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Dramatic month of February for Austrian new car sales: down 25% year-on-year to just 20,641 registrations, which brings the year-to-date total to 44,068 units, down 15% on 2014. The brands podium remains unchanged on last month: Volkswagen leads with 15.5% share above Skoda at 8.1% and Opel at 6.7%, the latter feeling Audi breathing on its neck just 11 units below with also 6.7% of the Austrian market. Hyundai is up one spot to #5, Ford up 4 to #6 and BMW up one to #7.
In the models ranking, the VW Golf is still sovereign at 5% share, followed by the Skoda Octavia at 3.2% in the same order as in neighbouring Switzerland. The Skoda Fabia is up 75% year-on-year so far in 2015 to #4, the Hyundai ix35 jumps back into the Top 20 directly into an outstanding 6th place, the VW Bus, Fiat 500 and Audi A3 all fit inside the February Top 10 (all outside over FY 2014), the Opel Mokka maintains itself at a beautiful #12, the Opel Astra is unusually up 55% year-to-date, the Mercedes C-Class logically up 134%, the VW Passat up 65% as is the Opel Corsa.
Previous month: Austria January 2015: Opel Corsa and VW Passat up
Full February 2015 Top 20 models and Top 42 All-brands below.