Sweden – December 2016: The Volvo XC60 wins for the first time

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Good end of year for the registrations in the Swedish market, with an increase of 11.2% in December thanks to the 37.281 units registered. This way you put a finishing touch to a year that has brought a new sales record in this country with a total of 372.318 units sold in 2016 (+7,9%).

the new Volvo S90, sixth in December, is not settled in the local dealers continues to provoke impressive results in the sales ranking of Sweden. After taking over the Volkswagen Golf and the premiere of the Volvo S60 in the most high in November, it is the turn of the Volvo XC60.

The SUV scandinavian took several months on the podium, but had never gotten proclaimed leader of the market. Golf and S60 have accompanied him on the podium, with the Volvo V40 far away in fourth place. The dominance of these brands is clear to see that 9 of the 10 top-selling cars are from Volvo and Volkswagen.

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The only exception has been the work of Renault Megane, who has had a brilliant performance to reach the eighth position. It is, by far, the best result achieved by a model of the brand of the diamond this year. Other prominent model has been the Hyundai i30, which amounts to 40 positions compared to the data of the previous month.

Among the manufacturers, Volvo and Volkswagen are located in the two first positions of the ranking as it is predictable while Audi is left with the third place. Renault is a surprise, staying at the gates of the podium while the opposite pole is situated Skoda, which descends to a disappointing 10th place.

Sales model

The most cars sold in Sweden are:

Ranking Model Sales dec’16 Sales By 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Volvo XC60 2.308 16.266 4
2 Volkswagen Golf 2.304 22.084 1
3 Volvo S60 / V60 2.200 16.755 3
4 Volvo V40 1.505 12.691 6
5 Volkswagen Passat 1.388 15.716 5
6 Volvo V70 / S90 / V90 1.322 21.321 2
7 Volkswagen Polo 716 7.091 8
8 Renault Megane 677 2.129 43
9 Volvo XC90 675 4.058 22
10 Volkswagen Tiguan 643 4.492 19
11 Toyota Avensis 561 3.103 32
12 Audi A4 549 5.684 11
13 BMW Series 5 538 5.435 14
14 Toyota Auris 527 7.423 7
15 Audi A6 523 5.580 12
16 Renault Capture 507 3.576 27
17 Skoda Octavia 502 5.889 10
18 Hyundai i30 500 2.885 34
19 Mercedes E-Class 492 4.146 21
20 Nissan Qashqai 482 5.145 15

Sales by brand

The registrations obtained by the brands are:

Ranking Brand Sales dec’16 Sales 2016 Ranking 2016
1 Volvo 8.011 71.238 1
2 Volkswagen 5.838 57.823 2
3 Audi 2.735 22.662 3
4 Renault 2.298 14.374 9
5 Toyota 2.257 22.332 4
6 BMW 2.047 22.146 5
7 Kia 1.634 21.788 6
8 Mercedes 1.521 16.983 7
9 Hyundai 1.520 9.825 12
10 Skoda 1.328 16.199 8
11 Ford 1.131 12.628 10
12 Nissan 892 9.821 13
13 Peugeot 815 10.595 11
14 Dacia 659 5.135 18
15 Opel 656 8.050 14
16 Mitsubishi 510 4.503 21
17 Seat 488 5.707 17
18 Mazda 439 6.607 16
19 Subaru 369 5.058 19
20 Citro├źn 328 4.827 20
21 Tesla 263 1.160 27
22 Suzuki 253 2.749 24
23 Fiat 244 6.950 15
24 Honda 240 3.766 22
25 Mini 194 2.768 23
26 Jeep 135 1.042 28
27 Lexus 121 1.644 25
28 Porsche 102 1.335 26
29 Land Rover 79 907 29
30 Alfa Romeo 75 208 31
31 Jaguar 33 552 30
32 Maserati 16 63 37
34 SsangYong 15 125 32
35 Bentley 15 49 39
36 DS 8 112 34
37 Chevrolet 6 104 35
38 Cadillac 5 56 38
39 Morgan 4 18 46
40 Ferrari 2 64 36
41 Smart 2 47 41
42 Iveco 2 39 42
43 Lamborghini 1 29 43
44 Lotus 1 7 47
44 Rolls-Royce 1 7 47