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Most cars sold in Spain in 2016: ranking and analysis

Enrollments grow in the Spanish market for the fourth consecutive year, reaching a total of 1.15 million units sold. Seat Leon validates her title of most wanted model while Renault becomes the most popular brand.

Renault has been the best-selling brand in Spain in 2016

The Car sales in Spain add their fourth consecutive year of growth 1,153,654 units reached in 2016 according to data from the National Association of Importers of Automobiles, Trucks, Buses and Motorcycles (ANIACAM). This is the highest figure since 2008, good news for the sector.

In this way the last year is a 10.8% increase compared to 2015, although this increase the sales individuals are those who have had less influence because they have been 6.3% climb. Alquiladoras channels (RAC) and companies are the ones who have encouraged the market, with growth of 16.8% and 16.5% respectively.

For the third consecutive year the best-selling car in the Spanish market was the Seat Leon. Martorell model has achieved virtually the same registrations than last year and 2017 could be very promising because it has recently received an update that will surely further boost sales.

Evolution of registrations since 1998

He Seat Ibiza resumed the second position of the ranking. Having been for many years the most sought after model in the country, the arrival of the successful third generation of Leon moved to Ibiza to second place and adds his third consecutive silver medal. Despite his seniority, the utility Seat is one of the most popular models.

Superb performance Opel Corsa, climbing seven places compared to 2015 results to get on the podium Its demand has increased 30% fabulous! The fifth generation of the Corsa has worked really well commercially with its balance. For his part, Volkswagen Polo achieved in extremis fourth place in the annual ranking.

Thus, the four best-selling models are manufactured in the country: Leon and Ibiza in Barcelona (Martorell), Corsa in Zaragoza (Figueruelas) and Polo in Navarra (Landaben). The top 5 closes the Renault Clio, a model that received a restyling mid-year and exceeded by only six units per Volkswagen Golf. Both the Golf and the Dacia Sandero (8) are the only Top 10 models that get less sales this year than last.

Seat Leon repeated as market leader

The seventh of Nissan Qashqai the best result for an SUV, being clearly above the Hyundai Tucson (14th) and Kia Sportage (16th). Urban crossovers between the winner is Renault Captur (13th), although the Opel Mokka (17th) and Peugeot 2008 (18º) they will not put things easy.

He Citroën C4 Picasso It shows its hegemony unopposed in the MPV segment. As saloons, is evidence increasingly less presence having to move up to the 40th position to find the most successful, the Volkswagen Passat. Among the premium, which has garnered more enrollments has been the Audi A3 (22 °) with Mercedes Class A as the main opponent but far behind (37).

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Among the manufacturers are many changes from 2015. The brand that reigned that year, Volkswagen, He has not maintained its lead in 2016 seeing relegated to third place. It also draws attention Seat, that dominates the ranking model, has fallen to fifth place in the table manufacturers.

Two brands succeed. excels Renault, you get a magnificent first place with an impressive growth of 17% because many of its key models have been recently renovated. No less praiseworthy is the second position Opel, which it has been very close to the diamond mark and shows an identical growth (+ 17%).

Ranking of best-selling cars in 2016

100 more cars sold during 2016 were:

RankingModeloVentas 2016
1Seat Leon33,653
2Seat Ibiza31,936
3Opel Corsa26,904
4Volkswagen Polo25,424
5Renault Clio25,366
6Volkswagen Golf25,360
7Nissan Qashqai25,207
8Dacia Sandero25,070
9Peugeot 30823,508
10Peugeot 20821,596
elevenOpel Astra20,852
12Renault Megane19,739
13Renault Captur19,683
14Hyundai Tucson19,416
fifteenToyota Auris17,997
16Kia Sportage17,082
17Opel Mokka16,972
18Peugeot 200816,940
19Ford Focus16,027
twentyToyota Yaris13,957
twenty-oneCitroën C4 Picasso13,879
22Audi A313,373
2. 3Fiat 50013,261
24renault kadjar12,971
25Citroen C312,674
26Dacia Duster12,653
27Ford Fiesta12,466
28Nissan Juke12,453
29Volkswagen Tiguan12,085
30Hyundai i2011,333
31Cactus Citroën C411,152
32Kia Cee'd10,808
33Hyundai i3010,365
3. 4Kia Rio10,258
35Citroën C49,607
36Fiat 500L9,561
37Mercedes Class A9,552
38Ford Kuga9,500
39Audi A19,292
40Volkswagen Passat9,189
41MINI (except Countryman)8,967
42Fiat Panda8,919
43Opel Zafira Tourer8,843
44Skoda Fabia8,618
Four. FiveBMW 1 Series8,469
46Audi Q38,408
47Fiat 500X8,324
48BMW 3 Series8,156
49Audi A48,078
fifty3008 (1st gen)8,004
51Toyota RAV-47,775
52Opel Insignia7,683
53Mercedes GLA7,641
54Volkswagen Touran7,549
55Kia Carens7,318
56BMW X17,120
57Mercedes C Class6,953
58Citroen C-Elysée6,824
59CX-56,608
60Skoda Octavia6,500
61Nissan X-Trail6,491
62BMW Series 2 A / G Tourer6,442
63Renault Scenic6,318
64Toyota Verso6,033
65Range Rover Evoque6,014
66Mitsubishi ASX5,996
67Ford Tourneo Courier5,855
68Ford C-Max5,804
69Volvo XC605,560
70Audi Q55,486
71Mercedes GLC5,455
72Ateca Seat5,417
73jeep Renegade5,312
7450085,041
75Nissan Micra5,005
76Fiat Tipo4,939
77Nissan Pulsar4,713
78Peugeot 5084,514
79CX-34,475
80Mercedes CLA4,293
81Ford Ecosport3,982
82Mercedes Class B3,949
83Opel Meriva3,923
84Suzuki Vitara3,776
85Honda CRV3,668
86Toyota Aygo3,636
87Dacia Logan3,590
88Mazda33,447
89Kia Picanto3,414
90Hyundai i103,407
91Ford Mondeo3,377
92Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan3,334
93Dacia Lodgy3,288
94Ford Ka3,269
95Smart Fortwo3,269
96Skoda Spaceback3,265
97Renault Talisman3,191
98Volvo V402,961
99Smart Forfour2,880
100Honda HRV2,862

Ranking of top-selling brands in 2016

Enrollments manufacturers who have obtained throughout 2016 were:

RankingMarcaVentas 2016
1Renault90539
2Opel89403
3Volkswagen89081
4Peugeot83551
5Seat77751
6Ford65994
7Citroën65,200
8Nissan57119
9Toyota55696
10Kia53420
elevenAudi51,681
12Hyundai50916
13Fiat48,150
14Mercedes47,148
fifteenDacia44601
16BMW44,420
17Skoda24,279
18Mazda18,284
19volvo13,407
twentyMINI11,293
twenty-oneLand Rover10,272
22Sling9,484
2. 3Mitsubishi9,370
24Jeep6,944
25Smart6,149
26Suzuki5,804
27Lexus5,602
28SsangYong3,871
29Jaguar3,658
30Alfa Romeo3,190
31Porsche2,232
32Subaru2,025
33Infiniti1,236
3. 4Abarth722
35Lancia522
36Maserati282
37Mahindra100
38Ferrari68
39Tesla57
40Bentley52
41Lamborghinitwenty
42Aston Martin16
43Lotus6
44Buick5
44Chevrolet5
44Morgan5
47BYD4
47McLaren4
49Cadillac3
49Chevrolet (USA)3
51KTM2
51Lincoln2
51Pontiac2
51Rolls Royce2
55Hummer1
55Oldsmobile1