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Serbia August 2014: Dacia Duster up to 2nd place

October 1st, 2014 1 comment

Dacia Duster Serbia August 2014. Picture courtesy of autobild.deDacia Duster

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Based on data reported by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 1,451 new cars found a buyer in Serbia in August, bringing the year-to-date total to 14,145 units. The Skoda Fabia confirms it is the new master on board with a magnificent 9.2% market share this month thanks to 133 sales, while the Dacia Duster comes from outside the Top 10 in July directly into 2nd position at 89 units and 6.1% share. The Fiat 500L, whose local production was idled because of weak demand, is back up 2 spots to #3 and 5.3% and remains #2 year-to-date at 5.7%, the Skoda Octavia is down two ranks but stable at 4.6% share, and both the Hyundai ix35 and Opel Corsa jump inside the Top 10 at #6 and #7 respectively.

Previous month: Serbia July 2014: Skoda Fabia regains control

Previous year: Serbia Full Year 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L grabs top spot

Full August 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia July 2014: Skoda Fabia regains control

August 30th, 2014 2 comments

Skoda Fabia 2015 Serbia July 20142015 Skoda Fabia

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According to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 1,899 new cars found a buyer in Serbia in July, bringing the year-to-date total to 12,693 units. Amazingly, as the third generation just got unveiled, the Skoda Fabia regains control of the Serbian models ranking both in July thanks to 149 sales and 7.8% share and year-to-date at 752 units and 5.9%, overtaking the locally-produced Fiat 500L at 728 sales and 5.7% and down to #5 this month. The Skoda Octavia is back up to #2 with a strong 117 sales and 6.2%, while the Seat Leon jumps onto the podium at #3 and 4.5% share.

Previous month: Serbia June 2014: Skoda Rapid and Dacia Sandero lead the way

One year ago: Serbia 6 months 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L pops up at #1!

Full July 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia June 2014: Skoda Rapid and Dacia Sandero lead the way

July 29th, 2014 No comments

Dacia Sandero Serbia June 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frDacia Sandero

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According to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 2,090 new cars were sold in Serbia in June, bringing the year-to-date total to 10,805 units, up 2% on 2013. Complete reshuffle in the Serbian models ranking this month: the Skoda Rapid takes the lead for the first time ever thanks to 87 sales and 4.2%, only one unit above the Dacia Sandero also reaching its best-ever ranking in Serbia at #2 and 4.1%. Leader last month, the Skoda Fabia is down to #3 this month and remains #2 year-to-date at 603 sales and 5.6% below the Fiat 500L at 651 units and 6%, the latter down to a paltry 6th place in June. Notice also the VW Polo up to #4, the Renault Clio up to #5 and the Fiat Punto Classic slowly but surely climbing back up the ladder to #8.

Previous month: Serbia May 2014: Skoda Fabia holds off Fiat 500L

One year ago: Serbia 6 months 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L pops up at #1!

Full June 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia May 2014: Skoda Fabia holds off Fiat 500L

July 1st, 2014 No comments

Skoda Fabia Serbia May 2014. Picture courtesy of largus.frSkoda Fabia

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Based on data reported by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 2,014 new car sales found a buyer in Serbia in May, bringing the year-to-date total to 8,751 units. For the second month running, the Skoda Fabia holds off the locally-produced Fiat 500L to rank first with 130 sales and 6.5% vs. 122 and 6.1%. The 500L remains in pole position year-to-date though at 576 units and 6.6% vs. 519 and 5.9% for the Fabia. The Skoda Octavia is stable in third place in both rankings, while the Skoda Rapid shoots up to #4 (making it 3 Skodas in the Top 4) and the Ford Focus is up to #6.

Previous month: Serbia April 2014: Skoda Fabia reclaims pole position

Previous year: Serbia Full Year 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L grabs top spot

Full May 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia April 2014: Skoda Fabia reclaims pole position

May 26th, 2014 No comments

Skoda Fabia Serbia April 2014. Picture courtesy of autobild.deSkoda Fabia

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Based on data reported by Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, 2,100 new car sales found a buyer in Serbia, bringing the year-to-date total to 7,055 units. Leader over the Full Year 2013 and both in February and March, the Fiat 500L drops to 2nd place in April at 139 units and 6.6% share, passed by the Skoda Fabia at 142 sales and 6.8%. The 500L, produced locally at the Fiat Srbija plant in Kragujevac, holds onto its year-to-date pole position however thanks to 454 units and 6.4% vs. 389 and 5.5% for the Fabia. The Skoda Octavia remains in third place with 102 sales and 4.9%, while the Kia Cee’d jumps from outside the Top 10 in March directly to #4 and Hyundai manages to place 3 models inside the Top 8: the i30 at #6, i20 at #7 and ix35 at #8.

Previous month: Serbia March 2014: Fiat 500L leads, Doblo up to #2

One year ago: Serbia March 2013: Skoda Fabia catches up on Fiat Punto Classic

Full April 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia March 2014: Fiat 500L leads, Doblo up to #2

April 24th, 2014 No comments

Fiat Doblo Serbia March 2014Fiat Doblo

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According to data from Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, Serbian new car sales are up a splendid 23% year-on-year in March to 2,402 registrations, bringing the First Quarter total to 4,955 units, now up 9% on 2013. Serbian consumers confirm their patriotism, keeping the locally-produced The Fiat 500L in pole position thanks to 133 sales and 5.5%, adding up to 315 units and 6.4% year-to-date. Fiat even manages a 1-2 this month with the Doblo shooting up to 2nd place with 110 sales and 4.6% while the Skoda Octavia rounds up the podium like last month at 97 units and 4%. The VW Golf is up 5 spots to #4, the Skoda Fabia down 3 to #5 and the Dacia Sandero up one to #6. Hyundai places the i20 at #7 and the i30 at #8.

Previous month: Serbia February 2014: Fiat 500L just under 11% market share

One year ago: Serbia March 2013: Skoda Fabia catches up on Fiat Punto Classic

Full March 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Table below.

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Serbia February 2014: Fiat 500L just under 11% market share

March 20th, 2014 No comments

Fiat 500L Serbia February 2014. Picture courtesy of quattroruote.itFiat 500L

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, I can share with you today models data for Serbia over the first two months of 2014, when new car sales are down 2% year-on-year to 2,553 units. Confirming the pole position it grabbed over the Full Year 2013, the locally produced Fiat 500 reigns supreme in February thanks to 145 sales and 10.9%, making up for a weak start of the year in January (#5) and taking the lead in the 2014 year-to-date ranking with 182 units and 7.1%. Leader in January, the Fiat Punto Classic is out of the Top 10 this month. Skoda places 4 models in the Serbian Top 10: the Fabia at #2, Octavia at #3, Rapid at #6 and Superb at #10.

Previous post: Serbia Full Year 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L grabs top spot

One year ago: Serbia January-February 2013: Fiat Punto Classic resists

Full January and February 2014 Top 10 models Ranking Tables below.

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Serbia Full Year 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L grabs top spot

January 28th, 2014 2 comments

Fiat 500L Serbia 2013. Picture courtesy of largus.frFiat 500L

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu, I can share with you a models ranking for Serbia over the Full Year 2013, when the market is down 4% to 22,499 registrations. Serbia is a great example of a country where ‘buying local’ is important. If last year the Fiat Punto Classic, produced at the Fiat Srbija plant in Kragujevac, topped the sales charts, this year it is the Fiat 500L, also produced in Kragujevac, that grabs the top spot. This makes Serbia the first country in the world the Fiat 500L has managed to top so far. It sells 2,061 units for a massive 9.2% share, while the Punto is down 36% to 1,240 units and 5.5%. The Skoda Fabia (-30%) round up the podium and is one of 3 Skodas in the Top 5 with the Octavia at #4 and Yeti at #5.

Previous post: Serbia 6 months 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L pops up at #1!

Previous year: Serbia Full Year 2012: Fiat Punto, Skoda Octavia and Fabia lead

December and Full Year 2013 Top 10 models Ranking Tables below.

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Serbia 6 months 2013: Locally produced Fiat 500L pops up at #1!

August 2nd, 2013 No comments

Fiat 500L Serbia June 2013The Fiat 500L is the new most popular vehicle in Serbia

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu I can share with you today half-year 2013 data for a third ex-Yugoslavia country: Serbia. Big event atop the ranking, but a logical one when you think about it, the Fiat 500L which has replaced the Punto Classic in the only car factory in the country, is the new best-seller in Serbia thanks to 981 sales and 9.3%. Most of these sales occurred in last 2 months as the 500L did not appear in the Top 10 in April! As a result the Fiat Punto Classic is kicked down to #2 at 563 units and 5.7%. The next 3 models are all Skodas! The Fabia leads the charge at 4.7% share, followed by the Yeti at 3.7% and the Octavia at 3.4%.

Previous post: Serbia April 2013: Skoda Fabia catches up on Fiat Punto Classic

Previous year: Serbia Full Year 2012: Fiat Punto, Skoda Octavia and Fabia lead

Full 6 months 2013 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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Serbia March 2013: Skoda Fabia catches up on Fiat Punto Classic

April 12th, 2013 No comments

Skoda Fabia Serbia March 2013Skoda Fabia

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Thanks to Central European market data specialists www.ceauto.co.hu I can share with you the Top 10 best-selling models in Serbia in March, when 1,957 new vehicles found a buyer. The Fiat Punto Classic, which was produced locally until the 500L replaced it, is starting to slow down with 132 sales and 6.7%, now finding itself only 9 units above the Skoda Fabia at 123 and 6.3%. The Punto still leads by far year-to-date at 8.3% vs. 4.3% for the Fabia but could see its supremacy threatened later in the year as its stock goes dry. Notice also the VW Golf up to #3, Hyundai i30 up to #7 and Dacia Duster at #10.

Previous post: Serbia January-February 2013: Fiat Punto Classic resists

Previous year: Serbia Full Year 2012: Fiat Punto, Skoda Octavia and Fabia lead

Full March 2013 Top 10 Ranking Table below.

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