at #9 while Mercedes (-3%) and BMW (-3.7%) also resist well. Below, notice Tesla surging 72.8% and doubling its market share year-on-year, Porsche (+222.1%), Mitsubishi (+54.3%), Jeep (+50.6%) and Mini (+43.1%) also posting fantastic gains. MG lands at #27.

Model-wise, the Peugeot 208 (-4.4%) is up two spots on 2019 to reclaim the top spot for the 4th time in the past 5 years. The Citroen C3 (-11.2%) remains in 2nd place while the Ford Kuga (+618%) is up a spectacular 7-fold and 91 ranks thanks to its new generation’s green variants to land on the third step of the podium. Leader in 2019, the Nissan Qashqai (-34.4%) freefalls to #4 just as the Toyota Aygo (+10.5%) rounds out the Top 5. The Tesla Model 3 (+75.4%) is up 22 spots on 2019 to end the year at #7, it led the overall charts in March, September and December. Outside the Top 10, the Opel Corsa (+51.3%), Renault Captur (+42.9%) and Peugeot 2008 (+20.1%) make themselves noticed. The VW ID.3 (#39) is the most successful new launch in 2020, peaking at #2 in December. It distances the Ford Puma (#59) and Mercedes GLB (#63).

Previous month: Denmark November 2020: Toyota Aygo and Yaris top market edging back up 0.3%

Previous year: Denmark 2019: Nissan Qashqai signs first ever win in record market

Two years ago: Denmark 2018: Volkswagen and Peugeot 208 on top again in market down 1.5%

Full Year 2020 Top 75 All-brands and Top 225 All-models vs. Full Year 2019 figures below.

Full December 2020 Top 40 All-brands and Top 225 All-models below.

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