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Australia 2003: Ford Falcon teases Holden Commodore

Holden Commodore

Very dynamic car market in Australia this year at +9% with 878,941 registrations. The Holden Commodore is king again, however with 86,453 sales (-2%) it drops under 10% market share, at a still very impressive 9.8%. The Ford Falcon enjoys a stellar first full year of sales of the 2002 BA generation, with 73,220 units sold, a 34% progression over the 2002 figure! It even ranked #1 in September when it peaked at 9.5%.

The Toyota Camry (up 25%) and Corolla (up 3%) swap positions, whereas the Holden Astra stays 5th ahead of the Toyota Hilux and Mitsubishi Magna/Verada. Full Year 2003 Top 35: click on ‘Read more’ below.

Ford Falcon

Australia Full Year 2003 Top 35:

Pos Model 2003 % 03/02 2002 % Pos
1 Holden Commodore 86,553 9.8% -2% 88,478 11.0% 1
2 Ford Falcon 73,220 8.3% 34% 54,629 6.8% 2
3 Toyota Camry 38,540 4.4% 25% 30,952 3.8% 4
4 Toyota Corolla 36,128 4.1% 3% 34,948 4.3% 3
5 Holden Astra 28,609 3.3% -3% 29,536 3.7% 5
6 Toyota Hilux 25,883 2.9% 15% 22,515 2.8% 7
7 Mitsubishi Magna/Verada 23,666 2.7% 1% 23,405 2.9% 6
8 Ford Falcon Ute 20,212 2.3% 13% 17,883 2.2% 9
9 Holden Rodeo 19,226 2.2% 24% 15,501 1.9% 11
10 Nissan Pulsar 18,972 2.2% 17% 16,258 2.0% 10
11 Mitsubishi Lancer 17,931 2.0% -4% 18,646 2.3% 8
12 Holden Commodore Ute 17,211 2.0% 25% 13,791 1.7% 13
13 Toyota Echo 16,986 1.9% 93% 8,812 1.1% 22
14 Toyota Prado 14,639 1.7% 84% 7,972 1.0% 25
15 Toyota Land Cruiser 14,425 1.6% 19% 12,166 1.5% 16
16 Mazda6 12,708 1.4% 287% 3,283 0.4% 41
17 Nissan X-Trail 12,675 1.4% 28% 9,886 1.2% 17
18 Ford Focus 12,502 1.4% 544% 1,942 0.2% n/a
19 Toyota RAV4 12,026 1.4% -1% 12,196 1.5% 15
20 Subaru Forester 11,780 1.3% 19% 9,863 1.2% 18
21 Hyundai Getz 11,141 1.3% 316% 2,678 0.3% n/a
22 Hyundai Elantra 10,628 1.2% 17% 9,061 1.1% 19
23 Honda CR-V 9,736 1.1% -22% 12,449 1.5% 14
24 Nissan Patrol Wagon 9,483 1.1% 6% 8,986 1.1% 21
25 Nissan Navara 9,085 1.0% 35% 6,715 0.8% 28
26 Honda Jazz 8,501 1.0% 505% 1,406 0.2% n/a
27 Subaru Impreza 7,651 0.9% 11% 6,889 0.9% 26
28 Mitsubishi Pajero 7,580 0.9% -11% 8,490 1.1% 24
29 Kia Rio 7,221 0.8% 24% 5,838 0.7% 31
30 Mitsubishi Triton 6,903 0.8% 14% 6,043 0.8% 29
31 Volkswagen Golf 6,457 0.7% 36% 4,735 0.6% 38
32 Toyota Hiace Van 6,407 0.7% 19% 5,368 0.7% 35
33 Mazda Tribute 6,394 0.7% -6% 6,828 0.8% 27
34 Honda Accord 6,204 0.7% 467% 1,095 0.1% n/a
35 Ford Courier 6,179 0.7% 4% 5,968 0.7% 30

Source: VFACTS

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