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The Hungarian new passenger car market is up 11% year-on-year in January to 4,898 registrations, up 18% to 6,254 units including LCVs. This month is favourable to German premium automakers, with Mercedes up to #7 and 4.2% share and Audi at #10 and 3.1%. Skoda still dominates with 12.9% share above Opel (12.8%) and Ford (11.3%). Including LCVs, Ford takes the lead with 14.4% above Opel (11.8%) and Volkswagen (10.3%). The Skoda Octavia starts the year in a very satisfying way, holding 7% of the market thanks to 343 sales ahead of the Suzuki Swift also very strong at 5.5% and the VW Golf at 3.9%. Notice also the Fiat 500 up to #7 and the Nissan Qashqai up to #9.
One year ago: Hungary January 2014: VW Polo and Ford Mondeo up
Full January 2015 Top 10 models and brands rankings below.