The Slovakian market is slowly recovering from a dismal year: October is at +10% vs. 2009 but the year-to-date sales are still at -33% vs. last year.
Like in Czech Republic, the Skoda Octavia is ahead, followed by the Fabia, but their market shares are significantly lower: 8.6% and 7.5% respectively. The Kia Cee’d, built in the country, is 3rd at 3.1% just above the Suzuki SX4, built in neighbouring Hungary, and the VW Golf and Polo. The Renault Fluence closes the Top 10 at 1.6%.
The Kia Sportage new generation is off to a great start: it ranks 5th in October with 142 sales and 2.3% of the market. The Hyundai ix35 is also doing well in 12th this month at 1.4%.
Top 20 year-to-date and October ranking tables below.