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New car sales in Slovakia are down 9% year-on-year in May to 5,948 registrations, brining the year-to-date total to 28,340 units, up 2% on 2011. As usual the Skoda Octavia and Fabia dominate sales, respectively with 571 sales and 9.6% and 486 and 8.2%, both still below their 2012 year-to-date levels at 10.8% and 8.8%. In third place the Hyundai i30 new generation confirms it is back in the game with 228 units and a record 3.8% share, and is now up to #4 year-to-date with 632 sales and 2.2%.
The Kia Cee’d, also helped by the new generation of the model, is #4 like last month and improves to 3% share thanks to 180 sales and stays #3 year-to-date at 2.8%. The VW Golf is up 4 spots on April to #5, as is the Skoda Yeti to #7. The Hyundai i20 holds well at #13, the Peugeot 208 breaks into the Slovak Top 50 for the first time, up 53 ranks to #30, the Dacia Sandero is up 25 to #33, the Peugeot 508 is up 19 to #45 and the Opel Meriva up 29 to #50.
Previous month: Slovakia April 2012: New gen Hyundai i30 climbs on podium
One year ago: Slovakia May 2011: Kia Sportage stays on podium
Full May 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.