Renault says goodbye to the Espace and Scenic, Ford has dropped the C-Max and Grand C-Max, and now it's Volkswagen Group, will bid farewell to the MPV's VW Sharan and Seat Alhambra.
It writes the FDM.
the Media writes that the Volkswagen will retire syvpersoners MPV with the name Sharan.
- the Production stops soon, and the sale ends before the end of 2020, writes the FDM.
in Addition will søsterbilen Seat Alhambra also be deleted, and the production of the model in Portugal is, in fact, already stopped.
Both models came on the market in 1995, when they were launched as a part of a MPV-a trio with Ford. Of whom the name of the model Galaxy. Behind the development was in the Volkswagen and Ford in the community.
the Second generation of the Sharan came on the market in 2010, and it is in fact the version we still have today. The model received a facelift in 2015. Now, however, it is the end of Volkswagen's large MPV, and if you are therefore looking for a VW or Seat with room for seven, the FDM look for VW Tiguan Allspace, Caravelle or a Seat Tarraco.
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Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) models are, and were, as the name indicates, known as car models, where the practical is paramount. The models looks like a mix between regular station wagons and minibuses and often have space for more than the ordinary five persons, who may be in a car.
They were wildly popular through the 1990's and 2000's, where many of the major car companies threw themselves on to build multi-purpose VEHICLES, but as SUV's have become the preferred choice for many families is the MPV's missing out of modelprogrammerne.
Figures from the bilstatistik.dk shows that in 2005, 2006 and 2007, was registered, respectively, 16.895, 17.134, and 20.437 new MPV's at home.
In the three years amounted to MPV's overall, respectively, 11,3 percent, of 10.9 percent and 12.7 percent of the total nybilssalg in Denmark.
In 2017, 2018 and 2019 were the sales figures dropped, respectively, 13,943, 12.501 and 8.862 new MPV'is the.
In the year amounted to MPV sales, respectively, 6.2 percent, 5.7 percent and 3.9 percent of the total nybilssalg. So far in 2020 is MPV's 2.7 percent of nybilssalget.
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