In January Opel Corsa shines among the European best selling cars.

European best selling cars Opel-Corsa_OPC_2016

In January Opel Corsa shines among the European best selling cars gaining the fifth place in the ranking. Others fast movers were Nissan Qashqai, Mercedes C Class and Peugeot 308.

On monthly basis, focus2move reports on full European light vehicles sales –so, car passengers plus light commercial vehicles – including the entire continent, for a total of 44 countries (see the list below). We are the only firm to provide data on such a perimeter and these reports must be considered the most effective statistics on the real automotive business trend in Europe.

ACEA data, published separately for cars and LCVs, are used by European press to measure the sector trend in Europe, not considering that all OEMs have now in place organizations including Russia, Turkey and Ukraine (just mentioning the largest countries).

In January 2015, according to data released by all Car Manufacturers local Associations and by ACEA, the total Light Passengers Vehicle (cars + light commercial vehicles) sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.283.000 million, up 1.8% from the correspondent month last year.

Volkswagen Golf improved 9.9% at 48.382 units followed by the Volkswagen Polo with 27.194 units (-2.9%) and by Renault Clio with 25.329 (+4.0%) and Ford Fiesta with 21.822 (-4.7%) unchanging the first four positions from the full year 2014.

First changes in 5th place taken by the last generation of the Opel Corsa with a robust +45.0% at 21.472 units, outpacing the Ford Focus (12th with 15.457 (-20.0%).

In sixth arrived Nissan Qashqai with 20.277 sales (+30.9%) ahead of Skoda Octavia with 16.857 (-13.8%), Peugeot 208 (16.801 sales, -11.6%), Volkswagen Passat (16.203 units, +19.0%) and Toyota Yaris (10th with 15.925, +11.2%).

Fast movers were Mercedes C Class (13th with 14.477 units, +42.4%), Peugeot 308 (14th with 14.441, +42.8%), Mini (27th with 8.834 units, +55.0%) and Opel Adam (87th with 4.358 units, +34.1%).

See here reports on European statistics for Brands or Markets  updated at January 2015.

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see statistics regarding Brands and Groups. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank Jan Rank 2014 Model Sales Jan ’15 Jan Y.o.Y. Var. Share Jan ’15 Share 2014
1 1 Volkswagen Golf 48.382 9,9% 4,2% 3,6%
2 2 Volkswagen Polo 27.194 -2,9% 2,3% 2,2%
3 3 Renault Clio 25.329 4,0% 2,2% 2,1%
4 4 Ford Fiesta 21.822 -4,7% 1,9% 1,9%
5 6 Opel Corsa 21.472 45,0% 1,9% 1,6%
6 8 Nissan Qashqai 20.277 30,9% 1,7% 1,5%
7 9 Skoda Octavia 16.857 -13,8% 1,5% 1,5%
8 10 Peugeot 208 16.801 -11,6% 1,4% 1,4%
9 14 Volkswagen Passat 16.203 19,0% 1,4% 1,1%
10 12 Toyota Yaris 15.925 11,2% 1,4% 1,3%
11 13 Audi A3 15.546 -3,6% 1,3% 1,3%
12 5 Ford Focus 15.457 -20,7% 1,3% 1,6%
13 19 Mercedes C Class 14.477 42,4% 1,2% 0,9%
14 17 Peugeot 308 14.441 42,8% 1,2% 1,0%
15 26 Renault Captur 13.422 21,7% 1,2% 0,9%
16 18 Fiat 500 13.376 6,9% 1,2% 1,0%
17 24 Fiat Panda 13.175 7,5% 1,1% 0,9%
18 16 Volkswagen Tiguan 12.369 -16,3% 1,1% 1,1%
19 25 Opel Mokka 11.925 1,9% 1,0% 0,9%
20 11 Opel Astra 11.747 -18,8% 1,0% 1,4%
21 28 Dacia Sandero 11.469 -12,2% 1,0% 0,8%
22 27 Dacia Duster 11.337 12,5% 1,0% 0,9%
23 36 Volkswagen Up! 11.000 1,2% 0,9% 0,7%
24 21 Citroen C3 10.611 -24,4% 0,9% 0,9%
25 38 Peugeot 2008 10.520 4,6% 0,9% 0,7%
26 15 BMW 3 Series 10.504 -26,0% 0,9% 1,1%
27 29 Skoda Fabia 10.452 5,6% 0,9% 0,8%
28 23 Renault Mégane 10.280 13,5% 0,9% 0,9%
29 33 Kia Sportage 10.157 2,0% 0,9% 0,8%
30 32 Toyota Auris 9.756 -15,9% 0,8% 0,8%
31 20 Kia Rio 9.653 7,6% 0,8% 0,9%
32 35 Audi A4 9.609 2,8% 0,8% 0,8%
33 34 Hyundai ix35 9.563 -1,5% 0,8% 0,8%
34 30 Seat Leon 9.458 17,9% 0,8% 0,8%
35 31 BMW 1 Series 9.232 -10,4% 0,8% 0,8%
36 39 Mercedes A Class 9.132 -8,3% 0,8% 0,7%
37 48 Mini 8.834 55,0% 0,8% 0,6%
38 40 Seat Ibiza 8.766 6,7% 0,8% 0,7%
39 44 BMW 5 Series 8.596 -9,5% 0,7% 0,7%
40 37 Nissan Juke 8.418 -13,1% 0,7% 0,7%
41 41 Hyundai Solaris 8.217 18,3% 0,7% 0,7%
42 55 Fiat 500L 7.996 10,2% 0,7% 0,6%
43 54 Toyota RAV4 7.872 16,2% 0,7% 0,6%
44 22 Lada Granta 7.737 -6,9% 0,7% 0,9%
45 57 Fiat Punto 7.354 -17,2% 0,6% 0,5%
46 47 Hyundai i20 7.169 5,0% 0,6% 0,6%
47 45 Renault Scénic 7.135 0,1% 0,6% 0,6%
48 59 Audi A6 7.107 9,8% 0,6% 0,5%
49 64 Renault Twingo 7.048 7,7% 0,6% 0,5%
50 86 Ford Transit 6.786 92,9% 0,6% 0,4%

 

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