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Estonia September 2013: Skoda Octavia confirms top spot

October 29th, 2013 No comments

Skoda Octavia Estonia September 2013Skoda Octavia

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The Estonian new car market is up 1% year-on-year in September to 1,569 registrations, which means the year-to-date total now stands at 15,234 units, up 0.3% on 2012. Leader last month, the Skoda Octavia confirms it is the country’s favourite these days by selling 91 units for a 5.8% market share, nearly two percentage points above the #2, the Honda CR-V with 61 sales and 3.9%. The CR-V however remains #1 year-to-date by far at 680 units and 4.5% vs. 559 and 3.7% for the Octavia. The Nissan Qashqai is back up 4 spots on August to #3 while the Toyota Avensis is up 2 to #4.

Other great performers this month in Estonia include the Dacia Duster up from outside the Top 50 in August to a fantastic 5th place thanks to 54 sales and 3.4% share, the Renault Scenic down 4 spots on August but still extremely solid at #6 vs. #13 year-to-date, the Subaru Forester at #9 vs. #12, Skoda Superb at #12 vs. #25 and the Chevrolet Trax up 11 ranks to a best-ever #36.

Previous month: Estonia August 2013: Skoda Octavia and Renault Scenic on top

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Estonia August 2013: Skoda Octavia and Renault Scenic on top

September 14th, 2013 No comments

Skoda Octavia Estonia August 2013Skoda Octavia

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The Estonian new car market gains 5% year-on-year in August to 1,589 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total back into positive at 13.665 units, 22 more than at the same stage last year. The Skoda Octavia delivers a second consecutive month in pole position thanks to 95 sales and 6% share, while the Renault Scenic is up a brilliant 9 spots on July to land in second place at 73 units and 4.6% vs. #13 and 1.7% year-to-date. The Subaru Forester is also in great shape: up 5 ranks to #8 with 58 sales and 3.7% vs. #12 and 1.9% year-to-date.

Renault Scénic Estonia August 2013Renault Scenic

Leader so far in 2013, the Honda CR-V ranks 4th for the 2nd time running at 53 units and 3.3%. Other great performers this month in Estonia include the Toyota Auris up 8 spots on last month to #5, the Skoda Rapid up a further one to #13, Peugeot 508 up 32 to #15, Chevrolet Cruze up 30 to #18, Peugeot 308 up 14 to #33 and the Suzuki SX4 up 21 to #21.

Previous month: Estonia July 2013: Skoda Octavia ends 6 months of Honda domination

One year ago: Estonia August 2012: Toyota Avensis dominates

Full August 2013 Top 50 models and Top 32 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Estonia July 2013: Skoda Octavia ends 6 months of Honda domination

August 14th, 2013 No comments

Skoda Octavia Estonia July 2013Skoda Octavia

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The Estonian new car market stabilises in July to 1,811 registrations, up 1% year-on-year and bringing the year-to-date total to 12,076 units, down just 0.4% on 2012. The models ranking in Estonia had been topped by a Honda each month this year up until June: the CR-V in January, February, March, May and June and the Civic in April. Well in July the Skoda Octavia messes up this stat big time by flamboyantly taking the lead thanks to 115 sales and 6.4%.

The Honda CR-V however still leads the year-to-date ranking by far at 566 units and 4.7%. The Toyota Avensis is up 5 spots on June to land in 2nd place both this month with 67 sales and 3.7% and year-to-date at 430 units and 3.6%. The Honda Civic is up 6 ranks to #3, the Kia Sportage up 5 to #5, the Subaru Forester up 12 to #8, Skoda Rapid up 3 to #14, Renault Captur up 8 to #29, the Peugeot 2008 remains #39 and the Chevrolet Trax makes its very first appearance in the Estonian ranking at #50.

Previous month: Estonia June 2013: Honda CR-V leads, Subaru Legacy #4

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

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Estonia June 2013: Honda CR-V leads, Subaru Legacy #4

July 8th, 2013 No comments

Subaru Legacy Estonia June 2013Subaru Legacy

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In June, new car sales in Estonia are down 13% year-on-year to 1,703 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total into negative at -0.6% on 2012 to 10,265 units. The Honda CR-V continues to reign supreme and holds the top spot for the 5th time in the last 6 months thanks to 70 sales and 4.1%. It is followed this month by the Toyota Auris at 63 units and 3.7% (+7 spots on May) and the Nissan Qashqai with 61 sales and 3.6% (+3).

The Subaru Legacy is up 9 ranks to land in 4th position at 52 units and 3.1%, a ranking it held over the Full Year 2012, and thus making the Estonian Top 4 100% Japanese this month. Notice also the Renault Scenic up 27 spots to #6, the Peugeot 3008 up 21 to #8, Dacia Duster up 7 to #13 and the Renault Captur (#37) and Peugeot 2008 (#39) making their very first appearances inside the Estonian Top 50.

Previous month: Estonia May 2013: Honda CR-V reclaims top spot

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

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Estonia May 2013: Honda CR-V reclaims top spot

June 14th, 2013 No comments

Honda CR-V 2013Honda CR-V

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New car sales in Estonia are up 3% year-on-year in May to 2,003 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 8,562 units, up 2% on 2012. Honda continues to hold a firm grip on the models sales charts – even though it only ranks third in the brands ranking behind Toyota and Volkswagen, with the CR-V reclaiming the monthly top spot for the 4th time in the last 5 months thanks to 86 sales and 4.3% and the Civic equal #2 with the Toyota Avensis at 76 units and 3.8%.

Citroen C4 Aircross 2013Citroen C4 Aircross

The Skoda Octavia is up 8 spots on April to land at a shiny 4th position while the Toyota RAV4 is up a further two ranks to #5. Other great performers this month in Estonia include the Skoda Rapid up 14 spots to #15, the Peugeot 208 up 27 to #24 and the Citroen C4 Aircross up from outside the Top 50 in April to #39.

Previous month: Estonia April 2013: Honda Civic and Kia Sportage dominate

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

Full May 2013 Top 50 models and Top 34 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Estonia April 2013: Honda Civic and Kia Sportage dominate

May 11th, 2013 No comments

Honda Civic Estonia April 2013Honda Civic

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The Estonian new car market is up a very healthy 10% year-on-year in April to 1,936 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 6,559 units. Honda has definitely struck a chord with car buyers in Estonia: the Honda Civic is the most popular model in the country in April, equal with the Kia Sportage, with 87 sales and 4.5% share, while year-to-date the Honda CR-V maintains itself in pole position thanks 361 units and 5.5% share, ranking third in April with 75 sales.

Subaru Forester Estonia April 2013Subaru Forester

The Toyota Avensis (3.8%) and VW Golf (3.7%) complete the April Top 5. Other great performers over the period include the Toyota RAV4 up to #7 thanks to the new generation at 54 units and 2.8%, the Ford Focus up to #8 with 47 sales and 2.4%, the Subaru Forester up to #11 at 42 units and 2.2% and the Renault Clio up to #17 with 31 sales and 1.6%. Notice also the Peugeot 3008 at #15, Hyundai i40 at #19 and the Seat Leon at #35.

Previous month: Estonia March 2013: Honda CR-V and Nissan Qashqai on top

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Estonia March 2013: Honda CR-V and Nissan Qashqai on top

April 16th, 2013 1 comment

Honda CR-V Estonia March 2013Honda CR-V

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Over the first 3 months of 2013, 4,623 new vehicles found a buyer in Estonia and the Honda CR-V is still the most popular model in the country with 286 sales over the period for a 6.2% market share. In fact the podium is unchanged vs. last month: the Nissan Qashqai is #2 at 192 units and 4.2% and the Toyota Avensis follows with 163 sales and 3.5%. Both the VW Golf and Toyota Auris gain one spot to rank #4 and #5 respectively while the Honda Civic jumps from #20 to #6 at 110 units and 2.4%. Other great performers include the Dacia Duster up to #11 vs. #17 in 2012, the Hyundai ix35 at #12 vs. #24 and the Hyundai i40 at #19 vs. #31.

Previous post: Estonia February 2013: Honda CR-V still in the lead 

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Estonia February 2013: Honda CR-V keeps the lead

March 13th, 2013 No comments

Honda CR-V Estonia February 2013Honda CR-V

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With 1,319 registrations in February, the Estonian new car market adds up to 3,032 after two months, up 2% on 2012. The Honda CR-V brilliantly keeps the pole position it grabbed last month with 202 sales and 6.7% year-to-date vs. #7 and 2.3% over the Full Year 2012. It is now joined on the podium by the Nissan Qashqai at 112 units and 3.7% and the leader from 2012 the Toyota Avensis with 108 sales and 3.6%.

Other great performers in Estonia in this start of 2013 include the Hyundai i30 at #8 vs. #19 in 2012, the Mazda6 at #10 vs. #33, Hyundai ix35 at #13 vs. #24, Kia Cee’d at #15 vs. #23, Nissan Juke at #17 vs. #27, Peugeot Partner at #22 vs. #42, the Skoda Rapid landing at #27 with 35 sales and 1.2% share and the Citroen C-Elysee arriving at #47 with 19 units and 0.6%.

Previous month: Estonia January 2013: Honda CR-V and Hyundai i30 start with a bang

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

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Estonia January 2013: Honda CR-V & Hyundai i30 start with a bang

February 17th, 2013 No comments

Honda CR-V 2013Honda CR-V

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Excellent start of the year for the Estonian new car market, up 16% year-on-year to 1,713 registrations. Toyota keeps the lead of the brands ranking with 210 sales and 12.3% share, but Honda climbs onto an outstanding 2nd place at 153 units and 8.9% and is followed by Volkswagen (8.2%) and Skoda (7.4%). Hyundai is up to #5 at 7.4% vs. #10 and 4.6% in 2012, Volvo is up to #11 vs. #17 and Mazda up to #15 vs. #21.

Hyundai i30 2013Hyundai i30

Expectedly given the size of the Estonian market, the models ranking is a lot more volatile and see the Honda CR-V brilliantly grab the pole position this month thanks to 113 sales and 6.6% ahead of the Hyundai i30 at 57 units and 3.3%. Leader in 2012, the Toyota Avensis now shares the third spot with the Subaru Legacy with 54 sales and 3.2% while the Toyota Auris is up to #5 followed by the Nissan Qashqai, VW Golf and Skoda Octavia.

Subaru Legacy Estonia January 2013Subaru Legacy

Other great performers this month in Estonia include the Toyota Land Cruiser 150 up to #9 vs. #15 over the FY2012, the Hyundai ix35 up to #10 vs. #24, Mazda6 up to #12 vs. #33, Kia Cee’d up to #14 vs. #23, Peugeot Partner at #15 vs. #42, the Peugeot 3008 up to #19, Skoda Rapid at #38, Porsche Cayenne at #39, Citroen C-Elysee at #41 and Dacia Lodgy at #45.

Previous post: Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

Full January 2013 Top 50 models and Top 32 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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Estonia Full Year 2012: Toyota Avensis takes the lead

January 7th, 2013 3 comments

Toyota Avensis

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The Estonian new car market is up 14% year-on-year in 2012 to 19,408 registrations, and this year the pole position changes hands: the Toyota Avensis is up a fantastic 39% on 2011 to grab the top spot with 782 sales and 4% share, passing the Skoda Octavia down 22% to 747 units and 3.8% and the Nissan Qashqai down 6% to 622 sales and 3.2%. The Subaru Legacy is up 2 spots with stable sales at 506 units while the VW Golf remains #5 with 483 sales, down 7%.

Excellent performance of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV landing directly at #6, up 777% on 2011 for its first full year of sales with 456 units. The Kia Sportage is up 67% to #9, the Toyota Auris up 74% to #10, the Honda Civic up 136% to #12, the Toyota Land Cruiser 150 up 63% to #14, Toyota RAV4 up 33% to #16, the Dacia Duster up 74% to #18 and the Skoda Yeti up 72% to #19. Brand-wise, Toyota flamboyantly passes Skoda to take the lead this year thanks to sales up 43% to 2,493 units and 12.8% share, Kia is up 102% to #7, Subaru up 23% to #8, Mitsubishi up 55% to #12, Dacia up 41% to #15, Chevrolet up 88% to #16 and Audi up 62% to #18.

Previous month: Estonia November 2012: Skoda Octavia #1, Mitsubishi i-MiEV impresses

Previous year: Estonia Full Year 2011: Skoda Octavia and Nissan Qashqai dominate

Full Year 2012 Top 50 models and Top 44 All-brands Ranking Tables below.

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