Italy 2023. Best Selling Cars Ranking: Dacia Sandero Surges 49.0% Into 2nd

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Italian Best Selling Cars ranking up to October 2023 shows Fiat panda as segment leader (-3.9%). Dacia Sandero surges 49.0% in ytd sales, rising in 2nd spot.

The traditional narrow streets of the Italian towns and the difficulties to find parking areas continue to be the first driver for people to prefer small cars. In the last decade, the increased average price and the reduced purchasing power have further forced a large part of the population to choose a low-cost car, with the success of brands like Dacia, Kia, Hyundai.

After over 40 years from its arrival in the market, the best seller up to October 2023 is always the same: the city-car Fiat Panda which has a substantial advantage over all the followers (6.6% market share), with sales at 84,398 (-3.9%).

The Dacia Sandero, with 3.2% market share, rises 2 spots into 2nd with 40,717 units sold so far and a 49.0% increase from the previous year. The Lancia Ypsilon, ranks in 3rd position with 37,883 sales, an 8.9% year-on-year growth

The Toyota Yaris Cross rises 4 spots into 4th with 29,200 sales and a 33.7% boom in ytd volume.

The Volkswagen T-Roc jumps 6 spots into 5th with 27,240 sales (+29.5%), in front of the Fiat 500 at  26,590 (+9.3%), the Dacia Duster at 25,626 (+20.8%) and Ford Puma in 8th with 25,586 sales (+0.9%).

The Citroen C3 falls 6 spots into 9th with 25,379 sales (-8.6%) and the Fiato 500x rises 2 spots into 10th position with 24,581 registrations (+19.6%).

Tables with sales figures

In the tables below we report sales for Top 40 models.

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