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Romania June 2012: Dacia Lodgy makes its first appearance

Dacia Lodgy

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After starting the year all guns blazing, the Romanian car market is now in negative for the third consecutive month in June at -15% year-on-year to 7,326 registrations. The year-to-date total is still up 5% on 2011 at 33,343 units. The Dacia Logan continues to recover: at 21.5% market share thanks to 1,576 sales it hits its highest level in the country since last November and is now above its Full Year 2011 level (21.3%). The rest of the Top 4 is unchanged on May with the Skoda Octavia at #2 with 5.8% of the market, followed by the Dacia Duster (4.7%) and the Renault Symbol (3.6%).

Other great performers in June in Romania include the Hyundai i20 up 10 spots to #15, the Toyota Aygo up 19 to #16, the Toyota Yaris up 12 to #19, the Renault Clio up 17 to #20, the Suzuki Swift up 15 to #21, the VW Up! up to #35, the Fiat 500 up to #38 and the Peugeot 208 breaking into the Romanian Top 50 for the very first time at #45 with 33 sales. Finally, the 4th Dacia in the line-up, the Lodgy, makes its very first appearance in its ‘native’ country, even though it is produced in Morocco, at #37 with 39 sales and 0.5% market share.

Previous month: Romania May 2012: Dacia Logan back in shape at 19% share

One year ago: Romania June 2011: Dacia Logan strong, VW Jetta in Top 10

Full June 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.

Romania June 2012:

1Dacia Logan1,57621.5%15,83117.5%11
2Skoda Octavia4225.8%22,0666.2%22
3Dacia Duster3444.7%31,9165.7%33
4Renault Symbol2633.6%48032.4%64
5VW Golf2132.9%79732.9%55
6Ford Focus2032.8%91,0313.1%47
7Skoda Fabia1992.7%107762.3%811
8Dacia Sandero1692.3%65841.8%128
9Chevrolet Aveo1432.0%55141.5%1410
10Ford Fiesta1311.8%147912.4%715
11Opel Astra1211.7%86271.9%116
12VW Passat1201.6%176421.9%109
13Renault Fluence1051.4%134571.4%1514
14VW Jetta961.3%117012.1%916
15Hyundai i20961.3%253130.9%2024
16Toyota Aygo921.3%352150.6%3238
17Hyundai ix35841.1%243731.1%1825
18Renault Megane831.1%154281.3%1718
19Toyota Yaris791.1%312120.6%3417
20Renault Clio751.0%372920.9%2219
21Suzuki Swift731.0%361750.5%4148
22VW Tiguan701.0%164441.3%1626
23VW Polo701.0%203541.1%1913
24Nissan Qashqai660.9%262550.8%2423
25Toyota Auris610.8%192080.6%3532
26Toyota Avensis600.8%272140.6%3352
27Skoda Superb570.8%233060.9%2128
28Suzuki SX4560.8%125161.5%1329
29Hyundai Elantra540.7%212420.7%26n/a
30Hyundai i30540.7%472070.6%3620
31Opel Corsa520.7%182710.8%2312
32Chevrolet Cruze520.7%222310.7%2822
33Opel Insignia470.6%382490.7%2521
34Peugeot 308420.6%401580.5%4540
35VW Up!400.5%n/a1100.3%n/a –
36Nissan Juke390.5%292050.6%3731
37Dacia Lodgy390.5% –390.1%n/a –
38Fiat 500390.5%n/an/an/an/an/a
39Mercedes ML Class380.5%302400.7%2751
40VW Touareg360.5%442170.7%3035
41Fiat Linea360.5%341180.4%n/an/a
42Kia Sportage350.5%282160.6%3153
43Peugeot 508350.5%451790.5%40n/a
44BMW X3340.5%n/a1740.5%4265
45Peugeot 208330.5%n/a370.1%n/a –
46Hyundai i10330.5%n/an/an/an/an/a
47Ford Kuga310.4%482270.7%2945
48Kia Cee’d310.4%n/an/an/an/an/a
49BMW 3 Series300.4%n/an/an/an/an/a
50BMW 5 Series280.4%391870.6%3973


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