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The Austrian car market is up 5% year-on-year in January to 26,826 registrations. The VW Golf is the best-selling car in the country for the 23rd consecutive month but its market share drops from 6.4% in December to 3.8% this month. While VW managed to place 5 models in the Top 6 in December, in January it’s another brand in the VAG Group that can celebrate: Skoda has 3 cars in the Austrian Top 5!
The Fabia is up to #2, its highest ranking in over two years, with 987 sales and 3.7% while the Octavia ranks third, its strongest showing in 6 months, at 877 units and 3.3%. Below the Opel Astra, stable at #4 and 2.6%, we find the Skoda Yeti up to a best-ever 5th position with 579 sales and 2.2% share.
Other great performers this month include the Kia Cee’d up to #12, Hyundai ix35 at #14, Kia Rio up to #22, Kia Sportage up to #26, Opel Zafira up to #28, the VW Up! making its very first appearance in the Austrian ranking at #29 with 266 sales and 1% share, the Skoda Superb up to #32 and Mitsubishi ASX up to #36.
Previous month: Austria December 2011: VW Tiguan delivers its best-ever month
Full January 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.