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European best selling cars ranking in September led by Golf ahead of Fiesta & Polo.

European Best selling Cars Opel-Mokka_2013

European best selling Cars ranking in September led by VW Golf ahead of Fiesta & Polo. Fastest growing model was the Opel Mokka while last generation Renault Twingo jumped on top of city cars segment. See here the Top 100 models ranking.

The list of 100 Best-selling Cars in Europe is sourced by focus2move.com Mobility Database, which aggregates data from all National Carmaker Associations or Dealers Associations, including for the European Community, ACEA. Data combined the 28 countries of European Community plus the 3 of EFTA (Norway, Iceland and Switzerland) plus East and South European countries such as Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Moldova, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia, and Albania. We also include little countries like Monaco and Liechtenstein, despite for these countries data are preliminary and subject at a late update.

In September 2014, according to data released by all local Associations of Car Manufacturers and by ACEA (Association of European Community Automotive Manufacturers), the total Light Passengers Vehicle sold in Europe (44 countries) have been 1.685.000, up 2.2% from the correspondent month last year.

To see details by markets and brands you can refer to our reports on these subjects.

Volkswagen Golf reinforced the leadership posting an amazing Q3 with September sales at 61.494, improving 31.5% from same period last year. Cumulate figures have been 443.782 with share growing at 4.2%.

Ford Fiesta was second this month thanks to a 9.3% increase with 38.516 units and share at 2.6%.  Looking at year to date ranking, Fiesta was 4th as in 2013.

Volkswagen Polo in third place sold 32.939 improving volume 8.1% with share at 2.3%. In ninth months, Volkswagen sold 270.634 Polo, keeping the same share of 2013.

Opel Corsa was fourth (28.346 retails) down 5.9%, followed by Renault Clio felt down (-5.3% from year ago) in fifth from the second place gained in the first Half.

Ford Focus was 6th with 26.023 units, down a sharp 19.1% just ahead of Peugeot 208 with 21.594 (-10.8%) and Opel Astra with 21.030 (-21.4%).

Negative was the Nissan Qashqai performance in 9th place with 20.415 sales, down 16.4% Y.o.Y. with share at 1.4%. Behind we find a growing Audi A3 posting one of the best increase among top 100, up 32.6% with 20.016 units this month, followed by BMW 1 Series, up 5.8% with 20.008 units.

In the Small SUV Segment, Opel Mokka posted a +160.4% in September and was first (17th in absolute) with 14.411 followed by Nissan Juke with 11.068 (in 31st) and the year-to-date leader Renault Captur with 10.328 (35th in absolute).

In the City Car segment the last generation of Renault Twingo jumped in first place with an amazing +68.5% and 13.671 retails, overtaking Fiat Panda and Volkswagen Up!.

Others performances to be mentioned have been scored by the Skoda Rapid in 49th place with 8.434 sales, up 139%, Mazda3 in 62nd with 6.892 (up 94.6%) and new Seat Leon in 33rd with 10.591 (up 44.9%).

Disappointing was the performance of the Volkswagen Touran (in 97th down 40.3%) and Tiguan (in 28th down 34.7%) and for the BMW 3 Series (in 16th down 32.8%).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. 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 Sep Rank Ytd Model Sales Sep Sales YtD Sep YoY Var. Share I Half Share Q3 Share Sep Share YTD
1 1 Volkswagen Golf 61.494 443.782 31,5% 3,4% 3,99% 4,2% 3,6%
2 4 Ford Fiesta 38.516 253.139 9,3% 2,0% 2,07% 2,6% 2,0%
3 2 Volkswagen Polo 32.939 270.634 8,1% 2,2% 2,24% 2,3% 2,2%
4 6 Opel Corsa 28.346 206.534 -5,9% 1,7% 1,69% 1,9% 1,7%
5 3 Renault Clio 27.183 258.925 -5,3% 2,2% 1,87% 1,9% 2,1%
6 5 Ford Focus 26.023 213.376 -19,1% 1,7% 1,74% 1,8% 1,7%
7 9 Peugeot 208 21.594 180.635 -10,8% 1,5% 1,37% 1,5% 1,5%
8 10 Opel Astra 21.030 174.065 -21,4% 1,4% 1,40% 1,4% 1,4%
9 7 Nissan Qashqai 20.415 187.992 -16,4% 1,5% 1,48% 1,4% 1,5%
10 11 Audi A3 20.016 157.777 32,6% 1,3% 1,32% 1,4% 1,3%
11 24 BMW 1 Series 20.008 106.473 5,8% 0,8% 0,95% 1,4% 0,9%
12 8 Skoda Octavia 18.550 184.147 -1,3% 1,5% 1,46% 1,3% 1,5%
13 14 Fiat 500 17.943 131.269 9,0% 1,1% 1,04% 1,2% 1,1%
14 19 Lada Granta 16.924 113.219 13,8% 0,8% 1,08% 1,2% 0,9%
15 12 Volkswagen Passat 15.668 140.191 -4,3% 1,1% 1,21% 1,1% 1,1%
16 13 BMW 3 Series 15.620 135.212 -32,8% 1,1% 1,03% 1,1% 1,1%
17 29 Opel Mokka 14.411 100.214 160,4% 0,8% 0,82% 1,0% 0,8%
18 31 Mercedes C Class 13.804 98.404 24,4% 0,8% 0,82% 0,9% 0,8%
19 54 Renault Twingo 13.671 67.950 68,5% 0,5% 0,65% 0,9% 0,5%
20 18 Peugeot 308 13.196 113.407 41,3% 0,9% 0,89% 0,9% 0,9%
21 16 Renault Megane 12.874 125.368 -4,0% 1,1% 0,91% 0,9% 1,0%
22 28 Toyota Auris 12.874 101.699 -1,9% 0,8% 0,87% 0,9% 0,8%
23 17 Toyota Yaris 12.288 123.331 -8,2% 1,0% 0,88% 0,8% 1,0%
24 30 Audi A4 12.272 99.425 2,8% 0,8% 0,83% 0,8% 0,8%
25 21 Fiat Panda 11.976 111.254 -2,8% 0,9% 0,84% 0,8% 0,9%
26 25 Skoda Fabia 11.908 104.692 -18,7% 0,8% 0,84% 0,8% 0,8%
27 33 Mercedes A Class 11.673 92.466 -9,1% 0,7% 0,75% 0,8% 0,7%
28 15 Volkswagen Tiguan 11.351 129.024 -34,7% 1,1% 0,93% 0,8% 1,0%
29 34 Volkswagen Up! 11.326 92.438 -1,4% 0,8% 0,73% 0,8% 0,7%
30 23 Kia Rio 11.236 107.679 -16,7% 0,9% 0,87% 0,8% 0,9%
31 35 Nissan Juke 11.068 90.044 -24,5% 0,8% 0,63% 0,8% 0,7%
32 20 Citroen C3 10.702 112.264 -7,2% 1,0% 0,77% 0,7% 0,9%
33 26 Seat Leon 10.591 103.091 44,9% 0,8% 0,82% 0,7% 0,8%
34 46 Audi A1 10.397 77.463 -1,4% 0,7% 0,56% 0,7% 0,6%
35 22 Renault Captur 10.328 108.371 -8,5% 0,9% 0,79% 0,7% 0,9%
36 42 Hyundai Solaris 10.001 84.439 -6,3% 0,6% 0,76% 0,7% 0,7%
37 52 Mini 9.921 68.862 9,2% 0,5% 0,64% 0,7% 0,6%
38 37 BMW 5 Series 9.549 88.564 -24,8% 0,7% 0,64% 0,7% 0,7%
39 45 Mercedes B Class 9.515 78.573 -12,4% 0,6% 0,64% 0,7% 0,6%
40 36 Hyundai ix35 9.507 88.770 -15,2% 0,7% 0,72% 0,7% 0,7%
41 43 Mercedes E Class 9.085 82.128 -18,2% 0,7% 0,65% 0,6% 0,7%
42 38 Seat Ibiza 9.071 87.816 6,4% 0,7% 0,67% 0,6% 0,7%
43 44 Kia Cee’d 9.065 81.964 -12,7% 0,6% 0,69% 0,6% 0,7%
44 61 Hyundai i10 9.041 61.455 34,7% 0,5% 0,54% 0,6% 0,5%
45 39 Peugeot 2008 8.728 87.684 42,0% 0,7% 0,62% 0,6% 0,7%
46 58 Hyundai i20 8.681 66.358 10,4% 0,5% 0,59% 0,6% 0,5%
47 41 Kia Sportage 8.647 84.689 -5,9% 0,7% 0,69% 0,6% 0,7%
48 27 Dacia Sandero 8.459 101.731 5,6% 0,8% 0,76% 0,6% 0,8%
49 51 Skoda Rapid 8.434 69.669 139,0% 0,5% 0,71% 0,6% 0,6%
50 67 Ford Mondeo 8.257 54.545 1,9% 0,4% 0,43% 0,6% 0,4%
51 48 Ford C-max 8.157 72.679 -14,7% 0,6% 0,52% 0,6% 0,6%
52 86 Toyota Aygo 8.093 45.113 1,5% 0,3% 0,40% 0,6% 0,4%
53 57 Toyota RAV4 7.883 67.301 -4,4% 0,5% 0,56% 0,5% 0,5%
54 47 Renault Scenic 7.689 75.639 -18,5% 0,7% 0,50% 0,5% 0,6%
55 55 Fiat Punto 7.454 67.911 -4,1% 0,6% 0,54% 0,5% 0,5%
56 65 Mazda CX-5 7.377 58.182 -4,6% 0,5% 0,50% 0,5% 0,5%
57 83 Ford KA 7.209 46.131 9,2% 0,4% 0,35% 0,5% 0,4%
58 77 Citroen DS3 7.156 48.495 -2,6% 0,4% 0,34% 0,5% 0,4%
59 53 Hyundai i30 7.118 68.444 -24,9% 0,6% 0,55% 0,5% 0,6%
60 59 Peugeot 3008 7.063 64.724 12,6% 0,5% 0,48% 0,5% 0,5%
61 32 Dacia Duster 7.059 97.662 3,3% 0,8% 0,79% 0,5% 0,8%
62 69 Mazda3 6.892 50.644 94,6% 0,4% 0,47% 0,5% 0,4%
63 40 Opel Insignia 6.777 87.508 21,3% 0,8% 0,60% 0,5% 0,7%
64 62 Ford Kuga 6.648 59.958 -3,5% 0,5% 0,50% 0,5% 0,5%
65 49 Citroen C4 Picasso 6.552 71.711 1,0% 0,6% 0,55% 0,4% 0,6%
66 70 BMW X1 6.470 50.410 -3,3% 0,4% 0,43% 0,4% 0,4%
67 84 Mitsubishi Outlander 6.429 45.742 27,0% 0,4% 0,37% 0,4% 0,4%
68 90 Volkswagen Jetta 6.424 43.819 -22,5% 0,3% 0,42% 0,4% 0,4%
69 95 Mini Countryman 6.328 42.492 6,6% 0,4% 0,30% 0,4% 0,3%
70 68 Volvo XC60 6.283 52.891 11,3% 0,4% 0,41% 0,4% 0,4%
71 63 Audi A6 6.187 59.936 -0,8% 0,5% 0,52% 0,4% 0,5%
72 82 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 6.157 47.005 9,6% 0,4% 0,38% 0,4% 0,4%
73 60 Citroen C4 6.119 63.948 -20,7% 0,5% 0,45% 0,4% 0,5%
74 75 Skoda Yeti 5.948 49.596 -10,0% 0,4% 0,42% 0,4% 0,4%
75 99 Ford S-max 5.767 39.345 12,2% 0,3% 0,27% 0,4% 0,3%
76 73 Lada Kalina 5.709 50.108 7,3% 0,4% 0,38% 0,4% 0,4%
77 64 Renault Duster 5.652 59.240 -19,8% 0,5% 0,43% 0,4% 0,5%
78 88 Renault Logan 5.640 44.270 24,0% 0,3% 0,45% 0,4% 0,4%
79 80 Lancia Ypsilon 5.499 47.174 32,3% 0,4% 0,33% 0,4% 0,4%
80 121 Lada 4×4 5.387 30.863 -23,2% 0,2% 0,29% 0,4% 0,2%
81 81 Nissan Micra 5.380 47.033 -0,4% 0,4% 0,35% 0,4% 0,4%
82 71 Opel Zafira 5.355 50.334 -8,0% 0,4% 0,37% 0,4% 0,4%
83 79 Toyota Corolla 5.343 47.417 7,7% 0,4% 0,43% 0,4% 0,4%
84 85 Nissan Note 5.313 45.493 41,3% 0,4% 0,33% 0,4% 0,4%
85 104 Volkswagen Sharan 5.274 36.927 9,9% 0,3% 0,34% 0,4% 0,3%
86 91 BMW X3 5.206 43.098 -14,3% 0,3% 0,39% 0,4% 0,3%
87 66 Audi Q3 5.202 56.464 -2,7% 0,5% 0,46% 0,4% 0,5%
88 89 Audi Q5 5.195 44.071 6,5% 0,3% 0,38% 0,4% 0,4%
89 103 Mazda6 5.193 37.995 9,1% 0,3% 0,33% 0,4% 0,3%
90 96 Ford Transit 5.060 41.314 -10,5% 0,3% 0,37% 0,3% 0,3%
91 107 Honda Jazz 4.991 34.918 0,3% 0,3% 0,23% 0,3% 0,3%
92 93 Mitsubishi ASX 4.951 42.719 -13,4% 0,4% 0,33% 0,3% 0,3%
93 127 Nissan X-Trail 4.874 28.590 25,5% 0,2% 0,26% 0,3% 0,2%
94 97 Skoda Superb 4.719 40.274 -14,3% 0,3% 0,36% 0,3% 0,3%
95 100 Kia Picanto 4.524 39.239 -3,7% 0,3% 0,31% 0,3% 0,3%
96 112 Peugeot 508 4.501 33.402 -0,5% 0,3% 0,26% 0,3% 0,3%
97 56 Volkswagen Touran 4.417 67.582 -40,3% 0,6% 0,44% 0,3% 0,5%
98 110 Volvo V70 4.313 33.712 11,1% 0,3% 0,26% 0,3% 0,3%
99 113 Volkswagen Touareg 4.309 33.124 -5,1% 0,2% 0,31% 0,3% 0,3%
100 78 Lada Largus 4.257 47.834 -20,5% 0,4% 0,33% 0,3% 0,4%

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