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Hungary 2000: Suzuki down 12% to 21.1% in record market

Suzuki holds 21.1% of the Hungarian market in 2000.

* See the Top 35 All-brands ranking by clicking on the title *

New car sales in Hungary edge up 2.3% year-on-year in 2000 to 132.876, their highest level since we started following Hungary annually in 1993. Suzuki remains the most popular carmaker in the country but drops 12% and 3.5 percentage points of market share to 21.1%. Opel on the other hand is up 5% to 15.5%, ahead of Volkswagen (+7%) at 8.4% and Renault up 35% and three spots to #4 and 7.6%. Citroen (+56%), Peugeot (+32%), Seat (+24%), Skoda (+19%) and Toyota (+18%) also shine in the Top 15 whereas Ford (-31%), Honda (-25%) and Daewoo (-15%) struggle.

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Full Year 2000 Top 35 All-brands ranking table below.

Hungary 2000 – brands:

PosBrand2000%/991999%Pos
1Suzuki28,07221.1%-12%31,92924.6%1
2Opel20,55915.5%5%19,55515.1%2
3Volkswagen11,2018.4%7%10,4558.1%3
4Renault10,1397.6%35%7,5145.8%7
5Fiat8,4636.4%9%7,7756.0%4
6Peugeot7,4855.6%32%5,6554.4%9
7Skoda7,0645.3%19%5,9514.6%8
8Daewoo6,6235.0%-15%7,7526.0%5
9Toyota5,6984.3%18%4,8123.7%10
10Ford5,3164.0%-31%7,6495.9%6
11Citroen4,7883.6%56%3,0642.4%12
12Seat4,3913.3%24%3,5342.7%11
13Nissan2,7762.1%-5%2,9342.3%13
14Honda1,5731.2%-25%2,0981.6%14
15Audi1,2000.9%2%1,1820.9%16
16Volvo9760.7%-10%1,0790.8%17
17Kia8610.6%34%6430.5%21
18Mitsubishi7880.6%-19%9710.7%18
19Lada7310.6%-2%7450.6%19
20Alfa Romeo6880.5%6%6480.5%20
21Mazda6750.5%-47%1,2751.0%15
22Mercedes6570.5%27%5180.4%22
23BMW5900.4%16%5100.4%24
24Rover3650.3%-29%5140.4%23
25Saab2700.2%34%2020.2%26
26Hyundai1990.1%-7%2140.2%25
27Land Rover1940.1%35%1440.1%28
28Chrysler1600.1%-10%1780.1%27
29Lancia1410.1%42%990.1%29
30Proton1090.1%122%490.0%32
31Subaru680.1%-1%690.1%31
32Jaguar480.0%78%270.0%33
33Porsche70.0%new00.0% –
34Maserati10.0%n/a00.0% –
35Daihatsu00.0%-100%940.1%30
36Ssangyong00.0%-100%170.0%34

Source: Manufacturers. Many thanks to Csaba

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