Sales car: France – May 2016: The new Renault Mégane, on the Top 10

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The new Renault Mégane has already advance to the Volkswagen Golf in the ranking

The results of car sales in France during may, they have been exceptional to the signed 175.834 units sold, which implies a sensational increase of 22.3% compared with the same month of the previous year. In the first five months of the year have been enrolled 875.079 units, 10.5% more than in 2015.

Renault Clio has been imposed on all in the ranking of most popular models, and go three times in the last four months -just missed in April-. His arch rival the Peugeot 208 has had to be satisfied on this occasion with the second position, despite the fact that your demand has increased an impressive 39% in comparison with may of 2015.

The new generation Renault Megane already starts to pick up fruits in your local market. In may, it has gotten you in the Top 10, although it is still far from the dominating segment: Peugeot 308 (3rd). Surely the Megane IV will continue to rise positions in the coming months.

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The Dacia Sandero is living a second youth in France

In the battle of the crossovers urban victory has been this time for the Peugeot 2008 (4) after achieving a good advantage of a thousand units on the Renault Capture (5th). In the 6th square stands the Dacia Sandero, which has been able to improve their sales by an incredible 62% from the same month of previous year.

Among the manufacturers, the trio of head formed by Renault (1), Peugeot (2) and Citroën (3º) takes almost half of the total sales of the month -48% to be exact-. Here also shines Dacia (5) with an increase in enrollment of 39%. On the opposite side is Seat, whose sales collapsed 9%.

Sales model

The car most sold in France have been:

Ranking Model Sales may’16 Sales 2016 (jan-may) Ranking 2016 (jan-may)
1 Renault Clio 9.689 47.368 1
2 Peugeot 208 8.302 44.545 2
3 Peugeot 308 7.957 35.875 3
4 Peugeot 2008 6.966 29.555 5
5 Renault Capture 5.939 31.988 4
6 Dacia Sandero 5.044 25.076 6
7 Citroën C4 Picasso 4.465 19.463 8
8 Citroën C3 4.280 24.984 7
9 Renault Mégane 3.566 14.077 15
10 Volkswagen Polo 3.563 18.400 9
11 Renault Twingo 3.390 17.461 10
12 Renault Scénic 3.373 15.632 13
13 Renault Kadjar 3.227 16.445 12
14 Volkswagen Golf 3.221 15.067 14
15 Dacia Duster 3.109 16.670 11
16 Peugeot 3008 3.018 13.616 16
17 Toyota Yaris 2.517 13.154 17
18 Citroën C4 Cactus 2.363 10.146 21
19 Citroën C4 2.277 11.210 18
20 Nissan Qashqai 1.969 11.082 19

Sales by brand

The results obtained by the manufacturers were:

Ranking Brand Sales may’16 Sales by 2016 (jan-may) Ranking 2016 (jan-may)
1 Renault 34.260 172.711 1
2 Peugeot 30.994 150.824 2
3 Citroën 18.540 89.663 3
4 Volkswagen 12.700 62.564 4
5 Dacia 9.457 49.399 5
6 Ford 6.871 36.576 6
7 Opel 6.459 32.339 8
8 Toyota 6.212 32.626 7
9 Nissan 5.986 31.673 9
10 Audi 5.758 27.309 10
11 Fiat 5.177 26.030 11
12 Mercedes 5.030 22.167 13
13 BMW 4.983 24.856 12
14 Kia 3.073 14.430 14
15 Hyundai 2.391 11.335 16
16 DS 2.377 13.407 15
17 Mini 2.103 10.364 17
18 Skoda 2.097 9.902 18
19 Seat 1.699 9.063 19
20 Volvo 1.314 6.780 20