Croatia May 2012: VW Polo leads, Up! #9, Peugeot 208 #12

VW Polo

* NOW UPDATED with actuals for the Top 20 best-selling models! Click on title to see – many thanks to Luka *

Croatian new car sales recuperate somewhat from a disastrous month of April (-37%) at -13% year-on-year in May at 3,377 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 16,836 units, down 9% on 2011. For the second time this year after January, the VW Polo is the best-selling model in the country with 156 sales and 4.6% share, it is #2 year-to-date at 582 units and 3.5% behind the Opel Astra, #2 this month with 145 sales and 4.3%.

VW Up!

The Ford Fiesta brilliantly rounds up the podium at 143 units and 4.2%, up 12 spots on April. Notice also the Chevrolet Aveo still extremely solid at #5 with 128 sales and 3.8% and the Fiat Punto up from outside the Top 20 to #6 at 125 units and 3.7%. But the big event this month in Croatia is the arrival of the VW Up! at #9 with 99 sales and 2.9% share and the Peugeot 208 at #12 with 74 units and 2.2%…

Previous month: Croatia April 2012: Hyundai i30 takes control in depressed market

One year ago: Croatia May 2011: Opel Corsa #1 for the first time in 7 years

Full May 2012 Top 20 Ranking Table below.

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