Greek Car Market boomed 30% in March 2014. Nissan shines.

Greek Car market boomed 30% in March 2014

Greek Car market boomed 30% in March 2014, posting the 5th year-on-year increase in a row confirming the long and deep crisis was over. Accordingly with data released by Greek Association of Motor Vehicle Importers Representatives, the total Greek new passengers cars sold in March were 5.866, up 30.6% from year ago.

First quarter 2014 sales have been 16.607, improving 17.4% from same period 2013.

Thanks to an outstanding Micra sales performance, with sales near 10% of market share, and great success of last generation of Note, in March Nissan jumped over the leadership of the market, almost doubling sales from year ago and outpacing Volkswagen in second. In the quarter Nissan was second, up 4 spots from last year, around 200 units below Toyota, able to confirm last year leadership, and 120 units ahead of Volkswagen.

Behind, Ford advanced in 5th ending the quarter in 6th, up 3 spots from last year while Hyundai in March sold only 147 units ranking 13th and ending the quarter in 7th, down 3 spots from 2013.

Among models, a part the shining Micra and Note performance, it was remarkable the Fiat 500 score in 8th from 25 last year and Suzuki Alto in 9th from 34th.

In the interactive tables below you can sort thru the All-brands and Best-selling models as you like:

Rank Mar Rank Q1 2014 Brand Mar Q1 2014 Share 2013 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Q1 2014
1 2 Nissan 997 1.656 5,9% 6,4% 5,8% 17,0% 10,0%
2 4 Volkswagen 654 1.532 10,8% 7,0% 9,8% 11,1% 9,2%
3 1 Toyota 582 1.858 11,1% 11,5% 12,4% 9,9% 11,2%
4 3 Opel 496 1.595 9,5% 10,5% 9,8% 8,5% 9,6%
5 6 Ford 366 983 4,8% 6,5% 4,7% 6,2% 5,9%
6 9 Fiat 314 873 6,1% 4,8% 5,9% 5,4% 5,3%
7 10 Suzuki 305 804 3,8% 4,4% 5,0% 5,2% 4,8%
8 13 BMW 242 511 3,0% 2,1% 3,1% 4,1% 3,1%
9 12 Mercedes 236 545 3,2% 2,0% 4,2% 4,0% 3,3%
9 5 Citroen 236 1.059 5,7% 9,1% 5,5% 4,0% 6,4%
10 8 Skoda 234 904 5,4% 6,7% 5,5% 4,0% 5,4%
11 11 Audi 168 618 3,2% 4,6% 3,6% 2,9% 3,7%
12 15 Volvo 164 399 2,5% 2,0% 2,5% 2,8% 2,4%
13 7 Hyundai 147 932 6,8% 7,4% 7,2% 2,5% 5,6%
14 14 Renault 145 499 2,1% 3,6% 2,8% 2,5% 3,0%
15 16 Seat 117 364 3,3% 2,2% 2,5% 2,0% 2,2%
16 19 Mini 67 161 1,2% 0,7% 1,1% 1,1% 1,0%
17 20 Honda 61 160 1,1% 0,8% 1,2% 1,0% 1,0%
18 22 Peugeot 60 144 2,4% 1,0% 0,4% 1,0% 0,9%
19 21 Alfa Romeo 56 152 1,2% 0,8% 1,0% 1,0% 0,9%
20 23 Lancia 55 143 1,4% 1,1% 0,4% 0,9% 0,9%
21 17 Kia 52 228 1,7% 1,8% 1,4% 0,9% 1,4%
22 18 Chevrolet 41 182 1,2% 1,2% 1,5% 0,7% 1,1%
23 24 Dacia 22 85 0,5% 0,2% 1,1% 0,4% 0,5%
24 25 Mitsubishi 21 75 0,6% 0,5% 0,6% 0,4% 0,5%
25 26 Smart 16 54 0,8% 0,2% 0,6% 0,3% 0,3%

Rank Mar Rank Q1 2014 Model Mar 2014 Q1 2014 Share Jan Share Feb Share Mar Share Q1 2014
1 3 Nissan Micra 581 816 2,4% 1,9% 9,9% 4,9%
2 4 Volkswagen Polo 352 695 2,8% 3,8% 6,0% 4,2%
3 1 Toyota Yaris 309 1.039 6,8% 6,9% 5,3% 6,3%
4 2 Opel Corsa 302 948 5,9% 6,2% 5,1% 5,7%
5 9 Nissan Note 269 454 1,7% 1,8% 4,6% 2,7%
6 6 Ford Fiesta 258 619 4,0% 2,5% 4,4% 3,7%
7 8 Volkswagen Golf 172 469 2,8% 2,8% 2,9% 2,8%
8 16 Fiat 500 158 315 1,3% 1,6% 2,7% 1,9%
9 17 A_OTHERS 140 300 2,5% 0,0% 2,4% 1,8%
10 23 Suzuki Alto 137 208 0,6% 0,8% 2,3% 1,3%
11 7 Citroen C3 136 488 3,4% 3,1% 2,3% 2,9%
12 12 Toyota Auris 118 386 2,5% 2,5% 2,0% 2,3%
13 5 Hyundai i20 114 685 4,9% 5,9% 1,9% 4,1%
14 24 BMW 1 Series 110 197 0,6% 1,1% 1,9% 1,2%
15 15 Fiat Panda 108 320 1,8% 2,3% 1,8% 1,9%
16 19 Volvo V40 107 257 1,2% 1,7% 1,8% 1,5%
17 13 Renault Clio 103 353 2,5% 2,1% 1,8% 2,1%
18 20 Skoda Rapid 84 252 1,5% 1,7% 1,4% 1,5%
19 26 Nissan Qashqai 74 175 0,9% 1,0% 1,3% 1,1%
19 32 Toyota Corolla 74 160 0,6% 1,1% 1,3% 1,0%
19 14 Suzuki Swift 74 325 2,0% 2,8% 1,3% 2,0%
19 31 Mercedes A Class 74 169 0,5% 1,5% 1,3% 1,0%
20 11 Skoda Octavia 73 387 3,1% 2,6% 1,2% 2,3%
21 21 Ford Focus 71 245 1,7% 1,5% 1,2% 1,5%
22 27 Suzuki SX4 70 174 1,1% 0,8% 1,2% 1,0%
23 37 BMW 3 Series 68 127 0,5% 0,6% 1,2% 0,8%
24 30 Opel Mokka 66 170 1,0% 0,9% 1,1% 1,0%
25 18 Opel Astra 58 288 2,3% 2,0% 1,0% 1,7%
26 28 Volkswagen Up! 55 173 0,6% 1,8% 0,9% 1,0%
26 35 Lancia Ypsilon 55 141 1,0% 0,4% 0,9% 0,8%
27 25 Audi Q3 53 178 1,4% 0,8% 0,9% 1,1%
28 22 Audi A3 52 216 1,4% 1,7% 0,9% 1,3%
29 33 Toyota Aygo 47 158 0,9% 1,2% 0,8% 1,0%
30 46 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 43 94 0,4% 0,6% 0,7% 0,6%

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