Europe best selling cars ranking in March within 44 markets in the continent, from Portugal to Russia. The Volkswagen Golf is again the best-selling car, followed by the Renault Clio and the Volkswagen Polo. The Opel Corsa recorded an outstanding performance with +12.6%.
New Zealand vehicles sales were hit by a second consecutive large drop in March, with 12.289 units sold (-29.3%). Toyota and Ford, registered awful performances while Mitsubishi impressed - pushed by the Triton - signing the best score in the Top 10.
Israel Vehicles Market was slightly positive in March, with 29.127 sales (+0.4%). Hyundai still holds the pole position, while falling faster than the market (-14.9%). Toyota (+37.3%), ranking third, scored a spectacular performance. Mitsubishi, however, is the best performer within the Top10 with a plus 95.1%.
Hong Kong Auto sales reported a negative performance, after the previous year's shy recovery, with 34.561 sales (-7.2%). Toyota consolidated the leadership - with 23.1% of share - while Honda gained the 4th position registering an impressive performance.
Bulgarian vehicles sales dropped down 1.8% in March recording 3.707 units. Dacia keeps the leadership (+24.6%), ahead of Renault and Skoda. Citroen (+215.3%) and Suzuki (+272.7%) both displayed spectacular performances.
Switzerland Auto Market, despite the previous months' negative trend, gained 3% in March with 28.958 sales. Brand leader Volkswagen, still on top, signed a plus 8%, followed by Mercedes (-5.3%). In third place, Skoda - showing a fantastic performance - with the best-selling Skoda Octavia up 7.9%.
Danish Auto Sales signed a massive +33.2% in March with at 26.310 units, marking a new record for this year. Volkswagen keeps the crown, even if followers showed impressive gains as Toyota (+52.9%) and Renault (+61.1%). Tesla climbs up to the 22th place (+1683.3%).
Pakistani Vehicles Sales were slightly negative (-0.2%), despite the previous month's huge fall, in March with 23.370 registrations. Suzuki consolidates its leadership - up a spectacular 23% - holding 59.1% market share. The Toyota Corolla and Suzuki WagonR improve in double-digit. Isuzu launched new model: D-Max
New Caledonian Cars Market gained 2.8% in March, after the previous month's poor performance, with 723 registrations. Toyota - up a spectacular 100% - overtook Peugeot (-13.1%) obtaining the leadership. Kia doubled its sales, while Mitsubishi scored a fantastic +31.6%.
Polish cars sales dropped down 5% in March, with sales at 49.108. Skoda (-5.7%) is still on top, even falling slightly faster than the market. Volkswagen (-11.2%) overtaken by Toyota, slides in the third place. Remarkable performance of Dacia showing gain of 52.5%.
Taiwanese Vehicles Sales kept going down 16.4%, even reducing pace, in March with 29.632 sales. Brand leader Toyota (-18%) dominated even falling faster than the market with 22.9% of share, ahead of Nissan and Mercedes - up 1 spot - both poorly performing.
Romanian car market signed again a spectacular +20.8% in March with 9.813 registrations. Dacia still on top with +47.5%, followed by Renault - spectacular performance of +119.7% - and Ford (+1.4%). Best performer within the Top10 was Nissan marking a plus 136.5%.
Hungarian Vehicles Market even still positive, suffered a speed reduction in March with 13.391 sales (+5%). The market podium is gloomy with Suzuki - down 2.6% - on top, Ford (-1.2%) and Skoda (-20.5%). Opposite, Hyundai, Volkswagen and Toyota were in very good shape.
Japan Auto Market dropped down 4% in March – dragging year-to-date sales into negative trend – with 640.657 units sold. Disappointing performances scored by Mazda and Nissan, while the leader Toyota (-0.6%) was almost immobile. The Nissan Note is still the best regular car, despite losing 10%.
Irish cars market in March was still negative (-6%), registering 16.696 units. Volkswagen - even if poorly performing (-9.2%) - managed to stay on top. Hyundai held the second place, despite Toyota spectacular performance (+23.1%).
Vietnamese vehicles market, despite the previous month's fall, gained a massive 73.7% in March with registrations at 31.429. Toyota (+102.5%) hold the crown holding 28.9% of market share. Meanwhile, Honda, Mercedes and Mitsubishi all showed huge growth.
Chilean Vehicles Market in March sales experienced a severe erosion - down 9.5% - with 30.199 units. Chevrolet dropped down 16.4%, falling faster than the market, but still on top of the ranking. On the other side, Mitsubishi scored spectacular performance (+46.5%), ignoring the surrounding gloom.
Guatemala vehicles market dropped down 3.5% in 2018 for the third year in a row. The new vehicles' market is experiencing a severe erosion due to the importation of used cars. Ford and Hyundai shine within the Top10, while the leadership is still held Toyota.
Russian Autos Market, after the previous month's negative trend, signed a gain of +1.8% in March, with 160.180 sales. Brand leader Lada stays on top signing +10.1%, ahead of Kia and Hyundai both in good shape. The Chinese Geely (+337.4%) and Haval (+253.2%) kept growing marking outstanding performances.
Austrian Car Sales is still down 10% in March showing no improvements over the past year, with registrations at 31.958. Volkswagen (-15.6%) - even falling faster than the market - held the pole position, almost doubling Skoda's sales. Hyundai, best performer within the Top 10, signed a plus 7.1%.