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Norway 1999/2000: VW Golf in command

The VW Golf is very popular in Norway over the period, finishing #1 in both 1999 and 2000 with a pretty strong market share of 5.8% then 6%. The Opel Astra comes second in 1999 at 4.5% of the market,  but drops to 6th in 2000, replaced at #2 by the Toyota Yaris, up 99% on 1999, its launch year, at 4,937 sales and 5.1%. The VW Passat is 3rd both years at 4.4% in 1999 and 4.1% in 2000.

Full 1999 Top 15 and 2000 Top 20 Ranking Tables: click on ‘Read more’ below the Toyota Yaris.

Norway Full Year 1999:

Pos Model 1999 %
1 VW Golf 5,900 5.8%
2 Opel Astra 4,520 4.5%
3 VW Passat 4,473 4.4%
4 Ford Focus 3,693 3.6%
5 Toyota Corolla 3,527 3.5%
6 Toyota Avensis 3,204 3.2%
7 Opel Vectra 3,004 3.0%
8 Toyota Yaris 2,475 2.4%
9 VW Polo 2,094 2.1%
10 Audi A4 2,079 2.1%
11 Peugeot 406 2,068 2.0%
12 Nissan Primera 1,984 2.0%
13 Skoda Octavia 1,965 1.9%
14 Peugeot 206 1,852 1.8%
15 Saab 9-3 1,830 1.8%

Norway Full Year 2000:

Pos Model 2000 % 00/99 1999 % Pos
1 VW Golf 5,819 6.0% -1% 5,900 5.8% 1
2 Toyota Yaris 4,937 5.1% 99% 2,475 2.4% 8
3 VW Passat 3,990 4.1% -11% 4,473 4.4% 3
4 Ford Focus 3,873 4.0% 5% 3,693 3.6% 4
5 Toyota Avensis 3,254 3.3% 2% 3,204 3.2% 6
6 Opel Astra 3,063 3.1% -32% 4,520 4.5% 2
7 VW Polo 2,638 2.7% 26% 2,094 2.1% 9
8 Toyota Corolla 2,610 2.7% -26% 3,527 3.5% 5
9 Peugeot 406 2,337 2.4% 13% 2,068 2.0% 11
10 Renault Megane 2,132 2.2% 22% 1,742 1.7%
11 Opel Zafira 2,119 2.2% 102% 1,050 1.0%
12 Skoda Octavia 2,116 2.2% 8% 1,965 1.9% 13
13 Peugeot 206 2,096 2.2% 13% 1,852 1.8% 14
14 Nissan Primera 1,844 1.9% -7% 1,984 2.0% 12
15 BMW 3 Series 1,775 1.8% 16% 1,535 1.5%
16 Volvo V70 1,623 1.7% 56% 1,041 1.0%
17 Saab 9-3 1,616 1.7% -12% 1,830 1.8% 15
18 Audi A4 1,607 1.7% -23% 2,079 2.1% 10
19 Opel Vectra 1,558 1.6% -48% 3,004 3.0% 7
20 Volvo S40/V40 1,530 1.6% -2% 1,561 1.5%

Source: www.ofvas.no

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