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Portugal Full Year 2022: Peugeot 2008 and Dacia Sandero top market up 6.6%

Dacia Sandero sales are up 44.4% year-on-year in 2022.

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The Portuguese new car market rises 6.6% year-on-year in 2022 to 156,304 registrations. After ending at least 16 years of Renault domination last year, Peugeot (-4.4%) confirms it is the new favourite in Portugal by repeating at #1 with 10.8% share. Renault (-16.8%) freefalls to 8.2% share in 2nd place vs. 10.5% in 2021. Mercedes (+5.9%) roughly follows the market in third position with 7.7% share. Dacia (+74.4%) manages the biggest year-on-year gain in the Top 10 (and Top 20) storming up seven spots to #4. As a result BMW (-13.9%) drops to #5 ahead of Toyota (+14.3%), Citroen (+4.3%) and Volkswagen (+13%). Below Hyundai (-4.6%), Fiat (+33.7%) advances four ranks on last year to #10. Further down, Tesla (+73.5%), Ford (+21.8%), Kia (+20.1%), Opel (+18.2%) and Skoda (+17.1%) make themselves noticed.

The Peugeot 2008 (-6.3%) put an end to 8 years of Renault Clio reign in 2021 and manages to repeat its performance this year despite a year-on-year drop. The Dacia Sandero (+44.4%) surges five spots to #2 overall, edging past the Peugeot 208 (+3.6%) with the Renault Captur (-5.9%) in tow. Once the indomitable force of Portuguese charts, the Renault Clio (-25.5%) sinks to 5th place this year. The rest of the Top 10 bar the Mercedes A-Class (-23.8%) all manage double-digit gains. The Dacia Duster (+77.3%) sports the biggest uptick in the Top 10 and surges 14 ranks to #9, with the Opel Corsa (+30%), Fiat 500 (+24.2%) and Citroen C3 (+11.9%) also very dynamic. The VW Taigo is the best-selling 2022 launch at #45.

Previous year: Portugal 2021: Peugeot ends 16 years of Renault domination, 2008 topples Clio

Two years ago: Portugal 2020: Renault Clio, Mercedes A-Class & Peugeot 2008 top market off -35%

Full Year 2022 Top 45 all brands and Top 315 all models vs. Full Year 2021 figures below.

Full December 2022 Top 40 all brands and Top 250 all models below.

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