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Europe 2020. Volkswagen T-Cross booming 200.3% in a harsh environment

Europe best-selling cars Year to Date ranking in May 2020 within 44 markets in the continent, from Portugal to Russia. The Volkswagen Golf is still on top, ahead of the Renault Clio which signed the best top 10 performance. The Volkswagen T-Cross is the star of the year, booming 200.3%.After the impact of Covid-19 on European markets, the models year to date May ranking registered some changes from the previous year.Indeed, while the Volkswagen Golf holds the market crown with 109.060 Year to Date sales (-46.4%), the Renault Clio managed to reach the 2nd position – selling 95.071 (-33.9%) – registering the best Top 10 performance.The Volkswagen Polo closes the podium with 82.474 units sold (-45.4%). With more than 14 million units sold, it is one of the world’s most successful compact cars ever and actually the best seller. The sixth generation was launched in late 2017, with new exterior design, noticeably more spacious interior that has also been redesigned down to the last detail, new cockpit layout structured for the digital world, efficient TSI (petrol), TGI (natural gas) and TDI (diesel) engines as well as an array of assistance systems which previously was only familiar in larger Volkswagen cars.The fourth spot is taken by the Volkswagen Tiguan with 77.983 (-38.5%), ahead of the Skoda Octavia, with 74.571 sales (-35.4%) and the Ford Focus with 71.058 (-38%).The Opel Corsa jumped in 7th position – up 4 spots from last year – selling 66.216 units (-36.5%), followed by the Peugeot 208 with 66.201 (-39.2%) and the Nissan Qashqai with 65.764 (-37.5%).At the edge of the top 10 ranking we find the Ford Fiesta – stable in 10th place – with 57.772 registrations (-45.8%).Behind, the Volkswagen T-Cross is the star of the year, booming 200.3% with 39.976, actually taking the 29th position.Tables with sales figuresIn the tables below we report sales for the top 50 Models last months and year to date.This content is for members only. Visit the site and log in/register to read.

Morocco. Auto sales crumbled 86.4% in April
Monday May 11, 2020

Moroccan Cars Market in April was hit by the Coronavirus outbreak, which forced the closure of showrooms in the Country and domestic production and imports were frozen. Indeed, car sales plummeted 86.4% in April with 1.687 units sold, leading the Year to Date April sales at 33.825 (-31.9%).The post Morocco. Auto sales crumbled 86.4% in April […]

Sweden. Flexible anti-covid measures allowed the market to lose “just” 37.4% in April
Friday May 22, 2020

Swedish Auto Market in April managed to avoid a sharp sales drop – contrary to other European countries – as the Government did not impose lockdown measures. Indeed, registrations fell “just” by 37.4% in April, with 18.911 units sold, leading Year to Date figures to 85.048 (-17.9%).The post Sweden. Flexible anti-covid measures allowed the market […]

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