Poland June 2012: Nissan Qashqai on podium for the first time

Nissan Qashqai

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Polish new car sales are down 6% year-on-year in June to 26,478 units, bringing the year-to-date total to 168,853, up 7% on 2011. As usual two Skodas dominate the models ranking: the Octavia is in pole position with a solid 1,454 sales and 5.5% share followed by the Fabia at a shy 831 units and 3.1%, its lowest share in Poland since August 2011. In third place and for the very first time on the Polish podium we find the Nissan Qashqai with 709 sales and 2.7% share. Its previous record was #5 in July 2010, June 2011 and March 2012. The Qashqai is now #5 year-to-date vs. #8 in 2011.

The Opel Astra and Toyota Yaris are both down one spot to #4 and #5 respectively, while the Ford Focus is stable at #6 and the Fiat Panda is up 3 ranks to #7. Excellent performance of the Kia Cee’d up 12 spots on last month to knock at the Top 10’s door at #11 with 438 sales and 1.7%, ahead of the VW Passat (+12) and Fiat Punto (+18). The Honda Civic is stable at a shiny 16th place thanks to 371 units and 1.4%.

Further down, the Peugeot 208 is up 8 ranks on May to land at a best-ever 22nd place with 300 sales and 1.1% share, the VW Up! is up 43 spots to a record 26th position at 278 units and 1% share, the Skoda Citigo is getting closer to the Polish Top 50, up 33 ranks to #53 with 148 sales and the Mazda CX-5 is up 55 spots to #73 at 106 units.

Previous month: Poland May 2012: Dacia Duster higher and higher

One year ago: Poland June 2011: Opel Astra #2, passes Skoda Fabia year-to-date

Full June 2012 Top 100 Ranking Table below.

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