Slovenia October 2017: Renault up 71% to 19.7% share, market up 23%

The Renault Kadjar is up to #3 in Slovenia in October.

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New car sales in Slovenia are up 23% year-on-year in October to 6.446 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 11.6% to 60.561 units. This month Renault passes Volkswagen to snap the brands top spot thanks to volumes up a stunning 71% to 19.7% share vs. 13.8% so far in 2017. Volkswagen edges up 1% to 13.3% vs. 15.4%YTD, with Skoda (-16%) rounding up the podium. Hyundai (+34%), Mercedes (+55%), Nissan (+79%), Fiat (+146%), Honda (+184%) and Land Rover (+700%) all impress. It’s a Renault invasion in the models ranking, with five nameplates in the Top 7 but the pole position is once again held by the VW Golf (+113%) for the fourth time in the past five months. The Clio (+46%) ranks 2nd above the Kadjar (+1679%), with the Megane (-3%) at #5, the Scenic (+1560%) at #6 and the Captur (-27%) at #7. Notice also the Nissan Qashqai up 282% to #8, the Fiat 500 up 779% to #10 and the Ford Focus up 142% to #11. The Opel Crossland X leads recent launches at #40 while the Kia Stonic lands directly at #45.

Previous month: Slovenia September 2017: VW Golf #1 for the third time in past 4 months

One year ago: Slovenia October 2016: VW Polo takes lead in market down 4%

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Slovenia September 2017: VW Golf #1 for the 3rd time in past 4 months

The VW Golf is the best-selling nameplate in Slovenia in September.

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New car sales in Slovenia are up 4.9% year-on-year in September to 5.281 registrations, leading to a year-to-date total up 10.4% to 54.115 units. Volkswagen is back in the lead despite a 2% drop to 14.8% share, distancing Renault (+7%) and Skoda which delivers the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 10 at +12%. Hyundai (+3%) and Opel (+8%) round up the Top 5 while Citroen (-7%) and Nissan (-16%) struggle in the Top 10. Beyond, Fiat (+20%), Toyota (+36%), Mazda (+65%), Volvo (+78%), Alfa Romeo (+120%) and Honda (+178%) all impress. In the models ranking, thanks to sales up a whopping 84% year-on-year the VW Golf takes the lead for the third time in the past four months but remains #2 year-to-date below the Renault Clio edging up just 1% to #4 this month. The Skoda Octavia is up 12% to #2 and the Renault Megane up 58% but down to #3 after snapping the pole position last month. The Skoda Fabia (+32%), VW Passat (+43%), Ford Focus (+273%) and Dacia Sandero (+447%) all post impressive gains inside the Top 10. Below, the Hyundai i30 (+327%), Seat Alhambra (+115%), Ford C-Max (+170%) and Fiat 500L (+464%) also shoot up while the Toyota C-HR (#39), Skoda Kodiaq (#42) and Opel Crossland X (#46) dominate recent launches.

Previous month: Slovenia August 2017: Renault Megane soars 229% to pole position

One year ago: Slovenia September 2016: VW Golf leads, Dacia Duster in 5th place

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Slovenia August 2017: Renault Megane soars 229% to pole position

The Renault Megane is #1 in Slovenia for the first time in over five years. 

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The Slovenian new car market is up 14% year-on-year in August to 4.492 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 11% to 48.834 units. Renault surges 62% to 15.2% share, snapping the brands pole position off Volkswagen, up 7% to 14%, but remains in 2nd place year-to-date at 13.4% share vs. 15.7% for the German brand. Skoda (+43%), Opel and Peugeot (both up 22%) also franking outpace the market inside the Top 5. Below, notice Suzuki (+36%), Toyota (+55%), Dacia (+123%), Honda (+236%) and Jaguar (+600%) all posting spectacular gains. Model-wise, the Renault Mégane jumps 8 spots on July to land in pole position thanks to sales up a whopping 229% year-on-year. It is the first time since June 2012 that the Mégane tops the monthly Slovenian sales charts. It disances the VW Golf (+39%), Skoda Octavia (+56%) and Renault Captur (-26%) while the Year-to-date leader, the Renault Clio, is relegated in 5th place despite sales up 89% on a particularly excruciating score in August 2016. Notice also the Hyundai Tucson up 23%, the Opel Corsa up 38%, the Peugeot 208 up 52% and the Skoda Fabia up 55% all in the Top 10. Outside, notice the VW Golf Sportsvan up to #12, the Renault Scenic up 319%, the Toyota Yaris up 93%, the Toyota C-HR up 49 spots on July to #25 and the Skoda Kodiaq up 34 to #36.

Previous month: Slovenia July 2017: VW and Golf lead, Duster and Scenic shoot up

One year ago: Slovenia August 2016: Renault Captur takes lead for the first time

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Slovenia July 2017: VW and Golf lead, Duster and Scenic shoot up

Renault Scenic sales are up 268% on the previous generation in Slovenia this month. 

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New car sales in Slovenia are up 4.9% year-on-year in July to 5.310 registrations, leading to a year-to-date tally up 10.8% to 44.342 units. Volkswagen remains in the lead despite a 3% drop to 15.1% share, while Renault soars 34% to 12.2%. Skoda (-14%) and Opel (-10%) are in difficulty but Dacia surges 185% to 5.9% share in 5th place. Citroen (+18%) and Kia (+13%) are the only other Top 10 carmakers sporting a double-digit gain this month. Beyond, notice Toyota (+41%), Mercedes (+58%), Nissan (+28%), Mazda (+25%) and Honda (+89%) all posting spectacular gains within the Top 20. We welcome back Lada in the Slovenian ranking at #29 with 3 Niva sold. Model-wise, the VW Golf holds onto the top spot for the 2nd month running thanks to sales up 47%, keeping the Renault Clio (+38%) at a fair distance, but the Clio remains in the YTD lead by far. The Skoda Octavia (+15%) rounds up the podium like last month, followed by the VW Polo (-11%). Outstanding performances of the Dacia Duster (+378%), Ford Focus (+108%), Renault Scénic (+268%) and Citroen C3 (+261%) with the Dacia Sandero up 123% just outside at #11. The Opel Crossland X (#39) is up 29 spots on June to become the most successful recent launch this month.

Previous month: Slovenia June 2017: VW Golf outpaces Renault Clio

One year ago: Slovenia July 2016: Polo and Fiat 500 shine, Clio and Golf down

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Slovenia June 2017: VW Golf outpaces Renault Clio

The VW Golf is the best-selling model in Slovenia in June. 

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The Slovenian new car market is up a very robust 16% year-on-year in June to 7.555 registrations, lifting the year-to-date tally up 12% to 39.032. Volkswagen beats the market at +23% to consolidate its pole position in the brands ranking with 15.4% share, ahead of Renault up just 6% to 13.3%. Below, Opel (+31%), Skoda (+35%) and Dacia (+42%) all post spectacular gains within the Top 5. Further down, Nissan (+22%), Toyota (+74%), Mercedes (+23%), Mazda (+41%), Suzuki (+44%), Honda (+54%) and Mitsubishi (+82%) all shine. Model-wise, for the first time since last September, the VW Golf (+62%) overtakes the Renault Clio (-9%) to claim the June pole position at 5.4% share vs. 4.9% nut the Clio remains comfortably in the YTD lead. All within the Top 10, the Skoda Octavia (+52%), Dacia Duster (+8 spots on May), Opel Corsa (+115%), Renault Megane (+103%) and Nissan Juke (+177%) all impress while the Renault Kadjar is up 49 ranks on last month and the Fiat Tipo up 23 to #13.

Previous month: Slovenia May 2017: VW Golf catches up on Renault Clio

One year ago: Slovenia June 2016: Renault Group monopolises podium

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Slovenia May 2017: VW Golf catches up on Renault Clio

VW Golf sales are up 61% vs. -47% for the Renault Clio. 

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New car sales in Slovenia are up 7.3% year-on-year in May to 6.786 registrations, leading to a year-to-date tally up 10.5% to 31.477 units. Brand leader Volkswagen continues to grow much faster than the market at +24% to 16.9% share whereas Renault drops 17% year-on-year to 15.2%. Inside the Top 10, BMW (+23%), Skoda (+34%), Hyundai (+50%) and Toyota (+70%) all post gains that are significantly above the market growth. Further down, Nissan (+98%), Suzuki (+74%), Honda (+41%), Mini (+65%), Volvo (+47%) and Alfa Romeo (+350%) also shine. Model-wise, the Renault Clio is still in the lead buy crumbles 47% year-on-year whereas its four followers all outpace the market: the VW Golf is up 61%, the Skoda Octavia up 38%, the Renault Captur up 87% and the VW Polo up 22%. Add the Hyundai Tucson up 96% to #7, the Skoda Fabia up 39% and the Renault Megane up 27% to make it seven nameplates displaying double-0digit gains inside the Top 10 this month. The Citroen C3 (+108%), VW Up (+296%) and Nissan Juke (+394%) are the most dynamic in the Top 20 and the Skoda Kodiaq (#38) dominates recent launches.

Previous month: Slovenia April 2017: Volkswagen up 21%, Skoda Octavia leads

One year ago: Slovenia May 2016: Renault surges 104% to 19.5% share, Clio #1

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Slovenia April 2017: Volkswagen up 21%, Skoda Octavia leads

The Skoda Octavia is the best-selling vehicle in Slovenia this month.

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New car sales in Slovenia are up a comfortable 10% year-on-year in April to 6.001 registrations, allowing the year-to-date tally to climb 11% to 24.691 units. Market leader Volkswagen outpaces the market at +21% to a stunning 17.2% share vs. 15.9% so far this year. It distances Renault (-3%), Skoda (+8%) and Opel (-3%) all losing share year-on-year. Reversely the next 8 best-selling brands all post double-digit gains, with the largest going to Dacia in 5th (+36%), Toyota in 11th (+64%) and BMW in 12th (+30%). Further down, Suzuki (+68%), Mitsubishi (+42%), Jeep (+540%), Honda (+80%) and Alfa Romeo (+375%) post some of the most spectacular improvements, albeit with smaller volumes. For the first time since February 2016, the Skoda Octavia leads the models ranking thanks to sales up 53% to 302. It distances the Renault Clio (-27%), VW Golf (-2%) and VW Polo (-2%). Just below, a series of four nameplates post spectacular gains: the Renault Megane (+151%), Dacia Duster (+89%), VW Passat (+36%) and Hyundai Tucson (+94%) while the VW Tiguan tops them all with a 27-fold increase to #11.

Previous post: Slovenia February 2017: Renault up 67%, Hyundai Tucson on podium

One year ago: Slovenia April 2016: Clio and Captur shine, Hyundai up 60%

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Slovenia February 2017: Renault up 67%, Hyundai Tucson on podium

The Hyundai Tucson is up to third place in February in Slovenia. 

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New car sales in Slovenia are up by a splendid 19% year-on-year to 5.680 units, lifting the year-to-date tally up 15% to 12.152. In the brands ranking, Renault (+67%) misses out on the top spot by just one unit at 844 vs. 845 for Volkswagen (+10%). Skoda (+3%), Opel (-11%) and Ford (+9%) round up the Top 5 but it’s Hyundai (+68%), Nissan (+75%) and Dacia (+97%) that fare the best in the Top 10, with Citroen also up a strong 40% in 10th place. Further down, notice Suzuki (+42%), Mercedes (+42%), Mini (+79%) and Honda (+160%). The Renault Clio (+138%) retains the Top spot it held both in January and for the past 19 years, ahead of the Skoda Octavia (-12%) while the Hyundai Tucson soars 127% to land at #3, the nameplate’s second podium finish in the past three months. The VW Tiguan is up 8-fold year-on-year thanks to the new generation but down one spot on January to #5 while further down the Dacia Sandero is up 288%, the Fiat 500X up 223%, the Hyundai i20 up 214% and the Citroen C3 up 154%.

Previous month: Slovenia January 2017: Dacia Sandero and VW Tiguan take off

One year ago: Slovenia January-February 2016: Clio and Octavia take turns at #1

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Slovenia January 2017: Dacia Sandero and VW Tiguan take off

The Dacia Sandero is up 135% year-on-year in Slovenia this month. 

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New car sales in Slovenia gain 11% year-on-year in January to 6.472 registrations, with market leader Volkswagen falling behind its FY16 market share at 15% vs. 15.3% despite outpacing the market at +14%. Renault (+8%) follows closely at 14.6% share, while Skoda (+2%) is up two spots on December to #3 and Ford (+22%) up 8 to #4. Peugeot (+35%), Dacia (+74%) and Nissan (+177%) also stun inside the Top 10 whereas Hyundai (-27%) struggles. Further down, notice Mazda (+22%), Volvo (+42%), Suzuki (+44%), Honda (+394%) delivering impressive gains. In the models ranking, the Renault Clio remains sovereign despite a harsh 24% decline, followed like in the FY16 ranking by the VW Golf (-7%). The Dacia Sandero (+135%) and VW Tiguan (+415%) both surge inside the Top 5, gaining 24 and 17 spots respectively on their December ranking. The Renault Mégane (+215%), Nissan Juke (+843%), Peugeot 2008 (+122%), Nissan Qashqai (+131%) and Ford Focus (+75%) also lodge robust year-on-year gains. The Toyota C-HR is up to #51.

Previous post: Slovenia Full Year 2016: Renault Clio leads, Captur in Top 5

One year ago: Slovenia January-February 2016: Clio and Octavia take turns at #1

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Slovenia Full Year 2016: Renault Clio leads, Captur in Top 5

Renault Clio Slovenia 2016. Picture courtesy caradvice.com.auThe Renault Clio has now been #1 in Slovenia for 19 consecutive years. 

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New car sales in Slovenia are up 7% year-on-year in 2016 to 63.673 units, with the Top 4 best-selling carmakers unchanged on 2015: Volkswagen continues to lead the way with 15.3% share (+6%) ahead of Renault (-1%), Skoda (+10%) and Opel (+6%). Hyundai surges 43% and five spots on last year to land at #5, distancing Ford (-9%), Peugeot (-1%) and Dacia (+9%). Kia (+14%), Audi (+16%), Mercedes (+16%), Seat (+17%), Mazda (+18%), Fiat (+22%), BMW (+32%) and Suzuki (+61%) all post double-digit gains within the Top 20. Among smaller-volume brands, Lexus (+41%), Jaguar (+44%), Land Rover (+54%), Porsche (+55%), Volvo (+64%) and Mini (+68%) stand out.

Renault Captur Slovenia 2016. Picture courtesy caradvice.com.auThe Renault Captur was #1 in August.

In the models ranking, the Renault Clio holds the top spot for an astounding 19th consecutive year despite sales down 12% to 3.854 and 6.1% share. If the Clio still maintains a comfortable advantage over the #2, the VW Golf at 4.1% (-7%), its domination was clearly eroded this year: it only ranked 1st for seven months and even fell to #12 in August when the Renault Captur took the lead for the first time. The VW Golf topped the monthly sales charts in March and September, the Skoda Octavia (up 18% to #3 in 2016) was #1 in February while the VW Polo (#4 annually) was tops in July and October. The Captur surges 48% to rank 5th overall this year, followed closely by the Opel Astra (+47%) while the Hyundai Tucson (+199%) stops just short of posting a Top 10 finish and the VW Touran is boosted up 231% by the new generation to #14. The Renault Talisman is the only all-new nameplate in the Top 100 (#88).

Previous month: Slovenia November 2016: Renault down 37%, Dacia up 139%

Previous year: Slovenia Full Year 2015: Renault Clio celebrates 18 years on top

Two years ago: Slovenia Full Year 2014: Renault Clio leads, Captur up to #5

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