Approvals series May 2017

Massimiliano Serra
Approvals Series May 2017
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U nd he did it again - the 2 is in May again became a bestseller at BMW. In the previous month, the 1 Series was still a bestseller in Bavaria's portfolio. At the other end of the BMW sales hit parade is the Z4 Roadster. Understandable, since it was already deleted from the model range and only sold from the remaining stock.

Civic in 1st place in the May registrations of Honda

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Rushes straight to first place among the Japanese: The Honda Civic.

When you ask about the Fiat bestseller, the 500 series usually comes to mind. A look at the KBA statistics shows: the Fiat 500 is indeed the best-selling car model in this country, but according to the absolute number of new registrations, it is easily accelerated by the Ducato van.

At Honda they have brought the Civic to their range , accordingly, the compact moves up to first place in the company's internal ranking. The Tucson remains a bestseller as an SUV, but the i10 small car is even more in demand at the moment.

SUV boom continues to set standards

May also brought a change in leadership at Land Rover. For a long time, the Evoque was the undisputed top of the podium with the British. In May he was replaced by the Range Rover Sport. May also brought a new front runner in the Mazda ranking.

The CX-3 takes over the place of the bestseller from the CX-5. At Mitsubsihi, the Space Star small car rises far above all other models in the range - at least when it comes to the number of new registrations in Germany. At Peugeot, the compact 308 had to admit defeat to the 2008 SUV.In May 2017, an SUV also took over the reign in the model range of the sports car manufacturer Porsche. The little Macan was able to accelerate the cult sports car 911.

Twingo is the name of the new box office hit at Renault, which outperformed last month's winner M├ęgane in May. The bestseller baton was also passed on at Skoda. The Octavia is giving up, the Fabia is taking over.

The ongoing SUV boom is also having an impact among luxury and sports car manufacturers. At Jaguar, the F-Pace has established itself at the top of the range. At Maserati, the Levante SUV has probably secured the crown in the long term, and at Lexus, too, the title bestseller goes to an SUV - the RX


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