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New car sales in Slovakia are down 5% year-on-year in June to 5,976 registrations, with the year-to-date total now stable on 2011 at 34,316 units. No surprises on top: the Skoda Octavia is in pole position with 611 sales and 10.2% followed by the Skoda Fabia at 378 units and 6.3%, that’s two full percentage points below its May share: potentially due to consumers waiting for the Rapid to be available in the country.
The Hyundai i30 celebrates its third consecutive month on the Slovak podium thanks to 193 sales and 3.2% share. It however stays #4 year-to-date at 825 units and 2.4%, below the Kia Cee’d, #4 this month at with 125 sales and 2.5%, at 935 units and 2.7%. The Suzuki SX4 is up one spot to #5 and lodges a solid 144 sales and 2.4%, ahead of the VW Golf and Opel Astra 4, up 12 ranks to a brilliant 5th place.
Other great performers this month include the Renault Clio up 4 spots to #11, the Suzuki Swift up 8 to #12, the Renault Megane up 14 to #14, the VW Tiguan up 5 to break into the Slovak Top 20 possibly for the first time at #18, the Opel Corsa up 21 to #21, the Kia Venga also up 21 to #25 and the BMW 3 Series (#29) and Honda Civic (#35) jumping back into the Top 50.
Previous month: Slovakia May 2012: Hyundai i30 stays #3 and hits record share
Full June 2012 Top 50 Ranking Table below.