European car sales analysis August 2015 – models

Skoda-Octavia-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeAfter exploring the auto brands sales for August 2015, let’s look at individual car model sales in Europe. After VW managed to place three models in the July top-5, it does even better in August, with the Skoda Octavia making it 4 Volkswagen Group vehicles in the top-5 ranking. This time, the Renault Clio impressively adds 23,7% to last year’s volume to take the second place in the models ranking behind the Volkswagen Golf, and ahead of the Polo and Passat. The latter showing the highest gain of the top-10 at +45,6%, while the Octavia reaches its highest ranking in almost 2 years.

The Ford Fiesta is expectedly weak in 6th place in August as UK consumers, who buy more than 40% of all European Fiestas, await the new 65 license plate series to be introduced in September. Therefore, expect the Fiesta to be back firmly in 2nd place next month, reaffirming that same position in the YTD rankings. Meanwhile, the facelifted Peugeot 208 reaches its highest ranking in 11 months in 7th place, ahead of the Opel/Vauxhall Astra in 8th place, its highest ranking in almost 2 years, and ahead of its sibling Opel/Vauxhall Corsa for the first time since July 2013. The Astra benefits from sell-out pricing of the outgoing model, which puts it at a transaction price close to that of the Corsa, which may explain the sharp drop in that model’s sales. The Corsa is equaled in sales by its Czech rival Skoda Fabia for a shared 10th place, an absolute record for that nameplate and also the first time ever that Skoda places two models in the European top-10.

Opel-Mokka-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeThe Opel/Vauxhall Mokka in 17th place manages to outsell the Renault Captur (#18) for the first time ever and therefore also leads the fast-growing small crossover segment for the first time ever. And expect it to repeat that performance next month, when it will be boosted by a strong UK market, where the Mokka is stronger than the Captur. The latter will keep its crown for the all-year ranking, but the strong improvements of the Mokka in recent months show that the battle for 2016 will be fierce. Perhaps if the rumors of a Grand Captur prove right, Renault may have be able to fend off the increased competition. Meanwhile, the two top players have now clearly distanced themselves from the Peugeot 2008 (#32), Dacia Duster (#35) and Nissan Juke (#65).

BMW-2-series-Active-Tourer-European-salesGreat news! We now have access to split data for the BMW 2-series Active Tourer & Gran Tourer (#19) vs the 2-series Coupe & Convertible (#99). This makes sense, as both model series share almost nothing but their name. The former are front-wheel drive MPVs, while the latter are rear-wheel drive sporty cars. And even despite losing the volume of the coupe and convertible versions, the 2-series Active & Gran Tourer now grab the title of best selling BMW from the 1-series (#28) for the first time ever, and well above its main rival Mercedes-Benz B-Class at #49. It’s actually even the best selling MPV overall this month!

The Ford Mondeo (#48) is finally closing in on the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia (#45) to grab 2nd place in the midsize segment, as expected from an all-new model. Still, the Passat is absolute king of the segment with almost triple the volume its closest two competitors. The BMW 5-series (#41) is ahead of its rival Audi A6 for the first time since last March, while with just 720 units between them, the Mercedes-Benz GLA (#50) is the closest behind the Audi Q3 (#58) it’s been so far this year.

Toyota_Avensis-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeThe Mazda2 at #90 closes in on its larger sibling Mazda3 at #87, while the facelifted Toyota Avensis (#96) places itself back into the overall top-100 and in 4th place of the midsize segment, ahead of the Skoda Superb (#106), the Peugeot 508 (#113) and the Mazda6 (#126). The Renault Espace drops a few spots to 149th place, already outsold by the all-new Ford S-Max in 139th place. The Audi Q7 jumps to #127, one spot ahead of the BMW X5 to already take the crown of the large premium SUV segment, while the Volvo XC90 is down to #164. For the second month in a row, the Tesla Model S is the best selling EV in Europe in 159th place, ahead of the Nissan Leaf (#166) and the Renault Zoe (#195).

Newcomers

Renault_Kadjar-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeThe highest ranking newcomer is still the Fiat 500X in 72nd place, but it is closely followed by the Renault Kadjar at #73 and the Suzuki Vitara at #75. The Opel Karl / Vauxhall Viva improves from 118th in July to 86th in August, while the Mazda CX-3 enters the top-100. Surprisingly, while the Hyundai Tucson is still gaining traction in 110th place, sales of the outgoing Hyundai ix35 keep improving as well, up 6,8% on last year in 38th place and still the best selling Hyundai.

Mercedes_Benz-GLC-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeThe Jaguar XE (#153) and Land Rover Discovery Sport (#172) take a breather this month before bouncing back next month, as they’re heavily influenced by the fluctuations in the UK market. We welcome the Mercedes-Benz GLC to the ranking this month in 200th place, immediately ahead of its predecessor GLK (#228), and ahead of the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe in 206th place. We also welcome the Mercedes-Benz GLE in 237th place as a replacement to the M-Class (down to #162). The final newly-introduced model is the Honda HR-V at #242, almost 2 years after the model’s introduction as the Vezel in Japan.

We also celebrate one milestone this month, with the Range Rover Evoque finding its 200.000th European buyer in August.

Models ranking August 2015

Model August 2015 August 2014 change
1 Volkswagen Golf 33.463 32.145 4,1%
2 Renault Clio 17.985 14.539 23,7%
3 Volkswagen Polo 16.647 15.897 4,7%
4 Volkswagen Passat 14.657 10.068 45,6%
5 Skoda Octavia 14.290 12.249 16,7%
6 Ford Fiesta 13.078 13.608 -3,9%
7 Peugeot 208 11.814 10.967 7,7%
8 Opel/Vauxhall Astra 11.613 9.232 25,8%
9 Ford Focus 11.310 12.221 -7,5%
10 Skoda Fabia 11.118 8.075 37,7%
11 Opel/Vauxhall Corsa 11.118 13.151 -15,5%
12 Nissan Qashqai 11.071 9.464 17,0%
13 Peugeot 308 10.816 8.829 22,5%
14 Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 10.519 11.198 -6,1%
15 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 10.258 7.032 45,9%
16 Toyota Yaris 9.893 8.561 15,6%
17 Opel/Vauxhall Mokka 9.427 6.182 52,5%
18 Renault Captur 8.881 7.472 18,9%
19 BMW 2-series Active & Gran Tourer 8.640 411 2002,2%
20 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 8.440 7.713 9,4%
21 Fiat 500 8.139 7.677 6,0%
22 Volkswagen Tiguan 7.928 7.896 0,4%
23 Toyota Auris 7.756 7.776 -0,3%
24 Dacia Sandero 7.656 8.102 -5,5%
25 Seat Leon 7.475 7.388 1,2%
26 BMW 3-series 7.450 9.292 -19,8%
27 Mercedes-Benz A-Class 7.403 7.211 2,7%
28 BMW 1-series 7.160 6.629 8,0%
29 Citroën C3 6.984 5.460 27,9%
30 Volkswagen Sportsvan 6.902 6.531 5,7%
31 Mini 6.554 5.662 15,8%
32 Peugeot 2008 6.189 5.741 7,8%
33 Fiat Panda 6.183 6.534 -5,4%
34 Renault Megane 6.155 6.052 1,7%
35 Dacia Duster 6.048 8.058 -24,9%
36 Seat Ibiza 5.939 6.052 -1,9%
37 Kia Sportage 5.840 5.187 12,6%
38 Hyundai ix35 5.778 5.409 6,8%
39 Volkswagen Up! 5.716 5.805 -1,5%
40 Hyundai i20 5.593 5.331 4,9%
41 BMW 5-series 5.530 5.394 2,5%
42 Hyundai i30 5.512 5.049 9,2%
43 Audi A6 / S6 / RS6 / Allroad 5.406 5.363 0,8%
44 Ford Kuga 5.329 5.072 5,1%
45 Opel/Vauxhall Insignia 5.247 4.811 9,1%
46 Renault Twingo 5.173 5.339 -3,1%
47 Citroën C4 (Grand) Picasso 5.151 5.684 -9,4%
48 Ford Mondeo 5.093 2.364 115,4%
49 Mercedes-Benz B-Class 5.001 4.985 0,3%
50 Audi Q3 4.988 4.369 14,2%
51 Kia Cee’d 4.812 4.462 7,8%
52 Skoda Yeti 4.804 3.654 31,5%
53 Mercedes-Benz CLA 4.783 2.547 87,8%
54 Ford (Grand) C-Max 4.675 5.185 -9,8%
55 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4.540 5.183 -12,4%
56 Audi A1 4.404 4.357 1,1%
57 Skoda Rapid 4.289 5.177 -17,2%
58 Mercedes-Benz GLA 4.268 4.094 4,3%
59 Hyundai i10 4.194 4.794 -12,5%
60 Renault (Grand) Scenic 4.157 4.502 -7,7%
61 Volvo V40 4.028 3.752 7,4%
62 Citroën C4 Cactus 4.015 2.657 51,1%
63 Toyota Aygo 3.996 3.553 12,5%
64 Kia Rio 3.926 3.785 3,7%
65 Nissan Juke 3.901 4.067 -4,1%
66 BMW 4-series 3.860 3.369 14,6%
67 Fiat Punto 3.837 4.186 -8,3%
68 Audi Q5 3.827 3.561 7,5%
69 Dacia Logan 3.812 3.830 -0,5%
70 Opel/Vauxhall Zafira 3.774 4.043 -6,7%
71 Citroën C1 3.773 2.718 38,8%
72 Fiat 500X 3.604 0 New
73 Renault Kadjar 3.600 0 New
74 Peugeot 108 3.549 3.024 17,4%
75 Suzuki Vitara 3.434 0 New
76 Mazda CX-5 3.409 3.605 -5,4%
77 Fiat 500L 3.402 4.286 -20,6%
78 Kia Picanto 3.395 2.929 15,9%
79 Suzuki Swift 3.347 2.861 17,0%
80 Peugeot 3008 3.320 3.417 -2,8%
81 Volvo XC60 3.237 2.581 25,4%
82 Mitsubishi ASX 3.185 2.286 39,3%
83 Toyota RAV4 3.041 2.900 4,9%
84 Smart Fortwo 3.036 2.144 41,6%
85 Volkswagen Caddy Life 2.986 3.337 -10,5%
86 Opel Karl / Vauxhall Viva 2.981 0 New
87 Mazda3 2.875 3.629 -20,8%
88 Ford Ka 2.851 2.761 3,3%
89 Honda Civic 2.834 2.503 13,2%
90 Mazda2 2.833 1.352 109,5%
91 Lancia/Chrysler Ypsilon 2.765 2.523 9,6%
92 Opel/Vauxhall Meriva 2.759 2.584 6,8%
93 Ford B-Max 2.757 3.048 -9,5%
94 Opel/Vauxhall Adam 2.726 3.206 -15,0%
95 Jeep Renegade 2.712 78 3376,9%
96 Toyota Avensis 2.698 1.757 53,6%
97 Volkswagen Beetle 2.654 1.963 35,2%
98 Skoda Citigo 2.617 2.374 10,2%
99 BMW 2-series Coupe & Convertible 2.566 1.189 115,8%
100 Mazda CX-3 2.559 0 New
101 Volkswagen Transporter / Multivan 2.545 3.164 -19,6%
102 Nissan X-Trail 2.545 1.102 130,9%
103 Honda CR-V 2.539 2.474 2,6%
104 Citroën Berlingo Multispace 2.527 2.127 18,8%
105 Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 2.501 2.650 -5,6%
106 Skoda Superb 2.467 3.026 -18,5%
107 BMW X3 2.419 2.832 -14,6%
108 Volvo V70 / XC70 2.368 2.575 -8,0%
109 Nissan Micra 2.346 2.557 -8,3%
110 Hyundai Tucson 2.270 0 New
111 Hyundai ix20 2.133 2.086 2,3%
112 Volkswagen Sharan 2.118 2.285 -7,3%
113 Peugeot 508 2.040 1.768 15,4%
114 Citroën C3 Picasso 2.039 1.932 5,5%
115 Citroën C4 2.023 2.469 -18,1%
116 Seat Alhambra 2.022 1.704 18,7%
117 Nissan Note 1.999 2.575 -22,4%
118 Smart Forfour 1.974 22 8872,7%
119 Nissan Pulsar 1.962 21 9242,9%
120 Volvo V60 1.944 2.196 -11,5%
121 Mini Countryman / Paceman 1.926 2.569 -25,0%
122 Volkswagen Touran 1.870 4.544 -58,8%
123 Toyota Verso 1.855 1.946 -4,7%
124 DS3 1.837 2.232 -17,7%
125 Mitsubishi Outlander 1.831 2.154 -15,0%
126 Mazda6 1.816 1.686 7,7%
127 Audi Q7 1.812 470 285,5%
128 BMW X5 1.809 2.639 -31,5%
129 Suzuki Celerio 1.771 0 New
130 Suzuki S-Cross 1.745 2.290 -23,8%
131 Peugeot 5008 1.709 1.705 0,2%
132 Seat Mii 1.683 1.504 11,9%
133 Kia Venga 1.666 1.367 21,9%
134 Mitsubishi Space Star / Mirage 1.590 2.163 -26,5%
135 Dacia Dokker 1.585 1.499 5,7%
136 Ford Transit Tourneo 1.582 351 350,7%
137 Ford Ecosport 1.578 853 85,0%
138 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1.557 1.702 -8,5%
139 Ford S-Max 1.480 1.172 26,3%
140 Kia Carens 1.477 1.190 24,1%
141 Range Rover Evoque 1.464 1.902 -23,0%
142 Fiat Ducato 1.422 1.303 9,1%
143 Volkswagen Touareg 1.371 1.018 34,7%
144 Peugeot Partner Tepee / Ranch 1.337 1.330 0,5%
145 BMW X4 1.336 950 40,6%
146 Porsche Macan 1.316 1.115 18,0%
147 Dacia Lodgy 1.305 1.220 7,0%
148 Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro Tour 1.297 621 108,9%
149 Renault Espace 1.281 322 297,8%
150 Audi TT 1.252 135 827,4%
151 Mercedes-Benz V-Class 1.196 884 35,3%
152 Kia Soul 1.190 718 65,7%
153 Jaguar XE 1.165 0 New
154 Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.155 808 42,9%
155 Hyundai i40 1.134 1.457 -22,2%
156 BMW i3 1.094 673 62,6%
157 Lexus NX 1.076 0 New
158 BMW X1 1.052 3.904 -73,1%
159 Tesla Model S 1.037 450 130,4%
160 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1.027 1.003 2,4%
161 Kia Sorento 997 517 92,8%
162 Mercedes-Benz M-Class 993 1.419 -30,0%
163 Porsche Cayenne 990 368 169,0%
164 Volvo XC90 970 425 128,2%
165 Hyundai Santa Fe 952 820 16,1%
166 Nissan Leaf 950 1.059 -10,3%
167 Seat Altea 929 1.028 -9,6%
168 Range Rover Sport 912 850 7,3%
169 Honda Jazz 907 1.864 -51,3%
170 Subaru Legacy / Outback 900 304 196,1%
171 Fiat Freemont 873 1.067 -18,2%
172 Land Rover Discovery Sport 860 0 New
173 Subaru Forester 853 791 7,8%
174 Jeep Grand Cherokee 833 866 -3,8%
175 Ford Galaxy 824 763 8,0%
176 Renault Kangoo 816 820 -0,5%
177 Mercedes-Benz Vito / Viano Combi 807 756 6,7%
178 Jaguar XF 795 562 41,5%
179 Porsche 911 780 662 17,8%
180 BMW X6 759 123 517,1%
181 Volkswagen Jetta 757 779 -2,8%
182 Suzuki Jimny 744 718 3,6%
183 Jeep Cherokee 713 667 6,9%
184 Mercedes-Benz CLS 712 280 154,3%
185 Seat Toledo 701 723 -3,0%
186 Subaru XV 699 573 22,0%
188 DS4 685 871 -21,4%
187 Toyota Corolla 683 704 -3,0%
189 Fiat Doblo 680 434 56,7%
190 Mazda MX-5 675 331 103,9%
191 Citroën C5 656 733 -10,5%
192 Renault Trafic Passenger 619 604 2,5%
193 Citroën C4 Aircross 613 727 -15,7%
194 Volkswagen Scirocco 594 1.016 -41,5%
195 Renault Zoe 587 454 29,3%
196 DS5 575 588 -2,2%
197 Range Rover 573 441 29,9%
198 Skoda Roomster 553 1.480 -62,6%
199 Volkswagen CC 544 838 -35,1%
200 Mercedes-Benz GLC 539 0 New
201 Opel/Vauxhall Antara 534 339 57,5%
202 BMW 7-series 488 273 78,8%
203 Toyota Land Cruiser 486 314 54,8%
204 Citroën C-Elysee 473 337 40,4%
205 Audi A7 / S7 / RS7 464 276 68,1%
206 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe 464 0 New
207 Jeep Wrangler 450 378 19,0%
208 Peugeot Expert Tepee 447 224 99,6%
209 Nissan NV200 Evalia 430 297 44,8%
210 Lexus CT 425 490 -13,3%
211 Volvo S60 421 417 1,0%
212 Mitsubishi Pajero / Montero / Shogun 401 238 68,5%
213 BMW 6-series 395 369 7,0%
214 Toyota Prius+ 391 335 16,7%
215 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Combi 387 417 -7,2%
216 Toyota Prius 384 387 -0,8%
217 Porsche Panamera 356 302 17,9%
218 Fiat Qubo 355 487 -27,1%
219 Mercedes-Benz SLK 352 453 -22,3%
220 Audi A8 / S8 347 395 -12,2%
221 Lexus IS 333 410 -18,8%
222 Land Rover Discovery 332 244 36,1%
223 Mercedes-Benz Citan Combi 319 258 23,6%
224 SsangYong Tivoli 315 0 New
225 SsangYong Korando 314 326 -3,7%
226 Mitsubishi Lancer 295 289 2,1%
227 Peugeot RCZ 282 306 -7,8%
228 Mercedes-Benz GLK 280 1.233 -77,3%
229 Renault Fluence 264 383 -31,1%
230 Porsche Boxster 256 252 1,6%
231 Jaguar F-type 255 194 31,4%
232 Toyota Verso-S 219 407 -46,2%
233 Mercedes-Benz GL 216 245 -11,8%
234 Renault Laguna 209 591 -64,6%
235 Opel/Vauxhall Cascada 194 237 -18,1%
236 Maserati Ghibli 187 206 -9,2%
237 Mercedes-Benz GLE 181 0 New
238 Mazda5 177 493 -64,1%
239 BMW Z4 177 224 -21,0%
240 Kia Optima 166 246 -32,5%
241 Porsche Cayman 162 180 -10,0%
242 Honda HR-V 158 0 New
243 Peugeot 301 157 149 5,4%
244 SsangYong Rexton 157 104 51,0%
245 Mercedes-AMG GT 152 0 New
246 Volkswagen Phaeton 150 124 21,0%
247 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 147 164 -10,4%
248 Infiniti Q50 146 111 31,5%
249 Mazda CX-9 146 0 New
250 Peugeot iOn 135 69 95,7%
251 Suzuki SX4 117 999 -88,3%
252 Audi R8 109 33 230,3%
253 Peugeot 4008 107 167 -35,9%
254 Lada Niva 106 106 0,0%
256 Infiniti QX70 106 44 140,9%
257 Renault Koleos 105 293 -64,2%
255 Lexus RX 102 145 -29,7%
258 Suzuki Grand Vitara 102 281 -63,7%
259 Renault Twizy 101 208 -51,4%
260 Citroën Nemo Multispace 98 101 -3,0%
261 Volvo S80 97 136 -28,7%
262 Alfa Romeo 4C 97 71 36,6%
263 BMW i8 96 99 -3,0%
264 Toyota GT86 96 119 -19,3%
265 Mercedes-Benz SL 94 129 -27,1%
266 Hyundai Elantra 94 111 -15,3%
267 Bentley Continental GT / GTC 93 62 50,0%
268 Subaru Impreza 91 68 33,8%
269 Suzuki Splash 90 771 -88,3%
270 Lancia/Chrysler Voyager 86 246 -65,0%
271 SsangYong Rodius / Stavic 85 53 60,4%
272 Peugeot Bipper Tepee 83 78 6,4%
273 Mitsubishi i-MiEV 74 66 12,1%
274 Citroën C-Zero 73 12 508,3%
275 Hyundai H1 / Starex 69 69 0,0%
276 Honda Accord 68 187 -63,6%
277 Jeep Compass 66 228 -71,1%
278 Lexus GS 58 87 -33,3%
279 Chevrolet Spark 58 150 -61,3%
280 Ferrari 458 Italia 56 51 9,8%
281 Jaguar XJ 54 53 1,9%
282 Nissan 370Z 52 40 30,0%
283 Ferrari California 45 37 21,6%
284 Chevrolet Camaro 41 63 -34,9%
285 MG3 39 52 -25,0%
286 Lamborghini Huracan 37 29 27,6%
287 Volkswagen Eos 35 117 -70,1%
288 Nissan Murano 32 74 -56,8%
289 Mitsubishi Attrage 32 0 New
290 Maserati Quattroporte 31 40 -22,5%
291 Bentley Flying Spur 30 22 36,4%
292 Land Rover Defender 28 41 -31,7%
293 Infiniti Q70 28 6 366,7%
294 Subaru BRZ 28 24 16,7%
295 Aston Martin V8/V12 Vantage 26 33 -21,2%
296 Suzuki Alto 25 1.143 -97,8%
297 Hyundai Veloster 24 47 -48,9%
298 Lamborghini Aventador 24 25 -4,0%
299 Jaguar XK 24 39 -38,5%
300 Lotus Exige 22 16 37,5%
301 Lancia/Chrysler Delta 20 120 -83,3%
302 Lotus Elise 20 20 0,0%
303 Peugeot 207 17 529 -96,8%
304 Chevrolet Cruze 17 135 -87,4%
305 Lexus RC 16 0 New
306 Opel/Vauxhall Ampera 16 70 -77,1%
307 Ferrari F12 14 14 0,0%
308 Hyundai Genesis 14 29 -51,7%
309 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 14 31 -54,8%
310 Fiat Sedici 12 266 -95,5%
311 Chevrolet Trax 12 130 -90,8%
312 Bentley Mulsanne 12 4 200,0%
313 Chevrolet Aveo 12 69 -82,6%
314 Nissan Pathfinder 11 114 -90,4%
315 Fiat Bravo 11 226 -95,1%
316 DR5 11 7 57,1%
317 Toyota iQ 11 139 -92,1%
318 Opel/Vauxhall Agila 10 612 -98,4%
319 Aston Martin Vanquish 10 10 0,0%
320 Ferrari FF 10 3 233,3%
321 Ferrari 488 GTB 10 0 New
322 Rolls Royce Wraith 9 17 -47,1%
323 Lotus Evora 9 18 -50,0%
324 Maserati GranTurismo 8 17 -52,9%
325 Rolls Royce Ghost 8 10 -20,0%
326 Aston Martin Rapide 8 6 33,3%
327 Infiniti QX50 7 9 -22,2%
328 Chevrolet Captiva 7 28 -75,0%
329 Aston Martin DB9 6 10 -40,0%
330 MG6 4 24 -83,3%
331 Rolls Royce Phantom 4 6 -33,3%
332 Subaru Trezia 4 34 -88,2%
333 Maserati GranCabrio 3 18 -83,3%
334 DR CityCross 3 7 -57,1%
335 Chevrolet Orlando 3 36 -91,7%
336 Land Rover Freelander 2 553 -99,6%
337 Peugeot 107 2 225 -99,1%
338 Citroën C8 2 97 -97,9%
339 Lancia Thema / Chrysler 300C 2 24 -91,7%
340 Lamborghini Gallardo 2 5 -60,0%
341 Renault Latitude 1 13 -92,3%
342 Tata Indica 1 9 -88,9%
343 Suzuki Kizashi 1 11 -90,9%
344 Mercedes-Benz R-Class 1 1 0,0%
345 Fiat Linea 1 11 -90,9%
346 Lancia Flavia 1 4 -75,0%

 

January – August 2015 sales analysis

Skoda-Fabia-new_generation-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeYear-to-date, the ranking remains relatively stable, with the first pass in 12th place, as the Peugeot 308 passes the Renault Captur. The Skoda Fabia leapfrogs the Peugeot 2008 to break into the YTD top-20 thanks to its excellent top-10 finish in August. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan both improve 2 spots on July, to #34 and #38 respectively, while the Mercedes-Benz B-Class improves 3 spots to #53. Reversely, the Volkswagen Touran continues its plunge down the ranking, down another 3 spots to #62.

Nissan-X_Trail-auto-sales-statistics-EuropeThe Volvo V40 (#63) takes back the title of best selling Volvo so far this year from the XC60 (#65) which held it for only one month. The Mercedes-Benz CLA jumps from #86 at the end of July to #79 in August, while the Range Rover Evoque drops from #83 to #89 in just one month. The Mitsubishi Outlander drops to #110 as customers await the facelifted version. The Nissan X-Trail is now only 800 units behind in 112th place and could potentially move past its segment rival next month if the Outlander doesn’t improve.

Models ranking January – August 2015

Model Jan-Aug 2015 Jan-Aug 2014 change
1 Volkswagen Golf 354.762 344.225 3,1%
2 Ford Fiesta 209.538 204.755 2,3%
3 Renault Clio 205.370 199.941 2,7%
4 Volkswagen Polo 200.800 178.543 12,5%
5 Opel/Vauxhall Corsa 178.443 165.156 8,0%
6 Ford Focus 158.182 151.229 4,6%
7 Nissan Qashqai 155.103 137.953 12,4%
8 Peugeot 208 149.295 146.683 1,8%
9 Volkswagen Passat 147.131 105.052 40,1%
10 Skoda Octavia 144.795 135.913 6,5%
11 Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 135.946 133.906 1,5%
12 Peugeot 308 131.816 100.377 31,3%
13 Renault Captur 129.980 107.649 20,7%
14 Opel/Vauxhall Astra 128.896 121.900 5,7%
15 Fiat 500 122.591 119.751 2,4%
16 Toyota Yaris 119.535 111.713 7,0%
17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 116.386 79.051 47,2%
18 Fiat Panda 111.572 100.706 10,8%
19 Opel/Vauxhall Mokka 109.468 77.292 41,6%
20 Skoda Fabia 103.815 78.537 32,2%
21 Peugeot 2008 102.986 90.155 14,2%
22 Dacia Sandero 99.645 97.105 2,6%
23 Volkswagen Tiguan 97.726 104.702 -6,7%
24 Seat Leon 96.230 89.956 7,0%
25 BMW 3-series 91.004 115.612 -21,3%
26 Mini 87.704 52.132 68,2%
27 Renault Megane 87.658 89.250 -1,8%
28 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 87.065 84.132 3,5%
29 Dacia Duster 85.273 87.373 -2,4%
30 Seat Ibiza 82.319 77.385 6,4%
31 Citroën C3 81.898 89.769 -8,8%
32 BMW 1-series 81.404 86.101 -5,5%
33 Toyota Auris 80.425 85.543 -6,0%
34 Mercedes-Benz A-Class 77.776 79.853 -2,6%
35 Citroën C4 (Grand) Picasso 76.197 82.412 -7,5%
36 Renault (Grand) Scenic 74.694 74.763 -0,1%
37 Kia Sportage 72.093 63.245 14,0%
38 Volkswagen Sportsvan 71.927 20.372 253,1%
39 Volkswagen Up! 71.676 85.814 -16,5%
40 Hyundai ix35 70.963 61.249 15,9%
41 Nissan Juke 67.085 61.448 9,2%
42 Ford Kuga 65.854 54.624 20,6%
43 Hyundai i20 64.045 52.689 21,6%
44 Renault Twingo 63.720 47.732 33,5%
45 Audi A6 / S6 / RS6 / Allroad 63.596 57.305 11,0%
46 Opel/Vauxhall Insignia 61.348 64.152 -4,4%
47 Fiat 500L 60.147 68.898 -12,7%
48 BMW 5-series 58.860 67.684 -13,0%
49 Audi A1 58.756 63.578 -7,6%
50 Hyundai i10 57.869 53.500 8,2%
51 Toyota Aygo 56.271 41.466 35,7%
52 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 56.136 68.468 -18,0%
53 Mercedes-Benz B-Class 55.463 60.156 -7,8%
54 Audi Q3 55.223 52.076 6,0%
55 Fiat Punto 55.164 59.443 -7,2%
56 Ford (Grand) C-Max 55.156 62.771 -12,1%
57 Citroën C4 Cactus 54.354 8.901 510,7%
58 Ford Mondeo 53.465 33.039 61,8%
59 2-series Active & Gran Tourer 52.030 584 8809,2%
60 Hyundai i30 51.882 56.385 -8,0%
61 Kia Cee’d 51.025 51.350 -0,6%
62 Volkswagen Touran 50.871 64.936 -21,7%
63 Volvo V40 48.658 47.528 2,4%
64 BMW 4-series 48.644 32.828 48,2%
65 Volvo XC60 48.624 37.121 31,0%
66 Skoda Rapid 47.710 53.001 -10,0%
67 Peugeot 108 46.758 6.767 591,0%
68 Peugeot 3008 45.615 55.093 -17,2%
69 Skoda Yeti 44.808 41.628 7,6%
70 Citroën C1 43.062 30.307 42,1%
71 Kia Rio 42.660 39.581 7,8%
72 Nissan Micra 42.310 41.787 1,3%
73 Audi Q5 42.309 39.217 7,9%
74 Lancia/Chrysler Ypsilon 41.597 42.404 -1,9%
75 Fiat 500X 40.900 0 New
76 Mercedes-Benz GLA 40.157 25.738 56,0%
77 Toyota RAV4 39.570 35.411 11,7%
78 Opel/Vauxhall Zafira 39.353 56.385 -30,2%
79 Mercedes-Benz CLA 38.351 24.846 54,4%
80 Mazda CX-5 37.675 38.526 -2,2%
81 Dacia Logan 37.646 38.391 -1,9%
82 Opel/Vauxhall Adam 37.306 35.796 4,2%
83 Opel/Vauxhall Meriva 37.061 38.738 -4,3%
84 Volkswagen Transporter / Multivan 36.984 33.383 10,8%
85 Smart Fortwo 36.727 38.031 -3,4%
86 Suzuki Swift 36.658 31.806 15,3%
87 Kia Picanto 36.396 35.045 3,9%
88 Mazda3 35.991 32.295 11,4%
89 Range Rover Evoque 35.405 33.745 4,9%
90 Jeep Renegade 34.490 99 34738,4%
91 Ford Ka 33.563 36.150 -7,2%
92 Citroën C4 33.179 45.674 -27,4%
93 Nissan Note 32.930 45.438 -27,5%
94 Ford B-Max 31.813 39.295 -19,0%
95 Honda CR-V 31.526 32.764 -3,8%
96 Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 31.483 33.257 -5,3%
97 Mitsubishi ASX 30.933 22.498 37,5%
98 Peugeot 508 30.382 27.894 8,9%
99 DS3 30.248 37.120 -18,5%
100 Volvo V70 / XC70 30.188 28.801 4,8%
101 Volkswagen Caddy Life 30.026 30.787 -2,5%
102 Nissan Pulsar 29.913 49 60946,9%
103 Skoda Superb 29.605 31.478 -6,0%
104 BMW X3 28.982 32.478 -10,8%
105 Mini Countryman / Paceman 28.857 39.535 -27,0%
106 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 28.228 28.036 0,7%
107 Honda Civic 27.692 27.326 1,3%
108 Smart Forfour 27.146 28 96850,0%
109 Citroën C3 Picasso 27.130 36.505 -25,7%
110 Mitsubishi Outlander 27.089 20.855 29,9%
111 Volvo V60 26.612 27.220 -2,2%
112 Nissan X-Trail 26.261 5.692 361,4%
113 Skoda Citigo 25.971 27.440 -5,4%
114 Volkswagen Sharan 25.766 24.187 6,5%
115 BMW X1 25.186 41.559 -39,4%
116 Hyundai ix20 24.832 25.015 -0,7%
117 Citroën Berlingo Multispace 24.099 25.034 -3,7%
118 BMW X5 24.000 25.375 -5,4%
119 Ford Ecosport 22.884 4.877 369,2%
120 Peugeot 5008 22.062 25.139 -12,2%
121 Fiat Ducato 21.950 19.978 9,9%
122 Toyota Verso 21.674 22.225 -2,5%
123 Mitsubishi Space Star / Mirage 21.540 12.067 78,5%
124 Mazda2 21.400 15.717 36,2%
125 Suzuki Vitara 20.984 0 New
126 Suzuki S-Cross 20.517 26.432 -22,4%
127 Toyota Avensis 20.376 19.583 4,0%
128 Honda Jazz 20.234 25.461 -20,5%
129 Mazda6 20.220 21.368 -5,4%
130 Kia Venga 19.814 17.499 13,2%
131 Volkswagen Beetle 19.138 21.968 -12,9%
132 Land Rover Discovery Sport 18.058 0 New
133 Range Rover Sport 17.942 16.984 5,6%
134 BMW 2-series 17.809 8.529 108,8%
135 Seat Alhambra 17.404 15.145 14,9%
136 Dacia Dokker 16.570 13.345 24,2%
137 Dacia Lodgy 16.287 14.200 14,7%
138 Seat Mii 16.148 15.497 4,2%
139 Hyundai i40 16.120 17.293 -6,8%
140 BMW X4 15.982 3.088 417,6%
141 Peugeot Partner Tepee / Ranch 15.743 16.817 -6,4%
142 Porsche Macan 15.672 8.593 82,4%
143 Suzuki Celerio 15.359 0 New
144 Audi TT 15.228 7.031 116,6%
145 Kia Carens 15.064 16.030 -6,0%
146 Mercedes-Benz V-Class 14.814 4.359 239,8%
147 Renault Kadjar 14.691 0 New
148 Renault Kangoo 14.574 15.884 -8,2%
149 Volkswagen Touareg 14.491 13.056 11,0%
150 Skoda Roomster 14.233 17.562 -19,0%
151 Seat Altea 13.217 12.490 5,8%
152 Mercedes-Benz GLK 12.964 16.296 -20,4%
153 Mercedes-Benz M-Class 12.869 15.234 -15,5%
154 Porsche Cayenne 12.747 8.146 56,5%
155 Mercedes-Benz S-Class 11.516 11.954 -3,7%
156 Jaguar XF 11.481 13.183 -12,9%
157 DS4 11.305 14.122 -19,9%
158 Hyundai Santa Fe 10.932 8.584 27,4%
159 Nissan Leaf 10.651 9.291 14,6%
160 Kia Sorento 10.597 5.935 78,6%
161 Porsche 911 10.333 9.363 10,4%
162 Renault Espace 10.303 5.170 99,3%
163 Audi Q7 10.183 7.097 43,5%
164 Renault Zoe 9.945 4.720 110,7%
165 Toyota Corolla 9.684 9.496 2,0%
166 BMW X6 9.674 3.390 185,4%
167 Subaru Forester 9.672 9.115 6,1%
168 Fiat Freemont 9.640 11.469 -15,9%
169 Opel Karl / Vauxhall Viva 9.640 0 New
170 Alfa Romeo MiTo 9.573 11.351 -15,7%
171 Kia Soul 9.416 5.676 65,9%
172 Range Rover 9.326 7.844 18,9%
173 Citroën C5 9.291 13.017 -28,6%
174 Lexus NX 9.148 0 New
175 Ford S-Max 9.130 21.063 -56,7%
176 Tesla Model S 9.119 6.170 47,8%
177 Ford Tourneo Connect 8.900 6.400 39,1%
178 Mercedes-Benz CLS 8.693 6.583 32,1%
179 Jeep Cherokee 8.670 4.271 103,0%
180 Jeep Grand Cherokee 8.667 9.152 -5,3%
181 Ford Tourneo Courier 8.300 900 822,2%
182 Volvo XC90 8.170 5.974 36,8%
183 Mercedes-Benz Vito / Viano Combi 8.122 12.684 -36,0%
184 Mazda CX-3 8.101 0 New
185 Volkswagen Scirocco 8.008 6.287 27,4%
186 Suzuki Jimny 7.947 6.783 17,2%
187 Land Rover Discovery 7.897 6.825 15,7%
188 DS5 7.812 8.649 -9,7%
189 Renault Trafic Passenger 7.772 7.261 7,0%
190 Mercedes-Benz SLK 7.752 8.212 -5,6%
191 Citroën C4 Aircross 7.685 7.899 -2,7%
192 Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro Tour 7.625 6.064 25,7%
193 Volkswagen CC 7.551 10.948 -31,0%
194 Volkswagen Jetta 7.452 6.791 9,7%
195 Seat Toledo 7.317 7.306 0,2%
196 Audi A7 / S7 / RS7 7.192 5.429 32,5%
197 Subaru Legacy / Outback 7.032 4.218 66,7%
198 Fiat Qubo 7.025 7.159 -1,9%
199 BMW i3 6.763 6.187 9,3%
200 Renault Laguna 6.693 11.814 -43,3%
201 Subaru XV 6.383 6.890 -7,4%
202 Fiat Doblo 6.364 4.684 35,9%
203 Jaguar XE 6.135 0 New
204 Volvo S60 6.087 7.600 -19,9%
205 Ford Tourneo Custom 6.000 5.300 13,2%
206 Ford Galaxy 5.942 13.049 -54,5%
207 Lexus CT 5.879 6.124 -4,0%
208 Suzuki Alto 5.613 18.448 -69,6%
209 Ford Transit Tourneo 5.445 3.794 43,5%
210 Lexus IS 4.987 6.779 -26,4%
211 BMW 6-series 4.905 5.478 -10,5%
212 Opel/Vauxhall Antara 4.887 5.652 -13,5%
213 Mazda5 4.810 4.629 3,9%
214 Toyota Prius 4.713 5.296 -11,0%
215 Toyota Prius+ 4.551 3.870 17,6%
216 Audi A8 / S8 4.551 4.801 -5,2%
217 Toyota Verso-S 4.417 4.344 1,7%
218 Citroën C-Elysee 4.364 4.606 -5,3%
219 SsangYong Korando 4.304 2.898 48,5%
220 Renault Koleos 4.239 5.029 -15,7%
221 Nissan NV200 Evalia 4.145 3.878 6,9%
222 Hyundai Tucson 4.091 0 New
223 Jeep Wrangler 4.033 3.418 18,0%
224 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Combi 4.003 4.092 -2,2%
225 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.887 4.304 -9,7%
226 Renault Fluence 3.778 4.096 -7,8%
227 Mitsubishi Pajero / Montero / Shogun 3.748 2.844 31,8%
228 Opel/Vauxhall Cascada 3.674 4.932 -25,5%
229 Peugeot Expert Tepee 3.597 2.990 20,3%
230 Jaguar F-type 3.378 3.227 4,7%
231 Porsche Boxster 3.223 3.641 -11,5%
232 Maserati Ghibli 3.218 2.998 7,3%
233 BMW Z4 3.172 4.004 -20,8%
234 Peugeot RCZ 3.157 4.282 -26,3%
235 Porsche Panamera 3.096 4.023 -23,0%
236 BMW 7-series 2.979 3.423 -13,0%
237 Suzuki SX4 2.923 9.913 -70,5%
238 Mitsubishi Lancer 2.837 2.313 22,7%
239 Mazda MX-5 2.659 4.050 -34,3%
240 Mercedes-Benz Citan Combi 2.647 2.825 -6,3%
241 Mercedes-Benz GL 2.629 2.874 -8,5%
242 Suzuki Splash 2.421 9.693 -75,0%
243 Lexus RX 2.368 2.986 -20,7%
244 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.257 4.346 -48,1%
245 Kia Optima 2.148 2.150 -0,1%
246 Porsche Cayman 2.146 2.144 0,1%
247 Infiniti Q50 2.086 1.615 29,2%
248 Opel/Vauxhall Agila 2.003 8.535 -76,5%
249 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 1.853 1.539 20,4%
250 Peugeot 301 1.781 2.173 -18,0%
251 Honda Accord 1.765 2.268 -22,2%
252 Volkswagen Eos 1.748 2.800 -37,6%
253 Lancia/Chrysler Voyager 1.722 2.968 -42,0%
254 Mercedes-AMG GT 1.704 0 New
255 Peugeot 4008 1.628 1.707 -4,6%
256 Volvo S80 1.606 2.006 -19,9%
257 BMW i8 1.581 360 339,2%
258 SsangYong Tivoli 1.556 0 New
259 MG3 1.519 1.145 32,7%
260 SsangYong Rexton 1.517 1.282 18,3%
261 Mercedes-Benz SL 1.484 2.088 -28,9%
262 Renault Twizy 1.390 1.542 -9,9%
263 Peugeot 207 1.346 14.853 -90,9%
264 Volkswagen Phaeton 1.187 1.253 -5,3%
265 Peugeot Bipper Tepee 1.150 1.500 -23,3%
266 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe 1.131 0 New
267 Hyundai Elantra 1.124 817 37,6%
268 SsangYong Rodius / Stavic 1.101 813 35,4%
269 Toyota GT86 1.101 1.990 -44,7%
270 Jaguar XJ 1.096 1.296 -15,4%
271 Lada Niva 1.087 898 21,0%
272 Bentley Continental GT / GTC 1.084 1.087 -0,3%
273 Citroën Nemo Multispace 1.072 1.707 -37,2%
274 Infiniti QX70 1.039 625 66,2%
275 Lexus GS 1.017 1.527 -33,4%
276 Peugeot iOn 859 365 135,3%
277 Mazda CX-9 846 0 New
278 Ferrari 458 Italia 780 1.107 -29,5%
279 Audi R8 779 654 19,1%
280 Land Rover Defender 717 835 -14,1%
281 Alfa Romeo 4C 701 741 -5,4%
282 Ferrari California 695 240 189,6%
283 Mercedes-Benz GLC 641 0 New
284 Hyundai H1 / Starex 636 678 -6,2%
285 Subaru Impreza 631 1.602 -60,6%
286 Maserati Quattroporte 570 557 2,3%
287 Citroën C-Zero 570 515 10,7%
288 Nissan 370Z 564 493 14,4%
289 Mitsubishi i-MiEV 504 486 3,7%
290 Ford Mustang 500 0 New
291 Jeep Compass 492 4.065 -87,9%
292 Nissan Murano 484 424 14,2%
293 Aston Martin V8/V12 Vantage 480 511 -6,1%
294 Chevrolet Spark 444 9.610 -95,4%
295 MG6 430 338 27,2%
296 Lamborghini Huracan 423 84 403,6%
297 Bentley Flying Spur 374 432 -13,4%
298 Infiniti Q70 372 79 370,9%
299 Nissan Pathfinder 363 1.308 -72,2%
300 Land Rover Freelander 320 12.243 -97,4%
301 Hyundai Veloster 314 593 -47,0%
302 Fiat Bravo 303 2.840 -89,3%
303 Chevrolet Camaro 290 738 -60,7%
304 Mitsubishi Attrage 290 0 New
305 Lexus RC 285 0 New
306 Subaru BRZ 280 411 -31,9%
307 Lancia/Chrysler Delta 255 2.927 -91,3%
308 Aston Martin Vanquish 248 238 4,2%
309 Lotus Elise 248 178 39,3%
310 Fiat Sedici 235 2.029 -88,4%
311 Ferrari F12 232 341 -32,0%
312 Maserati GranTurismo 231 261 -11,5%
313 Lotus Exige 221 193 14,5%
314 Aston Martin DB9 198 178 11,2%
315 Lamborghini Aventador 198 184 7,6%
316 Opel/Vauxhall Ampera 197 574 -65,7%
317 Chevrolet Trax 192 8.890 -97,8%
318 Honda HR-V 188 0 New
319 Hyundai Genesis 182 91 100,0%
320 Mercedes-Benz GLE 181 0 New
321 Maserati GranCabrio 181 178 1,7%
322 Jaguar XK 163 1.196 -86,4%
323 Rolls Royce Wraith 162 231 -29,9%
324 Rolls Royce Ghost 147 125 17,6%
325 Bentley Mulsanne 147 115 27,8%
326 Aston Martin Rapide 124 99 25,3%
327 Chevrolet Cruze 124 7.151 -98,3%
328 DR5 121 42 188,1%
329 Infiniti QX50 121 88 37,5%
330 Toyota iQ 121 2.824 -95,7%
331 Ferrari FF 117 123 -4,9%
332 Chevrolet Aveo 115 3.595 -96,8%
333 Lotus Evora 110 73 50,7%
334 Peugeot 107 83 24.017 -99,7%
335 Lexus LS 81 0 New
336 Renault Latitude 74 307 -75,9%
337 Rolls Royce Phantom 68 76 -10,5%
338 Citroën C8 67 1.515 -95,6%
339 Dodge Durango 63 0 New
340 DR CityCross 59 103 -42,7%
341 Peugeot 807 55 1.524 -96,4%
342 Chevrolet Captiva 47 2.835 -98,3%
343 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 44 383 -88,5%
344 Tata Indica 43 222 -80,6%
345 Subaru Trezia 42 283 -85,2%
346 Chevrolet Orlando 36 2.829 -98,7%
347 Suzuki Kizashi 35 182 -80,8%
348 Honda CR-Z 31 229 -86,5%
349 Ferrari 488 GTB 30 0 New
350 Lancia Thema / Chrysler 300C 27 343 -92,1%
351 Honda Insight 26 415 -93,7%
352 Toyota Urban Cruiser 22 302 -92,7%
353 Tata Xenon 20 31 -35,5%
354 Mitsubishi Colt 14 201 -93,0%
355 Volkswagen Golf Plus 13 6.266 -99,8%
356 Lamborghini Gallardo 9 70 -87,1%
357 Hyundai Genesis coupe 8 60 -86,7%
358 Seat Exeo 7 223 -96,9%
359 Mercedes-Benz R-Class 6 25 -76,0%
360 Fiat Linea 6 169 -96,4%
361 Lancia Flavia 4 116 -96,6%
362 Lancia Musa 3 9 -66,7%
363 Chevrolet Malibu 3 325 -99,1%
364 Great Wall Steed 3 29 -89,7%

 

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