* See the Top 75 best-selling models by clicking on the title! *
Difficult year for new car sales in Slovenia, down 17% to 48,648 registrations. The Renault Clio is one again the most popular model in the country and celebrates its 15th consecutive year in the Slovenian pole position (no interruption since 1998 based on my estimations) with 2,898 sales and 6% share (-24%), getting a kick up to 8.4% in December thanks to the arrival of the 4th generation of the model. However in 2012 most Clio sales should still be delivered by the 2nd generation ‘Clio Campus’ produced locally.
The Slovenian new car market is incredibly stable, with the entire Top 4 best-sellers unchanged since 2012: at #2, the Renault Megane is down 24% to 2,019 units and 4.2%, followed by the VW Polo down 26% to 1,707 sales and 3.5% and the VW Golf down 21% to 1,444 units and 3%. The Skoda Octavia is up 2 spots to #5, the Renault Scenic up 9 to #7, the Peugeot 308 up 6 to #9 and the Skoda Fabia up 2 to #10, Exceptional first full year of sales for the new gen Kia Rio, up 57 ranks and 281% to #11 with 919 sales.
The Peugeot 208 is the best-selling all-new model in 2012, landing directly at #16 and 707 units. The Kia Sportage is up 30% and 14 ranks to #19, the Fiat Panda 65% and 31 to #20, the Renault Twingo up 12 spots to #24 and the VW Up! arrives directly at #28.
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Full Year 2012 Top 75 Ranking Table below.