Lithuania January-May 2017: Fiat 500 #1, Tiguan and RAV4 shoot up

The Fiat 500 remains the best-seller in Lithuania. 

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New car sales in Lithuania are up a solid 15.2% year-on-year over the first five months of 2017 to 10.123 registrations. The Fiat 500 (+13%) is on track to post a sixth consecutive year atop the models sales charts, and is followed this time by the Skoda Octavia (+19%), knocking the Nissan Qashqai (+2%) down to #3. The Fiat 500X is up one spot to #4 thanks to deliveries up 18% but it’s SUVs that deliver the most impressive year-on-year gains inside the Top 10: the VW Tiguan is up 148%, the Toyota RAV4 is up 104% and the Kia Sportage up 42%.

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Lithuania January 2017: Fiat 500 leads, RAV4 and Tiguan follow

The new model boosts the VW Tiguan’s Lithuanian sales up 220%. Picture largus.fr 

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New car sales in Lithuania are up by a very robust 19% year-on-year in January to 1.829 units. Best-seller here for the past five consecutive years, the Fiat 500 has the guts to even outpace the market this month with a 46% year-on-year improvement leading to a 10.2% market share. That’s still leaps and bounds above the competition, with its direct follower being the Toyota RAV4 surging up 356% on January 2015 to 4.5% share, just above the VW Tiguan at 4.4% (+220%), the Skoda Octavia at 4.3% (+70%), VW Passat at 4% (+135%) and Toyota Auris at 3.2% (+176%). Inside the Top 10, the Skoda Superb (+129%) and Kia Sportage (+117%) also more than double their sales year-on-year.

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Lithuania Full Year 2016: Fiat 500 ultra-dominant, Fiat 500X in Top 5

Fiat 500X Lithuania 2016. Picture courtesy largus.frThe Fiat 500X ranks 5th overall in Lithuania in 2016, like at home in Italy.

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New car sales in Lithuania are up by a flamboyant 18.8% year-on-year in 2016 to 20.284 registrations, however it is to be noted that an estimated 20-30% of all new cars registered in this market are immediately re-exported to other European Union markets due to their low selling price here. Fiat cements its domination further with a 24% surge leading to a 16,6% market share, comfortably ahead of Volkswagen at 13% (+4%) and Toyota at 11.9% (+28%). Renault soars 51% to #67, Kia is up 30% to #7 and BMW gains one spot to #9 thanks to deliveries up 19%. The Fiat 500 is the best-selling nameplate in the country for the 5th consecutive year, selling more than 3 times the amount of the #2 at 12.1% share vs. 3.9% for the Nissan Qashqai (-5%). We welcome three new entrants inside th Top 10: the Fiat 500X is up 221% to a stunning 5th place overall – it holds the same ranking at home in Italy – the VW Golf gains 119% to #6 and the Toyota Auris is up 88% to #77. The Kia Sportage (+54%), Toyota RAV4 (+30%) and Avensis (+32%) also post spectacular gains.

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Lithuania Full Year 2015: Fiat 500 improves further to 12.7% share

Fiat 500 Lithuania 2015The Fiat 500 is the best-selling nameplate in Lithuania for the 4th year running.

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It’s a very dynamic year for the Lithuanian new car market in 2015, up 18% year-on-year to 17.071 registrations, however keep in mind roughly 20-30% of all new cars registered in Lithuania are immediately re-exported to other European Union markets due to their low selling price here. Fiat beats the market (+29%) to cement its leadership position in Lithuania with 15.9% share, and in fact all the Top 6 best-selling brands improve their share, with Volkswagen (14.9%) and Toyota ((11.1%) rounding up the podium and Opel (+42%) displaying the largest year-on-year gains. Model-wise, the Fiat 500 flies off to a spectacular 12.7% market share thanks to sales up 34% to 2.168 units, a long way above the Skoda Octavia (+35%), Nissan Qashqai (+19%) and VW Passat (+103%).

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Lithuania September 2015: Fiat holds 20% market share

Fiat 500 Lithuania September 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frFiat 500

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The Lithuanian new car market is up a beautiful 22% year-on-year in September to 1.523 sales, consecrating once again Italian manufacturer Fiat with a whopping 20% market share. Fiat distances Volkswagen (14.7%), Toyota (10.9%), Nissan (8%) and Skoda (7.5%) with BMW up to a cool 6th place overall.

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Lithuania August 2015: Volkswagen teases Fiat for #1

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New car sales in Lithuania are up by a whopping 27% year-on-year in July to 1.194 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total to 11.183 units, up 16% on 2014. After hitting 22.6% market share in July, Fiat remains on top this month but falls down to 16.5%, only 11 units above Volkswagen at 15.6%. Toyota (11.4%), Nissan (9.5%) and Skoda (6.5%) all see their July ranking unchanged. Opel is back inside the Lithuanian Top 10 with a vengeance at #6 with 4.9% share. One thing to bear in mind for Lithuania is the fact that new car sales are significantly biased by re-exports to other European Union countries and shouldn’t therefore be taken too literally. The Fiat 500 should in all likelihood keeps the models pole position in Lithuania over the period, not that it would be the most frequent car on Lithuanian roads however.

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Lithuania July 2015: One in four sales is a Fiat

Fiat 500 Lithuania July 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frFiat holds 22.6% of the Lithuanian market in July.

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Another solid month for new car sales in Lithuania, up 10% year-on-year in July to 1.544 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total to 9.989 deliveries, up 15% on 2014. Fiat shoots up to 22.6% market share thanks to 349 sales, a very comfortable margin over the #2 Volkswagen at 215 units and 13.9%, with Toyota rounding up the podium at 11.9% above Nissan (7.2%) and Skoda (6%). Notice Subaru making its way inside the Top 10 in 10th position with 2.8% share. This brand evolution is heavily influenced by re-exports to other European Union countries and shouldn’t therefore be taken too literally. The Fiat 500 should in all likelihood keeps the models pole position in Lithuania over the period, not that it would be the most frequent car on Lithuanian roads however.

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Lithuania June 2015: Fiat keeps the lead

Fiat 500 France July 2015. Picture courtesy largus.frThe Fiat 500 should remain the best-selling nameplate in Lithuania.

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The Lithuanian new car market is up by a whopping 30% year-on-year in June to 1.571 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 8.445 units, up 16% on 2014. Fiat retains the overall brands lead thanks to 272 sales and 17.3% share above Volkswagen (14.1%) and Toyota (12.7%) just like in the FY 2014 ranking. In all logic, the Fiat 500 should remain the best-selling nameplate in the country.

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Lithuania First Quarter 2015: Fiat 500 retains lead

Fiat 500 Lithuania March 2015. Picture courtesy of Auto BildFiat 500

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New light vehicle sales in Lithuania are up a splendid 13% year-on-year over the First Quarter of 2015 to 4.340 registrations (3.761 PC and 579 LCV), with Skoda brilliantly taking the lead of the brands ranking with 14.9% share above the 2014 leader Fiat at 14.7% and Volkswagen at 13%. The Fiat 500 remains the best-selling nameplate in the country with a continuously strong 10.7% share ahead of the Skoda Octavi a (8%) and Nissan Qashqai (4.1%).

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Lithuania Full Year 2014: Fiat 500 shoots up to 11.2% share

Fiat 500 Lithuania 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frLithuania is the only country in the world to crown the Fiat 500.

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The Lithuanian new car market is up 3% year-on-year in 2014 to 14.461 registrations. Boosted by the Fiat 500, best-selling nameplate in the country for the third consecutive year and up 107% on 2014 to a record 11.2% market share thanks to 1.619 sales, Fiat is the #1 brand in the country, overtaking Volkswagen at 14.6% share vs. 14.2%. Toyota, Skoda and Nissan follow while the Nissan Qashqai (+72%) and Skoda Octavia (+27%) round up the podium ahead of three Volkswagens: the Golf, Jetta and Passat.

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