WHETHER they’re navigating Barcelona’s backstreets or cruising through the Sierra’s Nevada’s mountain passes, it’s official: Spaniards prefer hatchbacks.
The Citroen C4 has been the most sold car in Spain for the first eight months of this year, at 24,897, according to the auto manufacturers association, Anfac.
It was followed by the Seat Leon, Seat Ibiza, Renault Megane, VW Golf and VW Polo.
By brand, VW was the biggest seller.
In 21st place, 164.4% more Opel Mokkas were sold up to August this year than in the year-earlier period.
Overall, it has been a bumper year for the Spanish automotive market. A total of 714,062 vehicles was sold up to August.