Netherlands best selling cars 2015 dominated by Peugeot 308 with sales almost doubled from the previous year. This is the first leadership ever at World level for the compact Peugeot.
Accordingly with data released by the Dutch Association of Car Manufacturers, in the 2015 the ranking of car passenger’s sold in the country started with the name of Peugeot 308, that advanced 2 spots from the third place in the 2014 almost doubling sales at 28.950 units with 6.5% of market share.
The last generation of Peugeot 308 was launched two years ago and has all of the essential characteristics needed in the C segment, with its compact size (length: 4.25m and height: 1.46m), a spacious interior and a particularly large boot (470 litres below the shelf). It was European Car of the Year in the 2014 but last year that the best ever thanks to a distribution that now cover China as well.
Always on top on Dutch market, this was the first time to take the leadership and this is the only case worldwide.
The second was the traditional leader, the Volkswagen Golf, that reported a positive + 9.8% sales at 18.020 units, indeed very far from the new leader.
Third was the Renault Clio with 17.010 sales (+15.8%) with a wide advantage over the other followers, starting with the Volkswagen Polo with 12.103 (+33.5%), the Volvo V40 with 11.408 (+3.9%) and the Volkswagen Passat with 10.816 (+634%).
In seventh place the Volkswagen Up! with 9.973 (-6.8%) followed by the Mitsubishi Outlander with 9.427 (+13.9%), the Toyota Auris with 8.984 (+16.3% and in 10th place the Ford Fiesta with 8.969 (++3.9%).
The new Citroen Cactus landed in 16th place with 7.114 units while the BMW Series 2 Active Tourer was 31st with 3.639 and the Opel Karl 38th with 3.102.
Tables with sales figures
In the tables below we report sales for the top 100 Models