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France 1997: Renault Megane snaps up pole position!

Renault Megane Scenic * See the Top 100 best-selling models by clicking on the title! * Catastrophic year for car sales in France: down 20% at 1,713,030 registrations, the worst total since 1975. Massive change in pole position: the Renault Megane puts an end to 5 years of uninterrupted Clio…

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Norway 1996: VW Golf #1, Hyundai Accent #10

Hyundai Accent * See the Top 50 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to STAC * Norwegian new car sales continue their impressive progression to 124,000 units in 1996. The VW Golf stays on top with 7,949 sales and 6.4% but is now followed by the Toyota…

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Italy 1996: Fiat Punto and Bravo/Brava dominate

Fiat Punto * See the Top 50 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to STAC/Flavio * Unsurprisingly, the Fiat Punto continues to dominate the Italian market in 1996 with 16.6% share and 286,723 sales. The Fiat Bravo/Brava deliver what would end up being their best year in…

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UK 1996: Ford Fiesta edges Ford Escort out

Ford Fiesta * See the Top 50 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Florian & STAC * Helped by a light facelift this year, the Ford Fiesta takes the lead of the English market, up 8% to 139,522 sales, just above the Ford Escort at 128,760…

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Finland 1994-1996: Opel and Astra take control

The Opel Astra is the best-selling vehicle in Finland for the first time. * See the Top 45 All-brands and Top 50 models by clicking on the title * The Finnish new car market is finally recovering after sinking from 177.000 units in 1989 to just 55.700 in 1993. It is up…

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