Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Golf lead European market sales

Posted on Tuesday, 20 October 2009 , 12:10:25 byEmil

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Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Golf lead European market sales

In times governed by an economic crisis, some cars sell like freshly baked bread. The most sold car on the European market this year is the Volkswagen Golf. The Volkswagen Golf was sold in a total of 435.423 units in the first nine months of this year, which represents a growth in sales of 21.3% in comparison to the same period of 2008. Another hotly sold car is the Ford Fiesta that was sold in 357.203 units in the first nine months of this year, which represents a growth of 40.2% in comparison to the same period of 2008. The third best sold car in Europe this year is the Peugeot 207 that was sold in 277.720 units in the first nine months of this year, which represents a decrease of 16.4% in comparison to the same period of 2008. The fourth best sold car in Europe this year is the Opel Corsa, which was sold in 270.634 units this year, which represents a decrease of 6.8% in comparison to the same period of 2008. The fifth best sold car in Europe this year is the Fiat Punto, which was sold in 249.107 units, which represents a growth of 10.1% in comparison to the same period of 2008.

Moving on to talk about automakers in general, Volkswagen remains the top seller, managing to sell a total of 1.241.755 cars in the first nine months of the year, which represents a growth of 3.7% in comparison to the same period of 2008. The second place is occupied by Ford, the automaker that managed to sell a total of 981.446 cars in the first nine months of the year, which represents a growth of 1.3% in comparison to the same period of 2008. The third best selling automaker in Europe this year is Opel, managing to sell a total of 821.872 cars in the first nine months of the year, which represents a decrease of 10.5% in comparison to the same period of 2008. For more detailed data, check out the pictures below.


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