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Peugeot Holds On To Diesel Top Spot, While 206 Is The Pick Of Private Buyers In the UK, for October:
  • Sales of over 15,000 new cars put Peugeot in third place in the UK manufacturers’ league table, with a market share of 8.3%
  • The Peugeot 206 was the number one car in the retail sales chart, with over 5%of all sales to non-fleet customers. Overall the 206 was the third best-selling car, with a 28% growth in sales compared to October 2001
  • The diesel market continued its growth, and Peugeot led the other manufacturers again, taking 12.4% of all diesel sales. The 307 (5th) and the 206 (6th) represented Peugeot in the diesel top ten

In the UK, for 2002 year-to-date:

  • With sales growth of 3.4% and total volume of over 186,000 new cars, Peugeot is clearly the number three manufacturer in the UK new car sales league after Ford and Vauxhall, taking 8.3% market share
  • With over 91,000 units sold this year, the 206 remains the number three best-seller overall in the UK, and it is still the number one car for private buyers, topping the retail sales chart
  • Sales of diesels have increased by 40% in 2002, and Peugeot is still the number one in diesel sales, taking 13.1% of the market. Three Peugeots are in the top ten: 307 (3rd), 206 (7th) and 406 (9th)

Published 13 November 2002 Melanie Carter

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