Sales cars: Norway – April 2016: The Volkswagen Passat GTE is a hollow

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The GTE takes the Volkswagen Passat to the second position of the ranking

The month of April has finished with good data for the new registrations of cars in Norway. The market has grown a magnificent 10.4% of the register 14.116 units. In this way, the accumulated in these first four months of 2016 is 51.204 cars, representing a growth of 6.3% compared to the same period of the previous year.

Volkswagen Golf continues his undisputed reign in the scandinavian country. Behind it is the Volkswagen Passat with a superb performance that will double its enrollment with respect to those achieved in the same month of 2015 (+93%). Half of the sales the firm its hybrid version plug-in Passat GTE.

Also thanks to its plug-in version, the Mitsubishi Outlander still on the podium and maintained his good run of results in recent months started from that came the restyling of the Outlander PHEV. For its part, the Nissan Leaf is fourth and is living a second youth thanks to the incorporation in its range for the version Leaf’s 30 kWh with greater autonomy.

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BMW every time you win more public in Norway

Skoda Octavia, the sixth, is the first model in the ranking this month that it has no variant powered by electricity and perhaps this is the reason that, despite follow up in the ranking, has seen its sales in the Norwegian market fell 17% in comparison with April 2015.

Volkswagen and Toyota are at the front of the table of manufacturers. BMW achieved the bronze medal with a sensational improvement of 44% in their sales. On the opposite side, Tesla -with an irregular supply of their models – and Citroën recede noticeably see reduced its enrollment by 58% and 52% respectively.

Sales model

cars most in-demand Norwegian market have been:

Ranking Model Sales April’16 Sales 2016 (jan-apr) Ranking 2016 (jan-apr)
1 Volkswagen Golf 1.713 5.372 1
2 Volkswagen Passat 684 1.602 4
3 Mitsubishi Outlander 569 2.006 2
4 Nissan Leaf 541 1.954 3
5 Toyota Auris 428 1.567 5
6 Skoda Octavia 383 1.280 8
7 Toyota Yaris 362 1.336 7
8 Toyota RAV4 284 1.352 6
9 Audi A3 275 1.023 9
10 Volvo V70 232 756 16
11 Renault Zoe 230 768 15
12 Volkswagen Polo 227 600 23
13 BMW i3 222 941 10
14 BMW Series 2 205 438 37
15 Mazda CX-3 201 858 12
16 Mazda CX-5 197 901 11
17 Toyota Prius 195 527 30
18 Skoda Superb 186 778 14
19 Volvo XC90 181 675 20
20 Ford Mondeo 171 692 19

Sales by brand

In April, the manufacturers achieved the following registrations:

Ranking Mark Sales April’16 Sales by 2016 (jan-apr) Ranking 2016 (jan-apr)
1 Volkswagen 3.017 9.040 1
2 Toyota 1.431 5.448 2
3 BMW 1.052 3.973 3
4 Skoda 785 2.728 8
5 Nissan 782 3.402 4
6 Volvo 748 2.810 6
7 Ford 715 2.938 5
8 Audi 685 2.318 10
9 Mercedes 661 2.764 7
10 Mitsubishi 630 2.261 11
11 Mazda 564 2.386 9
12 Peugeot 483 1.753 12
13 Kia 376 1.348 13
14 Opel 352 1.142 14
15 Renault 325 1.139 15
16 Subaru 279 579 21
17 Suzuki 252 1.124 16
18 Hyundai 212 639 20
19 Honda 186 654 18
20 Citroën 146 646 19
21 Tesla 96 801 17
22 Lexus 71 387 22
23 Mini 53 225 23
24 Porsche 49 173 24
25 DS 49 113 26
26 Land Rover 32 140 25
27 Dacia 28 74 27
28 Jaguar 18 61 28
29 Fiat 14 41 29
30 Smart 11 34 30
31 SsangYong 6 27 31
32 Jeep 4 20 32
33 Alfa Romeo 3 8 33