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Switzerland 2008: Octavia closes in on Golf

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The main event in 2008 in the Swiss car market is the constant progression of the Skoda Octavia which is starting to threaten the multi-decade-long leadership of the VW Golf… Over 12 months the Golf drops to 3% of the market at 8,627 sales whereas the Octavia goes up to 2.5% share at 7,213 sales.

The BMW 3 Series drops to 3rd place, whereas the Audi A4 stays 4th, both models grabbing a 2.2% market share. The Peugeot 207, 5th at 1.9%, exchange spots with the VW Touran, #6 at 1.8%, whereas the Fiat 500 delivers a remarkable entry into the Top 10 in 8th place with 4,849 sales and 1.7%.

Other great performances include the BMW 1 Series up 11 spots at #15 and the Mercedes C Class up 18 spots at #17.

Full Top 100 Ranking Table below.

Switzerland Full Year 2008:

Pos Model 2008 %
1 VW Golf 8,623 3.0%
2 Skoda Octavia 7,213 2.5%
3 BMW Serie 3 6,329 2.2%
4 Audi A4 6,235 2.2%
5 Peugeot 207 5,579 1.9%
6 VW Touran 5,278 1.8%
7 Audi A3 4,992 1.7%
8 Fiat 500 4,849 1.7%
9 VW Polo 4,848 1.7%
10 VW Passat 4,768 1.7%
11 Opel Corsa 4,520 1.6%
12 Opel Astra 4,101 1.4%
13 Ford Fiesta 3,925 1.4%
14 Mini 3,918 1.4%
15 BMW Serie 1 3,871 1.3%
16 Toyota Yaris 3,832 1.3%
17 Mercedes Classe C 3,780 1.3%
18 VW Tiguan 3,608 1.3%
19 Ford Focus 3,424 1.2%
20 Renault Clio 3,259 1.1%
21 Opel Zafira 3,221 1.1%
22 Seat Ibiza 3,091 1.1%
23 Suzuki Swift 3,058 1.1%
24 Mazda2 2,960 1.0%
25 Fiat Punto 2,960 1.0%
26 Skoda Fabia 2,871 1.0%
27 Smart Fortwo 2,669 0.9%
28 Honda Jazz 2,639 0.9%
29 Fiat Panda 2,635 0.9%
30 Opel Meriva 2,628 0.9%
31 Nissan Qashqai 2,563 0.9%
32 Audi A6 2,563 0.9%
33 Peugeot 308 2,562 0.9%
34 Subaru Impreza 2,484 0.9%
35 Volvo V50 2,360 0.8%
36 Honda Civic 2,357 0.8%
37 Toyota Aygo 2,242 0.8%
38 Toyota Auris 2,191 0.8%
39 Toyota Corolla Verso 2,181 0.8%
40 Mercedes Classe A 2,165 0.8%
41 Renault Megane 2,130 0.7%
42 Subaru Forester 2,082 0.7%
43 Hyundai i30 1,959 0.7%
44 Mazda6 1,927 0.7%
45 BMW Serie 5 1,882 0.7%
46 Subaru Legacy 1,866 0.6%
47 Citroen C1 1,863 0.6%
48 Toyota Prius 1,862 0.6%
49 Renault Scenic 1,834 0.6%
50 Mazda3 1,806 0.6%
51 Mercedes Classe B 1,774 0.6%
52 BMW X5 1,714 0.6%
53 Peugeot 107 1,674 0.6%
54 BMW X3 1,651 0.6%
55 Honda CR-V 1,650 0.6%
56 Toyota RAV4 1,629 0.6%
57 Alfa Romeo 159 1,618 0.6%
58 Fiat Bravo 1,614 0.6%
59 Ford Mondeo 1,610 0.6%
60 Seat Leon 1,601 0.6%
61 Saab 9-3 1,561 0.5%
62 Citroen C3 1,533 0.5%
63 Mitsubishi Colt 1,518 0.5%
64 Mazda5 1,518 0.5%
65 Citroen C4 Picasso 1,498 0.5%
66 Renault Laguna 1,482 0.5%
67 Mercedes Classe E 1,416 0.5%
68 Seat Altea 1,329 0.5%
69 Dacia Logan 1,314 0.5%
70 VW Transporter 1,309 0.5%
71 Ford Kuga 1,277 0.4%
72 Mitsubishi Outlander 1,274 0.4%
73 Suzuki SX4 1,269 0.4%
74 Nissan Micra 1,260 0.4%
75 Renault Twingo 1,216 0.4%
76 Renault Kangoo 1,213 0.4%
77 Mercedes Classe ML 1,193 0.4%
78 Suzuki Grand Vitara 1,170 0.4%
79 Volvo V70 1,165 0.4%
80 Citroen C5 1,160 0.4%
81 Ford C-Max 1,157 0.4%
82 Subaru Justy 1,135 0.4%
83 Opel Agila 1,133 0.4%
84 Ford S-Max 1,111 0.4%
85 Kia Cee’d 1,108 0.4%
86 Renault Espace 1,101 0.4%
87 Audi A5 1,097 0.4%
88 Volvo C30 1,059 0.4%
89 Renault Modus 1,046 0.4%
90 Daihatsu Sirion 1,015 0.4%
91 Honda Accord 997 0.3%
92 Nissan Note 974 0.3%
93 Alfa Romeo 147 956 0.3%
94 Peugeot 307 952 0.3%
95 Audi TT 907 0.3%
96 Skoda Roomster 898 0.3%
97 Renault Koleos 874 0.3%
98 Subaru Outback 848 0.3%
99 Hyundai Tucson 846 0.3%
100 Porsche 911 832 0.3%

Source: auto-suisse.ch

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