First European Top 100 rankings for the VW T-Roc and Hyundai Kona…
* See the Top 10 groups, Top 52 brands and Top 354 models by clicking on the title *
Thanks to our partnership with JATO Dynamics we can share with you today final data for Europe 27 countries (ex Russia and Turkey) for January. The market ends the month with a 6.4% year-on-year increase to 1.274.433 registrations. The Volkswagen Group (+8.1%), PSA (+6.5%) and Renault-Nissan (+7%) all outpace the market whereas FCA (+3.2%) and Ford Motor (+1.4%) underperform this month. Hyundai-Kia (+10.9%) posts the largest year-on-year gain of any Top 10 group, followed by Toyota Motor (+9%). Daimler AG (+2.1%) falls to 8th place overall, outsold by the BMW Group (+5.5%). Brand-wise, the Top 6 is confirmed vs. preliminary figures with Peugeot above Renault, Audi (+9.9%) ends up ahead of Toyota (+9.6%) and BMW (+2.7%) above Skoda (+18.5%). Outside the Top 25, Dodge (+750%), Lada (+116%), Lamborghini (+36.5%), Alfa Romeo (+28.7%), Porsche (+26.3%), Ferrari (+21.1%) are among the largest gainers.
…as well as for the Kia Stonic and Seat Arona.
Over in the models ranking, there is a lot of change compared to preliminary figures: the VW Tiguan (+4%) shoots up to #4, edging past the Polo (-3.1%) for just 22 units, the Peugeot 208 (+5.6%) stays at #6 while the Skoda Octavia (+10.3%) is down two spots to #7. The Dacia Duster (+44.6%), Peugeot 2008 (-2.3%) and Fiat Panda (-17.2%) all end up above the Skoda Fabia (+5.6%), the Opel Mokka X (+1.2%) overtakes the Astra (-34.5%) and the Mercedes C-Class (-14.8%) is now ahead of the Peugeot 308 (-2.8%) and Ford Kuga (+27%). The Peugeot 5008 (+518%), Nissan Micra (+147.9%), BMW 5 Series (+106.6%), Fiat 500X (+25.5%), Toyota C-HR (+22.2%), Renault Kadjar (+21.1%) and Mercedes GLC (+17.6%) also impress inside the Top 50. The Opel Crossland X (#46) tops all recent launches (<12 months) above the Citroen C3 Aircross (#51) while the VW T-Roc (#62), Jeep Compass (#73), Opel Grandland X (#81), Hyundai Kona (#90), Kia Stonic (#95) and Seat Arona (#96) all post their very first European Top 100 ranking this month.
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Full January 2018 Top 10 groups, Top 52 brands and Top 354 models below.