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Netherlands 2009: VW Golf and Toyota Aygo dominate

The Netherlands see car sales drop 22% in 2009 at 387,679 registrations and the pole position changes hands this year with the VW Golf the best selling car in the country at 12,870 sales and 3.3% share.

The Toyota Aygo gains two spots to rank #2 at 11,452 sales and 3%. Together with the Peugeot 107 (#4 with 9,483 sales) and the Citroen C1 (#7 at 7,629 sales), they are the ‘Kolin sisters’: these 3 cars are badge-engineered versions of the same model all produced in Kolin, Czech Republic. In 2009 the Kolin sisters add up to 28,564 units and 7.4% of the Dutch market!

Thanks to the new generation, the Ford Fiesta climbs 30 spots to #3 at 10,910 sales (+143%) and the Toyota Prius has a stellar year in 6th place with 8,302 sales (+38%).

Full Top 50 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Toyota Aygo pic.

Toyota Aygo

Netherlands Full year 2009:

Pos Model 2009 % 09/08 2008 % Pos
1 VW Golf 12,870 3.3% -6% 13,679 2.7% 3
2 Toyota Aygo 11,452 3.0% -5% 12,063 2.4% 4
3 Ford Fiesta 10,910 2.8% 143% 4,488 0.9% 33
4 Peugeot 107 9,483 2.4% 38% 6,861 1.4% 19
5 Ford Focus 8,892 2.3% -23% 11,487 2.3% 5
6 Toyota Prius 8,302 2.1% 28% 6,500 1.3% 22
7 Citroen C1 7,629 2.0% 13% 6,726 1.3% 21
8 VW Passat 7,480 1.9% -12% 8,496 1.7% 11
9 Peugeot 207 7,193 1.9% -51% 14,691 2.9% 1
10 Opel Corsa 6,563 1.7% -53% 13,998 2.8% 2
11 Fiat Panda 6,529 1.7% -11% 7,361 1.5% 13
12 Honda Civic 6,408 1.7% 6% 6,059 1.2% 25
13 Nissan Qashqai 6,024 1.6% 8% 5,598 1.1% 27
14 Suzuki Alto 5,756 1.5% new 0 0.0%
15 VW Polo 5,743 1.5% -33% 8,617 1.7% 10
16 Peugeot 308 5,699 1.5% -43% 10,028 2.0% 6
17 Fiat 500 5,649 1.5% 9% 5,192 1.0% 29
18 Ford Ka 5,542 1.4% -19% 6,818 1.4% 20
19 Toyota Yaris 5,368 1.4% -26% 7,249 1.5% 16
20 Renault Clio 5,240 1.4% -28% 7,280 1.5% 15
21 Opel Insignia 5,137 1.3% new 15 0.0%
22 Hyundai i10 5,107 1.3% -30% 7,333 1.5% 14
23 Ford Mondeo 4,968 1.3% -50% 9,941 2.0% 7
24 BMW 3-Series 4,962 1.3% -21% 6,304 1.3% 24
25 Seat Ibiza 4,855 1.3% -7% 5,196 1.0% 28
26 Renault Twingo 4,838 1.2% -49% 9,446 1.9% 8
27 Audi A4 4,771 1.2% -34% 7,175 1.4% 17
28 Opel Astra 4,630 1.2% -50% 9,172 1.8% 9
29 Renault Megane 4,428 1.1% 3% 4,309 0.9% 37
30 Audi A3 4,365 1.1% 3% 4,255 0.9% 39
31 Renault Scenic 4,243 1.1% -33% 6,348 1.3% 23
32 Toyota Avensis 4,177 1.1% 17% 3,575 0.7% 52
33 Hyundai i20 3,902 1.0% new 0 0.0%
34 Suzuki Swift 3,898 1.0% -50% 7,786 1.6% 12
35 BMW 1-Series 3,609 0.9% -16% 4,280 0.9% 38
36 Opel Agila 3,539 0.9% -1% 3,558 0.7% 53
37 Citroen C4 Picasso 3,520 0.9% -50% 7,033 1.4% 18
38 Citroen C5 3,390 0.9% -9% 3,737 0.7% 47
39 Volvo V70 3,375 0.9% -15% 3,970 0.8% 42
40 Skoda Octavia 3,359 0.9% -22% 4,314 0.9% 36
41 Volvo V50 3,303 0.9% -26% 4,450 0.9% 34
42 Audi A6 2,846 0.7% -11% 3,198 0.6% 58
43 Mitsubishi Colt 2,737 0.7% -29% 3,875 0.8% 44
44 Fiat Punto 2,692 0.7% -46% 4,999 1.0% 30
45 Mini 2,642 0.7% -23% 3,417 0.7% 54
46 Opel Zafira 2,617 0.7% -54% 5,641 1.1% 26
47 Skoda Fabia 2,588 0.7% -39% 4,240 0.8% 40
48 Mercedes C-Class 2,478 0.6% -45% 4,540 0.9% 32
49 Daihatsu Cuore 2,477 0.6% -48% 4,795 1.0% 31
50 Dacia Sandero 2,473 0.6% 158% 958 0.2%

Source: RAI Vereniging

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