Spain: the dawn of a New Era arrived and was September 2013!

Accordingly with data released by ANIACAM, the Spanish Association of car importers, and ANFAC, the Spanish Association of car makers, total car sold in September were 45.286, up an impressive 28.9% from l2012. Thanks to this great performance, year-to-date loss had been almost recovered and the September 546.557 sales were down only 1.6% from last year.

Looking at the best brands performance:

Volkswagen recovered from the August underperformance and posted a respectable share of 9.6%, up 2.0 points from the previous month, clearly above yearly average. September sales were 4.365 with year-to-date volume at 48.227 units. Golf was back bestselling model.

Peugeot advanced in 2nd, up 2 spots, with 3.694 units and a share of 8.2%, up 1.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 42.904 with a share of 7.8%, down 0.1 points from FY 2012. The top model was again the 308, advanced in second place.

Ford was the winner of the month thanks to 3.392 sales and a jump from 10th to third place. Market share flied up 7.5%, up 2.4 points from the previous month. Year to date Ford was 5th with 35.017 sales and 6.4% of share, down 0.9 points from FY 2012. Both Fiesta and Focus were back in top ten after falling below the 25th place.

Renault advanced in 4th, up 2 spots, with 3.351 sales and a share of 7.4%, up 1.3 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 39.654 with a share of 7.3%, down 0.2 points from FY 2012. Top model was again the Clio, now in 4th place.

Citroen was 5th , up 2 spots, with 2.986 sales and 6.6% of share, up 0.5 points from the previous month. Year to date Citroen was 6th with 35.404 sales and 6.5% of share, down 1.0 point form full year 2012. The best model was the C4 ranked only 17th.

Seat fell in 6th place, down 3 spots, selling 2.708 units with a share of 6.0%, down 1.1 points from the previous month and 3.1 points from first half. Year-to-date Seat was second with 46.559 sales and 8.5% of share, up 0.7 points from FY 2012. The best model was the Ibiza, 6th this month, while leader year to date.

Opel dropped in 7th place, down 5 spots, with 2.643 sales and 5.8% of share, down 1.6 points of share from the previous month. Year-to-date Opel was third with 43.027 sales and 7.9% of share, up 0.8 points from FY 2012. While Astra had lost 10 places, Corsa kept the 12th place.

Toyota was 8th, down 3 spots, with 2.557 sales and 5.6% of share, down 0.6 points from the previous month. Year-to-date Toyota was 9th with 26.454 sales and 4.8% of share, down 0.3 points from FY 2012.

In the table below, the top 25 brands, ordered by year-to-date position:

Rank Sep

Rank Aug

Rank 2013

Brand

Sep

YTD Sep

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Aug 2013

Sep 2013

YTD 2013

1

1

1

Volkswagen

4.365

48.227

8,9%

8,7%

7,6%

9,6%

8,8%

2

4

4

Peugeot

3.694

42.904

7,9%

8,0%

7,0%

8,2%

7,8%

3

10

7

Ford

3.392

35.017

7,3%

6,6%

5,1%

7,5%

6,4%

4

6

5

Renault

3.351

39.654

7,5%

7,1%

6,1%

7,4%

7,3%

5

7

6

Citroen

2.986

35.404

7,5%

6,5%

6,1%

6,6%

6,5%

6

3

2

Seat

2.708

46.559

7,8%

9,1%

7,1%

6,0%

8,5%

7

2

3

Opel

2.643

43.027

7,1%

8,2%

7,4%

5,8%

7,9%

8

5

9

Toyota

2.557

26.454

5,1%

4,5%

6,2%

5,6%

4,8%

9

12

10

Nissan

2.196

26.205

5,1%

4,8%

4,7%

4,8%

4,8%

10

13

12

BMW

1.948

20.915

3,7%

3,9%

4,1%

4,3%

3,8%

11

11

11

Hyundai

1.892

23.203

4,2%

4,2%

4,8%

4,2%

4,2%

12

9

8

Audi

1.842

28.710

5,2%

5,4%

5,4%

4,1%

5,3%

13

14

16

Kia

1.790

15.949

2,6%

2,6%

4,0%

4,0%

2,9%

14

8

14

Dacia

1.527

18.103

2,5%

3,1%

6,1%

3,4%

3,3%

15

15

13

Mercedes

1.444

18.398

3,0%

3,4%

3,5%

3,2%

3,4%

16

17

15

Fiat

1.291

16.283

2,3%

3,0%

2,2%

2,9%

3,0%

17

18

17

Skoda

900

10.643

2,0%

1,9%

2,0%

2,0%

1,9%

18

16

18

Chevrolet

855

9.858

2,2%

1,8%

2,2%

1,9%

1,8%

19

24

22

Volvo

542

4.584

0,9%

0,8%

0,7%

1,2%

0,8%

20

23

19

Mini

532

5.872

1,0%

1,1%

0,9%

1,2%

1,1%

21

22

23

Mazda

465

3.865

0,7%

0,7%

0,9%

1,0%

0,7%

22

21

21

Honda

462

4.782

0,8%

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

0,9%

23

20

20

Land Rover

378

5.193

0,9%

1,0%

1,0%

0,8%

0,9%

24

26

26

Suzuki

250

2.247

0,5%

0,4%

0,5%

0,6%

0,4%

25

25

24

Mitsubishi

218

2.539

0,6%

0,5%

0,6%

0,5%

0,5%

Volkswagen Golf was back first of the list with 1.441 sales and a share of 3.2%, up 0.2 points from the previous month. Year-to-date sales were 15.120 with a share of 2.8%.

Peugeot 308 advanced in 2nd, up 3 spots, with 1.320 units and a share of 2.9%, up 0.6 points from the previous month. Year to date it was 12th with 10.305 units.

Nissan Qashqai was 3rd with 1.287 sales and a share flat at 2.8%, followed by Renault Clio, 4th with 1.219 sales and 2.7% of share.

Volkswagen Polo was 5th , up 8 spots, with 1.146 units and a share of 2.5%, up 0.7 points from the previous month, followed by Seat Ibiza, down 3 spots, with 1.033 sales and 2.3% of share.

Ford Fiesta soared in7th from 29th, with 916 units and a share of 2.0%, ahead of Ford Focus, 8th from 19th, with 902 sales and 2.0% of share.

Dacia Sandero the former August leader, was only 9th with 832 units and a share of 1.8%, down 2.0 points, followed in 10th by Toyota Auris.

Remarkable was the new Renault Captur path, already in the podium in France and able to surge in 14th place from 30th.

In the table below, the best-selling 50 models, ranked for last month position:

Rank Sep

Rank Aug

Rank 2013

Model

Sep

YTD Sep

FY 2012

I Half 2013

Aug 2013

Sep 2013

Ytd 2013

1

2

5

Volkswagen Golf

1.441

           15.120

2,5%

2,6%

3,0%

3,2%

2,8%

2

5

12

Peugeot 308

1.320

           10.305

2,0%

1,8%

2,3%

2,9%

1,9%

3

4

4

Nissan Qashqai

1.287

           15.844

3,2%

2,9%

2,8%

2,8%

2,9%

4

7

6

Renault Clio

1.219

           15.025

1,9%

2,8%

2,2%

2,7%

2,7%

5

13

3

Volkswagen Polo

1.146

           15.892

2,5%

3,0%

1,8%

2,5%

2,9%

6

3

1

Seat Ibiza

1.033

           18.369

3,4%

3,5%

2,9%

2,3%

3,4%

7

29

13

Ford Fiesta

916

               9.951

1,9%

2,0%

1,1%

2,0%

1,8%

8

19

15

Ford Focus

902

               8.463

1,9%

1,6%

1,4%

2,0%

1,5%

9

1

11

Dacia Sandero

832

           11.154

1,4%

1,9%

3,8%

1,8%

2,0%

10

10

19

Toyota Auris

820

               7.521

1,4%

1,2%

2,1%

1,8%

1,4%

11

8

7

Seat Leon

808

           14.874

2,3%

2,9%

2,2%

1,8%

2,7%

12

12

2

Opel Corsa

807

           16.821

2,4%

3,5%

1,9%

1,8%

3,1%

13

9

8

Renault Megane

789

           13.415

2,9%

2,5%

2,1%

1,7%

2,5%

14

30

58

Renault Captur

760

               2.816

0,0%

0,2%

1,0%

1,7%

0,5%

15

15

9

Peugeot 208

755

           13.142

1,4%

2,7%

1,6%

1,7%

2,4%

16

6

10

Opel Astra

724

           11.750

1,9%

2,2%

2,3%

1,6%

2,1%

17

11

14

Citroen C4

719

               9.778

2,3%

1,8%

1,9%

1,6%

1,8%

18

18

16

Citroen C4 Picasso

688

               8.178

1,7%

1,5%

1,4%

1,5%

1,5%

19

28

33

Volkswagen Tiguan

665

               5.195

1,0%

0,9%

1,1%

1,5%

0,9%

20

24

24

BMW 3 Series

646

               5.978

0,9%

1,1%

1,3%

1,4%

1,1%

21

34

21

Ford C-Max

627

               7.357

1,5%

1,4%

1,0%

1,4%

1,3%

22

23

25

Kia Sportage

623

               5.931

1,1%

1,0%

1,3%

1,4%

1,1%

23

21

29

Toyota Yaris

586

               5.524

1,1%

0,9%

1,4%

1,3%

1,0%

24

14

17

Hyundai i30

578

               7.852

1,2%

1,5%

1,6%

1,3%

1,4%

25

26

27

Citroen C3

577

               5.767

1,8%

1,0%

1,2%

1,3%

1,1%

26

16

18

Audi A3

567

               7.548

1,1%

1,4%

1,5%

1,3%

1,4%

27

22

20

Nissan Juke

564

               7.411

1,1%

1,4%

1,3%

1,2%

1,4%

28

33

31

Kia Cee’d

543

               5.422

0,7%

1,0%

1,0%

1,2%

1,0%

29

20

22

Hyundai ix35

538

               6.247

1,3%

1,1%

1,4%

1,2%

1,1%

30

25

23

BMW 1 Series

481

               6.231

1,1%

1,2%

1,2%

1,1%

1,1%

31

36

35

Mercedes A Class

458

               5.094

0,4%

1,0%

0,9%

1,0%

0,9%

32

59

37

Fiat 500

432

               4.835

0,9%

0,9%

0,5%

1,0%

0,9%

33

18

36

Opel Insignia

430

               5.011

1,1%

0,8%

1,4%

0,9%

0,9%

34

35

48

Chevrolet Cruze

422

               3.650

0,7%

0,6%

0,9%

0,9%

0,7%

35

44

39

Volkswagen Passat

418

               4.441

1,1%

0,8%

0,7%

0,9%

0,8%

36

75

38

Fiat Panda

388

               4.692

0,7%

0,9%

0,3%

0,9%

0,9%

37

17

41

Dacia Duster

377

               4.201

0,8%

0,7%

1,5%

0,8%

0,8%

38

53

40

Peugeot 5008

375

               4.350

0,7%

0,8%

0,6%

0,8%

0,8%

39

51

49

Mini

366

               3.549

0,6%

0,7%

0,6%

0,8%

0,6%

40

32

42

Toyota Verso

364

               4.163

0,5%

0,7%

1,0%

0,8%

0,8%

41

37

28

Seat Altea

338

               5.568

1,1%

1,0%

0,9%

0,7%

1,0%

42

50

32

Peugeot 3008

332

               5.248

0,9%

1,0%

0,6%

0,7%

1,0%

43

42

51

Peugeot 207

329

               3.526

1,6%

0,6%

0,8%

0,7%

0,6%

44

38

64

Kia Rio

322

               2.585

0,5%

0,4%

0,8%

0,7%

0,5%

45

43

46

Skoda Fabia

319

               3.857

0,9%

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

0,7%

46

44

56

BMW X1

308

               3.007

0,6%

0,5%

0,7%

0,7%

0,5%

47

49

30

Renault Scenic

293

               5.425

1,4%

1,1%

0,6%

0,6%

1,0%

48

60

50

Mercedes C Class

273

               3.544

1,0%

0,7%

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

49

51

55

Hyundai i20

272

               3.321

0,5%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

0,6%

50

55

47

Ford Kuga

271

               3.757

0,7%

0,7%

0,5%

0,6%

0,7%

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