Netherlands – May 2017: The Volkswagen Up! savor the victory

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More than two years has taken the Volkswagen Up! in returning to the leadership

car sales in the Netherlands go like a shot. In may the growth was of 26.7%, a fact magnificent that it brings the enrollment of the fifth month of the year until 36.484 units. The data accumulated from 2017 it is clear that good time with 185.381 units in total, i.e., 19.9% more than in 2016.

The Dutch market is very conducive to models of urbanites, but to date, however, the Toyota Yaris has been one of the most sought after. However, this month the japanese model has failed to capture the interest of the public, reached a magnificent eighth square it 27 places higher than in April! In the B segment, this month is only behind the Renault Clio (3rd).

Precisely the Clio was the leader last month, but its decline until the third step has been given free reign to Volkswagen Up! to be placed as the most popular model. The utilitarian German could not manage to beat from January 2015, and has done so thanks to the good discounts offered by the current model, which stretches the final straight of marketing shortly before being replaced by the facelift.

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The new Toyota Yaris encourages the sales of the japanese model

Between Clio and Up! it has been the Kia Picanto, reflecting a podium very stable, rarely seen in this country. The Korean model remains very strong thanks to the new generation that came to the dealers recently and can boast having to increase their sales by a remarkable 206% in comparison with may of 2016.

The table of manufacturers lets us to Volkswagen on top, crown not achieved since January, thanks to an improvement of their demand of 41%. Renault is left with the second position, and Peugeot is third. Of the Top 25 only has two brands recede: Opel (-12%) and Fiat (16%).

Sales by model

The most cars sold in the Dutch market are:

Ranking Modelo Sales may’17 Sales by 2017 (jan-may) Ranking 2017 (jan-may)
1 Volkswagen Up! 1.121 4.853 2
2 Kia Picanto 994 4.707 3
3 Renault Clio 967 5.108 1
4 Volkswagen Golf 929 3.857 8
5 Opel Astra 902 4.558 4
6 Volkswagen Polo 868 4.558 5
7 Opel Karl 829 4.368 6
8 Toyota Yaris 824 2.127 25
9 Ford Fiesta 795 4.073 7
10 Renault Capture 719 3.246 10
11 Nissan Qashqai 683 3.164 12
12 Skoda Octavia 679 2.585 20
13 Renault Mégane 675 3.039 13
14 Toyota Aygo 590 3.454 9
15 Fiat 500 580 2.951 14
16 Citroën C3 580 2.878 15
17 Peugeot 208 579 2.738 17
18 Renault Twingo 552 1.784 29
19 Volvo V40 534 2.293 24
20 Peugeot 108 517 3.228 11

Sales by brand

in enrolment achieved by the marks son:

Ranking Marca Sales may’17 Sales by 2017 (jan-may) Ranking 2017 (jan-may)
1 Volkswagen 3.996 19.408 1
2 Renault 3.783 16.918 2
3 Peugeot 2.674 12.974 4
4 Opel 2.662 15.150 3
5 Toyota 2.300 10.108 7
6 Ford 2.028 10.985 6
7 Kia 1.903 11.011 5
8 Skoda 1.591 7.003 10
9 BMW 1.538 8.494 8
10 Volvo 1.537 7.128 9
11 Audi 1.323 6.902 12
12 Hyundai 1.300 6.208 14
13 Mercedes 1.298 6.995 11
14 Citroën 1.177 6.827 13
15 Nissan 1.049 5.908 15
16 Suzuki 981 5.086 16
17 Fiat 937 4.976 17
18 Mazda 693 4.165 18
19 Seat 687 4.004 19
20 Mini 561 2.691 20
21 Dacia 470 1.840 22
22 Mitsubishi 392 2.252 21
23 Tesla 231 968 24
24 Alfa Romeo 169 797 26
25 Land Rover 141 998 23
26 Jaguar 127 721 28
27 Smart 124 570 29
28 Porsche 123 841 25
29 Honda 98 746 27
30 DS 88 536 30
31 Jeep 85 283 33
32 Lexus 51 360 31
33 Subaru 31 337 32
34 Infiniti 12 56 35
35 Maserati 9 60 34
36 Bentley 3 24 36
37 Aston Martin 3 20 37
38 Rolls Royce 2 9 40
39 Ferrari 1 13 38
40 Lamborghini 1 3 42
41 Chevrolet 1 1 43
(other brands) 304 988