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Slovenia May 2012: BMW 3 Series up to #9

BMW 3 Series

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The Slovenian car market is down a worrying 15% year-on-year in May to 4,660 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 23,347 units, down 14% on 2011. The podium is unchanged on last month, the 2012 year-to-date ranking and the Full Year 2011 ranking: the Renault Clio leads the way with 361 sales and a shiny 7.7% market share, ahead of the Renault Megane at 4.8% and the VW Polo at 3.5%, now ex-aequo with the Skoda Octavia for the third place. Below the VW Golf at #5, the Kia Rio lodges another very impressive month in Slovenia at #6 with 125 sales and 2.7% share.

But the best performer this month is the BMW 3 Series, boosted by its new generation and up 6 spots on April to #9 with 119 units and 2.6% while two months ago it wasn’t even in the Top 70! It is now #31 year-to-date at 233 sales and 1%. Other great performers this month include the Citroen Berlingo up 14 ranks to #7, the Mercedes B-Class up from outside the Top 50 to #15, the Fiat Panda up 30 spots to #20, the Citroen C4 Picasso up 22 to #21 and the Peugeot 208 up 12 to #22.

Previous month: Slovenia April 2012: Clio & Megane lead, Kia Rio at best-ever #5

One year ago: Slovenia May 2012: VW Polo up to #2

Full May 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

Slovenia May 2012:

PosModelMay%Apr2012%Pos2011
1Renault Clio3617.7%11,4446.2%11
2Renault Megane2254.8%29193.9%22
3VW Polo1653.5%38703.7%33
4Skoda Octavia1653.5%65722.4%67
5VW Golf1583.4%47573.2%44
6Kia Rio1252.7%55822.5%568
7Citroen Berlingo1232.6%214802.1%109
8Opel Corsa1192.6%75532.4%76
9BMW 3 Series1192.6%152331.0%31n/a
10Opel Astra1122.4%115012.1%95
11Peugeot 3081102.4%164762.0%1115
12Kia Cee’d1072.3%233661.6%1317
13Skoda Fabia992.1%95172.2%812
14VW Passat621.3%133911.7%1214
15Mercedes B-Class601.3%n/a2070.9%36n/a
16Ford Focus591.3%83551.5%1421
17Ford Fiesta591.3%103121.3%1711
18Renault Scenic591.3%252791.2%2216
19Chevrolet Aveo571.2%243251.4%1625
20Fiat Panda561.2%501570.7%5251
21Citroen C4 Picasso541.2%432100.9%3440
22Peugeot 208521.1%34970.4%68 –
23Citroen C4501.1%192291.0%3226
24Dacia Duster491.1%n/a2040.9%3835
25BMW 5 Series491.1%n/a1480.6%5748
26Peugeot Partner461.0%322371.0%2728
27VW Up!461.0%222080.9%35 –
28Seat Ibiza451.0%142961.3%1924
29Opel Insignia451.0%452341.0%2919
30Citroen C3451.0%202331.0%3023
31Peugeot 207440.9%292931.3%2013
32Chevrolet Cruze440.9%272631.1%2318
33Dacia Sandero440.9%n/a1960.8%3946
34VW Touran430.9%363041.3%1822
35Ford C-Max380.8%282050.9%3747
36Toyota Yaris380.8%401850.8%4434
37Nissan Qashqai360.8%122441.0%2627
38Peugeot 508360.8%n/a1520.7%55n/a
39Renault Twingo350.8%332571.1%2436
40VW Sharan350.8%371920.8%4350
41Citroen DS4350.8%n/a460.2%n/a –
42Opel Meriva340.7%n/a1840.8%45n/a
43Audi A4340.7%471560.7%5357
44VW Tiguan310.7%462261.0%3337
45Hyundai i30300.6%183271.4%158
46Hyundai ix20300.6%n/a1940.8%41n/a
47Nissan Juke290.6%351840.8%4645
48Hyundai i20280.6%412341.0%2829
49Hyundai ix35280.6%n/a1950.8%40n/a
50Peugeot 5008280.6%421630.7%5052

Source: www.ads-slo.org

This Post Has 2 Comments
  1. With many new advancements for the 2012 model year, it’s really of no surprise for me to see the new 3-Series in the top-10 list of bestselling luxury sedans.

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