Sales cars: Europe – August 2016: The new Volkswagen Tiguan captive to the public

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¡sales of the Volkswagen Tiguan grow an incredible 79% in August!

new registrations of cars in Europe return to the growth path in August after the slowdown suffered in the past month of July. The data yield a figure of 855.292 units sold in the principal markets of the Old Continent, achieving an increase of 9.3% compared with August of 2015. Romania (+69%), Hungary (+44%) and Croatia (+39%) are the markets with the most growth while the Netherlands (-13%), Switzerland (-8%) and Greece (-7%) are found on the opposite side.

With these data in August in the annual accumulated has already exceeded the barrier of 10 million units registered in the 29 european countries analysed by JATO Dynamics. In particular, sales of cars reached the 10.107.323 units, which implies a growth of 7.7% compared with the same period of 2015.

In terms of the ranking of models, the top places remain unchanged with the four same cars from the previous month to the front of the table. The Volkswagen Golf remains as leader with the Volkswagen Polo in the second place, despite the fact that both have lost volume of sales with regard to August 2015 (-11% each one of them).

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With the landing of the Renault Clio 2017 the model hopes to return to the top places of the ranking

the silver medal of The Polo has been very disputed and the Ford Fiesta (+11%) has remained very close to get it. Neither has been far away the Opel Astra (+23%) continues conquering excellent results with this new generation. The Skoda Octavia signature the fifth position based on the good results obtained in several central european countries.

Impressive performance of the Volkswagen Tiguan. The model from Wolfsburg has signed a superb sixth place just six units to get into the Top 5. It is clear that the new generation has gained the favor of the public, especially in Germany, and has increased your demand for an impressive 79%. On the opposite side is the Renault Clio (9) with a few requests that have gone down a sharp 29%, while disembarking your desired restyling.

Among the manufacturers, Volkswagen, Ford and Opel retain their positions of privilege with growth to moderate to around 5%. Those who have taken advantage to highlight in the month of summer have been Mercedes (4th) and Toyota (10th), which rise as the foam: the German brand improved by 20%, and the japanese a 16%.

Sales in Europe for the model

The most cars sold in Europe are:

Ranking Model Sales aug’16 Sales 2016 (jan-aug) Ranking 2016 (jan-aug)
1 Volkswagen Golf 29.535 335.156 1
2 Volkswagen Polo 14.751 206.344 3
3 Ford Fiesta 14.570 196.359 4
4 Opel Astra 14.416 165.208 7
5 Skoda Octavia 14.276 152.188 9
6 Volkswagen Tiguan 14.270 101.492 (no data)
7 Peugeot 208 13.743 170.183 6
8 Opel Corsa 13.572 180.330 5
9 Renault Clio 12.832 206.572 2
10 Audi A4 12.216 112.236 (no data)

Sales in Europe by brand

The results of sales achieved by manufacturers are:

Ranking Brand Sales aug’16 Sales 2016 (jan-aug)
1 Volkswagen 106.661 1.149.489
2 Ford 58.208 711.800
3 Opel 55.167 671.284
4 Mercedes 53.758 547.135
5 Renault 52.350 718.980
6 Audi 47.217 556.557
7 BMW 46.624 530.489
8 Peugeot 44.858 588.821
9 Skoda 41.658 440.602
10 Toyota 36.734 397.864

Sales in Europe by country

The results of registrations in the 29 european markets analyzed by JATO Dynamics are:

Country Sales aug’16 Difference aug’16/aug’15 Sales 2016 (jan-aug) Difference 2016/2015
Germany 245.076 8,3% 2.257.781 5,7%
Austria 23.690 4,5% 222.341 5,3%
Belgium 38.779 24,1% 382.758 7,6%
Croatia 2.293 38,7% 31.531 20,2%
The Czech Republic 21.251 16,2% 172.792 12,9%
Cyprus 717 20,1% 7.146 23,4%
Denmark 17.414 7,8% 150.070 9,3%
Slovakia 6.890 1,6% 57.489 13,6%
Slovenia 3.942 -1,3% 43.984 7,5%
Spain 65.105 14,3% 802.830 11,4%
Estonia 1.850 18,2% 15.867 11,2%
Finland 9.192 9,4% 82.936 11,8%
France 98.048 6,6% 1.333.086 6,1%
Greece 4.168 -6,7% 58.567 10,9%
Hungary 7.193 43,7% 61.294 24,5%
Ireland 7.313 14,2% 138.577 19,1%
Italy 72.179 20,2% 1.261.340 17,5%
Latvia 1.168 16,8% 11.123 22,2%
Lithuania 1.552 28,9% 13.891 22,6%
Luxembourg 3.359 27,4% 35.815 9,7%
Norway 13.410 4,9% 103.779 2,7%
Netherlands 27.038 -13,3% 253.007 -5,6%
Poland 28.323 20,2% 270.293 17,0%
Portugal 10.708 13,5% 144.981 15,3%
Uk 81.640 3,3% 1.680.799 2,8%
Romania 12.411 68,6% 53.554 4,8%
Serbia (estimated) 1.749 14,9% 16.125 25,0%
Sweden 27.316 1,6% 239.104 9,2%
Switzerland 21.518 -7,7% 204.463 -4,6%