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The Slovenian new car market is up a whopping 21% year-on-year in August to 3.993 registrations, which lifts the year-to-date total to 40.922 units, up 13% on 2014. Volkswagen (-4%), Renault (+33%) and Ford (+74%) dominate the brands ranking all the while displaying contrasting yoy evolutions. Hyundai more than doubles its sales vs. a year ago (+129%), with Toyota (+42%), Kia (+65%), Mazda (+58%), and Suzuki (+100%) all lodging spectacular gains.
The Renault Clio remains the most popular model in the country with almost double the sales of any other nameplate at 8.8% share, followed by the VW Golf (4.6%) and Polo (3.3%). The Skoda Fabia is strong again at 3.1% ahead of the VW Passat at 2.9% while the Ford Focus is up 4 spots on July to #7 and the Nissan Qashqai is up 14 to #9. The Hyundai Tucson lands directly inside the Slovenian Top 10 at #10 with 1.6% share, with the ix35 boosted up 36 spots to #12 by runout discounts and the ix20 up to #13 vs. #47 year-to-date. Notice also the Fiat Panda up to #15 vs. #37 YTD, the Ford Kuga up to #26 vs. #45, the Fiat 500X taking off 21 ranks on last month to #29, the Suzuki Vitara at #50, Mazda CX-3 at #64, Renault Kadjar at #70 and Jeep Renegade at #75.
Previous month: Slovenia July 2015: Skoda Fabia climbs to 2nd place
One year ago: Slovenia August 2014: VW Golf, Sportsvan, Fiat 500 shine
Full August 2015 Top 33 All-brands and Top 80 models below.