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The Slovenian new car market confirms it is definitely on the mend with another very satisfying 14% year-on-year gain in May to 5.388 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 26.383 deliveries, up 13% on 2014. Outsold by Renault in April, Volkswagen reclaims the brands pole position it holds year-to-date thanks to 857 sales and 15.9% share vs. 605 and 11.2% for the French manufacturer. Skoda rounds up the podium with a strong 10.8% of the market ahead of Opel (8.2%), Ford (6.7%) and Dacia (5.3%). This month the perennial Slovenian leader, the Renault Clio, is toppled from its throne for the first time since last September by not just one but 3 vehicles all from the VAG Group, falling to #4 which is is lowest ranking in the country since January 2014. The VW Polo leads the way for the third time in recent memory along with January and May 2014 thanks to 251 sales and 4.7% share, ahead of the Skoda Octavia and VW Golf both at 4.1%. Notice also the VW Passat extremely solid at #5, the Skoda Fabia up 6 spots on last month to #6 and the Fiat 500 up 14 to #7.
Previous month: Slovenia April 2015: Volkswagen places 3 models in Top 5
One year ago: Slovenia May 2014: VW Polo leads, Skoda Rapid up to #4
Full May 2015 Top 36 All-brands and Top 50 models below.