15 SUV sold in Spain in 2016

Car sales in 2016 rose 10.9 percent. The SUV segment was the one who experienced higher growth rates. What were the best sellers?The SUV sold in Spain in 2016, in photosThe SUV sold in Spain in 2016, in photosThe SUV sold in Spain in 2016, in photosThe SUV sold in Spain in 2016, in photos

It may sound repetitive, but we repeat: SUVs are hot. After several consecutive years of significant growth in total registrations of our country, 2016 It has confirmed the importance of this segment in the overall picture of the car.

According to data provided by associations manufacturers (Anfac) of dealers (Faconauto) and sellers (Ganvam), vehicles SUV, especially of small and medium, are those who have achieved the highest growth rates in the Spanish market of cars and sport utility vehicles (SUV and 4x4 traditional). More specifically, the Small SUV (or urban SUV) Size They recorded a rise of 34.8 percent, followed by Mid-size SUV (or compact SUV) with a rise of 30.77 percent. Large SUV and luxury SUV sales also rose in 2016, but to a lesser extent the small and medium SUV.

Nissan Qashqai, undisputed leader

King in the segment SUV remains the Nissan Qashqai. Specifically, 25,207 drivers our country they acquired as a new vehicle for 2016, being by far the model Nissan Top sellers in Spain (the second, precisely, another SUV, the Nissan Juke, which it occupies the 9th place in the overall standings of the best-selling SUV in our country).

The podium of the preferred SUV by the Spanish public is completed with the Renault Captur at second place (With 19,683 units sold) and Hyundai Tucson at third place (19,420 units registered).

1. Nissan Qashqai: 25,207 units

2. Renault Captur: 19,683 units

3. Hyundai Tucson: 19,420 units

4. Kia Sportage: 17,082 units

5. Opel Mokka: 16,972 units

6. Peugeot 2008: 16,940 units

7. Renault Kadjar: 12,971 units

8. Dacia Duster: 12,653 units

9. Nissan Juke: 12,451 units

10. Volkswagen Tiguan: 12,081 units

11. Ford Kuga: 9,500 units

12.- Audi Q3: 8,408 units

13.- Fiat 500X: 8,324 units

14.- Toyota RAV-4: 7,775 units

15.- Mercedes GLA: 7,641 units

(* Source: Aniacam (National Association of Automobile Importers, trucks, buses and motorcycles).

Ateca SeatAteca Seat and Peugeot 3008, futures selling

Although the Ateca Seat and Peugeot new generation 3008 are not among the ten SUV models sold by 2016 total data, If you stick to the December registrations and according to pull both vehicles are having on Internet, augur them future rather than promising.

It should be borne in mind that the Ateca Seat He began to be sold in our country in summer, after almost seven months of the year. For his part, Peugeot 3008 New Generation has landed in our market in the last quarter of 2016. If we analyze the registered in December sales, Seat Ateca is already listed as the seventh best-selling SUV in Spain (with 1,215 units registered), while the Peugeot 3008 ranked tenth ( with 1,019 units). Both models showed better numbers than more established models in the market as the Ford Kuga, Nissan Juke and Kia Sportage.