Latvia January 2017: Octavia leads, Kia Cee’d & Peugeot 2008 shine

The Peugeot 2008 breaks into the Latvian Top 10 in January. 

* See the Top 10 best-selling models by clicking on the title *

The Latvian new car market is up 14.5% year-on-year in January to 1.445 registrations. The Skoda Octavia is the best-seller for the month thanks to sales up 133% to 93 and 6.4% vs. 3.2% over the Full Year 2016. In fact, the Top 10 is alive with staggering year-on-year improvements: the VW Passat up 106% to #2, the Kia Cee’d up 253% to #3, VW Tiguan up 293% to #5, Kia Sportage up 200% to #7, Toyota RAV4 up 127% to #8, and the Ford Fiesta up 1267% to #9. In terms of improvements vs. Full Year 2016 ranking though, the Kia Cee’d (+18 to #3) and Peugeot 2008 (+26 to #10) are the best performers.

Previous post: Latvia Full Year 2016: Qashqai and Octavia top market up 15%

Two years ago: Latvia Full Year 2015: Nissan Qashqai and VW Passat outpace Skoda Yeti

Full January 2017 Top 10 models below.

Latvia January 2017 – models:

Pos Model Jan-17 % /15 Jan-16 2016 % FY16
1 Skoda Octavia 93 6.4% 133% 40 587 3.2% 2
2 VW Passat 74 5.1% 106% 36 472 2.5% 5
3 Kia Cee’d 60 4.2% 253% 17 272 1.5% 21
4 VW Golf 55 3.8% 77% 31 574 3.1% 4
5 VW Tiguan 55 3.8% 293% 14 381 2.1% 9
6 Nissan Qashqai 51 3.5% -4% 53 773 4.2% 1
7 Kia Sportage 51 3.5% 200% 17 407 2.2% 7
8 Toyota RAV4 50 3.5% 127% 22 441 2.4% 6
9 Ford Fiesta 41 2.8% 1267% 3 357 1.9% 13
10 Peugeot 2008 35 2.4% 25% 28 150 0.8% 36

Source: JATO Dynamics

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