Estonia Full Year 2015: Nissan Qashqai dislodges Skoda Octavia for #1

Nissan Qashqai Estonia 2015. Picture courtesy of largus.frThe Nissan Qashqai is the best-selling model in Estonia for 2015. Picture largus.fr

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It’s a stable year for Estonian new car sales, down just 0.3% or just 65 sales to 21.070 registrations. Toyota keeps the brands lead by far despite sales down 6% to 2.732 and 13% share ahead of Skoda up 1% to 9.8% penetration. Renault (+26%) and Nissan (+36%) brilliantly leap forward from #4 and #6 in 2014 to #3 and #4 respectively this year. Peugeot on the other hand drops 32% and three ranks to #10. Notice also Opel (+44%), Hyundai (+24%), Land Rover (+58%) and Mini (+100%) all posting significant gains. Model-wise, thanks to sales up a gigantic 72% on a year ago, the Nissan Qashqai snaps the pole position off the Skoda Octavia (-8%) while the Toyota Avensis gains 29% and 3 spots to round up the podium thanks to the new model. The Honda CR-V (-9%) drops to #4 while new generations also boost the Skoda Fabia (+268%), VW Passat (+40%) and Subaru Legacy (+33%) into the Top 10

Previous post: Estonia October 2015: New generation pushes Toyota Avensis to #1

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2014: Skoda Octavia outsells Honda CR-V to #1

Two years ago: Estonia Full Year 2013: Honda CR-V snaps up top spot

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Estonia October 2015: New generation pushes Toyota Avensis to #1

Toyota Avensis Estonia August 2015The Toyota Avensis is the best-selling vehicle in Estonia in October.

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New car sales down 6% year-on-year in October pull the year-to-date Estonian market into negative territory at -0.4% to 18.089 registrations. Toyota stays on top albeit with a weaker market share this month at 11.9% vs. 13.2% so far this year, Renault jumps four spots on September to #2 and 9.8% share, Skoda remains third, Volkswagen is up one rank to #4, Hyundai up 3 to #7 and 5.8% vs. 3.7% year-to-date, Ford is up to #10 and 3.6% vs. 2.9% and Audi surges 9 ranks to #11 and 3.6% market share, almost double its year-to-date level of 1.9% (#15). Thanks to the new generation now in full throttle, the Toyota Avensis manages to snap up the Estonian pole position this month and for the first time since BSCB started following Estonia monthly a couple of years ago. The Nissan Qashqai, although knocked down to 2nd place, continues to lead the year-to-date ranking with ease at 5.5% share. Other great October performers include the Renault Mégane up 36 spots on September to #3 and almost single-handedly responsible for Renault’s performance this month, the VW Passat is up 6 ranks to #5, the Dacia Duster up 3 to #7 and the Honda HR-V advances 28 spots to #18 while the Hyundai Tucson remains inside the Top 20 at #17.

Previous month: Estonia September 2015: Nissan Qashqai takes off

One year ago: Estonia October 2014: Skoda Octavia and Toyota RAV4 on top

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Estonia September 2015: Nissan Qashqai takes off

Nissan Qashqai Estonia September 2015The Nissan Qashqai is the best-selling vehicle in Estonia in September.

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The Estonian new car market posts a tiny growth rate in September at +0.8% year-on-year to 1.846 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 16.125 units, up an equally small 0.3% or 43 sales on the same period in 2014. Toyota remains the most popular manufacturer in the country with 13.9% share but this month Nissan jumps back up 3 spots to #2 overall with 12.2% of the market vs. 8.3% year-t-date, overtaking Skoda (11.4%) while Honda is also up 3 ranks to #4. Over in the models aisle, the Nissan Qashqai takes off at a very strong 7.1% market share above the Toyota Avensis (4.2%), Auris (3.8%) and Skoda Octavia (3.8%), while the Suzuki Jimmy leaps back into the Top 10 and the Hyundai Tucson lands at #16.

Previous month: Estonia August 2015: Toyota Avensis teases Nissan Qashqai for #1

One year ago: Estonia September 2014: Skoda Octavia passes Honda CR-V year-to-date

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Estonia August 2015: Toyota Avensis teases Nissan Qashqai for #1

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New car sales in Estonia are down 4% year-on-year in August to 1.567 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 14.279 units, up just 29 sales on the same period in 2014. Toyota (13%) and Skoda (9%) top the brands ranking as usual, with Volkswagen and Renault both overtaking Nissan to #3 and #4 respectively and Peugeot jumping 7 spots on July to #7. The Nissan Qashqai (5.7%) is teased for the title of #1 model this month by the Toyota Avensis, selling just 3 units less thanks to the new generation now widely available. The VW Passat is up to #5 vs. #10 year-to-date, the Dacia Duster is solid at #6, the Peugeot 508 is up 22 ranks to #16, the Renault Kadjar up 10 to #36 and the Mazda CX-3 up 13 to #37.

Previous month: Estonia July 2015: Nissan Qashqai and Skoda Fabia in command

One year ago: Estonia August 2014: Skoda Octavia threatens Honda CR-V year-to-date

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Estonia July 2015: Nissan Qashqai and Skoda Fabia in command

Skoda Fabia Estonia July 2015The Skoda Fabia is up to #2 in Estonia in July.

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Very stable new car market in Estonia with July up 3 units year-on-year to 1.945 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 12.712 units, up 0.8% on 2014. Toyota (13.5%) and Skoda (12.4%) dominate ahead of Nissan (12%), Volkswagen (9.4%) and Renault (6.4%) while Subaru is up 4 spots on June to #6 and Suzuki up 4 to #14. The Nissan Qashqai is head and shoulders above the competition this month with 163 sales and 8.4% share above the Skoda Fabia up 10 spots on June to #2 and 4.4% and the Skoda Octavia down one to 4.3%. The VW Passat shines at #7 (+12), as do the Nissan Pulsar at #10 (+14) and the Subaru Forester at #12 (+19). The Renault Kadjar lodges a second consecutive month inside the Estonian Top 50 at #46 just as the Mazda CX-3 breaks into it for its first month in market at #50.

Previous month: Estonia June 2015: Nissan Qashqai best-seller

One year ago: Estonia July 2014: Honda Civic shoots up to 8th place

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Estonia June 2015: Nissan Qashqai best-seller

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The Estonian new car market continues to be very healthy: up 9% year-on-year in June to 2.066 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 10.767 units, up 1% on 2014. Toyota (13.6%), Skoda (8.9%) and Renault (8.3%) lead the brands ranking in the same order as year-to-date, followed this time by Nissan (+1), Hyundai (+6) and Volkswagen (-1). The Nissan Qashqai is the best-selling vehicle in Estonia in June thanks to 125 sales and 6.1% share above the Skoda Octavia (4.6%), still leader year-to-date, the Toyota Avensis (up 11 spots on May) and Honda CR-V, last month’s #1. Notice also the Renault Captur up to #7, the Hyundai i40 shooting up to #8 and the Hyundai ix20 at #18.

Previous month: Estonia May 2015: Honda CR-V rescuscitates

One year ago: Estonia June 2014: Skoda Octavia in the lead

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Estonia May 2015: Honda CR-V resuscitates

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The Estonian new car market is down a harsh 12% year-on-year to 1.748 registrations, pulling the year-to-date total into negative at -1% and 8.701 units. Toyota is the only manufacturer in the country to command over 10% share at 13.2% thanks to 230 sales, ahead of Skoda (9.9%), Renault (9.5%) and Honda (9.3%). The Honda CR-V manages to top the models sales charts for the first time in a full year at 4.1% above the Skoda Octavia (4%), Subaru Legacy (3.5%), Nissan Qashqai (3.4%) and Skoda Fabia (3.3%).

Previous month: Estonia April 2015: Dacia Duster takes the lead

One year ago: Estonia May 2014: Honda CR-V reclaims leadership

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Estonia April 2015: Dacia Duster takes the lead

Dacia Duster Estonia April 2015. Picture courtesy of largus.frThe Dacia Duster is the best-selling nameplate in Estonia in April.

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New car sales in Estonia are down a tiny 0.7% year-on-year in April to 2.028 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 6.953 units, up 2% on 2014. After being passed by Honda last month, Toyota reclaims the #1 brand spot it holds year-to-date with 12.7% share, ahead of Skoda (9.1%), Volkswagen (9%), Renault (7.5%) and Opel (7.2%). This month the Dacia Duster brilliantly takes the lead of the models ranking thanks to 80 units sold for a 3.9% market share. It distances the Skoda Octavia (3.6%) still leader in 2015 so far, Toyota Avensis (3.2%), Honda CR-V (3.1%) and Kia Sportage (3%) while the Subaru Legacy jumps up to #6, the VW Passat is up 10 spots on March to #7 and the Nissan Pulsar advances to #20.

Previous month: Estonia March 2015: Nissan Qashqai and Honda CR-V on top

One year ago: Estonia April 2014: Skoda Octavia takes the lead

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Estonia March 2015: Nissan Qashqai and Honda CR-V on top

Nissan Qashqai Estonia March 2015. Picture courtesy of largus.frThe Nissan Qashqai is the best-selling nameplate in Estonia in March.

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New car sales in Estonia are up a splendid 17% year-on-year in March to 1,994 registrations, bringing the first quarter score to 4,925 units, up 4% on 2014. Honda takes the lead of the brands ranking this month thanks to 209 sales and 10.5% share, two units above perennial leader Toyota at 10.4%, while Skoda (9.5%), Nissan (9.4%) and Renault (7.2%) round up the Top 5. The Nissan Qashqai, which was teasing the Skoda Octavia for #1 in February, is now clear leader with 132 sales and 6.6% share and finishes the first quarter one lonely unit below the Skoda Octavia at 296 vs. 297. The Honda CR-V shoots up 6 spots on February to #2 and 5.8%, the Dacia Duster is up to #4 and 4.4%, the Honda Civic up to #6 and 3.7% and the Subaru Legacy is back inside the Top 10 at #10 thanks to 47 sales and 2.4% share.

Previous month: Estonia February 2015: Nissan Qashqai teases Skoda Octavia for #1

One year ago: Estonia March 2014: Honda CR-V reclaims #1 spot, Renault Mégane up to #5

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Estonia February 2015: Nissan Qashqai teases Skoda Octavia for #1

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The Estonian new car market is down 13% year-on-year in February to 1,239 sales, bringing the year-to-date total into negative territory at -4% to 2,931 registrations. Toyota remains the most popular manufacturer in the country but sees its market share plunge to 13.6%, above Skoda (10.9%), Renault (10.7%), Volkswagen (8.3%) and Nissan (8.2%). Model-wise, if the Skoda Octavia is the best-seller once again, this month it is only two units above the Nissan Qashqai at 72 vs. 70 sales. The Renault Scénic brilliantly climbs onto the podium, up 5 spots on January, while the Toyota Auris is up one to #4 and the VW Golf up 7 to #5.

Previous month: Estonia January 2015: Skoda Octavia and Nissan Qashqai on top

One year ago: Estonia February 2014: Nissan Qashqai most popular

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