Romania October 2014: Dacia Logan and Duster overperform
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Nothing seems to be able to stop the progression of the Romanian new car market this year: up another 31% year-on-year in October to 7,344 registrations which brings the year-to-date total to 58,908 deliveries, up 26% on 2013. Brand-wise, Dacia is up a fantastic 35% to reach 32.3% share, above its YTD level of 31.3%, ahead of Skoda up just 1% and only two units above Ford up a gargantuan 122% on October 2013. Inside the Top 10, Renault (+36%), Opel (+46%), Fiat (+115%), Hyundai (+38%) and Mercedes (+46%) also outperform the market.
Dacia has started selling a pick-up variant of the Duster in Romania – albeit in small numbers
The Dacia Logan (20.1% share) and Duster (7.4%) are back in control of the models sales charts and both deliver scores above their YTD levels of 19.6% and 6.2% respectively. Note the Logan MCV accounts for 15% of overall Logan sales this month. Notice also the Dacia Dokker up to #8, Fiat 500 up to #9, Renault Captur solid at #14 vs. #21 YTD, the Ford Mondeo up to #16, Fiat 500L up 37 spots on September to #18, the Opel Mokka up 38 to #20, the VW Touareg at #25 and the Opel Antara up a spectacular 41 ranks to an excellent 26th place.
Previous month: Romania September 2014: Skoda Rapid jumps up to 2nd place
One year ago: Romania October 2013: Skoda Rapid in Top 5
Full October 2014 Top 100 models and Top 35 All-brands Ranking Tables below.