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According to data shared with us by our partner CE Auto, new car sales in Serbia are down 1.5% year-on-year in October to 2.123 units, meaning the year-to-date volume is now up 12.2% to 24.946 registrations. Local publication Vrele Gume has these figures at 2.223 and 24.163 respectively. Skoda leaps up to first place in the brands ranking despite sales down 15% year-on-year to 14.4% share vs. 11.7% so far in 2017. The Czech carmaker distances Fiat down 21% to 13.9% share vs. 13.6% year-to-date. Volkswagen (+8%) remains in third place while Ford (+27%) and Renault (+22%) shine to round up the Top 5. Mercedes (+95%) posts by far the largest year-on-year gain in the Top 15, with other great performers including Citroen (+34%), Toyota (+38%), Audi (+43%), BMW (+50%), Nissan (+79%), Volvo (+200%) and Land Rover (+309%). Model-wise, the Skoda Octavia soars 7 spots on September to snap the pole position away from the Fiat 500L (-29%), with the VW Golf on the third step of the podium. Skoda also places the Suberb, Rapid, Fabia and Rapid Spaceback inside the Top 7.
Previous month: Serbia September 2017: Fiat 500L back to #1, Opel Corsa up to #2
One year ago: Serbia October 2016: Fiat Doblo leaps onto podium
Full October 2017 Top 35 All-brands and Top 10 models below.