The Danish car market continues on its good run, up 28% in March at 16,381 sales and 26% year-to-date at 40,341. The Chevrolet Spark is #1 for the third month in a row at 654 units at 4%, a distant leader year-to-date at 2,254 sales and 5.6% share.
The Suzuki Swift has a stellar start of the year, #2 this month at 2.7% and #3 year-to-date at 2.9%, up 24 spots on its 2010 ranking. The Toyota Aygo, #1 last year, is #3 in March at 2.6% ahead of a Ford Fiesta in good shape at #4 and 2.5%.
Notice the VW Passat at #5, the Mazda6 at #9 and the Peugeot 508 coming in directly at #39 for its very first month of sales with 159 units changing hands for a 1% market share.
Full Top 40 Ranking Table below.
Car sales are up a whopping 34% in Denmark in February at 11,565 registrations. The Chevrolet Spark is #1 for the third time in 4 months, a significant achievement in a market as volatile as Denmark. Its 6% market share is also no mean feat given all models were under 3% in the Full Year 2010 ranking.
The Hyundai i10 takes the 2nd spot at a brilliant 4%, followed by the Opel Corsa and Toyota Aygo both at 3.4%. The Suzuki Swift is stabe at a solid 3% share, compared to 1.3% in 2010. The new Citroen C4 breaks into the Top 10 at #9.
Full Top 30 Ranking Table below.
The Danish market is up 16% this month at 12,349 registrations, up 58% on January 2009 but still down 14% on January 2008.
Already #1 in November, the Chevrolet Spark takes the lead again in January with 903 sales and 7.3% share, well ahead of the Toyota Aygo, #2 at 532 sales and 4.3%. The Toyota Avensis rounds off the podium with 486 sales and 3.9%.
Notice the 13th place of the new Toyota Verso and the Suzuki Splash at #19. Full Top 30 Ranking Table below.
The Danish car market has completely recovered from the GFC: with 153,562 registrations this year it is up 40% on 2009 and 4% on 2008. The Toyota Aygo is the best selling car in Denmark in 2010 with 4,403 sales and 2.9%, ahead of the Chevrolet Spark at 4,242 sales and the Opel Corsa at 4,232 (both 2.8%).
The Fiat 500, #1 up until September, has dropped to 4th over the full year at 4,136 sales and 2.7%, above the Ford Fiesta (2.6%) and VW Polo (2.4%). The Ford Focus at #7 is the best selling non-mini model. Boosted by exceptionally strong figures in December, the Ford Mondeo (#12), Opel Insignia (#16) and Citroen C5 (#31) finish on a high.
Full Year 2010 Top 30: click on ‘Read more’ below.
Excellent month for car sales in Denmark: up 47% year-on-year at 13,125 registrations, and up 37% year-to-date!
The Chevrolet Spark takes the lead in November with 4.1%, ahead of the Opel Corsa and the Peugeot 107. The Toyota Aygo is still leader year-to-date, but the Opel Corsa climbs 2nd and the Fiat 500 drops to 3rd. The Spark is now 4th.
Full Top 20 Ranking table below.
Very robust car market in Denmark in 2010: +34% in October and +36% year-to-date. The Toyota Aygo takes the lead in the year-to-date ranking with 3,771 sales and 3% of the market, whereas the Fiat 500 was #1 up until last month. At 3% YTD the Fiat is nearly as strong in Denmark as it is in Italy (3.5% YTD)!
The Danish market is very fragmented with the Top 5 YTD within 0.3% market share: the Ford Fiesta is #3 thanks to an enormous October (6.7%), ahead of the Opel Corsa and the Chevrolet Spark. The Top 8 is 100% minis.
Notice the relatively low score of the VW Golf (11th), and the strength of the “Kolin sisters” (Aygo/107/C1) like in the Netherlands: their combined YTD sales reach 9,229 units or 7.4% of the market! The Suzuki Swift new gen is a hit in October in 4th with 3.2%.
Full Top 20 ranking table below.
The Danish car market is operating at a much lower level than usual this year at 112,346 registrations. Toyota holds the first two spots: the new gen Toyota Avensis is the best selling car in the country for the second time in 4 years at 3,265 sales, and the Toyota Aygo is #2 like in 2008 just 40 sales below. Both cars hold 2.9% of the market.
The new Ford Fiesta lands on the podium in 3rd with 3,016 sales (2.7%), ahead of the Peugeot 207 at 2,947 units (2.6%). All other models are below 2.5% market share, making Denmark one of the most fragmented car markets in the world.
Remarkably, the ‘Kolin sisters’ are all within the Top 6 with the Citroen C1 #5 and the Peugeot 107 #6, and add up to no less than 8,500 sales or 7.6% of the Danish car market! Notice the Suzuki Alto at #8, the Opel Insignia at #9, the Suzuki Splash at #15 and the Hyundai i20 at #19.
Full Top 20 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Suzuki Splash pic.