enrolment in Spain continue to grow, with good pace, 10.3% above last year’s numbers. And she probably wouldn’t surprise you if I tell you that the most growing segment, by far, remains the of the SUV, the todocamino, and the crossover, as you like to call it. And it does so for two reasons, the first, and most obvious, because it is fashionable; the second, by the fact that the offer of products in this category may be ever more nourished. In terms of SUVS sold in Spain in this first quarter of 2016 there are few surprises, the Nissan Qashqai continues to dominate with authority, although the gap with its rivals – especially the koreans, Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage – is becoming less and less.
1. Nissan Qashqai: the undisputed leader
7311 units registered in just four months, the Nissan Qashqai leads with authority. The new aspirants, especially those coming from South Korea, can not get closer to their figures, but every time are closer. If we consider only the month of April, for example, we find that the Hyundai Tucson exceeded by more than 100 units to the japanese.
But in the accumulated the Qashqai continues to be the leader, as it was last year, surpassing – even – to some full suspension bikes on the market that are not SUVS, such as Renault Mégane, Opel Astra, Renault Clio, Opel Corsa, Peugeot 308, Ford Focus…
2. Kia Sportage: hitting with force
The Kia Sportage has been recently renovated, and without a doubt, your renewal has had the expected effect. With 5.635 units is the second best-selling model in its category. Although we have not to forget that your enemy is at home.
More information in our test of the Kia Sportage 2016.
3. Hyundai Tucson: the best-selling Korean
And the enemy of the Kia Sportage is none other than the Hyundai Tucson, two brothers separated at birth it could well be said to be found in the technical draw in this first quarter of 2016. The Tucson has already enrolled 5.621 units.
More information in our test of the Hyundai Tucson 2016.
4. Peugeot 2008: the small crossover sold more
To find us with a small crossover we have to climb to the fourth position. The Peugeot 2008 is the best-selling model in its segment, with 5.618 units registered this year, although the battle with your rivals to be the most hard-fought of all. Nor can we forget that in short, in a few weeks time, the Peugeot 2008 is renewed with an update interesting.
More information in our “fund” of the Peugeot 2008 (2016).
5. Renault Capture: the small crossover French
In the fifth position, and the second of the small crossovers after the Peugeot 2008, we find the Renault Capture, which sum 5.608 units, virtually on the technical tie with his fellow countryman.
6. Opel Mokka: continues to grow
it does Not matter that your upgrade is just around the corner. The Opel Mokka continues to grow at a good pace and has already accumulated 5.512 units registered, betting on your concept of todocamino compact, with contained dimensions, but slightly above the trio formed in 2008, Capture and Juke. The launch of your face wash will occur after the summer and will be renamed the Opel Mokka X.
More information in our “fund” of the Opel Mokka X 2016.
7. Nissan Juke: the pioneer of its category
The initiator of the trend that would take us up to the launch of a wave of small SUV, the Nissan Juke, you will not lose distance with respect to rivals and ranks third in its segment with 4.787 units.
8. Citroën C4 Cactus: the alternative more exotic
, Although it’s difficult to pigeonhole him as a crossover, you will be with me in that the Citroën C4 Cactus has managed to be present in the purchase decision of those who seek a car-type SUV, compact dimensions, and especially adjusted price. Is poised to become one of the most popular models of Citroën 3.773 units in this first semester.
9. Volkswagen Tiguan: newly renovated
The Volkswagen Tiguan is also maintained, with a few worthy additions 3,619 units in anticipation of a rise, reasonable, that is expected with the launch of its second generation. The first deliveries of the new Volkswagen Tiguan are already starting, and the great number of reservations that have already been accumulated in the last few weeks ensure that before the end of the year will continue climbing positions.
More information in our test of the Volkswagen Tiguan 2016.
10. Dacia Duster: an SUV economic
And to close the list, what better than the SUV economic of Dacia. The Dacia Duster builds up 3.609 units this year, surpassing even his brother, the Renault Kadjar, which with 3.542 units has been left out of this list for a little bit. The Duster continues to triumph because of their style SUV, its high load capacity and, missing more, your adjusted price.