Sales cars: the Netherlands – September 2016: Triplet of Opel in a market waning

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The Opel Corsa has achieved an unexpected victory in the Dutch market

downhill and without brakes remain the registrations in the Netherlands. In September, continuing the negative trend and the sales fall 4.2% with only 33.535 units sold. In the first nine months of the year have been sold 285.355 cars, which represents a decrease of 5.2% compared to the same period of 2015.

Opel remains oblivious to the great difficulties of the Dutch market and demonstrates its power to monopolize the podium, a result history for the German brand. The first position has been for the Opel Corsa, which has not got the leadership for years, followed by the Opel Astra and the winner of August, the Opel Karl.

The Nissan Qashqai has been one of the protagonists of the month following the signing of a superb sixth position, just behind the two models are highly polar as are the Renault Clio (4th) and the Volkswagen Golf (5th). The japanese lead with solvency the segment of compact SUVS, a category that has a lot of significance in the whole of Europe but in Holland, where they prefer smaller models, not finished curdle.

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The Nissan Qashqai has been to the gates of the Top 5

it is Also noted that the Kia Picanto has been outside the Top 10, despite the fact that in the last few months I was getting placed in the first positions, even leading the market in February. On the other hand, the Seat Ateca has made its debut in the showrooms of the Netherlands with its 130 first units enrolled.

In regards to the manufacturers, of course Opel has been the strongest brand and has also experienced an impressive growth of 41% in comparison with September of 2015. The German brand has not been, however, the largest growth of the Top 20, since that honour goes to Renault (+57%), which sits in third place.

Sales model

The most cars sold in the Dutch market are the following:

Ranking Model Sales sep’16 Sales 2016 (jan-sep) Ranking 2016 (jan-sep)
1 Opel Corsa 1.061 5.149 12
2 Opel Astra 1.051 6.963 4
3 Opel Karl 876 5.893 11
4 Renault Clio 843 7.431 3
5 Volkswagen Golf 828 7.997 1
6 Nissan Qashqai 818 4.661 15
7 Peugeot 108 809 6.590 7
8 Ford Fiesta 740 6.466 8
9 Peugeot 208 702 6.185 9
10 Volkswagen Polo 685 7.778 2
11 Kia Picanto 677 6.604 6
12 Fiat 500 652 4.844 13
13 Renault Capture 569 6.044 10
14 Peugeot 2008 536 4.111 18
15 Toyota Aygo 533 4.479 16
16 Skoda Octavia 512 3.588 22
17 Mini 503 3.037 29
18 Toyota Yaris 452 4.266 17
19 Volkswagen Passat 410 3.916 19
20 Volvo V40 407 3.159 25

Sales by brand

In February, the brands have enrolled in these cars:

Ranking Brand Sales sep’16 Sales 206 (jan-sep) Ranking 2016 (jan-sep)
1 Opel 4.028 24.886 2
2 Volkswagen 2.970 31.772 1
3 Renault 2.712 24.572 3
4 Peugeot 2.580 21.605 4
5 Ford 1.722 16.614 5
6 Kia 1.676 14.674 6
7 BMW 1.628 13.618 7
8 Toyota 1.473 12.546 8
9 Nissan 1.465 9.763 15
10 Skoda 1.412 11.292 9
11 Mercedes 1.378 10.376 10
12 Audi 1.345 10.226 11
13 Volvo 1.149 10.015 13
14 Fiat 1.055 8.644 16
15 Mazda 1.027 7.111 17
16 Citroën 1.007 10.213 12
17 Hyundai 871 9.915 14
18 Seat 755 6.320 19
19 Mini 676 4.810 20
20 Suzuki 566 6.786 18
21 Tesla 428 1.494 23
22 Mitsubishi 350 3.711 21
23 Dacia 237 3.272 22
24 Honda 126 1.472 24
25 Porsche 117 1.006 27
26 Land Rover 105 1.437 25
27 Jaguar 104 940 29
28 Smart 92 1.110 26
29 DS 88 941 28
30 Lexus 73 680 30
31 Jeep 71 491 33
32 Alfa Romeo 65 672 31
33 Subaru 51 603 32
34 Infiniti 19 181 34
35 Lancia 12 70 35
36 Maserati 7 53 36
37 Ferrari 7 37 37
38 Rolls Royce 2 12 39
39 Bentley 1 32 38
40 SsangYong 1 9 40
(other brands) 55 1.308