Slovakia 2007: Fabia & Octavia on top, Swift & Cee’d shine
Slovak car sales are up 1% in 2007 at 59,700 registrations. There are no surprises on top with the two star Skoda models leading the pack. However their combined market share goes down to 20.2% from 27.4% in 2006. The Skoda Fabia, in spite of the launch of the Phase 2, is down 29% at 8,368 sales and 14% share, including 2,039 Phase 2.
The Skoda Octavia is down 15% at 3,715 sales and 6.2%, ahead of the Suzuki Swift, up 6 spots and 108% at 2,436 sales and 4.1% of the Slovak market. The Kia Cee'd, produced in the country and by far the best-performing new car this year, is #4 with 1,812 units sold and 3%. In spite of a 22% progression, the Citroen C3 is down one spot in #5. Notice the 1998 Peugeot 206 still ahead of the 2006 Peugeot 207 at #6 vs. #9.
Full Year 2007 Top 50 Ranking Table: click on 'Read more' below.