Sweden Best selling cars 2016. Volvo lost leadership after 54 years


Sweden Best selling cars 2016 was the Volkswagen Golf, first time for a non Volvo after 54 years. Indeed the event was due to the Volvo decision to disconnect sales of the former leader the V70.

The 2016 was the record year for the domestic vehicles market with light vehicles overtaking the 0.4 million units, first time ever, thanks to a combined all time record for both cars and lcvs segments.

In the top model ranks, the decision taken by Volvo to disconnected the production of the last 19th years market leader, the V70, left space to a sensational event, the lost of leadership for a Volvo models, first time after 54 years.

Indeed, accordingly with data released by the BIL Sweden, the Association of Car Manufacturers in Sweden, at the end of the year the new best-selling car in the market had been the Volkswagen Golf with 22.084 units (-3.1%) followed by former leader, the Volvo V70 with 19.999 units (-30.1%) and by the Volvo S/V60 with 16.755 (+14.0%).

In fourth place the Volvo XC60 with 16.266 (+9.7%) followed by the Volkswagen Passat with 15.716 (+9.2%), the Volvo V40 with 12.921 (+22.8%) and the Toyota Auris with 7.423 sales (+8.1%).

In eight place the Volkswagen Polo up 13 spots with 7.091 units (+54.7%) ahead of the Kia Cee’d with 6.778 (+0.8%) and in 10th place the Skoda Octavia with 5.889 (+30.1%),.

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for top 100 Models

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