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The Polish market is up 9% in 2008 at 344,270 registrations, and the models podium stay unchanged compared to 2007. The Skoda Fabia leads the way for the 4th consecutive year with 14,717 sales and 4.3%, however with sales down 14% year-on-year, its margin over its big sister the Skoda Octavia has reduced dramatically, from 4,740 in 2007 to just 358 units this year… The Octavia is up 15% to 14,357 units and 4.2% this year…
Below the two Skodas, the Toyota Yaris and Ford Focus both progress albeit slower than the market at +5% and +4% respectively and therefore see their market share drop slightly to 3.6% and 3.1%. The Fiat Panda is down one spot and 17% to #5 while the Fiat Grande Punto is up 5% but stays 6th with 8,699 sales.
Notice the arrival in the Top 10 of the Kia Cee’d, up 5 spots and 35% to #9 with 7,756 sales and 2.3%. The Toyota Auris is also up by 26% to #12 but is threatened by the VW Golf in excellent shape at +42% to #13. Other goo performers this year include the Ford Mondeo up 75% to #16 and the Nissan Qashqai up 49% to #34.
Previous year: Poland 2007: Skoda Fabia and Octavia in command
Full Year 2008 Top 50 Ranking Table below.