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The Hungarian new car market continues on its positive trend in July with sales up 15% year-on-year to 8.064, lifting the year-to-date total up 23% to 54.033. Suzuki reclaims the brands top spot thanks to 959 units and 11.9% share, distancing Opel (10.9%), Ford (10.6%) and Skoda (10.3%), a score that enables Ford to bypass Skoda to #3 year-to-date. Kia gains three spots on June to land at #6 with 4.9% share, overtaking Dacia (4.8%), Toyota (4.8%) and Renault (4.6%) while Fiat (3.3%) makes an incursion in the Top 10. The Suzuki Vitara celebrates one year since its first accession to the models pole position in July 2015. It has since topped the monthly ranking 10 times and remains the uncontested year-to-date leader in 2016 with 3.927 sales so far vs. 2.944 for its nearest competitor the Skoda Octavia. The Opel Astra K (new generation) gains two ranks on last month to land on the podium and is now inside the YTD Top 10 at #8, the Ford Kuga leaps to a very impressive 6th place overall, the Renault Clio ranks 8th and the Fiat 500 10th.
Previous month: Hungary June 2016: Suzuki Vitara and Dacia Duster hold strong
One year ago: Hungary July 2015: Suzuki Vitara new best-seller
Full July 2016 Top 10 brands and models rankings below.