Europe – December 2016: The Renault Megane continues to gain adherents

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The new generation of the Renault Megane is going to gain strength in Europe

registrations in Europe have been closed out December with 1.196.792 units sold, increasing 3.4% the data of the same month of the previous year. Croatia (+79,5%), Ireland (+45,9%) and Hungary (+37,3%) are the markets that are more cercen while Greece (-30,1%) and the Netherlands (-48,8%) are in the opposite pole. In short, 2016 is achieved a rise of 6.5% with 15.141.326 units sold in the 29 european markets analyzed by JATO Dynamics.

Volkswagen Golf has been the best selling car as is usual, but given the circumstances that is the model that more falls in sales (-6%) in comparison with December of 2015. The Renault Clio keeps the second position which it had signed in November and the Ford Fiesta is placed in third position.

Volkswagen Polo is displaced out of the podium, something that has not occurred since march, and due to his veteran status, he also sees lower demand (-1%). The opposite occurs with the Opel Astra -, fifth -, whose sales improved by an impressive 31%. Behind it is the Renault Capture, which continues to rise positions.

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The Opel Astra continues to show a growth sensational

in The seventh place is for the Renault Megane. In a brilliant performance, the compact of the brand of diamond has gone up eight places from last month. On the other side of the coin disappoints the Opel Corsa, which drops to 13th place with a few titles that fall a significant 12%.

Among the manufacturers there are no surprises in terms of ranking. Volkswagen is a leader and Renault has the second place with a magnificent growth (+12.9 per cent). Ford, Opel and Peugeot close the Top 5, while Mercedes (6th) is the premium brand most sought after and the fastest growing (+14%) among the major manufacturers.

Sales in Europe for the model

The most cars sold in the main european markets are:

Ranking Model Sales dec’16 Sales By 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Volkswagen Golf 37.488 492.952 1
2 Renault Clio 32.018 315.115 2
3 Ford Fiesta 22.942 300.528 4
4 Volkswagen Polo 22.801 308.561 3
5 Opel Astra 21.536 253.483 6
6 Renault Capture 19.776 217.105 10
7 Renault Megane 18.982 149.051 26
8 Volkswagen Tiguan 18.603 180.198 18
9 Skoda Octavia 18.517 230.255 9
10 Peugeot 208 18.143 249.047 7
11 Volkswagen Passat 17.572 208.575 12
12 Nissan Qashqai 17.543 234.340 8
13 Opel Corsa 17.406 264.844 5
14 Ford Focus 16.370 214.435 11
15 Toyota Yaris 14.391 193.969 14
16 Skoda Fabia 13.819 177.301 19
17 Peugeot 2008 13.785 176.349 21
18 Mercedes C-Class 13.721 176.551 20
19 Fiat 500 13.487 183.730 17
20 Peugeot 308 13.320 195.653 13
21 Audi A3 13.281 190.660 16
22 BMW Series 1 13.258 132.588 34
23 Fiat Panda 13.252 191.617 15
24 Dacia Duster 13.108 141.299 30
25 Opel Mokka 13.052 164.682 23

Sales in Europe by brand

The sales they have achieved the major manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales dec’16 Sales By 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Volkswagen 133.368 1.714.646 1
2 Renault 112.953 1.101.400 2
3 Ford 77.682 1.056.115 3
4 Opel 72.484 991.172 4
5 Mercedes 68.835 845.178 6
6 BMW 68.245 320.505 8
7 Peugeot 65.353 865.426 5
8 Audi 61.296 830.364 7
9 Fiat 53.585 731.980 9
10 Skoda 52.334 663.467 10
11 Toyota 49.207 600.993 11
12 Nissan 42.146 550.510 12
13 Hyundai 38.477 502.773 14
14 Citro├źn 37.632 543.798 13
15 Dacia 37.496 419.466 16
16 Volvo 30.016 290.388 18
17 Kia 27.329 434.174 15
18 Seat 26.882 350.203 17
19 Mini 17.887 209.451 20
20 Suzuki 16.349 202.145 21
21 Mazda 16.154 235.879 19
22 Land Rover 11.857 167.382 22
23 Honda 10.547 159.394 23
24 Mitsubishi 9.465 116.669 24
25 Smart 8.878 105.608 25
26 Jeep 8.229 104.672 26
27 Alfa Romeo 6.155 66.256 30
28 Porsche 5.927 71.322 27
29 Jaguar 5.023 67.182 29
30 Lancia 4.465 67.199 28
31 DS 3.855 65.664 31
32 Lexus 3.536 44.455 32
33 Subaru 3.209 38.471 33
34 Tesla 2.732 16.120 35
35 Abarth 1.537 15.749 36
36 SsangYong 1.273 19.234 34
37 Infiniti 947 13.563 37
38 Maserati 918 7.913 38

Sales in Europe by country

The enrolments achieved in each country are:

Country Sales dec’16 Variation dec’16/mar’15 Sales By 2016 Variation 2016/2015
Germany 256.533 3,7% 3.351.608 4,5%
Austria 25.662 12,4% 329.603 6,8%
Belgium 33.525 2,4% 539.521 7,7%
Croatia 3.383 79,5% 43.015 23,4%
The Czech Republic 21.913 10,8% 259.737 12,5%
Cyprus 1.094 20,6% 11.054 20,4%
Denmark 19.345 4,8% 222.961 7,4%
Slovakia 8.007 12,0% 87.901 13,7%
Slovenia 4.078 18,8% 63.674 7,1%
Spain 98.341 9,4% 1.159.742 10,8%
Estonia 1.381 1,9% 22.997 9,3%
Finland 8.150 2,8% 118.887 9,3%
France 194.025 5,6% 2.012.338 5,0%
Greece 4.764 -30,1% 78.790 4,4%
Hungary 9.756 37,3% 96.666 24,9%
Ireland 499 45,9% 146.674 17,4%
Italy (estimate) 128.961 15,1% 1.845.999 16,1%
Latvia 1.141 7,6% 16.357 18,8%
Lithuania 1.414 17,2% 20.284 18,8%
Luxembourg 3.065 16,3% 50.561 8,8%
Norway 13.705 4,7% 156.740 2,7%
Netherlands 35.667 -48,4% 384.387 -14,9%
Poland 43.721 17,1% 416.092 17,2%
Portugal 17.000 29,3% 207.383 16,1%
Uk 178.022 -1,1% 2.692.786 2,3%
Romania (estimate) 9.331 6,8% 94.919 17,0%
Serbia 2.174 14,1% 23.398 17,0%
Sweden 37.281 11,2% 372.318 7,9%
Switzerland 34.854 8,7% 314.934 -2,1%