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Croatia July 2012: Opel Astra and Peugeot 208 on top

Opel Astra 

* See the Top 20 best-selling models by clicking on the title! Many thanks to Luka *

With summer come slower sales in Croatia and with slower sales come surprises… At 2,706 registrations the Croatian new car market is down a gloomy 26% year-on-year in July, with the year-to-date total down 15% on 2011 at 22,907 units. For the first time since last February and only the second time since April 2011, the Opel Astra takes the lead of the Croatian models ranking in July with 130 sales and 4.8% share, and this is enough to shoot the Astra up to pole position in the 2012 year-to-date ranking with 909 units and 4%.

Peugeot 208

In second place and hitting its highest ranking in the world (equal with France), the Peugeot 208 sales 100 round units in Croatia for an excellent 3.7% market share, up a massive 16 spots on June. The Kia Cee’d also excels, up 11 spots to #3 with 91 sales and 3.4%, followed by the VW Polo (-2), Hyundai i30 (+4), VW Golf (-1) and Renault Megane (+5). Other great performers this month include the Skoda Citigo up 4 ranks to #13 (its best ranking in the world), the Hyundai ix35 up to #16 and the Audi A4 up to #17.

Previous month: Croatia June 2012: VW Up! takes control!

One year ago: Croatia July 2011: A first, the Hyundai i30 in pole position!

Full July 2012 Top 20 Ranking Table below.

Croatia July 2012:

PosModelJuly%Jun2012%Pos2011
1Opel Astra1304.8%89094.0%13
2Peugeot 2081003.7%18n/an/an/an/a
3Kia Cee’d913.4%144181.8%1516
4VW Polo863.2%28783.8%22
5Hyundai i30853.1%96923.0%56
6VW Golf833.1%57503.3%35
7Renault Megane782.9%126432.8%87
8VW Passat762.8%156092.7%98
9Opel Corsa742.7%46843.0%64
10Citroen C4722.7%37063.1%411
11Peugeot 308722.7%66542.9%710
12Skoda Octavia702.6%135962.6%101
13Skoda Citigo572.1%17n/an/an/an/a
14Skoda Fabia542.0%214011.8%1814
15Chevrolet Aveo532.0%115032.2%12n/a
16Hyundai ix35532.0%n/a3191.4%21n/a
17Audi A4501.8%n/an/an/an/an/a
18VW Up!441.6%14482.0%14 –
19Renault Clio411.5%234832.1%139
20Citroen C3391.4%243431.5%2018

Source: www.autoportal.hr, many thanks to Luka for sharing the data.

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