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The Polish new light vehicle market is up by an extravagant 16.3% year-on-year in August to 39.208 registrations, lifting the year-to-date total up 15.4% to a record 357.509 units. Polish customers seem to have concentrated on the three best-selling brands this month with all of them frankly beating the market growth: Skoda is up 35% to 11.8% share, Volkswagen up 22% to 10.1% and Toyota up 28% to 8.8%. Toyota however remains at #2 year-to-date above VW. In the Top 10, Mercedes (+41%), Kia (+35%), Fiat (+23%) and Dacia (+22%) also advance faster than the market whereas Opel recedes 2% but stays at #4. Further down, notice BMW (+21%), Hyundai (+26%) and Nissan (+34%) also improving their share.
Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia (+21%) reclaims the top spot it holds year-to-date off the Fabia (+39%) #1 in July, both nameplates gaining more ground than the market The Opel Astra (+6%) and VW Golf (+35%) round up the Top 4 like YTD while the VW Passat is up 28% year-on-year and 5 spots on July to #8 and the Fiat Tipo (+120%) celebrates four consecutive months inside the Polish Top 10 (#9): it now ranks at #11 YTD. The Skoda Superb (+35%), Mercedes Sprinter (+35%), Renault Clio (+39%), Kia Cee’d (+49%), VW Golf Sportsvan (+74%), Dacia Sandero (+63%), Kia Rio (+98%) all post spectacular gains in August while the Opel Insignia returns into the Top 50 for the first time since July 2016 at #35.
Full August 2017 Top 15 brands and Top 50 models below.