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New car sales in Taiwan are down a worrying 17% year-on-year in March to 27,472 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 90,287 units, down 6% on 2012. If the Toyota Corolla stays on top this month with 1,526 sales and 5.6% share (vs. 9.3% year-to-date), it’s only by the skin of its teeth: the new generation RAV4 continues to progress and is up one further spot on February to land at #2 with 1,485 units and 5.4%. The Nissan Tiida is not far either in third position with 1,426 sales and 5.2%. Notice also the Ford Focus up to #8 with 3.3%, the Mercedes C-Class up to #15 and the Mercedes A-Class up to #27.
Previous month: Taiwan February 2013: Toyota Wish and RAV4 shine
One year ago: Taiwan March 2012: New gen Toyota Camry up to #2
Full March 2013 Top 50 Ranking Table below.